Apps Run The World

Ferrero Digital Transformation Initiatives

Apps Run The World

About the Customer

Ferrero SpA  is an Italian manufacturer of branded chocolate and confectionery products and it is the second biggest chocolate producer and confectionery company in the world.

It was founded in 1946 in Alba, Piedmont, Italy.

Scope and Challenges

With calls for tighter regulation and demand for organic alternatives on the rise worldwide, food production is a more complex business than ever. And managing costs and risk is critical to success.

Recognizing this, Ferrero was in search for a digital solution.

Outcome and Implications

On 24th of October, 2017 Ferrero announced that it will implement solutions from  SAP Ariba to simply and efficiently drive the process from end to end.

Ferrero connected to the Ariba Network and use a range of the market-leading, cloud-based applications delivered on it to fuel a comprehensive source-to-settle process that is simple, smart and compliant. Among the solutions that Ferrero will use: SAP Ariba Strategic Sourcing Suite, SAP Ariba Supplier Risk, SAP Ariba Spend Analysis, SAP Ariba Buying and Invoicing, SAP Ariba Commerce Automation, SAP Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration.


“For years we tackled procurement using different systems and applications.”

“We are sure that now, through an integrated platform on which we can consolidate all of our spends and collaborate with a global network of partners on everything from sourcing and orders through invoicing and payment, we will better achieve our goals,” said Jane Scott, Ferrero Group CIO.

Via Pietro Ferrero, 19
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Enterprise Software & Cloud Applications Purchased by Ferrero

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IT Decision Makers and Key Stakeholders at Ferrero

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