Wincanton Deploys SuccessFactors to Drive High Performance Culture

SuccessFactors to deliver business alignment and drive key leadership behaviours

LONDON, UK – 28 June 2012 – SuccessFactors, an SAP company, today announced that Wincanton, the UK’s leading supply chain solutions provider, has adopted and deployed the SuccessFactors Business Execution Suite (BizX) to help drive a high performance culture across the organisation. Wincanton is using SuccessFactors Performance and Goals, and SuccessFactors Learning to ensure consistency, quality and fairness, as well as alignment across its divisions. By transparently linking and aligning corporate objectives with individual employee goals, SuccessFactors will help Wincanton drive key leadership behaviours with 3,000 managers across the business.

“In a business that operates across multiple sectors and operating locations, we need visibility of the performance of our management population," said Eric Born, CEO of Wincanton. “By implementing one central system, we can ensure all our people are working towards the goals of the company and its new strategic focus. SuccessFactors is helping us to provide consistency and fairness around the measurement of performance, as well as enabling us to keep accurate records around our managers' learning and development.”

About Wincanton

As a logistics partner in the UK to many household names, Wincanton is a leader in the design and delivery of advanced supply chain solutions. With an annual turnover of approximately £1.2 billion, it offers a broad spectrum of services that enable clients to optimise their logistics requirements and drive value from their supply chains. Serving some of the world’s leading companies, Wincanton offers extensive experience in many market sectors, including retail consumer goods, construction, defence, energy and petroleum, and retail. As the largest UK-owned logistics solutions provider, Wincanton operates in numerous different markets yet has the necessary agility to respond to seasonal trading peaks, tailored solutions, and a detailed understanding of its customers’ requirements.

About SuccessFactors, An SAP Company

SuccessFactors, an SAP Company, is the leading provider of cloud-based Business Execution Software, and delivers business alignment, team execution, people performance, and learning management solutions to organisations of all sizes across more than 60 industries. With approximately 15 million subscription seats globally, we strive to delight our customers by delivering innovative solutions, content and analytics, process expertise and best practices insights from serving our broad and diverse customer base. Today, we have more than 3,500 customers in more than 168 countries using our application suite in 35 languages.

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For media inquiries:

Vanessa Land
Devonshire Marketing (PR for SuccessFactors)
Tel: +44 (0)7768 693 779
vanessa@devonshiremarketing.com


Holly Porter
Group Marketing Director, Wincanton
Tel: +44 (0)1249 710423
holly.porter@wincanton.co.uk

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