Workday and Chiquita

Chiquita Brands International

"The mobility of Workday has significantly increased our access to real-time information."

Kevin Holland
Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer
Chiquita Brands International

Chiquita Brands International

Case Study Overview

Powered by a brand name found in households around the world, Chiquita Brands International is a leading international marketer, producer and distributor of quality fresh fruit, processed fruit and vegetable products. As Chiquita conducts business worldwide, it maintains a large, distributed workforce of 23,000 in over 70 countries making it a truly global company.

Challenges
  • Limited visibility into a large, global workforce often located in remote places
  • Expensive, outdated legacy system
  • Slow, error-prone payroll
  • Restricted ability to respond to fast-changing global conditions

Solutions
  • Workday Human Capital Management, Payroll
  • Cloud-based, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model offers reduced up-front investment, overall cost savings, and easier access to workforce data

Results
  • Cloud-based, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model offers reduced up-front investment, overall cost savings, and easier access to workforce data
  • Improved ability to manage labor costs worldwide
  • Cost savings of 30 percent per year over previous on-premise system
  • Savings of $1 million - $2 million per year on recruiting
  • Improved partnership between HR and the enterprise
  • Faster, more accurate payroll
  • Fewer staff requirements for IT and HR
  • Improved partnership between HR and the enterprise

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