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Workday and Chiquita

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.

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

Kevin Holland

Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer

OVERVIEW
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  • Expensive, outdated legacy system.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.
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 to $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.