SAP HR Implementation/ Interface development and Support for a leading distributor of home- and office-delivered newspapers in the U.S



  • Printing


  • Web Application




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Engagement Summary

The client needed an ERP solution and want to be the foundation of its operations in terms of transactions while achieving the aforementioned goals,

  • To aid with the expansion of the business and the complexity of operations.
  • To streamline and automate all company operations.
  • To combine all business applications, such as FI, with all business functions, like SAP HR, Payroll, Time, and Benefits.

PA, OM, Benefits, Time Management, Payroll, and CAT are important HR modules.



  • Short timeframes, complicated specifications, and 18 different nations that had to be covered in implementation.
  • Our team was involved in the ongoing Client support projects as well, therefore managing both projects at once was a major difficulty.
  • ESS/MSS go-live with hybrid SAP landscape, that Includes,
    • Interface - SAP NetWeaver Portal 7.0
    • Backend - ECC 5.0 in NW2004s version.
  • Our Team Implemented MSS functions combine Java/HTMLB (JSP-PCR capability) and Web dynpro technologies and the Portal system landscape has been set up with accelerators to handle the transportation of Portal-specific development.

Solution Proposed

To provide efficient employee payment services, we used SAP HR modules and interface with client media and distribution systems.

Advantages of this Integration:

  • Interface to providers for Shift Premiums, Time Management and Time Recording (XI Interface to .NET front end).
  • Particular FLSA Overtime for California Vacation Accruals
  • Holiday Qualifications
  • Integration Across Applications
  • Payroll BSI Tax for Tax Calculation and HR - MSD Integration
  • Gross and net payroll with SAP HR
  • Check Printing Garnishment Disbursements ADP Interface (Outbound & Inbound). For check printing, a special inbound-outbound interface between UCM and ADP was created.
  • In order to communicate with ADP for Garnishments - Vendor Payments, a custom interface was created.
  • The data will be interfaced to ADP using SAP XI for the HR-FI Integration-Payroll Posting to FFI interface.

Client Benefits

  • 700+ Business Units
  • Integrated and connected cross-application data flow
  • The interfaces created ensured to be accurate communication between the systems, smooth data flow, and data integrity.
  • Improved distribution and other logistical performance with the elimination of manual operations and precise time data

Ryan Botwinick
Fyxt CEO

Transcend Digital was exactly what we needed for our early stage company and continues go above and beyond for the product and consistently impress me with their thought process and ability to remain lean.