July 20, 2011

ADP Awarded Contract From Larimer County, Colorado for Integrated Human Capital Management Solution

ROSELAND, N.J., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ADP ®, a leading provider of human resource outsourcing, payroll services, benefits administration and integrated computing solutions for vehicle dealers, today announced that Larimer County, Colorado, the seventh largest county in Colorado, has awarded the company a five-year outsourcing contract to develop an integrated human capital management solution to help streamline and automate the majority of its HR functions serving approximately 2,000 county employees. The home of Fort Collins, Colorado State University, and roughly a quarter million Coloradoans, Larimer County is located 70 miles North of Denver and is often recognized by state and national organizations for their innovative efforts in human resources, infrastructure and healthcare.

The terms of the five-year contract call for ADP to partner with Larimer County in providing an integrated HCM solution featuring HR; payroll; benefits administration; time and labor management; applicant tracking and screening; talent management; as well as an automated on-boarding process for new county employees.

"ADP's integrated solution is designed to help us drive increased efficiencies and an overall lower total cost of ownership across our entire human resource function," said Lorenda Volker, Human Resources Director at Larimer County, Colorado. "By streamlining core HR, payroll, benefits and other processes through ADP, we believe we will significantly reduce manual labor costs and free up time, efforts and budget dollars that are better focused on serving the citizens of Larimer County. Another positive aspect of ADP's solution, is the suite of new, additional HR services included, such as talent management, that will enable us to provide a deeper, richer array of HR offerings to our County personnel."

Larimer County's selection of ADP points to ADP's momentum as the partner of choice for thousands of government organizations across the United States. These organizations are choosing ADP for proven solutions that enable government entities to effectively meet the challenge of shrinking budgets, labor shortages, out of date and/or costly systems and changing public sector environments.

"Our working engagement with Larimer County is a significant win for our public sector business and showcases both the full breadth of offerings as well as the significant value proposition we bring to public sector entities," said Terrence McCrossan, Vice President, ADP National Account Services. "ADP's human capital management solutions address the unique employment and pay practices of government organizations while also delivering a service model that reduces cost and maximizes the focus and effectiveness of their internal staff. We look forward to working closely with Larimer County officials to deliver an on-time and on-budget implementation."

As state and local governments confront new operating challenges, ADP is committed to delivering industry leading human capital management solutions specifically tailored to meet the needs of the public sector industry. ADP technology, service and public sector expertise enable innovative organizations such as Larimer County, Colorado, to focus intently on improving their constituent services and shaping strategic initiatives.

ADP currently serves more than 5,000 public sector employers including government organizations; colleges, universities and professional schools; elementary and secondary schools; and public order and safety agencies. ADP's public sector solutions provide assistance in managing the following unique practices by:

  • Automating, consolidating and outsourcing payroll, HR and benefit administration processes;
  • Leveraging manager and employee self service to improve service levels and reduce manual support needs;
  • Managing shift labor and employee hours via automated tools that flow directly into the payroll system;
  • Developing integrated, management reporting and analytics that improve workforce transparency; and
  • Modernizing and managing systems without straining capital budgets or IT resources.

An ADP-sponsored research study by PwC found that outsourcing multiple HR functions to a single vendor can reduce an organization's costs by 24 percent, on average. The study also revealed that outsourcing, and not simply moving to SaaS (Software as a Service) produces greater efficiencies and cost savings in the HR function. A complimentary copy of "The Hidden Reality of Payroll & HR Administration Costs" study can be obtained at www.adp.com/tco2011.

About ADP

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADP), with nearly $9 billion in revenues and about 550,000 clients, is one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions. Leveraging over 60 years of experience, ADP offers a wide range of HR, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source. ADP's easy-to-use solutions for employers provide superior value to companies of all types and sizes. ADP is also a leading provider of integrated computing solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine and recreational vehicle dealers throughout the world. For more information about ADP or to contact a local ADP sales office, reach us at 1 (800) 225-5237 or visit the company's website at www.ADP.com.

Jim Larkin
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