Profile: Automatic Data Processing Inc (ADP.OQ)
24 May 2013
Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP), incorporated on June 12, 1961, is a provider of business outsourcing solutions. ADP offers a wide range of human resource, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source. ADP is also a provider of integrated computing solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine, recreational vehicle, and heavy equipment dealers throughout the world. The Company’s operating segments include: Employer Services, professional employer organization (PEO) Services, and Dealer Services. In October 2011, the Company acquired WALLACE - The Training Tax Credit Company. In January 2012, the Company acquired Indian payroll business of Randstad Holding NV. In April 2012, it acquired the human resource solutions subsidiary of SHPS, Inc.
Employer Services offers a range of human resource (HR) information, payroll processing, time and labor management, and tax and benefits administration solutions and services, including traditional and Web-based outsourcing solutions, that assist employers in the United States, Canada, Europe, South America (primarily Brazil), Australia and Asia to staff, manage, pay and retain their employees. As of June 30, 2012 (fiscal 2012), Employer Services assisted approximately 564,000 employers with approximately 652,000 payrolls. Employer Services markets these solutions and services through its direct marketing sales force and, on a limited basis, through indirect sales channels, such as marketing relationships with banks and accountants, among others. In fiscal 2012, 78% of Employer Services' revenues were from the United States, 14% were from Europe, 5% were from Canada, and 3% were from South America (primarily Brazil), Australia, and Asia.
ADP provides payroll services that include the preparation of client employee paychecks, electronic direct deposits and stored value payroll cards, along with employee pay statements, supporting journals, summaries and management reports. ADP also supplies the quarterly and annual social security, medicare and federal, state and local income tax withholding reports required to be filed by employers. ADP offers its integrated comprehensive outsourcing services (COS) solution that allows larger clients to outsource to ADP their HR, payroll, payroll administration, employee service center, benefits administration, and time and labor management functions. For mid-sized clients, ADP Workforce Now Comprehensive Services provides integrated tools and technology to support payroll, a full-featured benefits administration solution, HR guidance and HR administration needs from recruitment to retirement. ADP also offers ADP Resource, an integrated, flexible HR and payroll service offering for smaller clients that provides a menu of optional services, such as 401(k), FSA and a comprehensive Pay-by-Pay workers' compensation payment program.
ADP's Added Value Services division includes compliance and payment solutions (CAPS) (formerly known as Tax and Financial Services), Insurance Services, and Tax Credit Services. These businesses primarily support SBS, Major Account Services and/or National Account Services, and their services are sold through those businesses, as well as by dedicated sales teams and via marketing arrangements with alliance partners. CAPS also offer wage verification services through a resale arrangement with a third party. In addition, CAPS offers software-as-a-service solutions including sales and use tax processing and filing, and automated accounts payable processing. As part of CAPS' payroll tax services, CAPS collects and processes federal, state and local payroll taxes on behalf of, and from, ADP clients and remits these taxes to the appropriate taxing authorities.
Insurance Services provides Pay-by-Pay workers compensation payment program and, through Automatic Data Processing Insurance Agency, Inc., offers workers compensation and group health insurance to small and mid-sized clients. Tax Credit Services provides job tax credit services that assist employers in the identification of, and filing for, federal, state and local tax credits and other incentives based on geography, demographics and other criteria, and includes negotiation of incentive packages with applicable governmental agencies.
Retirement Services provides recordkeeping and/or related administrative services to primarily small and mid-sized clients with respect to various types of retirement (primarily 401(k) and SIMPLE IRA) plans, deferred compensation plans and only cafeteria plans. Talent Solutions includes Screening and Selection Services, Applicant Management Services, I-9 Services, and Talent Management solutions. Screening and Selection Services provides background checks, reference verifications and an HR help desk. Applicant Management Services provides employers with a Web-based solution to manage their talent throughout their lifecycle. I-9 Services provides electronic processing, storing and tracking of employment eligibility verification forms (i.e., Form I-9). Talent Management solutions, which ADP provides both through its own services and through resale arrangements with third parties include Compensation Management, Performance Management, Learning Management, and Succession Planning.
Benefit Services provides benefits administration across all market segments, including management of open enrollment and ongoing enrollment of benefits, and leave of absence, COBRA and FSA administration. Time and Labor Management Services provides solutions for employers to capture, calculate and report employee time and attendance. ADP also provides cloud-based medical practice management services through AdvancedMD. These services include practice management software, electronic health records solutions, and comprehensive outsourced medical billing services.
ADP also offers in-country payroll and human resource outsourcing solutions to both small and large clients in over a dozen foreign countries. In each of Canada and Europe, ADP is the provider of payroll processing (including full departmental outsourcing) and human resource administration services. Within Europe, Employer Services has business France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. It also offers services in Ireland (from the United Kingdom) and in Portugal (from Spain). In South America (primarily Brazil), Australia, and Asia (primarily China), ADP provides traditional service bureau payroll services, and also offers departmental outsourcing of payroll services. ADP also offers wage and tax collection and remittance services in Canada, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and France.
Through its ADP Streamline offering, ADP also offers a single point of contact for payroll processing and human resource administration services for multinational companies with small and mid-sized operations. During fiscal 2012, ADP Streamline was used by 495 multinational companies with approximately 211,000 employees being processed.
Professional Employer Organization Services
In the United States, ADP's TotalSourceSM, the Company's PEO business, provides approximately 6,500 clients with employment administration outsourcing solutions through a co-employment relationship whereby the Company and its respective clients co-employ the employees who work at the client's location (worksite employees). These comprehensive solutions include payroll, payroll tax filing, HR guidance, 401(k) plan administration, benefits administration, compliance services, health and workers' compensation coverage, and other supplemental benefits for employees. ADP TotalSource is the largest PEO in the United States based on the number of worksite employees. ADP TotalSource has 49 offices located in 23 states and serves approximately 268,000 worksite employees in all 50 states.
Dealer Services provides integrated dealer management systems (such a system is also known in the industry as a DMS), digital marketing solutions, and other business management solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine, recreational vehicle (RV) and heavy equipment retailers in North America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the Asia Pacific region. Approximately 26,000 auto, truck, motorcycle, marine, RV and heavy equipment retailers in nearly 100 countries use ADP's DMS products, digital marketing solutions, other software applications, networking solutions, data integration, and/or consulting services.
Clients use ADP's DMS solutions to manage business activities, such as accounting, inventory management, factory communications, appointment scheduling, vehicle financing and insurance, sales and service. In addition to its DMS solutions, Dealer Services offers its clients a range of additional integrated applications to address each department and functional area of the dealership, including customer relationship management (CRM) applications, front-end sales and marketing/advertising solutions, and an IP Telephony phone system fully-integrated into the DMS to help dealerships drive sales processes and business development initiatives. Dealer Services also provides its dealership clients computer hardware, hardware maintenance services, software support, system design and network consulting services.
Dealer Services also designs, establishes, and maintains communications networks for its dealership clients that allow interactive communications among multiple site locations as well as links between franchised dealers and their vehicle manufacturer franchisors. These networks are used for activities, such as new vehicle ordering and status inquiry, warranty submission and validation, parts and vehicle location, dealership customer credit application submission and decision-making, vehicle repair estimation and acquisition of vehicle registration and lien holder information. Dealer Services offers training and business process consulting services for many of its business solutions.
The Company competes with The Reynolds & Reynolds Company, DealerTrack, Inc., Auto Trader Group, Inc. and Dealer.com, Inc..
Automatic Data Processing Inc
BLDG 433, One ADP Boulevard
ROSELAND NJ 07068-1786
Company Web Links
- U.S. companies hire less, manufacturing growth slows in April
- WRAPUP 5-U.S. companies hire less, manufacturing growth slows in April
- UPDATE 1-U.S. private sector job increase smallest since Sept - ADP
- TREASURIES-Prices firm after U.S. ADP private-sector jobs data
- TREASURIES-U.S. 10-yr yield near 3-mth low after tepid ADP data