Atlas Fertilizer Corporation: Going for the Global Standards through HDI Workwise


Atlas Fertilizer Corporation is known for manufacturing inorganic fertilizers, advancing for crop-specific and soil-specific farming technology and with an extensive distribution network in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Atlas Fertilizer Corporation has over 400 employees with its Company Headquarters Office in Makati City, a manufacturing plant in Daanlungsod, Toledo City in Cebu and 7 satellite warehouses in Bulacan, Batangas, La Union, Bacolod, Iloilo, Davao and Cagayan de Oro.

Considering that Atlas Fertilizer Company has been in the industry for more than 50 years, they have been rendering HR services the traditional way. According to Ms. Sharon Grimaldo, HR Manager, “Things change and we need to adopt to changes for the improvement of HR services. Existing payroll system in the Plant has become obsolete with too many manual interventions, difficulty in coordinating with the outsourced payroll service provider for CHQ, thus access and control of our data is an issue, retrieval and storage of employee information is still based on paper or 201 records, and processing of timekeeping is still done manually, which is mostly prone to human errors.”

Following their vision of “Go for the Global Standards”, the objective of availing a Human Resource Information System (HRIS) with employee management, timekeeping and payroll modules is to be able to render a more cost-effective, systematic and efficient HR Services to our employees.

They also want to generate HR related records that are not only real time but is 100% accurate and reliable. When their records are dependable and accurate they can help their top management to arrive at a better decision or conclusion for the benefit of both their employees and the overall welfare of their company.

With this concern in their mind, they searched for HRIS providers through the internet. They learned about Workwise through its website. “We have invited several suppliers to give their proposal on HRIS. Selection of HRIS suppliers has gone thorough deliberation and internal approval process.’’ As stated by Ms. Grimaldo. Workwise was able to meet all the requirements that they need.

“We expect Workwise to be user friendly and effective in making our work in HR more organized and efficient with an ROI for the Company.” Is the answer of Ms. Grimaldo when asked about their expectation of Workwise. Through the help of Workwise in implementing HR policies, administer compensation and benefits and other HR services their HR department will contribute a lot to reach their company goal.