PROACTIS, a global Spend Control and eProcurement solution provider and Charles Kendall Australia; a consultancy specialised in procurement, have signed an international partnership agreement. This will see the two companies working closely to develop, market and sell a complete range of consulting, outsourcing and technology solutions to procurement and supply chain organisations in Australia, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.
PROACTIS and Charles Kendall Australia will combine their activities and capabilities in order to meet the growing demands of their local customers. Medium and large businesses will be able to benefit from a range of procurement transformation software solutions and services that target greater bottom-line savings – increases in organisational efficiency and effectiveness, increases in productivity, and stronger and more strategic supplier relationships.
The ‘Alliance Partner Agreement’ between PROACTIS and Charles Kendall Australia was signed in Australia and is valid internationally. The solutions will be tailored for each country and industry sector. These will include:
- Source-to-Contract Transaction Services: Services that empower procurement teams to increase productivity and return on operating costs including; supplier on-boarding, sourcing events and eAuctions, contract management and compliance review. Supported by infrastructure of analytical capabilities, category expertise and procurement software.
- Procurement BPO: Procurement outsourcing infrastructure and services that operationalise best practices across industries including: spend analytics, sourcing excellence, category management and procurement operations – purpose-built on a state-of-the art Spend Control platform.
- Supplier Engagement Framework: A supplier network and consulting framework that enables procurement teams to streamline and automate key aspects of supplier interaction and commerce; maintain accurate, up-to-date supplier information, effectively communicate and collaborate with suppliers, and streamline commerce transactions.
- Spend Analysis: Combining expertise with state-of-the art technology to provide comprehensive spend analysis and data management solutions to procurement teams.
PROACTIS is well known internationally for its ability to deliver greater bottom-line results from its cloud Spend Control platform
. Its solutions are designed to help such organisations; reduce costs of purchased goods and services, increase procurement leverage, increase operational efficiencies, and mitigate supplier risk.
“The Australia and Asia Pacific partnership with PROACTIS makes sense,” said Greg Edmonds, Managing Director at Charles Kendall Australia. “Having access to the full breadth of PROACTIS software solutions enables us to provide additional consulting services and strengthens our core services offering.”
“The partnership with Charles Kendall Australia is an important step for us to broaden our client base in the Australia and Asia Pacific region,” said Paul Waylett, CEO Asia Pacific. “Both companies have already helped hundreds of leading international organisations achieve ambitious results, helping to restructure and revitalise teams with improved processes and automation. Our customers will find this partnership greatly beneficial, as we work hand in hand with Charles Kendall Australia.”