Boliden Metals selects Ariba for Sourcing, Contract Management en Supplier Information Management

February 23, 2012  |  Europe, Invoice Automation

The global metals business is a highly cyclical one. To be competitive, companies must carefully manage their costs and trading relationships.”  That is how the press release starts.

It all has to do with Boliden as a large European metals company. It decided to select the cloud-based solutions from Ariba to enhance its sourcing process and better-manage the performance of key suppliers.

Sourcing, Contract Management and Supplier Information Management

Among the solutions that Boliden selected are:

  • Ariba Sourcing:  to negotiate best-value agreements for direct and indirect materials,
  • Ariba Contract Management: to make sure that the terms of these agreements are delivered on and complied with
  • Ariba Supplier Information Management to more efficiently manage its trading relationships.

Or as Henrik Smedberg, Ariba Nordics, puts it:

“With Ariba as the platform for its sourcing process, Boliden can better make sure that it is buying the right goods and services at the right prices from the right partners to accommodate its business needs as they evolve and change,”

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