Delta Air Lines has selected B2eMarketså’ Internet-based B2eSourcing solution to web-enable Delta`s strategic sourcing process.
Delta will use this solution to manage the research, industry analysis, and commodity strategy phases of its sourcing process, complete online negotiations for selected commodities, and ensure knowledge management.
The solution will enable Delta to support sourcing best practices across the company while supporting achievement of total cost of ownership savings. “Delta is in the process of transforming its Supply Chain organization from one that has been more tactical to one that strategically delivers incremental value to the company every year. B2eMarkets will be a key partner in helping Delta achieve these goals,” said Pat Wildenburg, Delta`s vice president of Global Sourcing and B2B e-Commerce. “We wanted a self-service solution to help us standardize our sourcing process and conduct Web-based negotiations.”
“B2eMarkets provides a global strategic sourcing platform for Delta to achieve sustained sourcing performance,” said Orville Bailey, CEO and co-founder, B2eMarkets. “The B2eSourcing solution will strengthen Delta`s sourcing performance by providing a streamlined, structured process that will allow them to optimize their buying power and leverage strategic sourcing best practices.” The B2eSourcing solution institutionalizes corporate sourcing best practices across the enterprise to achieve sustainable total value savings across all spend. Companies select B2eSourcing to provide their sourcing professionals with a flexible, technology-based solution combining process, learning, knowledge management and performance analytics for developing and executing sourcing strategies.