Procurement solutions provider Procurian, formerly ICG Commerce, today announced a contract with Diebold Inc. Diebold will work with Procurian to improve control, reduce its cost structure and support business growth through more effective procurement.
The procurement specialist will help Diebold optimize spending in areas such as human resources, information technology, capital, travel, legal, marketing, and financial services for its North American operations.
"In order to maintain our competitive position, we will continue to innovate in terms of collaborating with our supply partners," said Linda Parcher, Diebold vice president and chief procurement officer. "By leveraging Procurian's built-out Specialized Procurement Infrastructure, we can accelerate our ability to manage indirect spend and capture significant savings that can help fund our strategic efforts."
Procurian is focused on helping clients transform procurement into a strategic function that fuels growth through measurable savings and market insights that optimize spending. Procurian provides its clients access to components necessary to create dedicated teams of specialists with deep category expertise, real-time market intelligence, comprehensive processes and a sophisticated set of proprietary tools and technology.
"The Diebold team sees the expanded role procurement can play in helping propel their business," said Carl Guarino, CEO of Procurian. "We're excited to help this forward-thinking market leader optimize their discretionary spend." Other Procurian clients include Kimberly-Clark, Hertz, Symantec, Timken and Whirlpool.
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