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Ahlsell digitizes management of trading goods suppliers with Ivalua

Ivalua, a leading global spend management cloud provider, and Stretch Consulting, a leading Nordic digital procurement transformation provider, today announced that Ahlsell has successfully deployed Ivalua’s platform to digitize management of its tail suppliers. The project scope included Ivalua’s Source-to-Contract (S2C) capabilities and was delivered on schedule to support Ahlsell’s digital transformation Agenda.

As the largest wholesaler of installation products, tools and machines in the Nordics, Ahlsell gives professional users access to a comprehensive range of products and related services in water & sewerage, heating & sanitation, ventilation, insulation, electricity, refrigeration, construction, real estate, industry, tools & machines as well as supplies and personal protective equipment.

Ahlsell was looking to optimize the management of large tail-end trading goods suppliers. By partnering with Ivalua, the main goals are to improve the vetting process and the overall relationship via a system-supported dialogue. The benefits included increased interactivity and better care of tail supplier to develop the joint business.

“We selected Ivalua as a supplier because of its ability to support our vision, deliver process support beyond best practice, and provide the user experience and level of automation we require to succeed in our Digital Transformation journey”, said Karolina Hagberg Chinell, CPO at Ahlsell. “The unique configurability of the Ivalua platform was a key success driver for our project.”

“We are delighted to welcome Ahlsell to our customer ecosystem and proud to power their Digital Transformation Journey while boosting process efficiency thanks to our deep industry expertise and the platform’s unparalleled configurability”, explains Ian Thompson, Regional Director- UK, Nordics and Netherlands at Ivalua.