Redwood City, CA – July 11, 2017 – Ivalua, the leading global Spend Management Cloud provider and Consus, a leading procurement solutions provider, announced today that Pantaleon, an agro-industrial organization dedicated to the responsible processing of sugarcane to produce sugar, honey, alcohol and energy will use Ivalua’s Source-to-Order solution in conjunction with Consus services to more efficiently manage its Sourcing and Contracts.
Consus will not only be deploying Ivalua solution but also be providing sourcing services to drive better adoption of the solution. Pantaleon envisages benefiting from significant cost savings, tighter contract compliance, reduction in ad-hoc purchases, simplified supplier enablement and efficient supplier information data management.
“At Pantaleon we want to create a procurement department with best in class practices and global standards as a part of our strategic business plan. In order to achieve this goal, we have put together a team with vast sugar cane industry knowledge and have recruited strategic sourcing experts as category buyers. After rigorous evaluation and analysis, we have selected Ivalua and Consus as the puzzle piece to complete our team.” Rodrigo Tejada – Chief Procurement Officer, Pantaleon.
“Consus and Ivalua will play a critical role in Pantaleon´s procurement department transformation and the achievement of our ambitious goals.” Rodrigo Torres – Supply Chain Project Manager, Pantaleon.
“Consus and Ivalua partnered together to expand their markets in Central America in early 2017 and we have had some significant wins since then. Guatemala is a key market for us and we will continue to invest to further grow this region. We are thankful to Pantaleon for choosing us after rigorous due diligence and we intend to put in nothing but our best to make sure we make this a successful deployment and a referenceable customer” said Tiara Barrios, Country Manager- LATAM, Consus Global.
“Central America is a strategic market for us and we are thankful to Pantaleon for choosing Ivalua. We look forward to adding significant value to their source to order processes. With Ivalua’s easy-to-use solution and Consus expertise, with over 50 joint Ivalua-Consus clients, we have achieved measurable and repeatable results” said Amol Joshi, SVP – Sales, Ivalua.
Pantaleon is an agro-industrial organization dedicated to the processing of sugar cane for the production of sugar, honeys, alcohols and energy. With operations in Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Brazil, the group produces over 1.1 million tons of sugar and by-products. Over its 167 years history, the group has positioned itself as the leader in sugar production in Central America and ranks among the ten most important in Latin America. For more information, visit www.pantaleon.com
Established in 2007, Consus is a leading procurement services provider operating across 9 countries. With over 200 customers across various industry verticals, Consus works closely with customers to deploy cloud based sourcing and procurement solutions. Consus has been rated amongst the top 10 procurement service providers by APAC CIO Outlook on Asia in 2017.
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