Lucchini RS Selects Ivalua for Strategic Sourcing
World leader in design and manufacturing of high speed wheelsets deploys Ivalua in just 30 days
Redwood City, CA – January 7, 2016 – Ivalua announced today that Italian industrial group Lucchini RS uses Ivalua’s solution to more efficiently manage sourcing and auction processes with their suppliers.
The partnership between Ivalua and Lucchini RS was signed in April 2015 and the platform was made available to Lucchini RS’s buyers in just 30 days. As a second step, Lucchini RS will deploy the Ivalua SRM solution in 2016.
“Ivalua’s solution has proven to be extremely efficient in helping us manage complex sourcing processes and capture huge saving opportunities. We deployed the Ivalua solution rapidly and achieved ROI within a few weeks. We’re now looking forward to the next step of our partnership with the deployment of Ivalua’s SRM solution enabling visibility into our entire supplier network.” declared Francesco CANTONI, Strategic Procurement and Supply Chain Manager at Lucchini RS.
Lucchini RS use Ivalua to:
- Easily manage all indirect and direct sourcing events — spot bids to full strategic sourcing
- Accelerate the sourcing process with templates and configurable workflows
- Collaborate with key stakeholders on RFP preparation, proposal evaluations and bid awards
- Enable global visibility of all sourcing events and timelines
“We’re delighted to welcome Lucchini RS as part of the Ivalua customer community. We believe Sourcing is where procurement can deliver its highest strategic value. With Ivalua, our customers report better, faster, more informed decisions that affect savings, eliminate risk, manage compliance and improve operations,” said Dan Amzallag, CEO for Ivalua.
About Lucchini RS Group
Lucchini RS Group is an international leader in the design and production of railway products, castings and forgings intended for all industrial sectors, as well as tool steels and forged ingots. The Group produces a wide range of railway products: wheels, axles, tyres, wheelsets destined to High Speed transport, Mass Transit systems and Freight and Heavy Haul transport. It manufactures high quality steel castings and forgings used in different sectors such as power generation, aerospace, offshore, petrochemicals, plant engineering, steel industry or shipbuilding. Lucchini RS Group is also specialised in the production of a wide range of tool steels for moulding, die-casting, gravity die-casting and extrusion.
Thanks to its international presence in the railway sector, Lucchini RS Group has become one of the main manufacturers of high quality products in the world, with subsidiary companies located in UK, Sweden, Poland, Austria, Belgium, China and India. This network provides an effective contribution to the railway industry in terms of high quality components and sub-assemblies for rolling stock and maintenance services.