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Swissport chooses Ivalua to optimise its purchasing information system


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Orsay, France – 21 th of September 2017 – Ivalua, the leading global provider of e-purchasing and spend management solutions, is proud to announce that the Swissport Group Services has selected the Ivalua solution.

As a world's largest provider of ground and cargo handling services in the aviation industry, Swissport provides services on behalf of some 835 client-companies and handles around 230 million passengers and 4.1 million flights (movements) per year.

« With the global deployment of the IVALUA solution, we aim to standardise our source to pay process, automate and optimise performance. Managing more efficiently the different stages of the source to pay workflow in a single tool, this is new to our organization, but is a very welcome change. Ivalua has impressed us from the beginning due to their competent and customer friendly approach. »explains Marianna Zangrillo, SVP and Group CPO at Swissport.

Providing Swissport’s buyers with Ivalua’s collaborative source to pay tool will empower their business inorder to meet the following challenges:

  • Establish a professional procure to pay process for all the externally acquired goods and services
  • Close the gap between strategic sourcing and operational buying
  • Fill the missing links between selected suppliers, negotiated contract conditions and purchase orders
  • Reduce the number of transactions (invoices)
  • Reduce the number of discrepancies between orders and invoices
  • Introduce the 3-Way Match Process for invoices
  • Automate the P2P process to reduce inefficiencies

« We are proud and honoured of the trust that Swissport has put in Ivalua for the group’s Full Suite project. Using a powerful tool generates many short-term gains both in terms of workload for buyers and in terms of decision-making support, particularly for our clients in the industrial sector. Choosing Ivalua is a true mark of trust in our e-Purchasing know-how and our ability to provide innovative solutions for companies the size of Swissport Group Services » concludes Gilles Bismuth, Senior Vice President Business & Developpement EMEA.