Georgia-Pacific to Implement Infosys' Supply Chain Visibility and Collaboration Solution to Drive Sourcing and Procurement Performance
Fremont, California - November 18, 2009: Infosys Technologies Limited (NASDAQ: INFY) today announced it has signed a contract with Georgia-Pacific LLC (Georgia-Pacific), a forest and consumer products company, to implement its Supply Chain Visibility and Collaboration Suite.
The project will involve deploying an Enterprise Procurement Data Warehouse that will provide standard and ad-hoc reporting, dashboard and scorecard capabilities to aid procurement professionals with a focus on contract adherence, faster time to market, and lower cost of ownership. The aim of deploying the Procurement Solution from Infosys’ Supply Chain Visibility and Collaboration Suite is to reduce Georgia-Pacific’s sourcing cycle time and leakages in procurement spend through better monitoring, compliance and governance mechanisms.
"We chose Infosys to assist in the implementation of the Supply Chain Visibility and Collaboration Suite because we viewed their solution as the best fit to help solve both our business and technical reporting needs," said Steve Bakalar, Vice President - IT, Georgia-Pacific.
The Procurement Solution is built on top of a core platform built with Microsoft technologies and leverages the latest in performance management, analytics, collaboration and event-based management. The solution empowers procurement professionals to manage the organization’s direct and indirect spend by providing visibility to performance metrics data, enabling superior decision making capabilities, and improving associated processes.
"As a company with large strategic sourcing and procurement operations, Georgia-Pacific is looking to Infosys to provide an enterprise-level solution for spend analysis," said Sandeep Dadlani, Vice President, Retail-CPG Practice, Infosys Technologies. "The Supply Chain Visibility and Collaboration Suite is designed to do just that -- provide procurement officers with greater visibility into spending, improve collaboration and enhance performance."