Press Release

Paris, October 21st 2016.- Ayming, international consulting group specialized in Business Performance has signed an agreement to become SynerTrade’s strategic partner – leading global provider of Digital Procurement Solutions – in Spain and Italy.

The role of Purchasing Departments is turning out to be more strategic every day, contributing to the sustainable growth of companies by means of cost optimization.

The Purchasing Department within a company is becoming more strategic every day. Globalization, economic crisis and digital transformation of businesses have changed its positioning, evolving from a mere negotiation and selection business unit to an obligatory growth contributor which increases the performance of a company through costs reduction and optimization, and therefore evolves to stand as a key area for the administration of a company.

Purchasing and supplying costs can be up to 70% of the turnover of a company, therefore optimizing them is a necessity. The mission of Ayming´s Purchasing & Cost Performance Business Department is characterized for its ability to design proven optimization strategies and operationally implement them, achieving measurable savings that positively impact in the P&L of a company.

In order to help the new role of purchasing departments, Ayming has chosen SynerTrade as the strategic partner needed for serving companies in their digitalization journey, simplifying their profession in every aspect of purchasing department role. The digital SynerTrade eprocurement Suite (“SynerTrade Accelerate”), will allow Ayming´s consultants to achieve a more agile performance management.

Most companies we have recognized as successful share a common characteristic: the optimization and accomplishment of their Purchasing Department. Therefore it is important that companies mature a strategy for the development of their suppliers, in order to guarantee the improvement on competencies and sustainability. Ayming´s experience in helping companies improve their purchasing processes, together with SynerTrade´s digital procurement solutions, is an efficient and proven response to Purchasing Departments’ needs
Giovanni Grillo, Ayming Director for South Europe

Cost reduction is a CPO´s priority

Organizations need to maintain under control procurement expenses and obtain cost savings. Consequently, some of the goals of CPOs´ is to guarantee savings for their companies; collaborating with suppliers and complying with protocols and regulations, etc..
By means of the automatization of procurement processes, SynerTrade boosts the performance of a purchasing department. The SynerTrade’s solutions cover all requirements of procurement: from strategic sourcing to contract management; from catalogue design to invoice management, simplifying and planning spends; onboarding suppliers for better collaboration; and finally analyzing purchasing data in order to take the right decision thanks to smart dashboards. Other important benefits obtained from the use of SynerTrade Accelerate platform is the setup of strategic collaboration with suppliers, the follow-up of KPIs and an overall vision on expenses and purchasing activities.

The Ayming´s consultants, specialized in Procurement & Cost Optimization, will now use the SynerTrade’s solutions for their projects for better work efficiency.

We are pleased to welcome Ayming in our partner network. We share the same goal, the collaboration between Ayming and SynerTrade will help the purchasing departments in their process optimization and cost reductions
Franck Le Tendre, Western Europe EVP of SynerTrade