Press Release

Incorporating a solution that optimizes, speeds up and simplifies processes by reducing administrative efforts and costs.

Madrid, February 17th 2020.- The diversified business group Grupo Gimeno, specializing in global solutions for citizens, will standardize its purchasing processes with Synertrade, a world leader in digital purchasing solutions, with the principle objective of providing all 11 groups within the company with a homogeneous technological solution to digitalize their procedures within the field of purchasing.

With the implementation of this platform, Grupo Gimeno reaffirms its commitment to continuous improvement and efficiency. Similarly, Grupo Gemino will optimize synergies, as it increases agility and simplifies processes thereby reducing  admnistrative costs and efforts.  Correspondingly, Synertrade will facilitate process tracking throughout the entire procurement process, as well as the improving the aggregation of information for analysis and decision-making and the bidirectionality of the communication with the suppliers within the company’s Purchasing Department.

“This is an important step towards the digital transformation of the company that will require a change in philosophy on the part of the entire team as their involvement will be key to the success of the initiative,” said José Luis Vilar, CEO of Grupo Gimeno.

From his own perspective, Jesús López-Holgueras Brotons, Country Manager for Synertrade Iberia (Econocom Group) highlighted that “finally companies are placing value on the importance of digital transformation “. In addition, he stressed that “the trust that each client places in Synertrade Iberia is one way in which to continue the advancement of our improvement projects day by day”.

About Grupo Gimeno

Grupo Gimeno is a family business group with more than 145 years of history, whose main purpose is to offer urban services to citizens, tourism and industry through its more than 35 companies, always committed to innovation and social commitment as the backbone of its activity.

Since its foundation, the company has evolved and grown in parallel with society towards new and decisive economic sectors, which has led it to create new areas of activity that have contributed to consolidate Grupo Gimeno as a Valencian company of reference, which already provides services to more than two million citizens in 12 autonomous communities, thanks to the work of the more than 4,600 people that make up its team.

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