Becton, Dickinson & Co (BD) has settled on Commerce One’s eMarketplace solutions to automate its purchasing of indirect goods and enable two-way, real-time interaction with its suppliers.
The Commerce One solution is designed to streamline BD’s purchasing process, reduce operational costs and support sourcing initiatives with preferred suppliers. BD is using Commerce One procurement capabilities and connecting to the Commerce One.net marketplace for exchanging goods and services among businesses worldwide.
BD associates can now access on-line supplier catalogs and submit orders for products and services.
“In seeking to streamline our purchasing processes, we realized we needed to provide associates with a tool that would better leverage our strategic sourcing relationships with preferred suppliers,” said David Malpiedi, vice president of procurement, BD. “We found that only Commerce One offered a single source solution for our entire vision and direction, as well as a depth of development of the marketplace that is unique.”
“By enabling companies like BD with our industry-leading procurement solutions, Commerce One is moving the world’s business commerce onto the world wide web,” said Kevin Schick, vice president of product marketing at Commerce One.
Becton, Dickinson & Co
BD manufactures and sells supplies, devices and systems for use by health professionals, medical research institutions, industry and the general public.
Through its products and services, Commerce One creates access to worldwide markets, allowing anyone to buy from anyone, anytime, anywhere. Its Global Trading Web is the world’s largest business-to-business trading community. Through its alliance with SAPMarkets, the company enables enterprises to conduct collaborative business on the Internet. Commerce One is located in Pleasanton, California, USA.