Clark, N.J., Sep. 7, 2021 — GEP®, a leading provider of procurement and supply chain strategy, software and managed services to Fortune 500 and Global 2000 enterprises worldwide, announced today that Husqvarna, the world’s leading producer of forest and garden products and services, selected GEP SMARTTM, the industry’s principal procurement software platform, following the success of a three-month sourcing software solution pilot.
GEP SOFTWARETM will support Husqvarna in North America to enhance its sourcing process. GEP SMART’s sourcing software will provide Husqvarna’s North American supply chain organization with a streamlined bid process to help drive greater value for its customers.
GEP SMART is a unified, cloud-native source-to-pay platform, built on a data-centric foundation with AI at its core and user-first design. GEP SMART enables Fortune 500 and Global 2000 clients to drive optimum efficiency, agility, visibility and actionable intelligence into all procurement and purchasing functions, while eliminating burdensome infrastructure and support costs to achieve maximum ROI.
Husqvarna is a brand within Husqvarna Group. Since 1689, Husqvarna has manufactured high-performing products and delivered industry-changing innovations such as anti-vibration and automatic chain-break on chainsaws, as well as robotic mowers. Today, Husqvarna offers a broad range of high-performing outdoor power products for parks, forest and garden, and represents technological leadership in the key areas: chainsaws, trimmers, ride-on mowers and robotic mowers. Husqvarna products are sold in more than 100 countries, mainly through servicing dealers.
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