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Selecta AG, signs multi-year Determine Smartsource Suite renewal


CARMEL, Ind., U.S. – Determine, Inc., the pioneering leader in global Source-to-Pay and Enterprise Contract LifecycleManagement (ECLM) Cloud Platform solutions, announced today that Selecta TMP AG, a leading European self-serve retailer, signed a multi-year commitment with Determine for Smartsource Suite from Source to Contract, Supplier Management and Analytics.

Following the company’s recent acquisition of Pelican B.V., Selecta continues with Determine Smartsource to assist in its rapid expansion across markets in Europe.

Headquartered in Switzerland, Selecta is a leading European self-serve retailer providing top-brand coffee including Starbucks, Lavazza, Pelican Rouge and Miofino, as well as convenience food and beverage concepts for the workplace, on-the-go, as well as hotels, restaurants and cafes (“HoReCa”).  The company has an annual turnover of €1.3 billion.

Selecta is leveraging Determine solutions to improve procurement control and efficiency across a number of areas, including Project Tracking — Configured to the company’s specific tracking demands to monitor project status and annual savings goals. eRFx — To manage complex development projects and real-time communication with suppliers. eAuctions — Achieving overwhelming results for indirect and commodities sourcing.

It’s all in the numbers: Selecta subjects up to 80% of it’s €175 million addressable annual spend to Sourcing processes. €37 million worth of this spend has gone through Determine eAuction technology over the last 3 years, identifying an average saving of 12%, worth €4.5 million.

Using Determine has helped us to successfully establish the Selecta Group procurement function. We have seen a big increase in visibility and control across all projects and contracts and much more efficient negotiation via eRFx and eAuctions. We look forward to continuing our post-acquisition journey to World Class Procurement with Determine.

Petr Hurab, Group Procurement Manager Controlling & E-Sourcing, Selecta

As the newly expanded Selecta works to deliver a more diversified product offering to it’s clients and more than six million consumers daily, Determine will play an integral role in helping the company streamline and control its sourcing and procurement functions.

“Providing flexibility and control in a merger and acquisition event is essential for success of any enterprise organization. For Selecta, this means an ability to focus on their business of being a leader in vending and coffee services across Europe. Determine technology empowers organizations like Selecta to easily adapt sourcing, contract management, and supplier management with their wider business strategy.”

— Rose Lee, Chief Customer Officer, Determine, Inc.