SOURCE: Aravo Solutions

May 02, 2007 14:52 ET

Aravo Enters Into Solutions Partnership With Shelby Technology Solutions, LLC

Relationship Brings Together Leaders in Supplier Enablement Technology and Spend Management Consulting

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 2, 2007 -- Aravo Solutions, the market leader in OnDemand Supplier Information Management (SIM) solutions, today announced that they have entered into a partnership with Shelby Technology Solutions, LLC (Shelby). Shelby is a professional services consultancy that provides industry best-practices and technology solutions in global spend management.

Under the arrangement, Shelby will private label Aravo's OnDemand (SIM) solution in conjunction with their service offerings. This turn-key solution will enable Shelby to more effectively and comprehensively address their clients' current and anticipated supplier enablement and information management requirements. The parties will also collaborate to develop vertical solutions for specific markets.

"The Aravo solution extends our capabilities by providing our clients a scalable solution in supplier management," said Paul Bartko, Managing Partner at Shelby. We selected Aravo based on their strong industry reputation as best-of-breed solution in this market. We believe our clients will benefit tremendously from the partnership."

Jim Kandilas, Managing Partner of Sales at Shelby adds, "Our Clients have shared with us that speed to execution, collaboration and progress reporting are the largest hurdles to achieving great success in supplier enablement. By combining Aravo's platform with our proven methodology, barriers to collaborate across geographic and business unit boundaries are eliminated. Adding simple workflow and dashboard visibility to this collaboration provides rapid feedback in order to achieve compliance and increased spend throughput."

"Aravo is extremely pleased to announce this important new partnership," said Aravo CEO Tim Albinson. "Shelby's expertise and experience delivering spend management solutions will provide a perfect compliment to Aravo's SIM offering. The combined software and services offering should be compelling to any enterprise seeking to increase spend under management and drive operational efficiencies."

About Aravo

Aravo has built the market's leading Supplier Information Management solution. The software is used to rapidly and accurately enable supplier information and content within enterprise supply chain and procurement systems. The world's leading services firms use Aravo, including Accenture and IBM. Aravo is headquartered in San Francisco, California. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.aravo.com.

About Shelby

Shelby Technology Solutions, LLC is an affiliate of The Shelby Group, LLC with offices located in New York and Chicago and satellite locations through out United States and Canada. The Shelby Group, LLC is a leading spend management consultancy with a proven track record with many companies in the Fortune 1000. Since its inception, Shelby has been 100% focused on helping businesses manage the "Source to Settle" process using the leading eSourcing, eProcurement, Contract Management and Supplier Management solutions. The practical approach we take in our consulting services combines a broad knowledge of best practices and technology expertise necessary to deliver successful solutions to our clients. For additional information visit www.theshelbygroup.com, call: 845-689-2222 ext 944 or email to sales@theshelbygroup.com.

Contact Information

  • Public Relations Contact:
    Chris Greenfield
    Aravo Solutions PR
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    650-233-8283