February 27, 2013 08:00 ET

Dana Holding Corporation Selects LiveSource by to Streamline Their Sourcing

LiveSource Platform Selected by Dana Holding Corporation to Drive Efficiency in Their Sourcing Efforts

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - Feb 27, 2013) - Dana Holding Corporation searched for a sourcing and supplier management solution that would enable them to proactively manage supply chain risk, eliminate waste, measure supplier performance and improve total cost of ownership throughout their purchasing and sourcing organization. The tool needed to be scalable and collaborative for their 94 global locations. They reviewed all the tools available on the market. Upon completion of an exhaustive industry review, Dana selected the LiveSource e-sourcing and supplier management tool, provided by, to help facilitate this organizational improvement.

LiveSource provides Dana with the technology infrastructure necessary to achieve supply chain management excellence. LiveSource is a configurable and scalable platform that uses open standards with a design easily integrated with other technology systems. The LiveSource tool is a cloud based on-demand solution that eliminates the need for additional technology investments for users. 

"By using the LiveSource sourcing platform from, we will be able to standardize our sourcing practices and improve the efficiency of our global group," said Chris Dawson, Senior Manager of Purchasing Analytics at Dana Holding Corporation. "We will be able to streamline our sourcing with a more effective supply chain as well as a more seamless and consistent organization. None of this is possible without the addition of LiveSource."

"We are excited to work with the Dana Holding Corporation and help their organization be more effective in managing their expansive supply chain. We believe we can help their multiple locations perform as a more cohesive organization through the use of our e-sourcing tool," said Roger Blumberg, Vice President of LiveSource by

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About Dana Holding Corporation

Dana is a world-leading supplier of driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of passenger, commercial, and off-highway vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. The company's global network of engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities provides original-equipment and aftermarket customers with local product and service support. Based in Maumee, Ohio, Dana employs approximately 23,000 people in 26 countries and reported 2012 sales of $7.2 billion. For more information, please visit

About LiveSource by

LiveSource is a cloud based sourcing tool that combines the power of advanced supplier management with the global reach of the world's largest manufacturing marketplace -- LiveSource helps companies discover, collaborate and work with qualified global suppliers, resulting in smarter spending, reduced product costs, shorter delivery times, and a more flexible supply chain without adding IT infrastructure costs.

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