June 12, 2013 08:00 ET

Gardner Denver Selects LiveSource Platform by to Streamline Their Sourcing

LiveSource Platform Selected by Gardner Denver, Inc. to Drive Efficiency in Their Sourcing Efforts

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Jun 12, 2013) - Gardner Denver, Inc. searched for an eSourcing tool that would enable them to proactively support certain elements of the sourcing organization. The tool needed to be scalable and collaborative for their multiple locations. Upon completion of an industry review, they selected the LiveSource sourcing and supplier management tool, provided by, to help facilitate the implementation of the organizational improvement.

The LiveSource tool provides Gardner Denver with the technology necessary to complement strategic sourcing initiatives. LiveSource is a configurable and scalable platform that uses open standards with a design easily integrated with other technology systems. LiveSource is a cloud based on-demand solution that eliminates the need for additional technology investments for users. 

"By using the LiveSource sourcing tool from, we will be able to standardize our sourcing practices and improve the efficiency of our global group," said Robert Grumski, Director of Global Supply Chain Management at Gardner Denver. "The tool will help us streamline certain sourcing activities as well as add additional visibility throughout. We feel that LiveSource provides us with the complete tool box needed to achieve this objective."

"We welcome the addition of the tool and its effectiveness in complementing the execution of our Corporate wide strategic sourcing activities," according to Addy Farou, Vice President of Corporate Sourcing at Gardner Denver.

"We are excited to work with Gardner Denver 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 eSourcing tool," said Roger Blumberg, Vice President of LiveSource by

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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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