SOURCE: Emptoris, Inc.

Emptoris, Inc.

December 09, 2010 02:30 ET

Leading Global Industrial and Construction Group Centralises Procurement Across 80 Countries

PARIS and LONDON--(Marketwire - December 9, 2010) - Emptoris, Inc., the leading provider of strategic supply management and enterprise contract management solutions, announced today that Bouygues Construction, a world leader in building and civil works, selected the Emptoris Supply & Contract Management solution suite to provide an integrated platform to support their Procurement transformation project and global procurement operations, as well as provide global spend visibility across their seven operating units.

The newly formed Bouygues Construction Purchasing organization will implement the Emptoris Spend Analysis, Emptoris Sourcing and Emptoris Contract Management solutions as a centerpiece for a world-class procurement program which is aiming to reduce the company's global spend by 10% by 2012, while at the same time improving efficiency, quality control and collaboration across their procurement operations and supplier base.

"We ultimately chose the partner who we thought would be the best to help increase Bouygues Construction's competitive advantage. Emptoris will complement our specific industry and company practices and enhance the ability of our 250 Procurement professionals to better serve Bouygues Construction Operations and our diverse supplier base," said Dominique Lebigot, Chief Procurement Officer of Bouygues Construction.

Bouygues Construction will deploy Emptoris Spend Analysis to enable the collection and organization of spend data, across disperse operating systems, to provide an accurate, up-to-date, view into spending. The solution will allow Bouygues Construction to better identify savings opportunities across the organisation, monitor the effectiveness of savings initiatives, and automate spend classification to provide granular spend visibility.

Emptoris Sourcing will enable Bouygues Construction to realise the best value, not just the best price, from its supply base by factoring cost, risk, and performance drivers into decision-making. Emptoris Sourcing will permit to manage events from reverse auctions to complex multi-stage negotiations. Emptoris Contract Management will enable Bouygues Construction to structure stronger contracts, streamline the contracting process, and improve compliance. The solution automates the contract lifecycle process from creation and execution, through performance monitoring, analysis, and re-negotiation.

"Emptoris has a proven track record with successful enterprise-wide, global deployments at Fortune 1000 companies across every industry, including the construction industry. Emptoris solutions will support Bouygues Construction in working more closely with its supply base and ensure the company delivers quick, quantitative savings," said Eric Allart, General Manager, Europe, Western Region for Emptoris.

About Bouygues Construction
Bouygues Construction, subsidiary of the Bouygues group, is one of the world's leaders in the building, civil works and electrical contracting and maintenance sectors. Organised as seven complementary entities, it has proven expertise in financing, designing, constructing, maintaining and operating buildings and structures, offering its customers a vast range of innovative solutions. The Group is addressing the environmental challenges confronting its businesses through a pragmatic and far-reaching approach, which covers the design, construction and operation of buildings and structures for which it is responsible. It has the firm ambition of being a leader in terms of sustainable development. With 52,600 employees throughout the world, the Group generated sales of 9.5 billion euros in 2009. For further information,,

About Emptoris
Emptoris solutions are used by Fortune 1000 companies across every industry; customers include Anheuser-Busch InBev, Anglo American, Boeing, ConocoPhillips, Deutsche Post, GlaxoSmithKline, Heinz, Royal Dutch Shell and Vodafone. Emptoris solutions are also consistently recognised by leading independent analyst firms as the market's leading supply and contract management solutions. Most recently, Emptoris was positioned in the "leaders' quadrant" in the Gartner research report, "Magic Quadrant for Sourcing Application Suites." For further information on Emptoris, visit

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