SOURCE: iTradeNetwork, Inc.

iTradeNetwork, Inc.

February 02, 2016 06:00 ET

SSP America Selects iTradeNetwork as Its Platform for Spend Management

iTradeNetwork™ to Maximize Operator Supply Chain Visibility, Manage Purchasing and Drive Improved Spend Compliance Across SSP America's Airport Restaurants

DUBLIN, CA--(Marketwired - February 02, 2016) - iTradeNetwork, the global leader in end-to-end supply chain solutions for the food and beverage industry, today announced that SSP America, a division of SSP Group plc, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, has selected iTradeNetwork, Inc.'s Spend Management solution to provide visibility and control of their supply chain spend across 229 restaurant locations in 24 airports in North America.

"At SSP America we base our work on a true understanding of the traveling consumer, a passion for great food and commitment to service," said Tony Montepare, Senior Vice President of Procurement at SSP America. "In order to meet the demand of our unprecedented growth, it became clear to us that iTradeNetwork had the technology, network, and industry knowledge to benefit our customers -- providing great value to both SSP America and the customers we serve every day."

With this partnership, iTradeNetwork's cloud-based solution provides SSP America with the following benefits:

  • Improved contract product and pricing compliance
  • Real-time visibility to purchases across their global locations
  • Verification on all contracted purchases
  • Streamlined data collecting and mapping
  • Advanced insights from analytics based on consolidated spend

"We are very excited to work with SSP America to help enable the transformation of their spend management processes," said Mark Gordon, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at iTradeNetwork. "By leveraging the iTradeNetwork, SSP America and its customers will be able to make better decisions on their spend to drive performance using better information. Our commitment and deep expertise in the food supply chain enables iTradeNetwork to be unique partner for leading brands such as SSP America."

About SSP America

SSP America, a division of SSP Group, has positioned itself as the food travel expert, growing to become a leading operator of food and beverage concessions in the U.S. and Canada operating over 200 outlets in 24 airports. SSP America's strong growth has been driven by a strategic vision to dramatically improve the food travel experience for passengers through innovation and investment in brands, extensive training and development of staff, building lasting partnerships with airports, and together, putting the needs of the passenger first. The 4,100-person strong SSP America team is led by a seasoned group of restaurant professionals who operate an extensive portfolio of local, proprietary and national brands created by culinary celebrities and leading industry experts.

Highlights of the portfolio include the award-winning Shake Shack, Le Grand Comptoir, Jack's Urban Eats, Camden Food Co., Freshii and Mill St. Brewery as well as a range of innovative concepts created in partnership with culinary superstars such as New York's heralded Chef Marcus Samuelsson; Canadian Chef Massimo Capra, Boston's Paul Wahlburger and Arizona's Chef Matt Carter and iconic national brands such as The Palm Restaurant, Einstein Bros. Bagels, Buffalo Wild Wings and many more.

About iTradeNetwork, Inc.

iTradeNetwork, Inc. is the leading global provider of on-demand supply chain management and intelligence solutions to the retail, hospitality, and foodservice industries. Built upon deep industry expertise, a rich data foundation and an extensive trading partner network, iTradeNetwork's collaborative solutions allow distributors, manufacturers, operators, retailers, suppliers and wholesalers of all sizes to reduce cost, grow revenue and strengthen trading partner relationships. iTradeNetwork is a unit of Roper Technologies, a Standard and Poor's S&P 500 index company.

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    Neal Reese
    iTradeNetwork, Inc.
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