Developing procurement systems for leading global automotive suppliers and technology and media corporations is certainly great fun. Robert Barthold finds it particularly appealing to be creative as a software developer.
More than 1,000 buying companies are registered on the Newtron trading platform. More than 80,000 suppliers
- offer their products to existing and new customers,
- participate electronically in calls for tenders and auctions; and
- use the solution and services to build long-term business relationships.
So what do suppliers actually say about Newtron?
Well… we asked. And the outcome was positive. One example of a supplier that Newtron has connected for facility management is ARCORA International GmbH.
Amazon Business has been providing Amazon with a service for business customers for about a year now. Follow this link to find out more about the products and services offered, which, according to Amazon, include more than 100 million products – from IT and laboratory equipment to gastronomy accessories. Newtron not only provides its customers with access to Amazon Business via an interface, but also ensures that the procurement processes still meet company-specific requirements. Read more
Prof. Dr. Holger Müller has held the Chair of Business Administration, in particular Supply Chain Management, at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Leipzig (HTWK) since 2013. In recent years, the expert has played a leading role in numerous studies on Industry 4.0 and Purchasing 4.0. In 2004 he was awarded the BME Science Prize for his dissertation. In the new Newtron series “3 questions to”, Müller talks about the status of Purchasing 4.0 and the challenges of digitalization.
Even companies put on weight. However, this is not about unnecessary pounds, but about unnecessarily complex processes. Procurement in particular is regarded as the “problem zone” with a high potential for shedding some extra weight. This is now increasingly being recognized by municipal energy suppliers such as Stadtwerke Konstanz: with the help of the eSolution provider Newtron, they are now successively switching to a tailor-made web-based procurement system, positioning the company by Lake Constance as one of the pioneers. There is a great deal of catching up to do in the industry. A recent study by the CKEW concluded: – barely half of all municipal utilities use eProcurement.
Dr. Rustam Tagiew, Senior Software Developer at Newtron since August 2017, enjoys pursuing challenges. After a bicycle tour through Africa and South America, he now finds them in his professional life in Dresden.
Since June 2017, mathematician Norman Schott has been working as a business consultant for Newtron and SupplyOn, thereby creating an internal “interface” between Dresden and Munich.
For two decades Christoph Haesler worked for one of the largest publishing houses in Europe. Over the past few years, the industry has increasingly been changing. Christoph Haesler liked the idea of working for a purely web-based product with a promising future.
Anissa Hartmann wanted to work on a future-oriented technology again. She can now check this box off on her to-do list: She is now the new Marketing Manager in Hamburg since the beginning of 2017.