eCompetence
February 18, 2018

What suppliers say about the NEWTRON trading platform

Deniz Güler, Chief-Operation-Officer (COO) at ARCORA International GmbH

More than 1,000 buying companies are registered on the NEWTRON trading platform. More than 80,000 suppliers

  1. offer their products to existing and new customers,
  2. participate electronically in calls for tenders and auctions; and
  3. 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.

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eCompetence
February 18, 2018

B2B Marketplace for Long-Tail eProcurement – Amazon Business

 

Amazon Business provides an interface to NEWTRON’s procurement system.

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

Industry News
February 18, 2018

3 questions to Prof. Dr. Holger Müller from the HTWK Leipzig on Purchasing 4.0

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Prof. Dr. Holger Müller, Professor of Business Administration, in particular Supply Chain Management, Leipzig University of Applied Sciences (HTWK)

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.

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Best Cases
February 18, 2018

Success Story Stadtwerke Konstanz: Putting Procurement on a Diet

© Stadtwerke Konstanz

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.

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NEWTRON inside
February 18, 2018

Employee Story: Robert Barthold – “As a developer, this is the place you can let loose.”

 

NEWTRON employee Robert Barthold

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.


We don’t develop everything along mainstream lines,” adds the 31-year-old. “For example, when a request comes in, we are free to solve it as we see fit, to a certain extent. For instance, for the catalog assessment included in the new procurement system, I had a free hand and could ‘go wild’ with the technicians.” This included our own NEWTRON framework and current web technologies such as JavaScript, HTML 5 or CSS 3. Read more

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