Hitachi Becomes Customer and Reseller for JAGGAER’s Global Source-to-Contract Digital Transformation Solutions

RESEARCH TRIANGLE, N.C., Dec. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — JAGGAER, the world’s largest independent spend management company today announces that Hitachi, Ltd. (President & CEO: Toshiaki Higashihara, hereinafter “Hitachi”), a Japanese multinational technology, information, transportation, and machinery conglomerate, has become a reseller of JAGGAER’s Source to Contract (S2C) suite of spend management solutions. Hitachi is an existing JAGGAER customer.

Hitachi became a reseller because of the positive experience and power of JAGGAER solutions. Hitachi selected JAGGAER’s Strategic Sourcing, Supplier Value Management and Contract Lifecycle Management capabilities because of the platform’s integration, ability to easily share information, and feature rich applications designed for the needs of a global organization.

Additionally, JAGGAER provides cost reduction capabilities and reduced procurement risks to enable Hitachi to realize the ‘best in class’ mandate of its Center of Excellence. JAGGAER solutions will allow Hitachi to improve its supplier management capabilities and S2C operations by developing a highly competitive supply chain through standardizing processes, and organizational structures.

“JAGGAER’s solutions will help us transform our supplier relationship and management, which represents one of the fundamental backbones of our global organization. Their powerful technology mirrors our own approach to innovation: developing the right professional tools that are proven in the market and will stand the test of time. They bring global visibility, power and advanced insights to our many distributed locations,” says Masashi Murayama, CPO & General Manager, Hitachi Ltd.

“Hitachi joins the ranks of many global companies that have selected JAGGAER because of the industry focused solutions that we provide for digital transformation. Advanced insights and supply chain visibility have become critical parts of the dynamic and challenging global commerce equation, and are cornerstones of our solutions suite. We look forward to a long relationship with our technology customer and newest reseller partner,” says Anthony Larratt, Managing Director, JAGGAER APAC.

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges, combining its operational technology, information technology, and products/systems. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2017 (ended March 31, 2018) totaled 9,368.6 billion yen ($88.4 billion). The Hitachi Group is an innovation partner for the IoT era, and it has approximately 307,000 employees worldwide. Through collaborative creation with customers, Hitachi is deploying Social Innovation Business using digital technologies in a broad range of sectors, including Power/Energy, Industry/Distribution/Water, Urban Development, and Finance/Social Infrastructure/Healthcare. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company’s website at http://www.hitachi.com.

About JAGGAER: Global Source to Pay Spend Management Solutions  
JAGGAER is the world’s largest independent spend management company, with nearly 2000 customers connected to a network of 3.7 million suppliers in 70 countries, served by offices located in North America, Latin America, throughout Europe, the United Kingdom, Australia, Asia, and the Middle East. JAGGAER offers complete SaaS-based Source to Pay eProcurement solutions with advanced Spend Analytics, Sourcing, Supplier Management, Contract Lifecycle Management, Savings Tracking, and intelligent workflow capabilities. JAGGAER has pioneered spend solutions for over two decades and continues to lead the innovation curve by listening to customers and analysing the market. Our solution suites are trusted by the world’s largest manufacturing, education, health care, retail, consumer package goods, logistics, construction, utilities companies and public service organizations. Additionally, JAGGAER holds 38 patents–more than any other spend management company. www.JAGGAER.com

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