Positive partners with Mintec to provide market-leading price data and business intelligence tools to global procurement teams
The new partnership will enable procurement teams to access a unique set of data, resources and analysis across a wide range of raw materials and commodities. This, alongside the best-in-class strategic procurement workflow, toolkits and academy, provides a new approach to deliver game-changing results.
Commenting on the partnership, Positive CEO Jonathan O’Brien said: “This collaboration has formed at the perfect time for Positive as we believe the future is around integration of digital and data within procurement. It marks a huge leap forward in equipping today’s procurement practitioner with everything they need to secure the optimum value from the supply base.
“Enabling procurement and supply chain professionals to better understand supplier prices, effectively analyse spend and dramatically increase negotiation confidence, is at the core of both our offerings.
“We look forward to working closely with the team at Mintec to enable the implementation of efficient and sustainable procurement strategies.”
Spencer Wicks, CEO of Mintec said: “Mintec is excited to partner with Positive and become part of their growing work. This partnership enables Positive to deliver Mintec data to customers, providing enhanced insight and analysis of food and beverage price movements.”
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Mintec enables the world’s largest food and CPG brands to implement more efficient and sustainable procurement strategies.
We do this through our cutting-edge SaaS platform, Mintec Analytics, which delivers market prices and analysis for more than 14,000 food ingredients and associated materials. Our data and tools empower our customers to understand supplier prices better, analyse their spend and negotiate with confidence. Ensuring they are best placed to reduce costs, manage risk, and increase their efficiency, helping to maximise their margins.
About Positive Ltd
Positive are industry leaders in driving procurement transformation across the globe. Our digital platforms incorporate the latest generation of strategic procurement and negotiation workflow with complete procurement programs and tools. Supported by live, online instructor-led training, we help organizations deliver a dramatic improvement in business outcomes. The result is lower costs, reduced risk, and ultimately, a performance boost and increased competitive advantage. Each of our Category Management, Supplier Relationship Management or Buyer’s Toolkit – and specialist Negotiation – programs is built on a unique best practice methodology supported by high-impact learning and development. Available individually or as part of a complete managed Procurement Transformation project, our programs have been implemented successfully in FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies spanning multiple industry sectors worldwide.
CEO Jonathan O’Brien is a specialist management consultant with over 30 years’ experience in purchasing. He has worked all over the world helping global blue-chip organizations transform their procurement capability. Jonathan is also author of a trilogy regarded by many as instrumental in defining best practice strategic procurement comprising Category Management in Purchasing, Supplier Relationship Management and the award-winning Negotiation for Procurement and Supply Chain Professionals – plus The Buyer’s Toolkit – all published by Kogan Page.
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