Pictured (L-R): Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello TD; Alan Phelan, SourceDogg; David Long, Resolve Solution Partners; Executive Mayor, City of Cape Town, Patricia de Lille.
New partner for SourceDogg to open door to e-procurement market in South Africa
SourceDogg has signed a partnership agreement with Resolve Solution Partners to deliver its cutting-edge e-procurement solution to the South African market. The announcement was made yesterday during the Enterprise Ireland trade mission to South Africa led by Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello TD.
South African supply chain consulting specialists Resolve, a subsidiary of the Imperial Logistics Group, has identified a strong need for effective e-procurement among public and private organisations in South Africa where uncompetitive procurement practices and non-compliance are longstanding problems. SourceDogg is adjudged an easily adopted and effective solution for clients who need to apply procurement best practice.
Welcoming the announcement Minister Costello said:
‘Ireland’s young, innovative, high tech companies, such as SourceDogg, have found success in competitive international markets by demonstrating flair and professionalism. I wish SourceDogg every success as it continues to build capability and reputation in South Africa, an increasingly key growth market for Irish companies, and throughout the world. I also extend every good wish to this exciting new partnership with Resolve’.
SourceDogg simplifies and optimises the procurement process. It is easy-to-use and affordable, allowing like-for-like comparisons of quotations and tenders and quick identification of the best value. Cloud-hosted software for large and small companies, SourceDogg saves money and time, and achieves sourcing transparency.
Resolve will provide value-added services around the tool such as assisting clients in managing the transition to e-sourcing; converting existing processes to SourceDogg; training, monitoring and auditing procurement quality; and analysing results and improvements.
‘At SourceDogg we’ve been impressed with Resolve from the start. As part of the Imperial Group, Resolve have the expertise to ensure wide adoption of our software and the team to ensure that client companies successfully embed SourceDogg into their buying processes,’ said Alan Phelan, CEO of SourceDogg.
‘We at Resolve have found the SourceDogg application to be powerful yet simple in terms of quickly adding value to the sourcing process, and being a cloud-based solution it offers fast implementation and low technology requirements to get maximum benefits for procurement organisations,’ added David Long, Director of Resolve Solution Partners.