GEP®, a leading provider of procurement and supply chain strategy, software and managed services to Fortune 500 and Global 2000 enterprises worldwide, announced that Costa Coffee, the second largest coffeehouse chain in the world, and the largest in the UK, selected GEP SOFTWARE™, the industry’s leading procurement and supply chain platform, after a competitive selection process.
Headquartered in Buckinghamshire, Costa Coffee is present in 45 countries with 2,800-plus coffee shops in the UK and Ireland and 1,100-plus globally. As part of its digital transformation, Costa Coffee has selected GEP SOFTWARE to transform and automate its source-to-contract procurement process for all indirect spend, encompassing sourcing, contract and supplier risk management.
“We selected GEP because of its proven procurement software and expertise to help us continue to grow and deliver new value to our customers and shareholders,” said Xavier Martinez, chief supply chain officer at Costa Coffee.
GEP SOFTWARE encompasses GEP SMARTä, recently named the world’s best procurement software for the second year in a row, and GEP NEXXEä, the next-generation cloud-native supply chain unified platform. It enables clients to drive optimum efficiency, agility, visibility, and actionable intelligence into all procurement, purchasing and supply chain functions while eliminating burdensome infrastructure and support costs to achieve maximum ROI.