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Cornhill Insurance & Get Real Systems Bring IT Procurement In-house

Added: (Mon Dec 04 2000)

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York – 4th December, 2000 – Get Real Systems, specialists in e-Procurement and the inbound supply chain, today announces that Cornhill Insurance PLC has selected its PROACTIS solution to streamline the procurement of all IT goods & services in-house. The initial pilot project will comprise 250 users and take just three months with plans to roll out PROACTIS across the whole of IT in the Cornhill Group.

“When deciding to bring our IT procurement back in-house, we had two major requirements. We needed an e-Procurement solution that would give us total control over the whole buying process, both catalogue and non-catalogue, plus effective control of costs,” says Alan Manton, Corporate IT Procurement Manager, Cornhill Insurance PLC and a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.”

“PROACTIS from Get Real Systems is the most cost effective and flexible solution for our supply chain requirements and has the added benefit of integrating easily with our third party systems such as accounting, fixed assets, budgeting and the support desk – a critical requirement for any business.”

“The adoption of PROACTIS by Cornhill Insurance is a testament to the solution, demonstrating how it can form the backbone for a procurement system when flexibility and control are key”, comments Steve Kane, Director of Get Real Systems. “This is a textbook example of how PROACTIS can help companies streamline procurement requirements.”




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About PROACTIS
PROACTIS is a comprehensive solution for electronic purchasing and supplier management. It aims to streamline internal procurement procedures and automate transactions with suppliers over the Web. The stock control function offers a fully integrated inventory management option for PROACTIS e-Procurement, automating the replenishment function and reducing the overheads associated with holding stock. The in-built business reporting and analysis option provides effortless links to third party business intelligence suites and enables real-time information on the supply chain and related functions to be delivered over the Web. A combination of gateways from PROACTIS facilitates rapid integration with other mission-critical systems (e.g. finance, manufacturing, maintenance) and a range of business services to assist with interface definition and implementation.

About Get Real Systems
Get Real Systems specialises in developing and marketing solutions for e-Procurement and the inbound supply chain. The company’s PROACTIS system empowers organisations to dramatically improve the efficiency of the inbound supply chain, driving down costs, enhancing business control and maximising the effect of strategic procurement management. Get Real’s solutions enable companies to automate procurement and successfully embed the purchasing function at the heart of the organisation.

A number of prominent organisations across diverse markets are early adopters of Get Real’s PROACTIS solution, including Caerphilly County Borough Council, Richer Sounds and Crowne Plaza Hotels.

For more information about Get Real Systems solutions, please visit www.getrealsystems.com or contact Mark McCarthy on 01904 481999.

About Cornhill Insurance Group
Cornhill Insurance Group, founded in 1905, is part of the global Allianz group. Whilst originally founded as a firm insurer, Cornhill has steadily grown and expanded its business. It now market a full variety of products and services through the following trading divisions; Allianz Cornhill International, Allianz Cornhill Regional (including Lawclub), Cornhill Life, Cornhill Direct, Schemes, and Cornhill Insurance PLC, all based around the UK.

For more information about Cornhill Insurance Plc solutions, please visit their website at www.cornhill.co.uk


For further details please contact:
Mark McCarthy
Get Real Systems
Tel: 01904 481 999
mark.mccarthy@getrealsystems.com

Niamh Shanahan / Anne Marie Gleeson
Fuse PR
Tel: 020 8956 2424/2653
niamh@fusepr.com

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