TeliaSonera completes procurement plan for 2003
15 January 2003 -- TeliaSonera has completed its procurement plan for 2003 for the management and development of applications and infrastructure services, contracting just over 20 nominated suppliers rather than 70 in 2002.
15 January 2003 -- TeliaSonera says that it has completed its procurement plan for 2003 to cover its requirements for the management and development of applications and infrastructure services.
In 2002 about 70 nominated IT/Telecom suppliers were contracted. For 2003, the number that TeliaSonera will sign contracts with has been limited to just over 20.
Other aims for 2003 are to limit the Group's purchasing to those selected and to cut down on the percentage of hourly-rate based resources purchased. Instead, TeliaSonera is concentrating on procurement of defined projects and studies at fixed prices, restricting the exposure to risk and offering better control of costs.
The suppliers selected are:
Accando, Accenture, Cap, CyberCom, E-Work, Frontec, IBM, Infosys, IT-Arkitekterna, Ki Consulting, Know IT, Manpower-Elan, NBMS/AMS, SchlumbergerSema, Sigma, Syntronic, Teleca, Telia Promotor, TientoEnator, Validation, Wipro, WM-Data and Ã�hrlingsPricewaterhouseCoopers.
The agreements run for a year, with a one-year option.