Good news is scarce these days across the board, and I am always keen on reporting on rare bullish enterprise applications businesses, especially if the company is in my neck of woods. Recently, I had an upbeat and constructive business update meeting in person at Emptoris’ headquarters.
The Burlington, Massachusetts, US-based company was founded in 1999 as a strategic
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services including business process outsourcing (BPO) , facilities management, temporary labor, and IT consulting. Overall, more than 200 of the Fortune 1000 companies use Emptoris'' Supply and Contract Management solutions including American Express, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Boeing, ConocoPhillips, Deutsche Post , GlaxoSmithKline, Heinz, Kraft, Royal Dutch Shell , and the US Postal Service (USPS ). The CSM acquisition also sheds some light on the differing philosophies between Emptoris and its archrival