Former Walgreens Retail eProcurement Executive Joins K2 Sourcing

Jun 20, 2013, 09:41 ET from K2 Sourcing

PORT WASHINGTON, Wis., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- K2 Sourcing is pleased to announce a significant addition to our eSourcing team.  Dan Carlson, an experienced Purchasing and eSourcing executive from Walgreens, will augment K2 Sourcing's ability to assist our clients in the more effective use of our eProcurement applications and professional procurement services.

After working at IBM, in 1993 Dan became Walgreens Director of Corporate (indirect) Purchasing.  As part of his role leading the purchasing team, Dan instituted the use of eSourcing applications not only for indirect purchasing, but for goods and services across all company departments including merchandise – items for resale.

Creating a true center of procurement excellence Dan's team of eSourcing professionals operated as a shared resource assisting in over 1,000 strategic eSourcing and reverse auction events that resulted in significant reductions in expenses and cost of goods sold, and improvements in supplier performance.

K2 Sourcing enjoys a strong presence with retailers and is already well known as the service leader in the eProcurement market.  Dan brings exceptional on the ground experience to enhance K2 Sourcing's ability to provide our clients with outstanding service that drives results.

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K2 Sourcing has helped organizations save over $300 million by providing SaaS eProcurement and eSourcing applications including vendor registration, Reverse Auction, eRFP, eRFI, eRFQ, eQuotes - eRfx and professional procurement consulting and contingent labor.  Well known for award winning leading service, contact K2 Sourcing to help build procurement centers of excellence.   

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