Entegra Procurement Services, a division of Sodexo North America, increases purchasing power to become a market leader in foodservice GPO procurement services
Paris, France, August 20, 2018 — Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, today announced a partnership between its affiliate entegra Procurement Services and Dining Alliance as part of the newly launched Buyers Edge Platform. The Buyers Edge Platform reaches 45,000 operator locations and represents a dynamic and rapidly growing GPO and multi-faceted service provider for the restaurant, lodging, and casino markets with over $7 billion in potential purchase volume.
“Entegra looks forward to supporting the growth and value creation focus of the dynamic Buyers Edge Platform through the strength of our supplier portfolio of agreements, our commitment to collaboration with our clients and our industry knowledge as a leading Group Purchasing Organization in North America,” explained Dana Johnston, entegra president.
“We had our choice of partners and did three years of due diligence. Entegra proved to be the most flexible, competitive and forward thinking and we’re excited about the future of this partnership,” shared John Davie, CEO, Dining Alliance and Buyers Edge Platform.
Entegra’s collaborative approach and industry-leading portfolio of supplier agreements made them the right partner for the Buyers Edge Platform. The entegra portfolio of supplier agreements will be paired with custom agreements negotiated by the Buyers Edge Platform team and the Sodexo team to further enhance the value created for the member companies and participants of the Buyers Edge Platform.
Entegra Procurement Services provides procurement management solutions for clients in industries including Hospitals, Seniors, Education, Faith-Based, Travel, Sports & Leisure, Hospitality and Restaurants. With a focus on supporting each client’s unique business strategy, entegra delivers procurement services solutions that drive operational effectiveness and provide innovative products and services.
To learn more, visit www.entegraPS.com.
Founded in Marseille in 1966 by Pierre Bellon, Sodexo is the global leader in services that improve Quality of Life, an essential factor in individual and organizational performance. Operating in 80 countries, Sodexo serves 100 million consumers each day through its unique combination of On-site Services, Benefits and Rewards Services and Personal and Home Services. Through its more than 100 services, Sodexo provides clients an integrated offering developed over 50 years of experience: from food services, reception, maintenance and cleaning, to facilities and equipment management; from services and programs fostering employees’ engagement to solutions that simplify and optimize their mobility and expenses management, to in-home assistance, child care centers and concierge services. Sodexo’s success and performance are founded on its independence, its sustainable business model and its ability to continuously develop and engage its 427,000 employees throughout the world.
Sodexo is included in the CAC 40 and DJSI indices.
Key figures (as of August 31, 2017)
- 20.7 billion euro in consolidated revenues
- 427,000 employees
- 19th largest employer worldwide
- 80 countries
- 100 million consumers served daily
- 12.5 billion euro in market capitalization (as of July 4, 2018)
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