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Friday, August 31, 2012 05:00 PM IST (11:30 AM GMT)
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GETIT and IIMM to bring Enhanced Services to Materials and Supply Chain Managers
New Delhi, Delhi, India, Friday, August 31, 2012 — (Business Wire India) — GETIT Infoservices, is India’s leading digital marketing company offering a platform for Local search, Classifieds, Micro Communities, Deals etc and one of the largest verified databases of Suppliers across categories & verticals for B2B and B2C has announced its association with “Indian Institute of Materials Management (IIMM)” to bring enhanced services to Materials and Supply Chain Managers.
As a part enhanced services under this alliance, Getit will help Purchase managers to become members of IIMM through a simplified process. Additionally Purchase mangers will also have access to Getit’s online tools for taking an informed purchase decision, by inviting and comparing quotes. Getit is also working on bringing new services on other platforms which it operates in, to brings suppliers closer to Purchase managers and shortening the decision making cycle.
Currently purchase managers have reasonably a tough task of sourcing products & services on a daily basis for their organization at an optimal cost and standard quality. Also, SME’s may not even have structured purchase departments. In such situations the services being introduced are of great value since they assist SME’s in sourcing and buying more than 4400 products/services with ease across India, through Getit.
On the occasion of signing the MOU, Mr. C. Subbakrishna National President, IIMM-, said “We feel there is a distinct need to look at the needs of Chief Purchase officers (CPO’s) in companies. IIMM is committed to promote excellence in Materials and Supply Chain Management towards National Prosperity through sustainable Development. . The Association with GETIT will bring in the expertise of an experienced partner who can add significant value to our services.”
On the association, Mr. Sidharth Gupta, CEO, GETIT Infoservices said, “At GETIT we connect Buyers and Sellers across India in various categories. The pain points of Purchase professionals are well understood by us and through this association with this premier institution like IIMM, we will facilitate adding commence and effectiveness to the work of Purchase Professionals.”
Sri K. C. Harsha, Dy. Chairman, Board of Studies and Mr. Channabasappa, Chairman, Bangalore Branch , have concurred with the views and added that this association is expected to give a spurt to membership growth and the services being given by IIMM to its members more professionally.
GETIT operates in more than 100 cities in India and helps to generate quality leads for SME’s. More than 5 million consumers access GETIT’s services every month to connect to suppliers of various services and to Buy/Sell products & services. The company has one of the largest verified databases of Suppliers across categories & verticals for B2B and B2C. Getit’s with its field force has access to 6 lakhs purchase and Supply Chain professionals working in India in SME’s.
The services will be introduced across pan India; IIMM has 45 branches and 19 chapters having near to 10000 members drawn from public and private sectors and will encourage Purchase officers to avail of these unique services.
About GETIT Infoservices Pvt Ltd
GETIT Infoservices is India’s leading digital marketing company offering a platform for Local search, Classifieds, Micro Communities, Deals etc. The company operates in more than 100 cities in India and helps to generate quality leads for SME’s. More than 5 million consumers access GETIT’s services every month to connect to suppliers of various services and to Buy/Sell products & services.
GETIT is the leading provider of Mobile Apps in India for local search with over 1.5 million consumers uses its Apps across various devices/platforms including iOS, BlackBerry, Symbian, Java, Android and Windows Phone. In addition it has a 24*7 voice service on 44444444 where consumers can call to Buy/Sell anything.
GETIT has 25 year+ legacy of servicing Indian SME’s and helping grow their business through quality leads and bringing to them new customers.
“Indian Institute of Materials Management (IIMM)” with its Headquarters at Navi Mumbai, is the National Apex body representing a wide spectrum of professionals engaged in various facets of Material Management, responsible for planning, sourcing, purchasing, Logistics & Supply Chain Management.
Through its wide network of 45 branches and 19 chapters having near 10000 members drawn from public and private sectors, IIMM is dedicated to the promotion of the profession of Materials Management, and its multifaceted activities include Education, EDP, seminars, workshops, in-house training programs and consultancy assignment, Advance Materials Management Programs & Research Programs. IIMM has launched E learning and online Courses with levels of Foundation, Advanced and Expert stages. IIMM launched member Certification for working Purchase, Materials and Logistic professionals, in this occasion.
For details visit www.iimm.org
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Mr. C. Subbakrishna National President, IIMM (left) – Mr. Sidharth Gupta, CEO, GETIT Infoservices (right) – MOU
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