Basware Announces Strengthened Relationship with Thames Valley Police
Espoo, Finland, 19 June, 2017 – Today, Basware announces it has further strengthened its position as leader for the provision of electronic marketplaces in the UK public sector.
Basware Marketplace has been in use in the UK public sector since 2005. In this time, the product set has managed over £7 billion worth of public-sector transactions. Basware Marketplace has over 40,000 registered suppliers and over 1,700 buyers.
Basware Marketplace was originally designed for the UK public sector. It is a security-accredited service used across central government, local government, health services and police forces.
Thames Valley Police is one of a number of police forces that have signed up for Basware Marketplace under the G-Cloud 8 framework.
Thames Valley Police is the territorial police force responsible for policing Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire.
Richard Fowles, Head of Procurement for Thames Valley Police says, “Our procurement of Basware Marketplace is part of our long-term commitment to improve efficiency around the sourcing of goods and services within the police force and will help us to strengthen supplier relationships.”
Basware is the global leader in providing networked purchase-to-pay solutions, e-invoicing and innovative financing services. Basware’s commerce and financing network connects businesses in over 100 countries and territories around the globe. As the largest open business network in the world, Basware provides scale and reach for organizations of all sizes, enabling them to grow their business and unlock value across their operations by simplifying and streamlining financial processes. Small and large companies around the world achieve significant cost savings, more flexible payment terms, greater efficiencies and closer relationships with their suppliers. Find out more at www.basware.com.