[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) has signed a new five-year contract to extend its use of IBM Emptoris solutions – part of IBM’s Smarter Commerce initiative.

AB InBev has operations across six geographic zones and manages a portfolio of more than 200 beer brands. In its procurement operations, AB InBev has completed more than 25,000 eAuctions in seven different languages during 2011 alone.

In order to achieve its high eAuctions volume, AB InBev has trained more than 250 employees globally in auction strategies. The organization deployed Emptoris Contract Management globally in under six months.

[Image Courtesy: Anheuser-Busch InBev)