Leading Business Publication Includes BirchStreet in Annual Top 100 Listing of Technology Solution Providers
Newport Beach, Calif., December 28, 2007 – BirchStreet Systems, a leading provider of customizable e-procurement and back office automation solutions, today announced that it has been selected by Food Logistics Magazine to be included in the publication’s fourth annual list, the Food Logistics 100, featuring the top technology solution providers that serve the needs of a unique segment of the food service industry. Each company listed is top in their field for assisting food, beverage and consumer packaged goods companies in transforming their supply chain.
As a leading provider of eProcurement and back office automation solutions to the hospitality industry, BirchStreet’s applications are perfectly suited to meet the needs and demands of its hotel and food service customers. The BirchStreet Application Suite is a comprehensive back-office business system that automates the “Procure-to-Pay” cycle, cutting inefficiencies out of the e-procurement process while strengthening financial controls. The application suite leverages BirchStreet’s network of over 30,000 suppliers that service the hospitality industry.
“It is an honor to be recognized by a publication, which is read and relied upon by many corporate executives in the hospitality industry,” said Doug Sanborn, president and CEO of BirchStreet Systems.
BirchStreet Systems was selected among hundreds of companies who were nominated by end-users and solution providers. The winners were chosen by the magazine’s editorial staff. The final list is featured in the cover story of the November/December issue of Food Logistics as well as online atwww.foodlogistics.com.
About Food Logistics
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BirchStreet delivers its solution over the Internet, using the “Software as a Service” (SaaS) model, which reduces the total cost of ownership compared with the traditional method of buying and maintaining enterprise software. BirchStreet delivers its on demand eProcurement and back office solutions to some of the world’s leading hospitality companies, including Hilton Hotels Corporation, Marriott International, Hyatt Hotels, Interstate Hotels and Resorts and Carlson Hospitality. Multi-lingual and multi-currency capable, over 1,000 locations use BirchStreet’s full-featured, full-service procure-to-pay solutions in North America, Central America, Europe and Asia. BirchStreet’s solutions represent the “best of the web” capabilities to mid-tier and global hospitality and food service companies. BirchStreet allows customers to reduce the risk, complexity and cost associated with large-scale regional or worldwide procurement and back-office solutions, while empowering business users and delivering unprecedented ROI. The application suite includes e-procurement and RFQ; budget tracking and workflow; recipe management, liquor monitoring and menu engineering; inventory and receiving; AP automation; and FF&E/capital projects management. Headquartered in Newport Beach California, the company is managed by a team of enterprise software veterans. For more information, visit www.BirchStreetSystems.com.