Kimberly-Clark Partners With to Streamline Their

Kimberly-Clark Partners With to Streamline Their Sourcing 
LiveSource Platform Utilized by Kimberly-Clark to Assist With Their
ATLANTA, GA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/17/13 --  Kimberly-Clark desired to
have a software platform to enable them to connect with their supply
chain more efficiently. They leveraged's cloud-based
e-sourcing and supplier management tool, LiveSource, to enhance their
business and better connect with their supply chain. 
LiveSource provides Kimberly-Clark with the technology infrastructure
necessary to achieve global supply management excellence. The
LiveSource platform is both configurable and scalable and uses open
standards with a design easily integrated with other technology
systems. LiveSource is an on-demand solution that eliminates the need
for technology investments on the part of the user. LiveSource is
fully integrated in the industry's largest and most trusted supplier
marketplace that shortens the cycle time for most sourcing projects. 
"By using the platform, our team was able to be much more
efficient. We used to accomplish around 100 RFQs a year. Now, we can
complete around 5,000-6,000 projects without increasing headcount
whatsoever," said Mark J. Rosenquist, North America Procurement with
Kimberly-Clark. "The more bids we are able to perform, the more cost
savings we see. Additionally, having the virtual marketplace of
qualified suppliers is invaluable."  
Kimberly-Clark continues to lead the market in exploring new and more
efficient methods to oversee and manage their supply chain. Utilizing
LiveSource is another step in their efforts to maintain a competitive
"Kimberly-Clark has been a strategic partner of ours over the years
and we are excited to continue our relationship with them through our
LiveSource product," said Mitch Free, founder and CEO of 
To learn more about LiveSource from, please visit 
About Kimberly-Clark 
Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable
part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, nearly
a quarter of the world's population trusts Kimberly-Clark brands and
the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene and
well-being. Kimberly-Clark brands such as Kleenex, Sco
Pull-Ups, Kotex and Depend, hold number one or two share positions in
more than 80 countries. To keep up with the latest Kimberly-Clark
news and to learn more about the company's 140-year history of
innovation, visit 
About is the largest online marketplace for the manufacturing
industry, facilitating interaction between buyers and manufacturers. enables sourcing professionals and engineers to quickly and
easily locate quality suppliers for CNC Machining, Injection Molding,
Metal Stamping, Metal Fabrication and many other processes through an
easy-to-use online marketplace. With more than $115 billion in RFQs
passing through the marketplace, has helped thousands of
manufacturers -- ranging from small machine shops to large
conglomerates -- increase sales and grow profits. is a global
business, with offices in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Mexico.  
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