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The Co-operative Food

UK Food Retailer Merges Trading Networks

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Co-operative Food transforms business and manages high volume of supplier invoices with OpenText™ Trading Grid™

Given the value of the transactions, this is an application that you want to have up and running 24x7. The ideal scenario is that the application is so reliable that you don’t notice and don’t stop to think about it. This is what we have achieved with OpenText Trading Grid.

Alan Broadhurst, Solution Manager, The Co-Operative


• Disparate supply chains following acquisition
• Changing business environment



• Unified B2B trading system
• 24x7 reliability
• Minimal management through reliable outsourcing

About The Co-operative Food

The Co-operative Food forms the grocery brand of The Co-operative Group, which employs 70,000 people and has more than 3,500 retail outlets. The Co-operative Group is the fifth largest food retailer in the United Kingdom.