CHANTILLY, Va. -- Ahold USA, based here, hopes to convert as many of its perishables suppliers as possible to its new Agribuys e-procurement system.
Ahold plans to adopt the Agribuys system for its centralized Perishables Procurement Organization. The PPO, located in Boston, will handle procurement for Ahold's six U.S.-based supermarket chains.
Ahold signed a five-year contract with Agribuys, including an option to renew for an additional five years. Terms were not disclosed.<