San Carlos, Calif., (January 20, 2004) - diCarta, the leading provider of enterprise contract management solutions, today announced that Kohler Co. has chosen diCarta Contracts to manage its supplier agreements.
Kohler Co., the global leader in products for the kitchen and bath, is one of the oldest and largest privately held companies in the United States. The Kohler family of businesses creates products that continually set the standard in kitchen and bath, engines and generators, furniture and accessories, cabinetry and tile, as well as resort, recreation, and real estate.
"diCarta Contracts has the rich functionality and proven capabilities Kohler Co. requires to manage its diverse and extensive contracts with suppliers," said Mark Lustig, Purchasing Specialist, Kohler Co. "The diCarta solution's ease of use also set it apart from the rest of the field."
diCarta Contracts provides the most complete contract management solution available—spanning every stage of the contract lifecycle, from contract creation and negotiation, to obligations management and compliance enforcement, through ongoing analysis and contract renewal.
Kohler Co. will use diCarta Contracts to manage its direct and indirect supplier agreements company-wide. The company performed a thorough evaluation of several contract management solutions before selecting diCarta Contracts based on its robust functionality, enterprise scalability, and supplier compliance capabilities.
"Industry leaders like Kohler Co. have recognized that effective contract management and supplier compliance are critical components of a solid supply chain strategy," said Mike Kaul, Chief Executive Officer of diCarta, Inc. "We are pleased to have Kohler Co. join world-class companies such as ADP, Kraft, NBC, and Walgreens that depend on the diCarta solution."