Global Food Retailer Awards Celerity Vendor Management Contract

MECHANICSBURG, PA – Today, Celerity announced it has won a three-year, $30 million contract to provide vendor management services to a large international food retailer with supermarkets in the US and Europe.

Effective September 1, 2011, Celerity will manage the client’s network of technology vendors, including ten suppliers and 75 consultants in three key locations.

“We are very excited to help this prominent retailer with its talent acquisition and management processes,” said Jim Bailoni, President of Celerity PA. “Celerity has refined its talent practices over many years and thousands of technology positions. We are thrilled to bring this level of experience to benefit our global client – ensuring they receive the best resources in their local markets.”

As part of the client’s focus on improving overall operations, Celerity will implement best-in-class human resources and recruiting procedures for diverse technology initiatives. Specific skill sets Celerity will target include business analyst, project management and Oracle positions.

Additionally, Celerity will assist the client in creating a centralized sourcing organization supported by a modernized technology platform. Future work may include providing enterprise technology solutions for application integration efforts.


About Celerity 
Celerity is a business acceleration consultancy devoted to helping companies and government agencies break through key stuck points and solve critical problems. We deliver proven solutions in four main areas: technology adoption and integration,business process efficiency, strategy and alignment and talent. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Celerity operates nine regional offices with more than 600 employees and $96 million in revenue. 


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