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Vodafone helps AkzoNobel to simplify management, improve control and reduce overall costs.

Business need

As part of a supplier consolidation programme, AkzoNobel was looking for a single global provider of mobile communications that could help it to reduce costs, improve transparency and simplify management of its mobile fleet.

" By extending out contract with Vodafone Global Enterprise for a further three years, we are demonstrating our trust in the relationship and service they provide. Vodafone Global Enterprise has the right strategy and shares the same goals as AkzoNobel to transform our mobile communications on a global scale." Peter Schoehuijs,

CIO, AkzoNobel

The solution

Vodafone Global Enterprise provides a single Master Service Agreement (MSA) that covers mobile communications for AkzoNobel in 47 countries. This includes centralised reporting tools that give AkzoNobel a clear view of its mobile spend, enabling it to optimise its mobile fleet to meet its employees' requirements and to control costs.

Key customer benefits

  • As a global partner, Vodafone Global Enterprise helps AkzoNobel to reduce total cost of ownership and improve its control of its mobile fleet across 47 countries.
  • Vodafone provides analysis and reporting tools, including Spend Manager Professional, to give AkzoNobel better insights into its mobile voice and data spend at a global level.
  • Vodafone provides a standardised portfolio of mobile devices, simplifying procurement and management for AkzoNobel.
  • Vodafone provides a single Global Account Manager, giving AkzoNobel a straightforward route to solve any issues or problems.