Vodafone has been selected by The Linde Group, a world-leading industrial gases and engineering company, to provide mobile voice and data services in 27 countries across Europe, Asia Pacific and the Americas.
Under the four-year agreement, Vodafone Global Enterprise - the business within Vodafone which manages the communications needs of its largest multinational customers - will provide Linde with mobile services that will simplify the management of the Group's international mobile communications. Vodafone Global Enterprise will also help Linde to standardise its mobile communications spend and deliver enhanced cost transparency.
Nick Jeffery, Vodafone Global Enterprise CEO, said: "Like other multinational companies, Linde wants to manage its global mobility needs as simply and effectively as possible while reducing costs. We have the scale, the tools and the expertise to deliver worry-free business communication services that will give Linde the competitive edge it needs."
Christoph Clausen, Chief Procurement Officer at The Linde Group said: "After a thorough selection process Linde chose Vodafone as it provided us with the most comprehensive and cost-effective solution. As we follow our strategy to be a High Performance Organisation, mobility services are key to delivering sustainable process optimisation and efficiency gains. Vodafone offers us the ability to harmonise our mobility requirements whilst leveraging Vodafone’s global presence."
Vodafone Global Enterprise will offer Linde a range of services including:
- Voice and data services;
- Spend Manager, which will provide an overview of Linde’s mobile spend and usage across multiple countries and multiple communications providers;
- A dedicated account team.