THE BOSS ­ Marie-Pierre Rogers THE BASE ­ Geneva THE FOCUS ­ Upstream KEY MEMBERS ­ Nestlé, Danone, Henkel CASHFLOW ­ We are on track to break even at the early part of 2003' PROGRESS ­ Recently cut deal with Transora to give members access to each other's services in complementary areas. It claims that each e-sourcing event saves on average between 10% and15%. Handled more than E1bn of business THE TOOLS ­ e-sourcing: auctions, request tools for info, quotes etc. Database or partner centre' has over 3,000 suppliers registered and ready to negotiate E-requisitioning : lets manufacturers buy indirect items from a catalogue E-supply chain: enables exchange of standardised business documents like shipping orders, invoices; also cpfr tool Bidding futures: Allows members to negotiate deals on goods traded on futures markets such as cocoa and coffee {{FEATURES }}