JOHANNESBURG, June 29 /PRNewswire/ --

Quadrem, a global provider of Supply Management Solutions, proudly announced that it received the top award for the Best Public Sector Procurement Project at the IPSA/CIPS annual Pan Africa Conference in Johannesburg. Catherine Hills, Client Services Director at Quadrem Africa (Pty) Ltd., received the award on behalf of Quadrem Africa.

Quadrem was the only Service Provider among the nominees for this particular award. The company entered their Centralized Supplier Database project, which was initiated on 14 June 2002 and has grown to be the largest, most comprehensive, supplier database nationally, with over 30.000 registered, verified and maintained supplier profiles. The database supports over 15 Local and Provincial government organizations and Public and Municipal entities nationally.

Referring to Quadrem's entry, Henry Malinga, Chief Director of Supply Chain Policy at National Treasury and judge of the Best Public Sector Procurement Project category, said, The high level of professionalism and quality product offer from Quadrem has had a huge positive impact on the Supply Chain Management environment.

I'm absolutely delighted that Quadrem Africa has been recognised for its contribution to public sector procurement, said Deon Mocke, Vice President, Quadrem Africa. Our supplier database and sourcing services have consistently provided our clients with the proven assurance that their procurement processes are well-governed, meet all regulatory requirements and are exceptionally efficient. We also know the supplier community appreciates our service for its role in ensuring transparency and fairness in the purchasing process.

About Quadrem

Quadrem Africa's customers include the Western Cape Provincial Government, City of Cape Town, Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, two District Municipalities, five local Municipalities, Western Cape Gambling Racing Board, Perishable Products Export Control Board, Robben Island Museum, Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) and Free State Provincial Government. Established in 2000, Quadrem International Ltd. has locations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Mexico, The Netherlands, Peru, Singapore, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates and the United States. Quadrem delivers on demand solutions that enable buyers and their suppliers around the world to automate processes, improve performance and reduce supply chain costs. Solutions include eSourcing, eProcurement, eInvoicing, contract management, spend management, supplier relationship management, electronic catalogues and master data management.

Christopher Haydon of Quadrem, +1-214-872-1360,