Simplified procurement processes for any company looking for growth in global markets

Business Finland is an organization which offers funding and advisory services for Finnish companies seeking to grow in global markets. Cloudia has been a partner of Business Finland in digitalized procurement services since 2015. They have been an integral part especially with international projects.

The partnership started because Business Finland had to digitalize their procurement processes. They didn’t have that kind of know-how within the company, so Cloudia was chosen to assist them.

The services Cloudia have provided consist of two separate platforms, Cloudia Sourcing and Cloudia Contract. Cloudia Sourcing is a digitalized sourcing system and Cloudia Contract is used for contract management.

– We needed new systems and support in their use. We couldn’t have developed this kind of software by ourselves, says Eriika Autio, who is a Senior Director at Procurement Unit in Business Finland.

Help with various international projects

Business Finland has utilized Cloudia Sourcing and Cloudia Contract for example with Expo Dubai 2020 and competitive procurement of PR agencies in the UK and consultants for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

– These are typical examples of what we use the systems for. The biggest benefit has been the fact that all the material is available to all the parties at the same time. This keeps everyone up to date, Autio says.

Another great thing about Cloudia has been their customer service.

– Our questions are answered quickly. When we have had some concerns, they have listened and made the required changes, Autio says.

Services that are easy to recommend

Because of the partnership, Business Finland has been able to develop a framework for their competitive procurement processes. Now their employees can focus on what they do best and leave the technical side to Cloudia.

– Cloudia has been a good partner to us and I can recommend their services to other organizations that need to develop their digital procurement processes. They have improved their services very much during these past four years we have done business together, Autio finishes.

Simplified procurement processes for any company looking for growth in global markets

Eriika Autio
Senior Director, Procurement
Business Finland

Resources home

Contact us
to build your strategic suite





Cloudia announces long-term partnership with Al Bayader International

Cloudia to help drive sustained organizational change and growth through digitalization of e-sourcing and CLM processes. Cloudia has signed...

Read more

eSourcing Guide

Are you ready to go with eSourcing? Would you like to expand your supplier network? Without risk? While saving...

Read more

Cloudia Contract includes milestones and Microsoft Word support

At Cloudia, customer satisfaction is one of our main goals, and customer feedback is essential to improve our services...

Read more

How public authorities offer increased value to local communities through DPS

A Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) is a completely electronic process that gives contracting authorities the freedom to grant new...

Read more

Simplified procurement processes for any company looking for growth in global markets

Business Finland is an organization which offers funding and advisory services for Finnish companies seeking to grow in global...

Read more

Cloudia named as finalist for the Procurement Technology Award

Procurement Leaders have announced the finalists for the World Procurement Awards 2019. The World Procurement Awards, in association with...

Read more

Squirrels go nuts over contract management solutions

Did you know the attention span of a squirrel is only one second? But, the attention span of a...

Read more

Leading Procurement Decision-makers Come Together for the Strategic Sourcing Forum 2019

Leading decision-makers along with other specialists in the field of procurement gathered in the ballroom of Hotel Kämp, Helsinki,...

Read more

“Amazing expertise, friendliness and response time”

According to research, Cloudia’s clients are satisfied! The results of our 2019 customer satisfaction survey are a pleasure to...

Read more

Cloudia Order

Because using paper costs more than you think. The clear advantage of using Cloudia Order is the functionality, where...

Read more
Contact us!