Infosys BPO and Rio Tinto win honorary mention at the Shared Services and Outsourcing Network (SSON) Excellence Awards for Australasia, 2016

The joint award application from Infosys BPO and Rio Tinto won the runner’s up award for Best Process Improvement and Innovation at the SSON Excellence Awards – Australasia 2016. The award was presented to the companies at a glittering awards ceremony in Sydney on June 16, 2016. This prestigious award win is in continuing recognition of the great strides we take in helping create value for clients through constant improvements and innovation.

About our application

Over the past seven years, Rio Tinto and Infosys BPO, its outsourcing solutions provider, have partnered to save costs and increase the efficiency of several sourcing and procurement activities. One such initiative, the Global Process Harmonization program has been a year-long exercise focused on identifying differences and similarities in sourcing and procurement processes across major business geographies. The program determines benchmarks and best-in-class practices to streamline and harmonize processes globally. With its scale and span, it has led to huge operational efficiencies and cost optimization, which have been an unprecedented success.

About the awards

SSON's Shared Services Excellence Awards is a globally recognized, annual industry awards program which honors and celebrates shared service centers (SSC) and service delivery teams who have exceeded industry standards in their shared services and outsourcing (SS&O) initiatives.

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