Ariba, Inc. (Nasdaq:ARBA), the leading spend management solutions provider, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ), the oldest and largest health plan in New Jersey. Under the terms of the agreement, Horizon BCBSNJ will leverage Ariba’s on-demand Procure-to-Pay offering to enhance its sourcing process and increase efficiency.
“For a number of years, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has made significant investments in our technology to improve our operations and better serve our customers,” said Jeanne Landes, Manager, Strategic Sourcing, Horizon BCBSNJ. “With Ariba, we have access to software, expertise and services that will allow us to improve our sourcing process and more effectively manage our spending. Ariba’s services will support our growth in an extremely competitive and challenging environment.”