CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network.
In a competitive marketplace, CenturyLink’s suppliers are key to our company’s success. We rely upon a strong base of suppliers, who understand the importance of on-time delivery and offer high-quality products to our customers, at a price they can afford.
The CenturyLink Supply Chain Management Team manages the acquisition of products and serves as an interface to our internal business units on all Supply Chain needs. Business is awarded to suppliers through a competitive sourcing process and is focused on “best value”. Best value is determined by evaluation of suppliers’ proposals and selection of those offering the best combination of low cost, quality & technology.