H.E.A.D. Hotel Equipment and Design GmbH (H.E.A.D.) - the central purchasing Company of Deutsche Hospitality - is responsible for all strategic and operational purchasing. Not only leasehold and management companies of the Steigenberger Group, but also franchisees and third-party customers benefit from decades of experience and up-to-date know-how. Via an innovative cloud-based eProcurement platform, individual procure-to-pay solutions are offered in addition to articles from the Food & Beverage, Non Food and IT sectors.
In 2018 H.E.A.D. transferred its digital platform to the newly founded Sourcify GmbH. Sourcify.net is a Franfurt-based independent software and procurement specialist which offers services to the hotel, catering and care sectors. It is a leading and intuitive source-to-pay platform which combines sustainable digitalization with an innovative consultancy approach. Deutsche Hospitality and the Kloepfel Group each own 50 percent of Sourcify GmbH.