EKS Handelsgesellschaft m.b.H. & Co. KG was established in 1982 as a joint venture of the SPAR Austria and METRO Group. EKS aims at cooperation with suppliers of the SPAR Austria and the METRO Group. For this purpose, EKS concludes corresponding agreements with suppliers comprising a comprehensive package of EKS services.
The network has been steadily expanded since 1982. EKS now works together with over 1 800 food and non-food suppliers.
One of the principal services offered by EKS Handelsgesellschaft is the intercompany settlement of all receivables and liabilities of the EKS affiliates. Through steady growth and expansion, over the past 15 years, the volume of settlement has almost doubled.