Spend Matters Almanac: Sourcing

Focused sourcing solutions and supporting content and services (e.g., spend category specific templates) for automating the strategic sourcing & tactical sourcing processes. Such sourcing suites and modules automate spend analysis, supply base analysis, market analysis, category strategy, cost/value modeling, supplier discovery, supplier qualification/certification, and sourcing execution that includes multi-round RFx/bidding (including reverse auctions and bid optimization support for constraint modeling, scenarios, conditional/bundled bids, etc.), supplier surveys, bid analysis, and negotiation/awarding. Some level of master data management for suppliers, categories/commodities, cost types, etc. is expected. Further differentiating functionality includes project management, savings/value tracking, commodity management, category/industry specific functionality & templates/content, supplier management, contract management, and support for adjacent functional areas (e.g., product design, EH&S, supply chain).

aptitude LLC
   
290 E. John Carpenter Frwy | Irving, Texas | 75062 United States
justin.hibbs@aptitude.com
(866) 842 - 8811
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Aquiire
     
10290 Alliance Road | Cincinnati, Ohio | 45242 United States
PAnthony@Aquiire.com
513/285.8385
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Aquiire’s intelligent real-time Procure-to-Pay suite brings the convenience and simplicity of the consumer shopping experience to the business user with unparalleled compliance and savings. Aquiire features patented, real-time B2B e-commerce shopping from a single search, advanced machine learning to improve search relevance and spend visibility and cutting-edge supplier relationship management technologies to automate buyer/seller collaborations. Aquiire’s best-in-class, intuitive user interface

Bideg
89 Beckets view NN1 5NQ | Northampton, Northamptonshire | NN1 5NQ United Kingdom
sourcing@lccsuppliers.com
7589677092
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BidMode
 
470 Sapphire Drive | Carmel, Indiana | 46032 United States
ian.diakov@bidmode.com
5742103367
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Powerful sourcing optimization with the best customer service in the industry.

blur Group Plc
Eagle House, 1 Babbage Way, | Exeter, Devon | EX5 2FN United Kingdom
info@blurgroup.com
+44 (0) 800 048 8664
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Bonfire Interactive
   
121 Charles St. W. #C429 | Kitchener, Ontario | N2G 1H6 Canada
Hello@GoBonfire.com
1-800-354-8010
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Bonfire is the leading next-generation competitive bidding and RFx platform. Bonfire goes beyond the basic automation of eProcurement suites and older simple bidding tools, helping you to make better, faster decisions. It’s a collaborative, powerful, and insightful cloud-based platform for today’s procurement needs. Bonfire streamlines your entire RFx and bidding process, helping you run projects up to 50% faster. Bonfire

Corporate United
24651 Center Ridge Road, Suite 527 | Westlake, OH | 44145 United States
info@corporateunited.com
440.895.0938
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Founded in 1997, Corporate United is the market leader in providing managed supplier and contract solutions to more than 260 member companies. Representing $1 billion in indirect spend, Corporate United combines this leverage with proprietary industry intelligence to expertly manage more than 35 indirect spend categories. Corporate United is based in Cleveland, Ohio, with regional offices across the country. The

D&B – Dun & Bradstreet
   
103 JFK Parkway | Short Hills, NJ | 07078 United States
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About Dun & Bradstreet® (D&B) The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation is the world's leading source of commercial data, analytics and insight on businesses, or "content." Our global commercial database contains more than 290 million business records. We transform commercial data into valuable insight, which is the foundation of our global solutions that customers rely on to make critical business decisions.

Dato Capital
Zurbano 45, 1 | Madrid, Madrid | 28010 Spain
info@datocapital.com
+34918330444
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Determine
       
615 West Carmel Drive | Carmel, IN | 46032 United States
sales@determine.com
1.877.806.1932
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Determine, Inc. (NASDAQ: DTRM) is a leading global provider of SaaS Source-to-Pay and Enterprise Contract Lifecycle Management (ECLM) solutions with over four decades of collective technical and process knowledge. The pioneering Determine Cloud Platform was designed from the ground up to be adaptable, agile and flexible without the need for expensive and complex configurations that disrupt business instead of accelerate

Directworks
 
6021 Wallace Road Ext. | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | 15090 United States
mcross@directworks.com
7249331180
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Directworks provides a better way for manufacturers to work across teams and with suppliers to develop, launch and deliver more profitable products. Leading manufacturers use Directworks’ cloud-based platform to more effectively engage their stakeholders and suppliers at any stage of the product lifecycle to achieve greater product success. Directworks only serves discrete manufacturers. Our focus is your advantage. That means

EC Sourcing Group, Inc.
18 Cattano Ave. | Morristown, NJ | 07960 United States
sales@ecsourcinggroup.com
+1-973-718-7071
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Revolutionize your sourcing process and results. Our FlexRFP eSourcing solution is battle tested over the last 16 years to deliver a powerful, yet easy solution that can facilitate simple quotes in minutes or very complex data sets with over ten thousand records and everything in between. EC Sourcing Group helps companies streamline and automate their sourcing and supplier management processes

GEP
 
100 Walnut Ave. | Clark, NJ | 07066 United States
info@gep.com
732-382-6565
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GEP helps global enterprises operate more efficiently and effectively, gain competitive advantage, boost profitability, and maximize business and shareholder value. Fresh thinking, innovative products, unrivaled domain and subject expertise, and smart, passionate people – this is how GEP creates and delivers unified business solutions of unprecedented scale, power and effectiveness. With 12 offices and operations centers in Europe, Asia and

IBM
   
1 New Orchard Road | Armonk, New York | 10504-1722 United States
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IBM Procurement solutions help companies face complex economic and operational environments that present significant challenges from managing global growth to sustainably reducing costs, from aiding compliance to mitigating increasing volatility and risk. Procurement organizations play an essential role in achieving critical corporate objectives. Yet, procurement organizations are challenged with managing an increasingly global supply base, optimizing complex processes and making

Insight Sourcing Group
 
5555 Triangle Parkway, Suite 300 | Atlanta, GA | 30092 United States
info@insightsourcing.com
770-628-0030
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Insight Sourcing Group helps clients improve earnings by reducing procurement-related costs. Working with senior executives, purchasing teams, and other stakeholders, ISG drives savings by providing strategic sourcing expertise, implementing procurement best practices, increasing spend visibility, and developing indirect spend consortia. Founded in 2002, ISG is the leading procurement and sourcing strategy firm in North America. The company's leadership includes Fortune

Intesource, Inc.
2111 E Highland Ave, B-375 | Phoenix, AZ | 85016 United States
kdeacon@intesource.com
800-475-2149
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E-sourcing is a proven method for driving cost savings and supply chain value, but many organizations fail to realize top ROI due to a lack of resources and e-sourcing expertise. At the same time tolerance for risk and appetite for adding head count are both at all-time lows. Intesource assists with every aspect of e-sourcing from identifying potential categories (including

Ion Wave
3653 S South Avenue | Springfield, Missouri | 65807 United States
417 823-7773
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K2 Sourcing
222 E Main Street | Port Washington, WI | 53074 United States
info@k2sourcing.com
1-877-824-9809
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Keelvar
       
Rubicon Centre, Bishopstown, | Cork, Co Cork | T12 Y275 Ireland
info@keelvar.com
+353 21 234 0219
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Keelvar provides optimization-backed sourcing software that is easy-to-use. Large and medium enterprises use Keelvar to manage over $1bn in spend monthly and it is the most modern advanced eSourcing tool on the market. Keelvar's customers have a desire to apply best practice sourcing to a variety of strategies and wish to operate independently without a dependency on consulting support. Keelvar

LevaData
 
440A Wolfe Road | Sunnyvale, CA | 94085 United States
info@levadata.com
408-809-2780
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LevaData helps global enterprises to improve gross margins by reducing supply chain costs. LevaData’s cloud platform combines market intelligence and enterprise data with applied cognitive analytics to continuously identify savings opportunities and risks. Our customer’s procurement, engineering, and sourcing teams can make the right decisions to deliver competitive advantage. Through a shared, outcome-based approach, Levadata ensures our customers achieve a

LiveSource
1165 Northchase Parkway, Suite 250 | Marietta, GA | 30067 United States
info@livesource.com
877-866-5343
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A modern cloud-based Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) solution built for the complexities of the manufacturing industry.

Market Dojo
 
Westend Business Suites | Stonehouse, Gloucestershire | GL10 3SL United Kingdom
craig.knowles@marketdojo.com
01173180955
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Market Dojo provide a range of affordable, on-demand eSourcing tools to help procurement professionals negotiate more effectively. Market Dojo - Accessible eSourcing Software (RFx/reverse auctions) Category Dojo - Spend Category Analysis Tool Innovation Dojo - 2-Way Buyer and Supplier Collaboration Software SIM Dojo - Supplier Onboarding Tool Sign up for free to discover everything our software has to offer in

Nimbi
   
Alameda Vicente Pinzon, 51 - 6th floor | Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo | 04547130 Brazil
marketing@nimbi.com.br
+55 11 31355 8000
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Nimbi is a technology company focused on providing the right tools and solutions for our clients to increase productivity and performance in dealing with their business partners. We use our expertise in supply chain management to develop solutions that enhance productivity and generate savings. Our eProcurement platform include the entire search, certify, negotiation, and transaction processes between companies. And it

Paladin Associates
145 Whitney Valley Walk | Johns Creek, GA | 30097 United States
DJHoeppner@PaladinAssociatesInc.com
770-853-9940
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Founded in 2001, Paladin Associates is a Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Services company staffed by veteran professionals from GE, P&G and similar industry leaders. All Associates have over 25 years of business experience, bringing an impressive array of broad and deep Sourcing, Procurement, Financial and Operations experience and expertise in many functions and industries. Paladin adds value by providing intellectual

Polydyne
9390 Research Boulevard, Suite 400 | Austin, Texas | 78759 United States
sales@polydyne.com
512-343-9100
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PROACTIS
     
Riverview Court, Castle Gate | Wetherby, West Yorkshire | LS22 6LE United Kingdom
info@proactis.com
+44 (0)1937 545070
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PROACTIS is a global Spend Control and eProcurement solution provider. Over 1000 organisations across 90 countries use PROACTIS software and services to transform their procurement, purchase-to-pay and accounts payable processes to deliver greater bottom-line value. • PROACTIS Solutions for Finance enable organisations to streamline the purchase-to-pay process, eliminate labour-intensive manual registration of invoices, speed up invoice matching and approvals, and

ProcurePort
11715 Fox Road, Suite 400-203 | Indianapolis, IN | 46236 United States
sales@procureport.com
866-643-8153
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ProcurePort is an industry leader in providing cloud hosted e-procurement solutions and services. The ProcurePort Sourcing toolkit which includes Reverse Auctions, RFI & RFQ Management, Contract Management, Supplier Management and P.O. & Invoice Management; enables organizations to fully automate their source-to-pay process within a single cloud hosted solution. Each day, businesses around the world and across a wide variety of

ProProcure
Europa Court, Marsham Way | Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire | SL9 8BQ United Kingdom
jonathan.posner@proprocure.com
+44 (0)870 380 1717
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ProProcure Limited is a global provider of Marketing Spend Management Solutions. We work with central and local marketing, brand and procurement teams within multi-national brand portfolio companies. ProProcure focus on marketing materials (POS, print and promotional) and related services categories. ProProcure’s technology and supporting services solutions cover the Source-to-Order lifecycle and are designed to seamlessly integrate with, and enhance, client’s

Purchasing Auctions
86 - 88 Richmond Road | Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey | KT2 5EW United Kingdom
info@purchasingauctions.com
(+44) 7726 314452
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QinetiQ Commerce Decisions
Cody Technology Park, Ively Rd | Farnborough, Hampshire | GU14 0LX United Kingdom
marketing@qinetiq.com
(+44) 1252 392000
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Scanmarket
12600 Deerfield Parkway Suite 100 | Alpharetta, Georgia | 30004 United States
northamerica@scanmarket.com
800.411.6202
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Since 1999, Scanmarket’s mission has been to help global organizations of all sizes drive better business results in their eSourcing programs. The #1 path to success in eSourcing has always been “making it easy”. To do that end, we have created cloud-based tools, services and intelligence that are easy to learn, easy to use, and easy to share. With a

Scout RFP
     
123 Mission Street | San Francisco, California | 94105 United States
hello@scoutrfp.com
1-800-235-4492
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Scout is a collaborative, cloud-based sourcing suite that helps companies operate more strategically, more collaboratively, and make more informed purchasing decisions, faster. Sourcing use Scout to make a bigger impact on their business, financially and strategically. Innovative teams across industries, including Adobe, Biogen, easyJet, Owens Corning, and PayPal trust Scout’s platform to identify savings opportunities, track complex events, and collaborate

Source Dogg
Galway Technology Centre, Mervue Business Park | Galway, | Ireland
info@sourcedogg.com
(+44) 203 481 0904
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Sourcemap
 
85 Broad St 28th Fl. | New York, NY | 10004 United States
info@sourcemap.com
617.453.8627
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Based on MIT research, Sourcemap offers the most advanced supply chain data modeling and visualization software solutions powered by a real-time data mining API and a vast supplier social network. Leading brands and manufacturers use Sourcemap's private cloud-based solution to manage their own supply chain mapping: uploading enterprise data, inviting suppliers and sub-suppliers, performing advanced analytics, and exporting visually stunning

Sourcing Synergies
6223 Blue Spruce Ct, | Long Grove, IL | 60047 United States
rlkarp@sourcing-synergies.com
847-284-8988
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Other consultants offer a slick presentation, sky high targets --and irritated suppliers. We offer money in the bank. From Opportunity Analysis to Supplier Management, we work with you every step of the way. You will see the value delivered and results achieved.

StockonDeals
Voldbjergvej 12 | Risskov, Denmark | 8240 Denmark
bu@stockondeals.com
+45 69 13 81 05
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The Hackett Group
 
1001 Brickell Bay Drive 30th Floor | Miami, FL | 33131 US
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The Hackett Group (NASDAQ: HCKT) is an intellectual property-based strategic consultancy and leading enterprise benchmarking and best practices implementation firm to global companies. ‎Services include business transformation, enterprise performance management, working capital management, and global business services. ‎ The Hackett Group also provides dedicated expertise in business strategy, operations, finance, human capital management, strategic sourcing, procurement, and information technology, including

THOMASNET.com
 
5 Penn Plaza | New York, New York | 10001 United States
rlieberman@thomasnet.com
212.629.1532
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THOMASNET.com continues the 120 year legacy of serving the B2B market as the only free platform for sourcing new suppliers built by buyers for buyers. A combination of proprietary taxonomy and sophisticated search over 500K+ North American OEMs, distributors, custom manufacturers, MRO providers and service companies, expedites supplier discovery. In-depth company profiles provide detailed demographics and capabilities to aid supplier

Trade Extensions
 
24 Greenway Plaza, Suite 1800 | Houston, TX | 77046 United Kingdom
mark.maxwell@tradeext.com
+1 (855) 215 8387
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Trade Extensions (www.tradeextensions.com) is the leading software provider for the most complex and large scale strategic sourcing and optimization projects. Over $1 billion worth of spend is allocated through its platform, TESS™, each week. TESS™ is uniquely flexible and runs projects ranging from simple reverse auctions to complex sourcing events involving goods and services worth billions of dollars, millions of

Vendorful
30 Vesey St., 9th Floor | New York, New York | 10007 United States
david@vendorful.com
646-893-7392
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Vendorful has reimagined eSourcing software, marrying a modern user experience with a robust set of APIs to transform the way organizations manage their sourcing efforts. Our ever-growing suite of tools includes RFP/RFI/RFQ Automation, Reverse Auctions, Contracts Administration and Lifecycle Management, and Vendor Management. Vendorful marries point-and-click simplicity with enterprise-class features (e.g. SSO, encryption at rest, and more) to offer a

Vortal
Ribera del Loira 46, Edif. 2 | Madrid, | 28042 Madrid – Spain Spain
(+351) 210325000
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