Spend Matters Almanac: Sourcing / Cost Reduction

Consulting services centered not only strategic sourcing strategies, but other methods to achieve ongoing cost reductions, including supplier collaboration, internal process redesign, demand management, value engineering, working captial optimization, group purchasing, etc.

A.T. Kearney
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555 Mission Street | San Francisco, California | 94105 United States
carrie.ericson@atkearney.com
1 415 490 3970
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A.T. Kearney is a leading global management consulting firm with offices in more than 40 countries. Since 1926, we have been trusted advisors to the world's foremost organizations. A.T. Kearney is a partner-owned firm, committed to helping clients achieve immediate impact and growing advantage on their most mission-critical issues. For more information, visit www.atkearney.com.

Accenture
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161 N Clark | Chicago, 60601 | 60601 United States
alexis.c.perez@accenture.com
3126937408
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Accenture Strategy operates at the intersection of business and technology. We bring together our capabilities in business, technology, operations and function strategy to help our clients envision and execute industry specific strategies that support enterprise wide transformation. Our focus on issues related to digital disruption, competitiveness, global operating models, talent and leadership help drive both efficiencies and growth. For more

Alix Partners
One Boston Place, Suite 4040 | Boston, MA | 02108 United States
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Ayming
4 More London Riverside | London, London | SE12AU United Kingdom
contactuk@ayming.com
+44 20 30 58 58 00
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Ayming is the leading international consultancy firm specialized in unlocking human, financial and operational value for our clients. We advise the C-Suite across all industries and geographies on their critical issues and opportunities, supported by three major pillars: Operational Excellence, Employee Commitment and Innovation Management. After more than 30 years, we are still just as passionate about achieving better results

Bain
131 Dartmouth Street | Boston, Massachusetts | 02116 United States
+1 617 572 2000
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Booz and Company
18th Floor, 101 Park Avenue | New York, NY | 10178 United States
+1 212 551-3828

Capita Procurement Solutions
30 Berners Street | London, International | W1T 3LR United Kingdom
procure@capita.co.uk
033 0024 9322
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Capita Procurement Solutions are trusted by UK and global organisations to support and transform their procurement functions. We design and deliver innovative, flexible procurement solutions that help our clients manage and improve their supply chain. As the procurement business in Capita, we transform procurement, drive efficiencies and realise cashable savings from third party spend through our range of flexible procurement

Chain IQ
71 Fenchurch Street | London, London | EC3M 4BS United Kingdom
mark.fleming@chainiq.com
+44 7879 495346
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Chain IQ offers true strategic, tactical and operational procurement services along the entire end-to-end procurement value chain (Source to Contract, Source to Order, Source to Pay) on a global basis. Chain IQ's integrated combination of offerings is completely new to the procurement services market. The procurement services offered by Chain IQ accommodate the trend in the procurement sector for cost-optimal

Chainalytics
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2500 Cumberland Parkway, Suite 550 | Atlanta, GA | 30339 United States
info@chainalytics.com
(770) 433-1566
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Chainalytics accelerates fact-based transformation for supply chain leaders around the globe, including 18 of Gartner’s Top 25 supply chains. Chainalytics brings unparalleled passion to its core purpose: To help leaders realize maximum value from their supply chains. Our combination of top supply chain talent, proven methodologies, and proprietary market intelligence delivers actionable insight and measurable outcomes. With locations across Europe,

Connolly
50 Danbury Road | Wilton, CT | 06897 United States
racinfo@connolly.com
203.529.2000
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Crowe Horwath
Three First National Plaza, 70 West Madison Street, Suite 700 | Chicago, Illinois | 60602 United States
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Deloitte
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550 S. Tryon Street | Charlotte, North Carolina | 28202 United States
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Deloitte takes a holistic view of the supply chain to drive integrated solutions, and has been identified as a leader among Supply Chain Consulting firms based on its breadth and depth of Sourcing and Procurement services. Deloitte has developed a deep expertise in: - Indirect Sourcing & Procurement - Direct Sourcing & Procurement - Supplier Management & Collaboration - Category

Denali – A WNS Company
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1251 Waterfront Place Suite 200 | Pittsburgh, PA | 15222 United States
Aggie.Hanczewski@wns.com
844.633.6254
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Denali delivers high-end global sourcing and procurement solutions to some of the world’s leading brands. We provide a complete range of adaptable, enabling solutions that address every aspect of the procurement lifecycle: Category Management and Planning, Learning and Development, Strategic Sourcing, Contracting, Supplier Management, Analytics, Transactional Procurement, and Accounts Payable. As part of WNS, Denali brings industry-leading procurement solutions to

Efficio
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12 E 49th Street, 11th Floor | New York, NY | 10017 United States
info@efficioconsulting.com
+1 646 859 1535
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Efficio is the world’s largest procurement consultancy, operating across ten offices in Europe, North America and the Middle East. We help organisations reduce costs, improve internal processes and upskill their procurement teams so that they can realise cost savings faster. We aim to ensure savings are measurable and sustainable – delivering greater value for your business over the longer term.

Ernst & Young
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1 More London Place | London, | SE1 2AF United Kingdom
+44 20 7951 2000
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Expense To Profit
15308 Diamond Cove Terrace, Suite K | Rockville, MD | 20850 United States
marc.freedman@expensetoprofit.com
240-406-9075
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Fine Tune
1811 W. North Avenue | Chicago, IL | 60622 United States
contact@finetuneus.com
773-342-8863
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Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Fine Tune partners with companies to source, negotiate, manage and audit certain ‘nuisance expense’ programs. Led by executive-level industry insiders, Fine Tune has also developed proprietary auditing software which monitors client invoices to ensure adherence with the implemented agreements. Several of the world’s most recognizable brands have chosen Fine Tune, including Cargill, Pep Boys, Siemens, Advance

FULLSTEP
1332 N Halsted St. - Suite 302 | Chicago, Illinois | 60642 United States
olivier.maurandy@fullstep.com
+1-312-202-6510
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The FULLSTEP Suite covers all stages of the spend cycle, complementing your ERP systems, helping you optimize spend every step of the way: requisition approval workflow, online negotiation, contract repository, purchase order management, supplier compliance and performance management, invoices... Its modular structure allows us to tailor a solution that will bring the most value and sense to your organization. Fullstep

Insight Sourcing Group
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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

INVERTO
No 1 Royal Exchange | London, London | EC3V3DG United Kingdom
contact@inverto.com
+44 20 7043 4176
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INVERTO, A BCG Company is an international business consultancy and one of Europe’s leading specialists in strategic procurement and supply chain management. Our services range from identifying and assessing the potential for cost reductions and improving performance, implementing strategies on site, through to optimising the entire supply chain. As subsidiary of the Boston Consulting Group, INVERTO helps companies become more

JVKellyGroup
145 East Main Street | Huntington, NY | 11743 United States
info@jvkg.com
(631) 427-2888
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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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Kepler Consulting
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8 rue Volney | Paris, Ile de France | 75002 France
sherif.zaki@kepler-consulting.com
+ 33 (0)1 44 75 05 35
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KPMG
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191 West Nationwide Blvd. | Columbus, OH | 43215 United States
dkarumsi@KPMG.com
+1 614 249 2384
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Our mission is to make the Procurement function a competitive differentiator for our clients. We help drive sustainable improvements to make Procurement a source of value and innovation. Leveraging our financial heritage and strength in managing risk, we help achieve balanced business performance through better spend management, productivity gains, and improved internal controls. We serve as business partners providing tailored

LogicSource
20 Marshall Street, Suite 210 | Norwalk, Connecticut | 06854 United States
sales@logicsource.com
2034099770
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An innovative leader in sourcing and procurement services, LogicSource was purpose-built to drive profit improvement for their clients through better buying. LogicSource focuses exclusively on the sourcing and procurement of goods-not-for-resale, also known as indirect procurement, which typically represents 20% of client revenue and the area of greatest spending inefficiency. This includes complex not-for-resale categories like Marketing, Packaging, Store Development,

McKinsey
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55 East 52nd St. | New York, NY | 10022 United States
+1 212.446.7000
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MTI systems (costimator)
59 Interstate Drive | West Springfield, MA | 01089 United States
(413) 733-1972
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NPI
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271 17th Street NW, Suite 550 | Atlanta, GA | 271 17th Street NW, Suite 550 United States
kaddington@npifinancial.com
404-591-7500
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What We Do at NPI NPI is an IT sourcing consulting company that helps enterprises identify and eliminate overspending on IT and Telecom purchases, accelerate purchasing cycles and align internal buying teams. We deliver transaction-level price benchmark analysis, license and service optimization advice, and vendor specific negotiation intel that enables IT and Telecom buying teams to drive measurable savings. NPI

Occumen
The Courtyard, 38 Alexandra Road | Windsor, Berkshire | SL4 1HU United Kingdom
hello@occumen.co.uk
+44 (0) 1753 861 226
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Odesma Ltd
Blackbox Business Centre | Wilmslow, Cheshire | SK9 5ER United Kingdom
contact@odesma.co.uk
01614337833
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Odesma offer a new breed of procurement advisory which ensures you stay ahead of the market and improve more than just your bottom line. The business advisory solutions are founded on experience, expertise and insight, providing mobile resources anywhere in the world. Focussing on doing things fast and cost effectively to suit any organisation. Odesma’s flexibility allows us to mobilise

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

Palambridge
160 W Foothill Parkway, Suite 105-118 | Corona, CA | 92882 United States
contact@palambridge.com
888 380 1440
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Palambridge is a virtual platform of procurement experts, technology, and intelligence created to provide a broad range of flexible, strategic, tailored solutions on-demand. The value and objective-driven approach of the Palambridge platform brings tomorrow’s supply management to procurement leaders and organizations today.

Procura Consulting
375 Park Avenue | New York, New York | 10152 United Kingdom
info@procuraconsulting.com
02126346855
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Procura Consulting is a rapidly growing firm specialising in procurement cost reduction. We work with clients across a diverse range of markets to help them improve operational performance and increase profitability through procurement excellence. Procura helps medium and large sized organisations across the public and private sectors achieve significant cost savings through better procurement. Our consultants use the latest approaches

Proxima
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311 S. Wacker Drive Suite 880 | Chicago, IL | 60606 United States
info@proximagroup.com
+1 (312) 281 2911
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At Proxima, we help our clients spend their money wisely, and well… For the average business, supplier expenditure represents in the region of 70% of revenues. More so than ever shareholders trust that this moneys well spent. Today suppliers are the biggest cost line, the greatest source of innovation and productivity, and the most likely source of risk. For over

PwC
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1 N Wacker Drive | Chicago, IL | 60606 United States
james.e.costa@pwc.com
3122982892

Revenew
9 Greenway Plaza, Suite 1950 | Houston, TX | 77046 United States
ppettit@revenew.net
281-276-4500
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Revenew offers Cost Recovery audits and Cost Containment services that deliver monetary recoveries and cost reduction benefits. Our programs help to ensure compliance with commercial terms, recover lost monies and provide best practice recommendations for contractual and operational improvements. We produce hard-dollar results for our clients – specific, tangible and often quite substantial. Revenew specializes in companies with complex Accounts

Sourcing Advisors Group
101 Jordan Pl | Lafayette, CA | 94549 United States
serge.milman@SourcingAdvisorsGroup.com
4152603403
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Enterprise Strategic Sourcing with guaranteed 15%-20% savings.

SpendWorx
199 W. Hillcrest Drive, Suite 100 | Thousand Oaks, California | 91360 United States
info@spendworx.com
(800) 666-8138
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SpendWorx LLC is a provider of spend analytics solutions and procurement consulting services. The company’s flagship product SpendWorx is a self-service web hosted solution that delivers powerful capabilities in spend visibility, category analysis, contract reporting, vendor performance management, price benchmarking, supply market intelligence and more. Accessible using any PC or mobile device web browser, SpendWorx is available in customized tiers

Tenzing
Waterfront Corporate Park II, Suite 302, 2100 Georgetowne Drive | Sewickley, PA | 15143 United States
info@tenzingconsulting.com
877-980-5300

The Hackett Group
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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

Trax
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14500 N.Northsight Blvd - Suite 113 | Scottsdale, AZ | 85260 United States
stephanie.benzinger@traxtech.com
1-800-755-0110
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Trax is a global leader in Transportation Spend Management solutions. Combining industry leading cloud based applications with expert services, we are transforming traditional freight and parcel audit to help customers better manage and control their global transportation costs and drive enterprise wide efficiency. With a global footprint spanning North America, Latin America, Asia and Europe, we deliver data based visibility

Xoomworks Procurement
33 Foley Street | London, London | W1W 7TL United Kingdom
procurement@xoomworks.com
+44 (0)20 7400 6120
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Xoomworks is a niche procurement consultancy working with a range of global to mid-size organisations in UK, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the US to effect procurement transformation. Our expertise covers Sourcing and Transformation, Procurement Technology, and Operational Procurement Support. We engage at all levels with our clients to build strong, long-lasting relationships as trusted advisors. We’ve been working

Yooz
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8951 Cypress Waters Blvd, Ste. 170 | Coppell, Texas | 75019 United States
contact@us.getyooz.com
832-384-9669
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Yooz is a fast-growing, award-winning software firm that solves for today’s finance professionals’ top invoice and payment processing challenges by providing innovative, cloud-based AP automation. Yooz offers an intuitive, simple, secure, purchase to pay invoice processing solution that integrates seamlessly with more than 200 ERP platforms. Simplicity, transparency, security, savings, and mobility form the hallmark foundation of the Yooz platform