Partners

HEADLINE PARTNER

GEP helps global enterprises operate more efficiently and effectively, gain competitive advantage, boost profitability, and maximize business and shareholder value.

Fresh thinking, innovative products, unrivalled domain and subject expertise, and smart, passionate people – this is how GEP creates and delivers unified supply chain solutions of unprecedented scale, power and effectiveness.

Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrants, Winner for Best Procurement Software and Best P2P Provider at the World Procurement Awards, Best Procurement Consultancy at CIPS Supply Chain Management Awards, and Best Provider at the EPIC Procurement Excellence Awards, GEP is frequently honoured as an innovator and leader in source-to-pay direct and indirect procurement software by Gartner, Forrester, IDC, Procurement Leaders, Spend Matters and CPO Rising.

GEP is also ranked leader in managed procurement services (procurement outsourcing) by Everest Group, NelsonHall, IDC, ISG, HfS and IAOP. In addition, the primary research firm in the management consulting sector, ALM intelligence, ranks GEP leader in procurement strategy and supply chain consulting.

With 21 offices and operations centers in Europe, Asia and the Americas, Clark, New Jersey-Based GEP helps enterprises worldwide realize their strategic, operational and financial objectives.

www.gep.com

KNOWLEDGE PARTNERS

Coupa Software is the leading provider of BSM solutions. We offer a comprehensive, cloud-based BSM platform that has connected hundreds of organizations with more than four million suppliers globally. Our platform provides greater visibility into and control over how companies spend money. Using our platform, businesses are able to achieve real, measurable value and savings that drive their profitability.

www.coupa.com

Mastercard is the global technology company behind the world’s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of priceless possibilities. Everyone wants easier ways to pay; we invent them. Corporate purchasing is complicated; we make it simple. Small businesses are virtual; we give them access to a world of buyers.

www.mastercard.com

McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm. We help organizations across the private, public, and social sectors create the change that matters. From the C-suite to the front line, we partner with our clients to transform their organizations in the ways that matter most to them. With exceptional people in 65 countries, we combine global expertise and local insight to help you create the change that truly matters.

McKinsey’s Procurement service line helps unlock the full potential of clients’ portfolios. Our pioneering and digitally enabled approaches to optimize spend categories, drive productivity and innovation with suppliers, and maximize procurement impact through an agile digital operating model typically result in ~20% improved margins and 20x return on investment. Core to our approach are industry-leading digital and analytics solutions that help clients transform and lead the procurement function of the future. Our uncompromising commitment to invest heavily and work with clients to enhance institutional and individual capabilities ensures that impact is sustainable over the long-term.

www.mckinsey.com

HICX is the Supplier Experience Management platform for enterprise. By enabling brands to on-board 100% of their suppliers through a single portal and to manage and maintain a single version of the truth for all of their supplier data, HICX enables the world’s largest organisations to become ‘customer of choice’ for their suppliers.

• Consolidate all of your supplier data, from any system (ERP, P2P), into a single data structure and a single repository. No more “fill in this supplier record spreadsheet”, HICX will work directly with the native output of any of your systems.
• Manage the entire Supplier Lifecycle with every supplier, from on-boarding, to maintaining data, extending relationships to new products, BUs or countries, to making dormant and off-boarding, all through a single portal that automates to reduce supplier, requestor and approver workload.
• Centrally manage Supplier Risk and Performance Management projects for a handful or for thousands of suppliers, combining subjective assessment with performance data from ERP, SCM and P2P systems.
• Maximise your competitive advantage from your Supplier Ecosystem with consolidated reporting and analytics and efficient communication with all suppliers, direct and indirect, from a single platform.

www.hicxsolutions.com

Bain & Company is a global consultancy that helps the world’s most ambitious change makers define the future. Across 59 offices in 37 countries, we work alongside our clients as one team with a shared ambition to achieve extraordinary results, outperform the competition and redefine industries. We complement our tailored, integrated expertise with a vibrant ecosystem of digital innovators to deliver better, faster and more enduring outcomes. Our 10-year commitment to invest over $1 billion in pro bono services brings our talent, expertise and insight to organizations tackling today’s urgent challenges in education, racial equity and social justice, economic development and the environment. Since our founding in 1973, we have measured our success by the success of our clients. We proudly maintain the highest level of client advocacy in the industry, and our clients have outperformed the stock market 4-to-1.

www.bain.com

SAP Procurement Solutions includes SAP Ariba, SAP Fieldglass and SAP S/4HANA-based offerings for operational procurement, delivering a comprehensive suite for goods and services procurement and external workforce management. SAP Ariba solutions provide collaborative commerce capabilities from sourcing and orders through invoice and payment along with expertise to help customers optimize their spend. The solutions drive simple, intelligent exchanges between millions of buyers and suppliers across both direct and indirect expense categories. SAP Fieldglass solutions are market leading for external workforce management and services procurement, helping global organizations find, engage and manage all types of flexible resources including contingent workers and services providers.

To learn more visit www.ariba.com and www.fieldglass.com and www.sap.com. Please read our privacy statement to learn how your personal data will be processed.

Basware is the only procure-to-pay and e-invoicing solution provider that empowers businesses with 100% spend visibility through 100% data capture. Our cloud-based technology enables organizations to fully manage their spend, mitigate financial risk and reduce the cost of operations via automation. With the world’s largest open business network and an open technology ecosystem, we are uniquely positioned to deliver the solution required for Visible Commerce, which provides customers with complete transparency into all the flows of money, goods, and services around the world. A global company, Basware has offices in 14 countries and is traded on the Helsinki exchange (BAS1V: HE).

www.basware.com

Create real business impact for your organization by using C2FO to improve margins and strengthen your supply chain. As the world’s leading dynamic discounting solution, C2FO enables early invoice payments for discounts to your suppliers, creating additional income for your organization without impeding existing contracts. Learn how Global Fortune 500 companies are driving strategic innovation with C2FO.

www.c2fo.com

Celonis is the New York- and Munich-based leader in Enterprise Performance Acceleration software. A pioneer in process mining technology, its Intelligent Business Cloud helps organizations rapidly remove operational friction to become a Superfluid Enterprise. Companies around the world including Siemens, L’Oréal, Uber, Citi, Airbus, and Vodafone rely on Celonis to guide action and drive change, turning business processes into extraordinary experiences and resulting in millions of dollars saved.

www.celonis.com

INSIGHT PARTNERS

Enel Green Power is the Enel’s group brand focused on developing and managing renewable energy generation systems with a global presence in Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and Oceania.

Enel Green Power is a global leader in the green energy sector with a managed capacity of 46 GW across a generation mix which includes wind, solar, geothermal and hydropower, and is at the forefront of integrating innovative technologies into renewable power plants.

Enel green Power is a strategic partner that enables communities, companies and the final consumers to move towards sustainable living, driving the shift towards a decarbonised society and actively contributing to the development and wellbeing of the territories where it operates.

www.enel.com

Markit is a leading online IT purchasing system working in 34 countries globally. Markit integrates more than 200 leading IT distributors in the world into simple and transparent online platform and provides efficient tools for companies to manage, centralize and streamline their IT purchasing.

Markit is saving time and money for companies with simplicity and transparency – we provide the best total cost of IT purchasing for companies large or small. Working in Europe and USA with estimated 110 million EUR turnover in 2018 Markit is looking to open Asia as the next region in a bid to best service global companies. More than 15% of Fortune Global 2000 companies are already using Markit as part of their IT purchasing.

www.markit.eu

JAGGAER offers software as a service (SaaS) based source-to-pay eProcurement solutions with advanced spend analytics, sourcing, supplier management, contract lifecycle management, savings tracking and intelligent workflow capabilities, all on a single platform, JAGGAER ONE. JAGGAER has pioneered spend solutions for more than two decades and continues to lead the innovation curve by listening to its customers and stakeholders in all industry sectors, public services and academia.

www.jaggaer.com

Corcentric is a global provider of market-leading source-to-pay, order-to-cash, and fleet solutions. From the mid-market to Fortune 1000 businesses, Corcentric delivers technology, managed services, and strategic advisory focused on reducing costs, optimizing working capital, and unlocking revenue. Corcentric was named a 2020 ’50 Providers to Know’ by Spend Matters, a leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud-Enabled Accounts Payable Automation 2019, and a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave™: Source-To-Contract Suites, Q4 2019. Since 1996, thousands of companies have trusted Corcentric’s expert team and its suite of world-class solutions to spend smarter, optimize cash flow, and drive profitability.

Learn more at www.corcentric.com.

Achilles Information is the global leader and partner of choice for supply chain risk and performance management. Through supplier pre-qualification programmes, industry audits and risk management, we have been a pivotal link between buyers and suppliers for 30 years. This experience provides the data and perspective to give customers unparalleled levels of insight into the businesses they work with. Working in partnership with customers, Achilles supports supply chains that perform flawlessly and meet critical humanitarian and environmental standards. We have offices across the world, with a network of over 800 buyers and 175,000 suppliers across industrial, infrastructure and natural resources sectors.

www.achilles.com

PRGX helps companies spot value in their source-to-pay processes that other sophisticated solutions didn’t get to before. Having identified more than 300 common points of leakage, we help companies reach wider, dig deeper, and act faster to get more value out of their source-to-pay data. We pioneered this industry 50 years ago, and today we help clients in more than 30 countries take back $1.2 billion in annual cash flow. It’s why 75% of top global retailers and a third of the largest companies in the Fortune 500 rely on us.

www.prgx.com

Sievo is a leading procurement analytics SaaS company that provides spend visibility, but also goes way beyond that. We help our clients identify opportunities, translate these opportunities into projects, embed created value into budgets and ensure that savings truly hit the bottom line. We speak the language of procurement and also translate numbers into the financial view.

Our solution has thousands of users in best-in-class procurement organizations, such as Deutsche Telekom, ISS and Kellogg’s. With our clients, we don’t stop at backward-looking reporting but deliver more by creating forward-looking forecasts and comprehensive analytics. We combine internal information with external data sources. With Sievo, human input and machine learning technologies are integrated together.

In short, we translate procurement data into dollars. Since our founding in 2003, we have experienced rapid, profitable and self-financed growth. Currently we employ more than 170 professionals and have offices in Europe and the US.

www.sievo.com

The worlds most user-friendly Strategic Sourcing platform. Founded in 1999, Scanmarket is the market-leading global Strategic Sourcing platform. Our proven cloud-based solutions are trusted by 300+ customers across more than 80 countries. The secret to our success and longevity is simple: A constant focus on helping our customers achieve their business goals by providing them with the very best strategic sourcing solutions and support in a globally-accessible, easy-to-use platform.

www.scanmarket.com

EcoVadis is the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains. Backed by a powerful technology platform and a global team of domain experts, EcoVadis’ easy-to-use and actionable sustainability scorecards provide detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical risks across 200 purchasing categories and 160 countries. Industry leaders such as Johnson & Johnson, Verizon, L’Oréal, Subway, Nestlé, Salesforce, Michelin and BASF are among the more than 65,000 businesses on the EcoVadis network, all working with a single methodology to evaluate, collaborate and improve sustainability performance in order to protect their brands, foster transparency and innovation, and accelerate growth. Learn more on ecovadis.com, Twitter or LinkedIn.

SAP Procurement Solutions includes SAP Ariba, SAP Fieldglass and SAP S/4HANA-based offerings for operational procurement, delivering a comprehensive suite for goods and services procurement and external workforce management. SAP Ariba solutions provide collaborative commerce capabilities from sourcing and orders through invoice and payment along with expertise to help customers optimize their spend. The solutions drive simple, intelligent exchanges between millions of buyers and suppliers across both direct and indirect expense categories. SAP Fieldglass solutions are market leading for external workforce management and services procurement, helping global organizations find, engage and manage all types of flexible resources including contingent workers and services providers.

To learn more visit www.fieldglass.com and www.sap.com. Please read our privacy statement to learn how your personal data will be processed.

Amazon Business combines the selection, convenience and value customers have come to know and love from Amazon, with new features and unique benefits tailored to the needs of businesses. Amazon Business provides easy access to hundreds of millions of products and a variety of benefits, including business-only pricing and selection, single- or multi-user business accounts, Business Prime, approval workflow, purchasing system integrations, payment solutions, tax exemptions, dedicated customer support and more. Amazon Business is currently available in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, India and Canada.

business.amazon.co.uk

Businesses around the world rely on Egencia, today’s leading business-travel management platform, for personalised experiences, improved compliance, and always-on customer care. As part of Expedia Group, we also provide the world’s most relevant travel options. All to help businesses go where they need to go.

www.egencia.com

Creactives provides AI solutions combined with Knowledge Engineering for purchasing and supply chain digitization. 15 out of the Top 100 European companies, among other Clients, have implemented in their ERP/SRM platforms our Virtual Assistants to prevent errors in purchasing processes. Our Virtual Assistants are able to understand the Requisitioner’s natural language in more than 25 languages including Chinese, Japanese and Korean. A unique combination of: Machine Learning, to learn from historical data; semantic rules, to encode business knowledge not inferable from the data; contributions from users, who with their choices keep the system precise and robust, automatically. The Virtual Assistant are customized on company categorization system, and/or on standard taxonomies like UNSPSC or [email protected]

www.creactives.com

The Smart Cube is a global provider of research and analytics solutions, primarily serving the CPG, financial services, retail, life sciences, energy and industrials sectors.

Addressing the needs of businesses in the intelligence age, our customised solutions provide a truly connected approach, delivered by talented minds and strengthened by Amplifi, our organisational intelligence platform, rich with knowledge, cutting edge tools and advanced analytics.

We work with a third of companies in the Fortune 100, helping them make smarter decisions, accelerate value and gain a competitive edge.

Headquartered in the UK with additional offices in the USA, Switzerland, Romania and India.

www.thesmartcube.com

Greensill is a leading global provider of working capital finance. Founded in 2011, Greensill provides businesses with alternative sources of funding, allowing them to provide suppliers with the opportunity for faster payment, while at the same time preserving their own capital position. The company is headquartered in London with offices in New York, Frankfurt, Chicago, Miami, Singapore, Sao Paulo, Mexico City, Johannesburg, Sydney, Warrington and Bundaberg.

Greensill provides working capital finance facilities to customers across Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East, Africa, and Asia. The company owns Greensill Bank, which was founded in Bremen, Germany in 1927, has a suite of proprietary Supply Chain Finance Funds run by world leading fund management organisations, acquired Finacity in June 2019 and FreeUp in October 2019.

Greensill works with dozens of institutional investors that together provide stable funding. In 2019, Greensill provided more than US$150 billion of financing to more than 8 million customers and suppliers across more than 165 countries.

www.greensill.com

Ivalua is a leading provider of cloud-based Spend Management solutions. Our complete, unified platform empowers businesses to effectively manage all categories of spend and all suppliers, increasing profitability, lowering risk and improving employee productivity. Trusted by hundreds of the world’s most admired brands and recognized as a leader by Gartner and other analysts, Ivalua maintains the industry’s leading 98%+ customer retention rate.

Learn more at www.ivalua.com. Follow us at @Ivalua. ALL Spend, ALL Suppliers, NO Compromises.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 513,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises.

www.accenture.com

MARKETPLACE LIVE PARTNERS

JAGGAER offers software as a service (SaaS) based source-to-pay eProcurement solutions with advanced spend analytics, sourcing, supplier management, contract lifecycle management, savings tracking and intelligent workflow capabilities, all on a single platform, JAGGAER ONE. JAGGAER has pioneered spend solutions for more than two decades and continues to lead the innovation curve by listening to its customers and stakeholders in all industry sectors, public services and academia.

www.jaggaer.com

Our high-impact interventions can meet a wide range of purchasing and negotiation needs. We can deliver a full procurement transformation or organizations can tap into one of our individual procurement programs – Category Management, Supplier Relationship Management or Buyer’s Toolkit, or one of our specialist negotiation programs. Each of these is built on a unique best practice methodology and supported by high-impact learning and development. Learning is delivered through a mix of interactive training, comprehensive toolkits, and digital resources, including our specialist procurement and negotiation digital platforms. Our training courses can be conducted either online as live, instructor-led workshops, or in-house at the client organization’s own premises. We also offer entirely bespoke tools and processes, personal coaching and consultancy for practitioners and teams that require individual, targeted support.

positivepurchasing.com

Corcentric is a global provider of market-leading source-to-pay, order-to-cash, and fleet solutions. From the mid-market to Fortune 1000 businesses, Corcentric delivers technology, managed services, and strategic advisory focused on reducing costs, optimizing working capital, and unlocking revenue. Corcentric was named a 2020 ’50 Providers to Know’ by Spend Matters, a leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud-Enabled Accounts Payable Automation 2019, and a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave™: Source-To-Contract Suites, Q4 2019. Since 1996, thousands of companies have trusted Corcentric’s expert team and its suite of world-class solutions to spend smarter, optimize cash flow, and drive profitability.

Learn more at www.corcentric.com.

Achilles Information is the global leader and partner of choice for supply chain risk and performance management. Through supplier pre-qualification programmes, industry audits and risk management, we have been a pivotal link between buyers and suppliers for 30 years. This experience provides the data and perspective to give customers unparalleled levels of insight into the businesses they work with. Working in partnership with customers, Achilles supports supply chains that perform flawlessly and meet critical humanitarian and environmental standards. We have offices across the world, with a network of over 800 buyers and 175,000 suppliers across industrial, infrastructure and natural resources sectors.

www.achilles.com

Sievo is a leading procurement analytics SaaS company that provides spend visibility, but also goes way beyond that. We help our clients identify opportunities, translate these opportunities into projects, embed created value into budgets and ensure that savings truly hit the bottom line. We speak the language of procurement and also translate numbers into the financial view.

Our solution has thousands of users in best-in-class procurement organizations, such as Deutsche Telekom, ISS and Kellogg’s. With our clients, we don’t stop at backward-looking reporting but deliver more by creating forward-looking forecasts and comprehensive analytics. We combine internal information with external data sources. With Sievo, human input and machine learning technologies are integrated together.

In short, we translate procurement data into dollars. Since our founding in 2003, we have experienced rapid, profitable and self-financed growth. Currently we employ more than 170 professionals and have offices in Europe and the US.

www.sievo.com

Taulia is a leading provider of working capital solutions. Through our AI-powered platform, people and process, we help companies access the value tied up in their supply chain by transitioning from inefficient working capital management practices into technology-led, working capital optimization strategies. Businesses have the option to choose when and how to pay and get paid. Our processes provide both buyers and suppliers with the tools to make this a reality.

www.taulia.com

Businesses around the world rely on Egencia, today’s leading business-travel management platform, for personalised experiences, improved compliance, and always-on customer care. As part of Expedia Group, we also provide the world’s most relevant travel options. All to help businesses go where they need to go.

www.egencia.com

IntegrityNext – Supplier Sustainability & Compliance Monitoring

IntegrityNext enables companies to monitor 100% of their suppliers for sustainability and compliance in order to meet the regulatory requirements and reduce risk. The IntegrityNext platform automatically obtains the required supplier self-assessments and certificates while monitoring social media for malpractice and reputational risks. Among others, IntegrityNext covers Environmental Protection, Human Rights & Labor, Health & Safety, Diversity, Anti-Bribery & Anti-Corruption, Supply Chain Responsibility, Data Protection, Cyber Security, Quality Management, Financial Information, Blacklist & Sanctions, Conflict Minerals, REACH and RoHS. Companies in over 130 countries are using the IntegrityNext platform, including industry-leading companies such as Clariant, Fujitsu, Miele, OSRAM and Siemens. For more information please visit www.integritynext.com

LEADERSHIP CHALLENGER PARTNERS

Globality connects global companies to the best suppliers at the right price for any sourcing need across every category of services. Through its AI-powered Platform and Smart Sourcing technologies, Globality is bringing digital transformation to the sourcing industry. Globality’s AI digital solution replaces the archaic analog request for proposal (RFP), efficiently and effectively scoping needs, managing demand, matching companies with outstanding suppliers that meet their specific service needs, and cutting the sourcing process from months to hours while delivering savings of 20% or more.

www.globality.com

Mastercard is the global technology company behind the world’s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of priceless possibilities. Everyone wants easier ways to pay; we invent them. Corporate purchasing is complicated; we make it simple. Small businesses are virtual; we give them access to a world of buyers.

www.mastercard.com

McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm. We help organizations across the private, public, and social sectors create the change that matters. From the C-suite to the front line, we partner with our clients to transform their organizations in the ways that matter most to them. With exceptional people in 65 countries, we combine global expertise and local insight to help you create the change that truly matters.

McKinsey’s Procurement service line helps unlock the full potential of clients’ portfolios. Our pioneering and digitally enabled approaches to optimize spend categories, drive productivity and innovation with suppliers, and maximize procurement impact through an agile digital operating model typically result in ~20% improved margins and 20x return on investment. Core to our approach are industry-leading digital and analytics solutions that help clients transform and lead the procurement function of the future. Our uncompromising commitment to invest heavily and work with clients to enhance institutional and individual capabilities ensures that impact is sustainable over the long-term.

www.mckinsey.com

Scout RFP makes strategic sourcing simpler, smarter, and more streamlined than ever before. Its intuitive, cloud-based platform – encompassing everything from project intake through sourcing pipeline to contract and supplier management to RFx and reverse auction tools– closes the loop on sourcing and, in the process, empowers collaboration, centralizes data, makes processes more transparent, and, ultimately, drives better business outcomes.

For further information, please visit scoutrfp.com.

GEP helps global enterprises operate more efficiently and effectively, gain competitive advantage, boost profitability, and maximize business and shareholder value.

Fresh thinking, innovative products, unrivalled domain and subject expertise, and smart, passionate people – this is how GEP creates and delivers unified supply chain solutions of unprecedented scale, power and effectiveness.

Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrants, Winner for Best Procurement Software and Best P2P Provider at the World Procurement Awards, Best Procurement Consultancy at CIPS Supply Chain Management Awards, and Best Provider at the EPIC Procurement Excellence Awards, GEP is frequently honoured as an innovator and leader in source-to-pay direct and indirect procurement software by Gartner, Forrester, IDC, Procurement Leaders, Spend Matters and CPO Rising.

GEP is also ranked leader in managed procurement services (procurement outsourcing) by Everest Group, NelsonHall, IDC, ISG, HfS and IAOP. In addition, the primary research firm in the management consulting sector, ALM intelligence, ranks GEP leader in procurement strategy and supply chain consulting.

With 21 offices and operations centers in Europe, Asia and the Americas, Clark, New Jersey-Based GEP helps enterprises worldwide realize their strategic, operational and financial objectives.

www.gep.com

NETWORKING PARTNER

Calero-MDSL is a leading provider of Technology Expense and Market Data Management solutions designed to provide clarity, control, compliance and cost savings. With a deep commitment to innovation and customer service, Calero-MDSL partners with enterprises to provide a unified expense management platform that supports Telecom Expense Management, Managed Mobility Services, the Internet of Things and Financial Market Data Management. Calero-MDSL has thousands of customers in over 50 countries worldwide, including corporations, universities, financial institutions and government agencies.

calero.com