PITTSBURGH, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CombineNet, Inc., the leading provider of best-in-class sourcing technology solutions for global supply chains, today announced that it has been honored with the Inbound Logistics Top 100 Logistics IT Providers award for the fifth consecutive year. With this recognition, CombineNet continues to prove, as it has for more than a decade with its SaaS-based CombineNet ASAP® product, that it is generating significant savings and efficiencies for customers as they procure the different transportation services needed to fuel their supply chains.
Every April, Inbound Logistics editors recognize 100 logistics IT companies that support and enable logistics excellence. Drawn from a pool of more than 300 companies, using questionnaires, phone calls, personal interviews, and other research, Inbound Logistics selects the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers who are leading the way in 2013. Editors seek to match readers' fast-changing needs to the capabilities of those companies selected. All companies selected reflect leadership by answering Inbound Logistics readers' needs for simplicity, ROI, and efficient implementation.
"Whether facing seasonal capacity challenges, new opportunities for adopting intermodal strategies, or sustainability commitments, logistics buyers are faced with complex award decisions and large volumes of data from which to make those decisions," said Rich Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of CombineNet. "CombineNet is committed to providing an advanced e-sourcing solution for the supply chain and we're proud to receive this prestigious industry recognition once again."
The advanced sourcing solution CombineNet ASAP allows transportation procurement teams to easily conduct and analyze large-scale transportation events, often involving many thousands of lanes, hundreds of invited carriers, and totaling sometimes hundreds of thousands of individual bid points. CombineNet's Expressive Bidding® approach ensures closer and more creative collaboration with carriers, which helps to secure capacity before award decisions are made, and its Analytics & Optimization features allow for rapid creation and analysis of "what-if" scenarios to share with business stakeholders.
"Inbound Logistics readers are global enterprises, facing a constantly changing competitive landscape as they position themselves for global growth," said Felecia Stratton, Editor, Inbound Logistics Magazine. "CombineNet consistently meets the needs of these shippers, carriers, and 3PLs who seek out the most innovative logistics IT solutions. Inbound Logistics is pleased to honor CombineNet for innovative solutions empowering logistics and supply chain excellence."
Visit www.inboundlogistics.com to access the entire Inbound Logistics 100 list and http://www.combinenet.com/resource-center/whitepapers/transportation-procurement-sourcing.php for CombineNet's latest white paper on Transportation E-Sourcing.
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Inbound Logistics is the pioneering publication of demand-driven logistics practices, also known as supply chain management. IL's educational mission is to guide businesses to efficiently manage logistics, reduce and speed inventory, and neutralize transportation cost increases by aligning supply to demand and adjusting enterprise functions to support that paradigm shift. More information about demand-driven logistics practices is available at www.inboundlogistics.com.
CombineNet, Inc. offers supply chain-driven companies proven solutions to advance the capabilities and outcomes of their strategic sourcing efforts. Powered by the award-winning, SaaS-based CombineNet ASAP® advanced e-sourcing platform, procurement teams can more easily tackle larger and complex spend categories, increase their spend under management, and optimize supplier award decisions for their business. CombineNet also offers best-of-breed SaaS products in Spend Analytics and Contract Management, as well as expert e-sourcing services to drive next-generation results for its global clientele, which includes: Procter & Gamble, A.P. Moller-Maersk, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Johnson & Johnson, Sears, Wendy's QSCC, Bayer, Hershey's, and more. www.combinenet.com
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