CombineNet Receives the SupplyChainBrain 2011 "Great Supply Chain Partner" Award for e-Sourcing Technology

Third Consecutive Year of Recognition from Leading Supply Chain Magazine's Readers

Aug 09, 2011, 09:00 ET from CombineNet, Inc.

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CombineNet, Inc., the leading provider of best-in-class e-sourcing technology, today announced that it has been recognized by SupplyChainBrain as a "2011 Great Supply Chain Partner." This award represents the third consecutive year that CombineNet has achieved recognition in this list of leaders in the supply chain industry.

SupplyChainBrain's 9th annual list of 100 Great Supply Chain Partners, available online at, is the result of a six-month online poll in which supply chain professionals were asked to nominate vendors and service providers whose solutions have made a significant impact on their company's efficiency, customer service and overall supply chain performance. Nominations were received for hundreds of trading partners in every aspect of supply chain management.

"Our compliments to CombineNet on making the list of those 100 companies who received the most qualified nominations," said Brad Berger, publisher of SupplyChainBrain. "The 2011 July/August issue of SupplyChainBrain magazine includes the select list of companies who have so impressed our readers that they deserve to be singled out and to be held up as examples for others in the industry."  

"We are pleased to again be recognized by SupplyChainBrain for our accomplishments in meeting today's supply chain challenges for customers," said Rich Wilson, president and chief operating officer at CombineNet. "In a difficult economy, it's no surprise that cost-saving e-sourcing technology has been a valued advantage.  Being named to this list again in 2011 is further validation from the industry that CombineNet's technology delivers cost and risk reductions, facilitates more effective supplier relationships, and helps sourcing teams optimize spend decisions for total value to best support business needs."

SupplyChainBrain, the world's most comprehensive supply chain management information resource, is accessed year round through a wide range of ever evolving multi-media formats by hundreds of thousands of senior level industry executives. In addition to addressing the fundamental principles of supply-chain management, SupplyChainBrain identifies emerging trends, technologies and best practices, forward thinking ideas and cutting-edge solutions-and continues to write and report about these as they evolve and mature.

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About CombineNet

CombineNet, Inc. is the advanced sourcing technology company. CombineNet's ASAP product (Advanced Sourcing Application Platform) is a best-in-class Software as a Service (SaaS) e-sourcing solution that helps customers deliver the absolute best total cost of goods and services based on their unique business needs.  CombineNet ASAP is used to speed, simplify, optimize, and centralize the sourcing of any and all spend categories from global suppliers: direct and indirect materials, all modes of transportation, and services. In its 11 years in business, CombineNet has delivered more than $7 billion in bottom-line savings for businesses worldwide.

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