SupplyChainBrain Readers Again Name CombineNet Great Supply Chain Partner for e-Sourcing

Fifth Consecutive Year that CombineNet Receives Prestigious Top 100 Recognition for Advanced Sourcing Solutions

Jul 02, 2013, 09:00 ET from CombineNet, Inc.

PITTSBURGH, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CombineNet, Inc., the leading provider of best-in-class sourcing technology solutions for global supply chains, today announced that it has been named a 2013 Great Supply Chain Partner by the readers of SupplyChainBrain. In this fifth consecutive year of being recognized on this top 100 list, CombineNet builds upon its excellent reputation for e-sourcing advancements for the supply chain.


Now in its 11th year, the prestigious 100 Great Supply Chain Partners highlights a select list of companies whose solutions and services have been so impressive that their customers were motivated to nominate them. SupplyChainBrain received nominations for hundreds of trading partners in every aspect of supply chain management during the magazine's six-month on-line poll -- in which supply chain professionals were asked to nominate vendors and service providers whose solutions had made a significant impact on their company's efficiency, customer service and overall supply chain performance.

CombineNet customers, in a range of industries including retail, food and beverage manufacturing, consumer packaged goods manufacturing, chemicals, and restaurant chains, use the SaaS-based CombineNet ASAP® advanced e-sourcing solution to support their efforts to get more spend under management. CombineNet ASAP's Expressive Bidding® approach ensures closer and more creative collaboration with suppliers, which helps to ensure quality, service levels and risk reduction 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.

"We are very honored that our customers have taken the time again to express their satisfaction with the benefits achieved from CombineNet's advanced e-sourcing offering," said Rich Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of CombineNet. "Whether they're using CombineNet to help aggregate spend, stimulate supplier innovation, foster stakeholder alignment, improve efficiency or some combination of these, they have told us – and SupplyChainBrain – that the strategic sourcing experience is improved with Expressive Bidding and sourcing optimization."

"Year over year we have seen an uptick in both the quantity and quality of nominations for the Great Supply Chain Partners award," Brad Berger, Publisher of SupplyChainBrain said. "CombineNet's repeated appearance on this list is evidence of the company's value to the supply chain industry."

CombineNet will appear in the 2013 July/August issue of SupplyChainBrain magazine and the list is also available online at

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About CombineNet

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.

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