Purchasing

Vizient Announces Expansion of Supplier Diversity Program to Include Businesses Owned by People from LGBT, Disabled Communities

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 11:00am

The announcement marks the expansion of its Supplier Diversity Program from minority-, women- and veteran-owned businesses and includes not just supplier contracts for Vizients member hospitals, but for Vizient corporate purchases as well.

Key Points: 
  • The announcement marks the expansion of its Supplier Diversity Program from minority-, women- and veteran-owned businesses and includes not just supplier contracts for Vizients member hospitals, but for Vizient corporate purchases as well.
  • In order to be considered for a supplier diversity contract award, suppliers ownership must be independently certified by an LGBT or disability association recognized by Vizient, be registered with the Supplier Diversity Program and meet other category criteria set forth by Vizient.
  • This expansion aligns with Vizients commitment to diversity and inclusion, said Bharat Sundaram, president and chief operating officer of Vizient.
  • The Supplier Diversity Program helps Vizient member hospitals achieve their diversity and inclusion goals by enabling them to track spending in this category.

Role of the IT Decision-Maker Continues to Strengthen as Pandemic Increases the Need for Tech

Monday, October 19, 2020 - 4:38pm

When asked to think about their likely purchases over the next 6-12 months, the majority of tech leaders expect them to be additions/brand new tech solutions (52%).

Key Points: 
  • When asked to think about their likely purchases over the next 6-12 months, the majority of tech leaders expect them to be additions/brand new tech solutions (52%).
  • While new tech purchases have been deemed essential, ITDMs are not just going back to existing partners and are considering new vendors.
  • Asked specifically about quick purchase decisions that have resulted due to the pandemic, 42% say they are extremely/very likely to consider a new vendor.
  • Despite a fairly balanced buying committee, the study shows that IT is the primary budget holder for 70% of tech purchases.

Supply Chain Management Services in the US - 2020 Industry Market Research Report - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, October 19, 2020 - 9:31am

The "Supply Chain Management Services in the US - Industry Market Research Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Supply Chain Management Services in the US - Industry Market Research Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Supply chain management has gotten more important as raw materials and unfinished goods are increasingly purchased from around the world.
  • This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors.
  • Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.

Global Corporate Purchasing Cards Market Procurement Intelligence Report with COVID-19 Impact Analysis | Global Forecasts, 2020-2024

Sunday, October 18, 2020 - 3:00pm

A targeted strategic approach to Global Corporate Purchasing Cards sourcing can unlock several opportunities for buyers.

Key Points: 
  • A targeted strategic approach to Global Corporate Purchasing Cards sourcing can unlock several opportunities for buyers.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201018005034/en/
    SpendEdge has announced the release of its Global Corporate Purchasing Cards Market Procurement Intelligence Report (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Key benefits to buy this report:
    What are the market dynamics?
  • Our Global Corporate Purchasing Cards market procurement intelligence report offers actionable procurement intelligence insights, sourcing strategies, and action plans to mitigate risks arising out of the current pandemic situation.
  • Some of the top Global Corporate Purchasing Cards suppliers listed in this report:
    This Global Corporate Purchasing Cards procurement intelligence report has enlisted the top suppliers and their cost structures, SLA terms, best selection criteria, and negotiation strategies.

Vroozi Recognized for Leading Technology, Top Customer Satisfaction and Strong Results

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 5:00pm

The solid performance across analyst technology and customer satisfaction scores solidifies that Vroozi is a must-consider solution for companies of all sizes, industries and locations that are looking to implement, replace and get more value from procure-to-pay software.

Key Points: 
  • The solid performance across analyst technology and customer satisfaction scores solidifies that Vroozi is a must-consider solution for companies of all sizes, industries and locations that are looking to implement, replace and get more value from procure-to-pay software.
  • In addition, Spend Matters named Vroozi a customer leader across all Procure-to-Pay personas (including Invoice-to-Pay and E-Procurement).
  • Vroozi makes purchasing seamless and easy for all users, while providing procurement and financial leaders with robust business controls.
  • Vroozi - the leading mobile and cloud-based business purchasing platform - makes business purchasing easier, more efficient and effective.

Global Corporate Purchasing Cards Market Procurement Intelligence Report with COVID-19 Impact Analysis | Global Forecasts, 2020-2024

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 9:00pm

A targeted strategic approach to Global Corporate Purchasing Cards sourcing can unlock several opportunities for buyers.

Key Points: 
  • A targeted strategic approach to Global Corporate Purchasing Cards sourcing can unlock several opportunities for buyers.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201013005759/en/
    SpendEdge has announced the release of its Global Corporate Purchasing Cards Market Procurement Intelligence Report (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Key benefits to buy this report:
    What are the market dynamics?
  • Our Global Corporate Purchasing Cards market procurement intelligence report offers actionable procurement intelligence insights, sourcing strategies, and action plans to mitigate risks arising out of the current pandemic situation.
  • Some of the top Global Corporate Purchasing Cards suppliers listed in this report:
    This Global Corporate Purchasing Cards procurement intelligence report has enlisted the top suppliers and their cost structures, SLA terms, best selection criteria, and negotiation strategies.

City of Jamestown joins the Empire State Purchasing Group

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 1:05pm

JAMESTOWN, N.Y., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The City of Jamestown announced it has joined the Empire State Purchasing Group and will be publishing and distributing upcoming bid opportunities on the system.

Key Points: 
  • JAMESTOWN, N.Y., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The City of Jamestown announced it has joined the Empire State Purchasing Group and will be publishing and distributing upcoming bid opportunities on the system.
  • In addition to the existing vendors on the Empire State Purchasing Group, all vendors looking to do business with the City of Jamestown can register online: http://www.bidnetdirect.com/new-york .
  • We invite all vendors to register on the Empire State Purchasing Group to start receiving business opportunities," stated Mayor Eddie Sundquist of the City of Jamestown.
  • BidNet Direct runs regional purchasing groups, including the Empire State Purchasing Group, across all 50 states that are used by over 1,500 local governments.

Global Corporate Purchasing Cards Market Procurement Intelligence Report With COVID-19 Impact Analysis | Global Forecasts, 2020-2024 | SpendEdge

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 3:00pm

A targeted strategic approach to Global Corporate Purchasing Cards sourcing can unlock several opportunities for buyers.

Key Points: 
  • A targeted strategic approach to Global Corporate Purchasing Cards sourcing can unlock several opportunities for buyers.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201007005343/en/
    SpendEdge has announced the release of its Global Corporate Purchasing Cards Market Procurement Intelligence Report (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Key benefits to buy this report:
    What are the market dynamics?
  • Our Global Corporate Purchasing Cards market procurement intelligence report offers actionable procurement intelligence insights, sourcing strategies, and action plans to mitigate risks arising out of the current pandemic situation.
  • Some of the top Global Corporate Purchasing Cards suppliers listed in this report:
    This Global Corporate Purchasing Cards procurement intelligence report has enlisted the top suppliers and their cost structures, SLA terms, best selection criteria, and negotiation strategies.

City of Gibraltar joins the MITN Purchasing Group by BidNet Direct

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 1:05pm

GIBRALTAR, Mich., Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The City of Gibraltar announced today that it has joined the MITN Purchasing Group, a regional purchasing group that helps local governments post, distribute, and manage RFPs, quotes, addendums, and awards online.

Key Points: 
  • GIBRALTAR, Mich., Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The City of Gibraltar announced today that it has joined the MITN Purchasing Group, a regional purchasing group that helps local governments post, distribute, and manage RFPs, quotes, addendums, and awards online.
  • The City of Gibraltar joined the MITN Purchasing Group in October.
  • The City of Gibraltar invites all current vendors not already registered on the MITN Purchasing Group to do so today.
  • BidNet Direct runs regional purchasing groups, including the MITN Purchasing Group, across all 50 states that are used by over 1,500 local governments.

BuyerQuest Adds Payment Processing Module, BuyerQuest Pay, to Procure-to-Pay Software Suite

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 2:00pm

CLEVELAND, Oct. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BuyerQuest, a recognized leader in enterprise Procure-to-Pay software, announces the launch of the BuyerQuest Pay module, a fully integrated payment processing system in the Procure-to-Pay suite.

Key Points: 
  • CLEVELAND, Oct. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BuyerQuest, a recognized leader in enterprise Procure-to-Pay software, announces the launch of the BuyerQuest Pay module, a fully integrated payment processing system in the Procure-to-Pay suite.
  • The BuyerQuest Pay module, as part of the broader Procure-to-Pay suite, maintains the same industry-leading intuitive user experience that customers have come to expect from BuyerQuest.
  • With the addition of Pay, BuyerQuest users benefit from a fully automated AP experience, from the selection of goods and purchasing compliance through payment processing, all in one modern, user-friendly platform.
  • Through BuyerQuest Pay, our customers digitize the payment process and provide impactful financial flexibility to their supply bases.