GEP is the industry’s leading global provider of procurement services and software, focused exclusively on procurement. We invest ourselves entirely in our client’s success, creating strong collaborative relationships that deliver extraordinary value year after year. We deliver practical, effective procurement consulting services, outsourcing and technology that enable procurement leaders to maximize their impact on business operations, strategy and financial performance. Named a category leader in procurement outsourcing by the Black Book of Outsourcing, a Star Performer in Everest Group’s Peak Matrix of service providers, and to the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 for seven years, GEP is also ranked as one of the Fastest Growing Technology Companies in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500. Clark, NJ-based GEP has eight offices and operations in North and South America, Europe and Asia. To learn more about GEP, please visit www.gep.com.

Determine (NASDAQ: DTRM) is a provider of leading enterprise cloud software solutions with over four decades of collective technical and knowledge in the areas of strategic sourcing, enterprise contract lifecycle management, and procure-to-pay solutions.  We provide the next generation of agile, enterprise cloud solutions for managing the needs of modern business. Using our intuitive applications and open technology infrastructure based on smart process applications models through an open API infrastructure, organizations can effectively manage the full scope of source-to-pay and enterprise contract lifecycle management requirements using the Determine platform.  For more information, please visit: www.determine.com.

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Since 2001, EC Sourcing Group has helped companies streamline and automate sourcing and supplier management. FlexRFP™ combines robust functionality and ease of use which results in immediate adoption and a faster ROI. Your dedicated account manager will train each user by helping them create events in real time at a pace that is comfortable. Suppliers require zero training to participate. Whether transitioning from a manual process, with documents and spreadsheets, or from a complex ERP based system, our clients tell us that their sourcing teams get more work done, in less time, using FlexRFP™. Our suite of solutions is used across all industries globally and includes: eSourcing / eRFx, Spend Analysis, Contracts Repository, Supplier Registration and Profile Management (SIM), SCAR Management, Soft & Live Auctions, Project & Workflow Management. For more information, visit www.ecsourcinggroup.com.


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