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December 2016

George P. Johnson Experience Marketing Invests in Procurement Performance with BravoSolution

Leading Marketing Agency Drives Growth, Process Efficiencies and Cost Savings with Strategic Procurement Partnership

CHICAGO (December 6th, 2016) — George P. Johnson Experience Marketing, the world’s leading experiential marketing agency, has partnered with BravoSolution, a leading global strategic procurement solution provider, to automate and enhance sourcing processes. George P. Johnson (GPJ) deploys the BravoAdvantage Sourcing and Supply Value […]

August 2016

BravoSolution Buys Puridiom

On August 1, 2016, BravoSolution acquired Puridiom, a privately-held on-demand procurement and AP solutions company. Since the beginning, Puridiom has been committed to delivering solutions that combine a comprehensive all-in-one procure-to-pay (P2P) platform with years’ of procurement experience. This is one of the many reasons why Puridiom was such a perfect fit with BravoSolution.

The addition […]

July 2016

Henkels and McCoy Group Invests in Strategic Procurement with BravoSolution

Leading Utility Construction Firm Drives Organizational Growth with Strategic Procurement Partnership

CHICAGO (July 7th, 2016) — Henkels and McCoy Group, Inc., a leading utility construction firm providing critical infrastructure for the power, communication, gas and oil markets, has partnered with BravoSolution, the global strategic procurement solution provider, to drive organizational value and growth through procurement. Henkels and McCoy, […]

March 2016

Supply Chain Mapping is the First Step to New Trade Act Compliance

By Kaitlyn McAvoy, Editor-at-Large, Spend Matters | March 14, 2016

With the recent passage of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015, which bans the U.S. from accepting imports produced by slave or child workers, companies will have to start digging further down in their supply chain to investigate whether this forced labor exists. According […]

February 2016

Food Manufacturing Q&A: Food Transparency with BravoSolution’s Mickey North Rizza

By Mickey North Rizza, VP of Strategic Services, BravoSolution | February 23, 2016

Consumers are increasingly concerned about the health and safety of their food. They want insight into where their products are coming from, how they were made and information about the nutrition and quality of the ingredients. All companies in the food supply chain […]

BravoSolution: Setting Its Sights on 2016 with Source-to-Settle Innovation

By Andrew Bartolini, CPO Rising | January 28th, 2015

Recently, the analyst team at Ardent Partners sat down with BravoSolution’s President and CEO, Jim Wetekamp, Vice President of Global Marketing, Andrea Brody, and Chief Strategy Officer, Florian Winterstein, for an overview of the company’s recent performance and a detailed discussion of the latest release of BravoAdvantage, […]

January 2016

Other 2016 Predictions Assimilated by Supply Chain Matters

Our Supply Chain Matters and Ferrari Consulting and Research Group 2016 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains were featured throughout December and are now available for downloading in our Research Center.

During the process and over the past few days, we have also read and received other supply chain management related predictions which we found […]

December 2015

Spend Matters: BravoSolution Procurement Predictions for 2016

By Peter Smith | December 21, 2015

I tend to avoid the “predictions for procurement” game because I just have a feeling it would be the same things I’ve been saying for years … more technology, value not savings and so on. So I’m a bit cynical about the various lists that come out this time […]

Five Supply Chain Predictions for 2016

By Paul Martyn, Forbes Contributor | December 15, 2015

From plummeting fuel prices to disastrous disruptions, 2015 was an action-packed year across the global supply chain. But it’s time to move on. What about 2016? In the spirit of “everybody has one,” I reached out to a number of our industry’s thought leaders, anxious for their […]

Op-Ed: Four Ways to Fight Unjust Labor in Your Supply Chain

Mickey North Rizza, Sourcing Guest Editorial | December 11, 2015

Nestlé recently shocked the international business community with a candid confession that the public doesn’t often hear: Forced labor was lurking in its supply chain.

After a year-long investigation, Nestlé uncovered migrant workers throughout Thailand’s seafood industry who are lured into employment with false promises and forced […]