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July 2015

Lessons from the Carnitas Crisis

QSR | February 2015

Hundreds of Chipotle restaurants aren’t selling carnitas for the third straight week after the fast-casual chain suspended one of its pork suppliers for violating animal welfare standards. While opting to uphold the company’s standards could prove beneficial for consumer loyalty, the shortage demonstrates the challenges for a large chain to source humanely […]

Ontario Leads The Way: The Evolution of a Modern Public Sector Procurement Organization

Summit Connects | February 2015

Public sector procurement is on the cusp of massive transformation. Other countries – the UK, Mexico, Italy and France to name a few – have already taken major steps to modernize the procurement process from start to finish.

Now, Ontario is leading the way and raising the bar for other Canadian provinces […]

September 2014

BravoSolution Delivers 14th Straight Year of Consecutive Growth

Strategic Procurement Provider Adds Nearly 100 New Customers and Software Activations in 2014

CHICAGO, March 25, 2015 – BravoSolution, the strategic procurement company, continues to grow and rapidly accelerate its market share worldwide.  The company earned revenue of €71 million in 2014, making this BravoSolution’s 14th straight year of consecutive growth.

BravoSolution experienced strong demand for its […]

BravoSolution Expands Leadership Team to Meet the Needs of Its Rapidly Growing International Customer Base

Procurement Leader Continues to Help Companies Worldwide Outperform the Market

CHICAGO, February 25, 2015 – With demand for BravoSolution’s procurement, sourcing and supply management services escalating worldwide, the company has expanded its leadership team to better serve its global customer base: Marc Bergeronhas been promoted to Executive Vice President, Global Sales, Florian Winterstein has been named […]

BravoSolution Recognized as a Leader in Gartner Strategic Sourcing Magic Quadrant

BravoSolution Cements its Position as a Leading Strategic Sourcing Provider

Chicago, February 11, 2015 – Gartner, Inc. released the latest Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites today, and BravoSolution is positioned in the Leaders Quadrant for the third straight report (2010, 2013 and 2015). BravoSolution was among the most highly-placed vendors for both its ‘completeness […]

September 2013

Software Magazine Ranks BravoSolution as one of the World’s Largest Software Companies

Global demand for Advanced Supply Chain Management Solutions leads to Software 500 ranking

Boston, MA, Sept. 2, 2014 –BravoSolution, the strategic sourcing and supply management company, has been named to the Software 500, an annual listing of the top software companies in the world by Software Magazine. This marks the seventh consecutive year that BravoSolution has […]

TransGrid Selects the BravoSolution APAC Platform to Support Supplier Performance Management

BravoSolution, the international leader in Supply Management software and services, today announces that TransGrid has selected the BravoSolution Platform to enhance the organization’s supplier performance management processes.

TransGrid will use the platform to assist in managing suppliers through performance monitoring, assessment and reporting on Key Performance Indicators.

In using the platform, the following objectives of TransGrid will […]

SharedClarity and BravoSolution Join Forces to Source the Most Effective Medical Devices and Control Costs for Health Care Systems

June 2014

SharedClarity, which improves patient outcomes and reduces costs, has launched a new partnership with BravoSolution, the supply management company, to negotiate and manage contracts for the most effective medical devices.

SharedClarity is a joint venture between UnitedHealthcare and four health care systems – Illinois-based Advocate Health Care, Dallas-based Baylor Scott & White Health, San Francisco-based […]

January 2012

Black Friday Predictions: Longer Hours, Bigger Promotions, eCommerce Gains

FierceRetail | December 2014

Are retailers staring down a future with a blackout of Black Friday? Some analysts and retailers are starting to seriously ponder this question. While the historically huge shopping day isn’t what it used to be, it isn’t obsolete either. Quite the opposite: Black Friday will soon be known as an entire week […]

4 Reasons Why You’re Not Aligned

Spend Matters | November 2014

By now I’m assuming you know about the importance of aligning procurement’s initiatives with larger business goals. I’ve written about it, other Spend Matters authors have written about it and I’m sure you’ve heard it discussed at various conferences.

Yet few companies are making real progress on alignment. So what’s holding them […]