CLARK, NJ – SEPTEMBER 29, 2015 – GEP, a leading global provider of procurement services and procurement software to Fortune 500 and Global 2000 enterprises worldwide, has been honored for the third successive year as a Procurement Outsourcing Services Leader and Star Performer by the well-known consulting and research firm Everest Group in its annual report on leading global procurement services providers, Procurement Outsourcing (PO) – Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2015.

Everest Group issues this in-depth report annually, measuring procurement service providers on its proprietary Performance, Experience, Ability and Knowledge (PEAK) Matrix.

“GEP is among the leaders in the industry, with a broad portfolio of technology-led procurement and supply chain solutions and a fast growing roster of clients,” said Rajesh Ranjan, Partner at Everest Group. “Interviews with their clients also revealed high satisfaction with special mentions on their technological focus, innovation, industry expertise and relationship management.”   

Everest Group evaluates procurement outsourcing leaders with criteria that include market success and wins, scale, scope, technology and innovation, delivery footprint and buyer satisfaction levels. Likewise, the Star Performer designation is awarded on the demonstration of the strongest year-on-year movement on the PEAK Matrix.

”Our clients are some of the most creative, value-driven and successful enterprises on the planet, in industries ranging from high tech to pharma, from manufacturing to CPG, retail to hospitality,” said Al Girardi, Global VP of Marketing & Analyst Relations at GEP. “They’re the foundation of GEP’s growing global reputation as perhaps the most innovative and effective procurement solutions provider in the field today. We are proud to serve them and share this honor with them.”


GEP is a diverse, creative team of people passionate about 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 services and procurement technology that enable procurement leaders to maximize their impact on business operations, strategy and financial performance.

Honored as Best Supplier at this year’s EPIC Procurement Excellence Awards, GEP regularly wins accolades as both a provider of a broad range of procurement services and innovative procurement technology. Among its recent distinctions, GEP has been named Leader and Star Performer in Everest Group's Peak Matrix of Procurement Services Providers, Leader in NelsonHall’s NEAT Matrix of Global Procurement BPO Service Providers, Winner in the HfS Blueprint Report on Procurement Outsourcing Providers, as well as one of Spend Matters 50 Companies to Know and to the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100.

Clark, NJ-based GEP has 12 offices and operations centers in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

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Al Girardi
Global VP, Marketing & Analyst Relations
GEP Worldwide
Phone: 732-382-6565