• Leading Global Solutions Provider Wins One of the Procurement Industry’s Leading Honors for Excellence 

Clark, NJ – February 13, 2015 – GEP, a leading provider of procurement and supply chain solutions to Fortune 500 and Global 2000 enterprises worldwide, today announced it has won top honors in the supplier category at this year’s EPIC Awards, held at ProcureCon Indirect East 2015 in Orlando, Florida.

ProcureCon Indirect and My Purchasing Center (, a leading sourcing and procurement information site, founded the EPIC (Excellence in Purchasing Indirect Categories) Awards in 2013 to recognize enterprise procurement teams and suppliers who demonstrate excellence at managing categories of indirect spending. 

(Indirect categories consist of goods and services that keep a facility up and running and include MRO items, office products, IT, corporate travel, HR benefits, contingent labor, legal services, and sales and marketing, among others.) 

Suppliers are named by practitioner clients in recognition of highly effective solutions and extraordinary results.

About ProcureCon

The ProcureCon event series brings together a unique blend of procurement, purchasing and supply chain experts from across all industries to share their experiences and knowledge with a team of people who truly embrace the strategically important field of procurement. Originally launched in North America 11 years ago to address direct purchasing strategies for manufacturing companies, ProcureCon has since expanded its focus to address the challenges and opportunities within non-manufacturing and corporate procurement at the ProcureCon Indirect East and West events, as well as the unique needs of managing the marketing category at ProcureCon for Digital and Marketing Services. Learn more at

About My Purchasing Center

My Purchasing Center is a website designed to provide the essential information required by purchasing and procurement management professionals to keep their companies competitive in a dynamic global marketplace. My Purchasing Center reports news, pinpoints trends, interprets events and presents proprietary pricing and supply data through unique content developed through its editorial staff, strategic content partnerships, and by creating an online hub for information. Learn more at

About GEP

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 technology that enable procurement leaders to maximize their impact on business operations, strategy and financial performance.

Named a Star Performer in Everest Group's Peak Matrix of Procurement Services Providers, Winner in the HfS Blueprint Report on Procurement Outsourcing Providers and to the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 for nearly a decade, GEP is also a leading provider of cloud-based sourcing and procurement software. Clark, NJ-based GEP has 10 offices and operations centers in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

To learn more about our comprehensive range of consulting and outsourcing services, please visit For more about SMART by GEP, our unified sourcing and procurement software platform, please visit


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