GEP Procurement Outlook 2016 Released to Global Sourcing and Procurement Professionals: Business, Economic, Technology and Procurement Trends in Focus

  • Highly anticipated report features global supertrends and their implications for procurement professionals, teams and leadership
  • Includes overview of key sourcing and purchasing categories


CLARK, NJ – January 29, 2016 – GEP, a leading global provider of procurement services and procurement software to Fortune 500 and Global 2000 enterprises worldwide, announced today the general release of its annual report on sourcing and procurement trends: GEP Procurement Outlook 2016 – Supertrends & their Implications, plus Category Trends.

This latest report in a popular series issued annually by GEP provides overviews of high-impact global trends shaping sourcing, purchasing and procurement worldwide, and features rapid drill-downs into a range of sourcing categories.

The report examines these trends in the context of their meaning for enterprise procurement teams worldwide and the procurement professionals that lead and operate them.

The GEP Procurement Outlook 2016 is available to sourcing, purchasing and procurement professional on a complimentary basis.

You can download it at or visit the Knowledge Bank on to access it and a rich repository of procurement-focused intellectual capital.


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, Leader in the Kennedy / ALM Vanguard Report on Procurement Consulting, 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.

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


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