Badges of Honor

Our Awards and Victories

GEP helps more than 250+ Fortune 500 and Global 3000+ clients worldwide rapidly achieve more efficient, more effective operations, with greater reach, improved performance and increased impact. But our good work doesn’t go unnoticed – We are proud to be recognized by industry-leading analysts, publications and rating organizations from across the globe.

Welcome to our virtual trophy cabinet – Home to some of GEP’s greatest achievements and medals of excellence:

Leader — Kennedy / ALM Vanguard of Sourcing & Procurement Consulting Providers

ALM Vanguard of Procurement Operations Consulting features leading global procurement operations consulting providers, assessed on their relative ability to create client impact. GEP has been named a Vanguard Leader on the strength of its depth and breadth of services and capabilities. Learn More.

Leader — Kennedy / ALM Vanguard of Supply Chain Risk Management Consulting Providers

ALM Vanguard of Supply Chain Risk Management Consulting Providers assesses firms in terms of their relative breadth (horizontal axis) and depth (vertical axis) of supply chain risk management consulting capabilities. GEP was named a Vanguard Leader in the report. Learn More


Everest Group PEAK Matrix for Procurement Outsourcing — Leader and Star Performer

The Performance | Experience | Ability | Knowledge (PEAK) Matrix is a framework that provides an objective, data-driven, and comparative assessment of PO service providers based on their absolute market success and delivery capability. Based on the strongest forward movement demonstrated on the PEAK Matrix year-on-year, GEP emerged as a Leader and Star Performer. Learn more.

NelsonHall NEAT Evaluation: Leader — Overall, Sourcing Focus, U.S. Procurement, Transformation Focus

NelsonHall’s (Vendor) Evaluation & Assessment Tool [NEAT] is a method by which strategic sourcing managers can evaluate outsourcing vendors and is part of NelsonHall’s Speed-to-Source initiative. The NEAT tool sits at the front end of the vendor screening process and consists of a two-axis model: assessing vendors against their ‘ability to deliver immediate benefit’ to buy-side organizations and their ‘ability to meet client future requirements.' Learn why GEP was named a Leader in four key NEAT matrices.

Winner's Circle ― HfS Procurement Outsourcing Services Blueprint

The HfS Blueprint Report on Procurement-as-a-Service provides a unique view of the dynamic procurement outsourcing market. Unlike other quadrants and matrices, the HfS Blueprint identifies relevant differentials between service providers across a number of facets under two main categories: innovation and execution. Learn why GEP was named to the Winner’s Circle.

IAOP — The Global Outsourcing 100
IAOP ― The Global Outsourcing 100

The Global Outsourcing 100 by IAOP recognizes the world’s best outsourcing service providers. The list is based on applications received, and judging is based on a rigorous scoring methodology that includes review by an independent panel of IAOP customer members with extensive experience in selecting outsourcing service providers and advisors for their organizations. GEP was judged in the Leader group.

Leader and Strong Performer — Forrester Contract Life Cycle Management Wave

SMART by GEP has been named a Leader in buy-side contracts and a Strong Performer in sell-side contracts in The Forrester Wave™: Contract Life Cycle Management report. SMART by GEP was recognized for its strengths in contract importing, contract approval and contract fulfillment tracking, and strong usability as reported by clients. Learn more

Challenger — Gartner Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites
Challenger ― Gartner Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites

SMART by GEP has been named a Challenger on Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay (P2P) Suites. The Gartner Magic Quadrant is one of the industry’s most trusted evaluations of business technology and software vendors. Challengers on the quadrant have proven viability, demonstrated market performance and have shown the ability to meet customer expectations in terms of functionality and customer experience. 

Spend Matters — Top 50 Companies to Know
Spend Matters ― Top 50 Companies to Know

GEP has been chosen as a Top 50 Company to Know in the Spend Matters Almanac. The Spend Matters 50 to Know features top software firms, outsourcers, data providers, research firms, consultants, and similar organizations ― with a strong product/service offering, ubiquitousness and market share ― that serve the procurement and supply chain market.

Top Supplier — EPIC Procurement Excellence Awards

The EPIC (Excellence in Purchasing Indirect Categories) Awards, founded by ProcureCon Indirect and My Purchasing Center, recognize enterprise procurement teams and suppliers who demonstrate excellence at managing categories of indirect spending. Suppliers are named by practitioner clients in recognition of highly effective solutions and extraordinary results. Learn more.