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The Smart Cube named a Spend Matters ’50 Providers to Know’ for 2022
London/Chicago, 17/18 October 2022: The Smart Cube, a global provider of strategic research and analytics solutions, has been named as one of Spend Matters ‘50 Providers to Know’ for 2022.
Spend Matters is the leading solution intelligence source for procurement and supply chain professionals. The annual 50 Providers to Know and 50 Providers to Watch lists are determined by the entire Spend Matters analyst team to represent the best of the commercial providers that serve enterprise-level procurement organisations.
The 50 Providers to Know list comprises industry-leading, proven providers – the best-in-class companies in the procurement and supply chain market – who lead the charge on new procurement technologies and services, setting the industry standard. Vendors listed are independently selected over multiple rounds of debate, focusing on factors such as innovation, market presence, tech competency and solution delivery.
The Smart Cube was selected as it has, over the past year, strengthened its position in the market, addressing the evolving intelligence and analytics needs of procurement teams worldwide and across industry sectors, including:
- Upgrading its Supplier Risk Intelligence solution, helping companies identify, monitor and mitigate risks not just at the supplier level, but to address broader disruptions that pose risks to the entire supply chain.
- Introducing a new offering from its Commodity Intelligence solution to help businesses address supply and price volatility in the top 40 most affected commodities. In the first half of 2022 alone, The Smart Cube grew its Commodity Intelligence client base by more than 90%.
- Announcing innovative developments to Amplifi PRO, including 40 brand new category insights dashboards with key supplier risks that support procurement teams to proactively respond to current and future volatility – bringing together all in-depth category intelligence into one easy-to-consume view.
- Launching new partnerships that enable customers to access data and insights in a streamlined way, including with Polymerupdate, a leading producer of real-time news feeds; Craft, the leading supplier intelligence platform; and JAGGAER, a global leader in Autonomous Commerce.
Commenting on the news, The Smart Cube’s co-founder and MD Omer Abdullah, said: “It is a privilege to be awarded a place on the Spend Matters ‘50 Providers to Know’ list. We’ve worked hard over the past year to strengthen and evolve our procurement solutions in line with the dynamic global business landscape. This recognition from an influential industry analyst reflects our commitment to supporting procurement professionals to respond to new challenges and prepare for what’s round the corner.”
Bertrand Maltaverne, Senior Analyst (Supplier Management and Sourcing), Spend Matters, said: “The Smart Cube offers customers a holistic solution and a range of services (data enrichment and verification, market deep dives and reports, etc.) to improve their decision making processes. Market/category intelligence is at the core of the offer and covers indices, trends, cost management best-practices and ESG/risks. ‘Outside-in’ is a critical element considering the current business context and insights provided by The Smart Cube contribute to improving category management processes, new product launches and supplier management.”
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About The Smart Cube
For leading businesses around the world, The Smart Cube is a trusted partner for high performing intelligence that answers critical business questions. And we work with our clients to figure out how to implement the answers, faster.
Through custom research, advanced analytics and best of breed technology, we transform data into insights – enabling smart decision-making to improve business performance at the top and bottom line. We call it: Intelligence. Accelerated.
Our clients include a third of the companies in the FTSE and Fortune 100, primarily in the CPG, Life Sciences, Energy, Chemicals, Industrials, Financial Services, Professional Services and Retail sectors.
We serve our global client base from our offices in the UK, the USA, Switzerland, Romania and India.
For more information, visit www.thesmartcube.com.
About Spend Matters – Solution Intelligence for Procurement
Spend Matters is the leading solution intelligence source for procurement and supply chain professionals. Combining deep technology analysis and tailored advisory services with daily news coverage and subscription research, Spend Matters is trusted by CPOs, consultants, investors and solution providers alike as their procurement technology intelligence partner. Spend Matters is owned and managed by Azul Partners, Inc.