CLARK, NJ – November 16, 2015 – GEP, a leading global provider of procurement software and procurement services to Fortune 500 and Global 2000 enterprises worldwide, announced today the availability of two authoritative reports on enterprise sourcing and procurement technologies – the Source-to-Pay and Procure-to-Pay Automation Playbooks, published in association with Procurement Leaders magazine.

The guides are available to sourcing, procurement, purchasing and supply professionals on a complimentary basis on, GEP’s software dedicated site.

“These are essential resources for sourcing and procurement pros looking to drive higher savings and performance from procurement software,” noted Al Girardi, global vice president of marketing & CMO at GEP Worldwide. “The emphasis is on what’s effective, what makes sense, where the business gets the most value now and down the line – which are also drivers at the core of GEP’s approach to innovation and technology.”

Both the Procure-to-Pay Automation Playbook and the Source-to-Pay Automation Playbook feature interviews and insights from leading technology analysts, process experts and industry veterans as well as perspective and advice from enterprise users.

SMART by GEP is a complete, unified source-to-pay software platform, native to cloud, touch and mobile technologies with comprehensive sourcing and procurement functionality, including spend analysis, sourcing, savings tracking, contract management, supplier management, procure-to-pay and more.

Offered as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), SMART by GEP leverages cloud economics to deliver a solution that easily handles the heaviest processing requirements of GEP’s Fortune 500 and Global 2000 clients, while eliminating burdensome infrastructure and support costs.

SMART by GEP is easy to set up, deploy and use, with no extensive training required. All GEP products are platform-agnostic (they work with SAP, Oracle or any other major ERP or F&A system).

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 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.

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
Vice President – Marketing & Analyst Relations
GEP Worldwide
Phone: 732-382-6565
Email: al.girardi [at]