The business world today needs to invest in the right infrastructure and resources to stay in lockstep with the evolving market conditions, customer requirements, and regulatory demands. However, most companies experience difficulties in procuring apt IT hardware and software licenses due to a bevy of challenges in identifying the right supplier, keeping track of vendor performance, and ensuring a stable supply of quality products. They need procurement service providers (PSPs) who can aid them in a variety of tasks: from strategic procurement planning to supplier rationalization and collaboration to strategic sourcing and negotiation.
The proficient PSPs can quickly analyze an organization’s spend before negotiating with suppliers for the cost of goods and services. They typically use proven industry best practices in a non-obtrusive fashion and take a transparent, vendor-neutral approach for maximum outcomes. The consultative approach of PSPs helps companies with actionable business insights and eliminates the burden of establishing and maintaining a dedicated procurement infrastructure. The PSPs add value to the process by testing and pre-configuring the equipment, thus, shortening the time needed for onsite integration and streamlining the entire procurement process. The professional PSP teams provide a remarkable procurement experience for business and suppliers through best-in-class technology, a deep repository of best-practice templates, optimum tools, a flexible resourcing model, and a global delivery infrastructure.
To help CIOs navigate through the list of IT procurement service providers, our distinguished selection panel, comprising CEOs, CIOs and VCs, industry analysts and the editorial board of ES Outlook narrowed the 10 most promising IT procurement service companies 2019 that exhibit competence in offering efficient services.
We present to you ES Outlook’s “Top 10 IT Procurement Services Companies - 2019.”