Tail Spend Software

Tail Spend

Big Savings in Small Spend — Tales from the Tail

In the world of strategic sourcing, realizing 5 to 8% savings is considered to be impressive. After all, these are the high-spend categories and are supposedly already well-managed and frequently revisited for improvement opportunities. In contrast, when our clients work … Read More

Procurement Technology

Simfoni is recognized for the second time at World Procurement Awards in “Best New Procurement Technology” category.

Procurement Leaders have announced the finalists for the World Procurement Awards 2019 and Simfoni has been listed for the second time as the best new procurement technology in the “Procurement Technology” Category. … Read More

What Exactly Is in the Tail Spend?

What Exactly Is in the Tail Spend?

At a headline level, I think most procurement folks are now familiar with the concept of tail spend: the low-value spend items that are non-core but still essential to the smooth operation of an organization. … Read More

Tail Spend Management

Tail Spend Management in the Trenches: Lessons Learned and Questions Answered

Spend Matters recently hosted a webcast exploring how Owens & Minor revamped its tail spend management strategy using Simfoni, a procurement solutions provider with specialized capabilities in this area. … Read More

Tail Spend Management

Tail Spend Management Webinar

Hear from Simfoni client Jean-Pierre Pinsonneault, Vice President Global Indirect Procurement at Owens & Minor about how the Fortune 500 healthcare distributor has been successfully tackling tail spend. … Read More

Tail Spend Solution

Why a Marketplace Model is a Key Part of a Tail Spend Solution

For many procurement organizations, catalogs have become the default way to manage indirect spend. It’s easy to see why. Catalogs offer a simple way to manage recurring, low-value purchases. By grouping previously sourced categories and commonly requested items into a single interface, catalogs promise ease of use, efficiency and, of course, increased savings, especially through the reduction of maverick spend. … Read More

Tail Spend Technology

Tail Spend Technology is Not Just Available, Its On-Demand

Procurement has firmly entered the tail spend era, and with necessary tools now available to tackle this persistent purchasing problem, supply organizations are finally consolidating costs, cracking down on unauthorized spend and clawing back lost time to deliver real value to their businesses. At least, that’s what the picture is starting to look like at large manufacturers and corporates. … Read More

Tail Spend

Technology to Solve Procurement’s Persistent Tail Spend Problem is Available.

Tail spend frustrates many procurement groups. It’s messy, it’s complex and it’s time-consuming to tackle. Inking big deals and keeping stakeholders happy seem like far better priorities for the typical category manager, since that’s how he can turn executive heads and make his daily life simpler. … Read More

Tail Spend

Simfoni recognized as a leading vendor for 3rd year in succession

The Spend Matters 2018 Almanac has been released today and Simfoni is delighted to announce that – for the 3rd year in succession – it has been recognized in the “Top 50 to Watch” category amongst leading technology vendors in the eProcurement sector. … Read More

Tail Spend

Tail Spend is too good to be true – and that’s a problem!

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Simfoni manages tail spend for clients all over the world and across many different industries. But regardless of geography or sector, I have gained 2 important insights that are vastly out of sync with the common theory … Read More