Spend Matters has named '50 Names to Watch', marking the cards of up-and-coming firms in procurement.
The company said the list shines a light on relative newcomers that are pushing procurement forward, and those offering the latest and most innovative solutions in the industry.
It has also released its '50 Names to Know' list, which runs down the leading names in procurement.
In the release, Spend Matters said it routinely reviews the latest procurement technology and service offerings.
“This uniquely positions us to help procurement organisations with their vendor selection processes,” it said.
“The 50 to Know and Watch lists are the result of intense debate, discussion and refinement among all of the Spend Matters analysts and reflect our unbiased, independent view of the providers you should have on your radar in 2018.
“The Spend Matters 50 Providers to Know list for 2018 highlights leading technology and services providers that continue to raise the bar for procurement technologies and services.”
The '50 Names to Watch' are as follows:
Geometric Results Inc. (GRI)
Global Risk Management Solutions (GRMS)
Kepler (including EasyKost)
Opus Global (Hiperos)
PRGX (including Lavante)
State of Flux
Efficio/Nomad Health/Suplari (to be decided by public vote)