Source One

Company Overview:

Source One Management Services, LLC is the leading Procurement Service Provider supplementing client resources with professional procurement cost reduction, strategic sourcing services, and spend management solutions since 1992.

Source One’s core business is providing customized strategic sourcing and spend management consulting solutions which are available on a low-risk innovative pay-for-performance basis.  Their services help companies reduce spend (their costs for direct and indirect products and services) and help reduce the overall cost of acquisition through the application of proven sourcing and purchasing strategies, best practices, people, and technologies.

Recognized as a leader in the market, Source One has developed renowned industry tools including, a free e-sourcing and supply chain collaboration solution.  The only free e-tool in the industry, WhyAbe is a platform for buyers and suppliers to connect and conduct RFP/RFQ/RFx and reverse auction events, access product and service catalogs, and manage contracts.

Source One’s subject matter experts, Joe Payne and William R. Dorn, Jr., authored the book entitled “Managing Indirect Spend: Enhancing Profitability Through Strategic Sourcing,” published in 2011 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.  This is the only text of its kind that provides a concise overview of the theory and practice of strategic sourcing principles including a step-by-step guide to implementing a successful sourcing initiative.

Source One also provides regular industry updates and commentary on

Use the following link to access the Source One website.

Source One celebrates 20 years of Strategic Sourcing!

Procurement Insights Media Coverage:

Managing Indirect Spend Series with Joe Payne and William R. Dorn, Jr.

Procurement Insights Articles and White Papers:

March 28, 2012 – With the announcement of powerful, social network-oriented updates will critical mainstream pundits finally see WhyAbe as something more than a small offering from a boutique firm?

October 6, 2011 – Procurement Insights Exclusive: Taking an Advanced Look at the New Book by Source One’s Dorn and Payne

March 20, 2009 – Riding the Crest of a New Wave: How the Original SaaS Companies Have Gained the Upper Hand (PI White Paper)

September 8, 2008 – Source One: The “Thinking” Professional’s Solution

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