E-Sourcing Solution Specialist CombineNet is a Four-Time Food Logistics 100 Award Winner

 E-Sourcing Solution Specialist CombineNet is a Four-Time Food Logistics 100
                                 Award Winner

For Fourth Consecutive Year, CombineNet Selected as Top 100 Solution for Food
Industry Supply Chains

PR Newswire

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 17, 2012

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth straight year,
CombineNet, Inc., the leading provider of best-in-class online sourcing
technology solutions for global supply chains,has been recognized by Food
Logistics magazine as a Top 100 Technology and Solution Provider. Each year,
the editors of Food Logistics magazine recognize 100 technology solution and
service providers that help grocery manufacturers, distributors and retailers
gain a competitive logistical advantage. The highly coveted FL 100 list
provides valuable information regarding technology vendors who focus on the
needs of the entire supply chain.

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"With the evolution of the food supply chain, software and technology
providers are playing a more critical role in addressing needs such as
end-to-end visibility and collaboration, traceability, regulatory compliance,
risk management, sustainability, and cost containment," notes Lara L.
Sowinski, editor-in-chief of Food Logistics. "Technology is the competitive
differentiator for companies in our industry who need to stay ahead of dynamic
changes in the marketplace."

CombineNet's ASAP® product is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) e-sourcing
solution that helps buyers at supply chain driven companies work more
collaboratively with suppliers to effect significant procurement innovations
and improvements.

For food manufacturing, distribution, and retailing industries, CombineNet
ASAP is a best of breed solution for the procurement of:

  oTransportation services across all modes
  oPackaging materials for both primary and secondary food product packaging
  oFood ingredients used in direct materials
  oIndirect materials including equipment, MRO, and fleet vehicles
  oCorporate and facility services

"From drought conditions to the rising costs of fuel and a variety of issues
in between, this has been a year of challenge for food companies and their
supply chain partners," said Rich Wilson, CombineNet's Chief Executive
Officer. "CombineNet has answered the food industry's demands with strategic
sourcing solutions that leverage best practices for Food Manufacturers as well
as for Restaurant Chain Industries."

CombineNet's e-sourcing solutions are used by eight of the top 15 global food
manufacturers, five of the world's largest beverage manufacturers, and 9 of
the leading global restaurant chains. The final FL100 recipients are featured
in the November/December 2012 issue of Food Logistics, as well as online at

For more on CombineNet's Strategic Sourcing Solution for Food Manufacturers:

For more on CombineNet's Strategic Sourcing Solution for Restaurant Chains:

About CombineNet

CombineNet, Inc. delivers award-winning best-in-class e-sourcing software
solutions through its products CombineNet ASAP® for advanced e-sourcing,
CombineNet Spend Analysis, and CombineNet Contract Management. Using these
Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based sourcing products, CombineNet customers can
rapidly adopt proven solutions for increasing spend under management and
improving enterprise spend insights. Now in its twelfth year in business,
CombineNet is known for its track record in driving significant bottom-line
and productivity savings for its clientele which includes: General Mills,
Hershey's, Heinz, Smithfield Foods, Wendy's Quality Supply Chain Co-Op, CKE
Restaurants, Procter & Gamble, Sears, Johnson & Johnson, A.P. Moller-Maersk,
Bayer, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Reckitt Benckiser, AstraZeneca, and many more
Global 2000 firms. www.combinenet.com

SOURCE CombineNet, Inc.

Website: http://www.combinenet.com
Contact: Jen Bannan, The Bannan Group, jenbannan@thebannangroup.com, +1
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