Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. Uses GEP Software to Automate and Streamline Sourcing and Procurement Processes

 Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. Uses GEP Software to Automate and
                Streamline Sourcing and Procurement Processes

- GEP Provides eProcurement Software To Enterprise Sourcing And Procurement
Teams At Leading Leisure and Hospitality Company

PR Newswire

CLARK, N.J., April 29, 2013

CLARK, N.J., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GEP, a leading global provider of
procurement software and procurement services, today announced that it is
providing spend analytics services and sourcing and procurement software to
Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc. ("Starwood"). Starwood is one of
the world's leading leisure and hospitality companies.

Enterprise sourcing and procurement teams at Starwood in North America and
Europe are working with several of GEP tools to streamline and automate
procurement activities – including eRFx for sourcing, eSupplier for supplier
relationships and eProjects for project management.

"Intelligent, intuitive procurement software from GEP helps enterprise
procurement teams worldwide boost productivity, streamline complex work flows
and eliminate processing snarls," said Neha Shah, co-founder and executive
vice president at GEP. "Starwood is a valued customer and our relationship has
expanded and thrived over years."

Shah noted that GEP has significant expertise and experience in the leisure
and hospitality sector, enabling it to provide more rapid time-to-value across
hospitality-specific categories.

GEP delivers comprehensive functionality – spend analysis, sourcing, supplier
and contract management, procure-to-pay (P2P) – available soon on a single,
unified platform native to cloud, mobile and touch technologies.

Offered as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), GEP sourcing and procurement software
leverages cloud economics to deliver a solution that easily handles the
heaviest processing requirements of GEP's Fortune 500 and Global 2000 clients,
while eliminating burdensome infrastructure and support costs.

Sourcing and procurement software from GEP is easy to set up, deploy and use,
with no extensive training required. All GEP products are platform-agnostic
(they work with SAP, Oracle or any other major ERP or F&A system). And with
superb support and service, GEP is an industry leader in customer

About GEP

GEP is a diverse, creative team of people passionate about procurement.

We invest ourselves entirely in our client's success, creating strong
collaborative relationships that deliver extraordinary value year after year.
We deliver practical, effective procurement services and technology that
enable procurement leaders to maximize their impact on business operations,
strategy and financial performance.

Named a category leader in procurement outsourcing by the Black Book of
Outsourcing, a Star Performer in Everest Group's Peak Matrix of service
providers, and to the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 for seven years, GEP
is also ranked as one of the Fastest Growing Technology Companies in
Deloitte's Technology Fast 500. Clark, NJ-based GEP has eight offices and
operations centers in North and South America, Europe and Asia. To learn more,
please visit


Al Girardi
GEP 100 Walnut Ave., Clark, NJ 07066 | P 732.382.6565| F 732.382.6363 |


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