A Conversation with Stuart Andrews

Zebra Technologies Stuart Andrews Joins Spend Insights

A Conversation with Stuart Andrews, Director of Global Indirect Procurement at Zebra Technologies

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Episode 006: A Conversation with Stuart Andrews, Director of Global Indirect Procurement at Zebra Technologies

Constantine Limberakis, Director of Product Marketing at SpendHQ, recently sat down with Stuart Andrews, Director of Global Indirect Procurement at  Zebra Technologies.

A veteran in multi-industry global supply chain management and procurement, Stuart has close to twenty years of consulting and practitioner insight. Throughout his career, Stuart has led and delivered projects for public and private sector clients, including procurement transformations and rebuilding procurement organizations.

During the podcast, Stuart shares his insights on his role at Zebra and reflects on why it takes an iterative approach using best-of-breed solutions to achieve spend visibility success.

“Today we’ve gone to our stakeholder with the results out of SpendHQ using the right taxonomy and start to show them what the opportunities look like. This is where you start to find that they may think they are spending all their money with a certain supplier but find out its half that, and the other half is spent by another department. At the end of the day, it is often eye-opening for our stakeholders when we are able to have that discussion.”

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About SpendHQ

SpendHQ is a spend analysis solution that provides rapid, accurate and detailed visibility into enterprise spend data. This full-service SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) spend analytics solution delivers actionable insight for sourcing and procurement professionals. With SpendHQ as your command center, you give procurement leaders inside your organization the power to impact the bottom line.

Recognized for innovation and industry impact in the procurement space, SpendHQ was named to the 2015 Red Herring Global 100 list and named the Best Big Data Reporting & Analytics Solution and Data Visualization Technology solution in the 2018 SIIA CODiE Awards. With SpendHQ at their fingertips, clients ranging from Fortune 500s to mid-market companies are finally able to see their enterprise spend clearly and drive savings confidently.

As a subsidiary of Insight Sourcing Group, SpendHQ is built by industry leaders with unmatched sourcing knowledge. Inc. Magazine has ranked Insight Sourcing Group among the fastest-growing private companies in America every year since 2008. In 2017, Insight Sourcing Group was also named the #1 Boutique Consulting Firm in the U.S. by Vault.com. To learn more about SpendHQ’s spend analysis solution and start taking control of enterprise spend data, request a custom spend analytics demo today.

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  • After benchmarking spend analytics tools used across all industries, the American Red Cross selected SpendHQ based on our evaluation of their practitioner-built tool and practical approach. Implementation has been smooth, and early results are encouraging to date. At this point, we believe the Red Cross will achieve its targeted 7X ROI on the cost of this tool.

    Tom Nash
    Tom Nash Chief Procurement Officer and Head of Supply Chain at American Red Cross
  • The intuitive interface and graphical nature of SpendHQ made it an easy choice for us. We looked at several other tools and none of them measured up to SpendHQ in terms of ease of use or quality of data.

    Mike McHale
    Mike McHale CPO at Invesco
  • SpendHQ has a superb user-interface and easy-to-use analysis features that enable our Procurement team members to gain valuable, actionable insights into the spends they manage. The support team has also been very efficient in completing the periodic data refreshes such that the system reflects the most up-to-date information possible.

    Ammar Al-Rifai
    Ammar Al-Rifai Global Indirect Procurement Systems & Operations Senior Manager at Zebra

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