GEP SMART Review - why 4.6 stars?

GEP SMART Review
ITQlick Score: 82/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.6/5)
Pricing: 10/10 - high cost
Category: Supply Chain -> GEP
Ranking:Ranked 42 out of 227 Supply Chain systems
Company: GEP
Typical customers: Medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Mobile, Cloud
Links: GEP SMART pricing, GEP SMART alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jan 22, 2022

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What is GEP and its features?

GEP SMART is a procurement software that helps businesses understand and manage spending to maximize savings. It does this by overseeing all operations involving purchases and payments, sourcing, compliance, and source-to-pay processes. The software further helps users monitor contracts, track suppliers and supplies, and proactively discover and manage risks in the supply chain. The software features include strategic cost management, supply chain collaboration, tall spend management, and opportunity assessment.

GEP SMART was founded by Roopa Gandhi and co-founded by Subhash Makhija, Jagdish Turimella, and Neha Desai Shah under the stables of GEP Worldwide. GEP Worldwide was founded in 1999 and is currently based in Clark, Tennessee, United States, with an employee size of about 1001-5000 persons. The software won the 2020 Best Procurement Software Award and the HFS Research Top 10 Source-To-Pay Providers.

What is GEP SMART rating?

The rating of GEP SMART is 4.6 stars out of 5 and the total score is 82 out of 100. The rating score is based on our unbiased data-based algo. Learn more - rating methodology page.

Who uses GEP SMART?

The typical customers include the following business size: Medium and large size businesses.

Is it easy to use?

Yes, GEP SMART makes it fairly easy to use. This product is user friendly and intuitive.

Is GEP SMART cloud-based?

Yes, they offer cloud based hosting, which means IT resources are retrieved through web-based tools and applications and you don't need to buy servers and additional hardware equipment.

Can it be used on mobile?

Yes, you can access GEP SMART on your mobile/smart phone.

Is GEP SMART the best Supply Chain system?

GEP SMART is ranked 42 out of 227 software in their category (Supply Chain systems).

What are GEP SMART's pros? (4 Pros)

  • The software is flexible and industry-specific
  • It provides a clear visualization of data with an intuitive interface
  • It allows easy use across enterprises from one central location
  • GEP SMART has a variety of templates and analytic tools

What are GEP SMART's cons? (3 cons)

  • The panels of the software need improvement
  • The organization of suppliers could be improved in the system
  • GEP SMART dashboard navigation needs improvement

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to GEP SMART: NetSuite Order Management System, RedTail EDI, Blast Ramp, elementum, Rubberstamp, Freezerworks Unlimited, Epicor Supply Chain Management, Kazeon SourceOne eDiscovery, SAP Supplier Relationship Management, Infor SCM. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of GEP SMART?

What is the REAL total cost of implementation? on top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate you need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 10 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for GEP SMART

What should you ask GEP during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with GEP SMART and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching GEP SMART in action.

Where GEP SMART is used?

The software is fit for small, medium, and large businesses. It suits supply chain analysts and procurement officers in the hospitality, sports & entertainment, banking & financial services, and pharmaceuticals industries. Some users of GEP SMART software are; Honda, University of California, Bristol Myers Squibb, and Yorkshire Building Society.

List of categories

Budgeting & CPM
Product Lifecycle Management
Inventory Management
Compliance
Workflow Management
Procurement
Contract Management
Order Fulfillment
PO: Purchase orders
Demand Planning
Strategic Sourcing
Supplier Management

List of features

Version Control
Project Budgeting
Sourcing & Procurement
Supplier Management
Supply Chain
Spend Analysis
PO: Purchase orders
Product Lifecycle Management
Contract Management
Workflow Management
Inventory Management

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.