Founded in 2002, Insight Sourcing Group is a consulting firm
that focuses exclusively on strategic sourcing and procurement. Led
by alumni of some of the world's top consulting firms, including
the likes of Accenture, Deloitte and McKinsey, Insight Sourcing
Group is privately held and has been growing at a rapid clip ever
since its founding.
Around half of the firm's clients are in the Private Equity
industry, where Insight Sourcing Group has developed something of a
reputation for its ability to improve valuations. The rest of the
firm's clients tend to be public and private Fortune 1000 companies
across a wide swathe of industries. Those industries are
broad-based and include manufacturing, retail, financial services,
healthcare, commercial services and telecom.
What do they do?
Insight Sourcing Group's website points out that, while its
client base is incredibly diverse, its "core skills are 'portable'
across industry lines, meaning that clients tend to have similar
needs when engaging the firm-the need to improve their sourcing and
procurement performance, whether by cutting costs, seeking guidance
in a new area, or building the expertise in the first
A typical project will see the firm involved in transforming a
company's cost optimization and procurement-related programs.
Insight Sourcing Group works on such projects from development to
execution, often on a global basis.
The firm's global reach is greatly expanded by ISG Europe, a
joint venture formed with Germany-based pricing, procurement and
supply-chain experts Kerkhoff Consulting. The tie-up allows Insight
Sourcing's clients to have access to "low cost country-specific
sourcing expertise throughout the world for U.S.-based companies,
and sourcing and procurement services for the U.S. Operations of
European-based companies. Additionally, Kerkhoff's European clients
gain access to Insight Sourcing Group's proprietary spend analysis
IN THE NEWS
Insight Sourcing Group's SpendHQ Named 2015 Red Herring
Insight Sourcing Group's proprietary spend analytics
tool, SpendHQ, was named to the 2015 Red Herring 100 List as one of
the most exciting and disruptive technology companies in North
America. Lauded for its pioneering approach to spend analytics in
the procurement space, SpendHQ has emerged as the leading pure-play
spend intelligence platform for sourcing professionals. SpendHQ
Vice President Darren Shipp and Development Manager Andrew Kim
accepted the award on behalf of the company on June 3, while
attending the annual Red Herring 100 North America summit in San
Diego. Past Red Herring 100 recipients include Groupon, LinkedIn,
Vitrue, and Tiny Prints.
Insight Sourcing Group Named Atlanta's #1 Small
Insight Sourcing Group was selected as Atlanta's Top Small
Workplace in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's 2015 Top Workplaces
Survey, an annual ranking of the city's best workplaces. The
Atlanta Journal-Constitution ranked 75 businesses with under 150
employees and Insight Sourcing Group was named #1 at an awards
ceremony on March 19. The AJC published an extensive set of
articles on Insight Sourcing Group, which can be found below.
They highlighted Insight Sourcing Group's extraordinary
employee retention and unique culture.
Consulting Magazine Names Insight Sourcing Group #1 Small Strategy
Firm to Work For
Insight Sourcing Group has been recognized by Consulting
magazine as the #1 Best Small Strategy Firm to Work
For in the 2014 Best Firms to Work For, an annual ranking
of consulting firms based on employee satisfaction rates in the
areas of client engagement, firm culture, firm leadership, career
development, work-life balance, and compensation and
benefits. Insight Sourcing Group ranked #7 on the Best Small
Firms overall list, moving up six spots from its 2013 ranking
(their first time on the list).
Insight Sourcing Group Ranked On INC 5000 for Seventh
Insight Sourcing Group has been recognized by Inc.
Magazine for the seventh consecutive year as one of the fastest
growing companies in the United States. The annual Inc. 500|5000 is
an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private
companies. Insight Sourcing Group's impressive growth placed it at
2,635 on this year's list, with revenue increasing nearly 143%
Insight Sourcing Group Named One of the Top 100 Supply
Chain Companies for 7th Consecutive Year
Insight Sourcing Group was named to the 2014 Supply &
Demand Chain Executive 100 for the seventh consecutive year. The
SDCE 100 shines a spotlight on successful and innovative
transformation projects that are delivering bottom-line value to
small, medium and large enterprises across the different functions
that comprise the supply chain.
SP Richards Selects Insight Sourcing Group as Strategic Partner of
Insight Sourcing Group was named Strategic Partner of the Year by
S.P. Richards Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts
Company and leading wholesale distributor of business and office
supplies, at the 2014 S.P. Richards Supplier Summit in Orlando,
Florida. Insight Sourcing Group's partnership with GPC began when
ISG performed a company-wide spend assessment and utilized its
proprietary spend visibility tool, SpendHQ®, to strategically
identify and quantify savings opportunities across GPC. As a result
of this assessment, GPC and ISG have launched numerous strategic
sourcing projects to realize savings across numerous spend