9Gauge Systems Expands Integration Capabilities with Supply Chain Management Solution Leader
AUSTIN, Texas, October 19, 2016 — 9Gauge Partners has added SPS Commerce, a retail cloud leader for companies in the CPG market, to its integrated technology offerings. With 9Gauge’s focus on financial advisory to improve client ecosystems, SPS Commerce helps the firm broaden its offering for CPG companies with supply chain solutions for business leaders. SPS Commerce joins NetSuite, Bill.com, Expensify and others as part of the growing 9Gauge-partnered technologies that drive both day-to-day and long-term operational value to its customers.
9Gauge views SPS Commerce as an ideal fit based on the client value it delivers. The Minneapolis-based supply chain leader operates the broadest trading community in the retail industry, the SPS Commerce Retail Network. By offering EDI integrations with multiple systems, such as NetSuite and QuickBooks, SPS Commerce proves to be a prime partner for 9Gauge’s financial advisory and systems integration services.
“Our goal is to deliver ongoing value to our clients so they can more effectively understand and run their respective organizations,” said Jonathan Hines, partner in charge of firm development for 9Gauge. “With the addition of SPS Commerce to our Integrated Technology Platform, we continue to expand our ability to effectively support business leaders in various industries.”
“We’re thrilled to partner with 9Gauge to offer SPS Commerce Integrated Fulfillment (EDI) to their retail and CPG clients,” said Dan Juckniess, chief sales officer, SPS Commerce. “SPS Commerce can provide 9Gauge customers access to the broadest retail network to enhance supply chain performance and collaboration.”
Over the past six years, 9Gauge has provided nearly 200 clients a full range of finance and advisory services from corporate strategy to transactional accounting. The firm covers this spectrum through its Integrated Technology Program (ITP), a technology ecosystem that utilizes partner programs to leverage leading system and application providers for day-to-day financial work-flow efficiencies. The SPS Commerce partnership offers 9Gauge’s CPG clients the support needed to lead their organizations.
SPS Commerce in the 9Gauge Platform
“We are trying to build an active ecosystem that benefits our client’s needs no matter what stage of business they are in,” said Brian Devany, Director of 9Gauge’s Finance & Business Intelligence practice. “Regardless of our client’s size, 9Gauge’s Integrated Technology Program is devoted to improving how leaders and teams run their organizations.”
Similar to the firm’s relationships with other vendors, including NetSuite and Bill.com, SPS Commerce aligns with 9Gauge’s goals to optimize business return on technology. Partnering with SPS Commerce gives our users the ability to enhance digital retail supply chains benefits both businesses (e.g., inventory, performance insights, etc.) and consumers (e.g., product order details). Business leaders can thereby improve strategies, operations, and communications. As such, the partnership with 9Gauge expands the firm’s ability to deliver solid recommendations that drive improvements in business processes and efficiencies.
About 9Gauge Partners
9Gauge Partners delivers best practices finance and advisory services to provide executives with the business insights they need to make better decisions faster. Consultants are deployed on engagements in teams, rather than as isolated resources. Clients receive the best expertise for each phase of the work needed, driven by a culture of collaboration and accountability among the team members. Unlike traditional consulting services firms that provide a “resource” to execute tasks based on the clients’ guidance, 9Gauge deploys teams of consultants at blended rates that often are less costly than a single resource. This often results in completing the work more efficiently and more quickly, as a result of putting the right skills on each task. 9Gauge goes beyond the approach of “just getting the work done” as prescribed by the client, and delivers recommendations to optimize finance and accounting processes and implement efficiencies where possible. Our continued commitment to excellence in our delivery to clients drives long-term relationships, and continuing to maintain a great work culture enhances our ability to attract and retain great talent.
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