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PeopleTicker selected by American Purchasing Society to provide best practice tools for procuring contingent labor

Date: 05/12/2015

AURORA, Ill., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- American Purchasing Society long known for its certification and training programs continues to drive innovation through its endorsement of PeopleTicker as the clear leader in providing procurement professionals with best practices tools for the purchasing of contingent labor.

"The staff at PeopleTicker have been procuring, and managing contract engagements and consulting in the contract labor industry for over 20 years. We are proud to offer our members both special incentives and training to help them "buy right" using PeopleTicker's labor rate and benchmarking analytics tools as a benefit of this exclusive partnership," said Richard Hough, Executive Vice President, American Purchasing Society.

By utilizing real time market labor rate data from PeopleTicker, procurement professionals are empowered to negotiate successfully insuring high quality candidate selection, increased retention, and reduction in cost.

"We are excited to partner with American Purchasing Society to provide this unique opportunity for their membership," said Joe Musacchio, Chief Executive Officer of PeopleTicker.

"Contingent labor spend represents the largest line item for any procurement department. Up until now, procurement professionals lacked resources to understand the complexities of this market. PeopleTicker provides the data analytics tools and services to enable companies to meet their spend management goals," added Musacchio.

About American Purchasing Society:

The American Purchasing Society is an organization of buyers, purchasing managers, and executives, founded in 1969 with members from every state and 28 countries worldwide. Our objective is to improve the business purchasing function through education and our certification program. We were the first organization to establish a certification program for professional buyers and purchasing managers using our Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) program, which measures applicant competence and business reputation. http://www.american-purchasing.com

About PeopleTicker:

PeopleTicker is the global standard for neutral market rate data. Strengthened by over 15 years of wage research - our data management and analytics are unmatched in the industry today. PeopleTicker provides companies visibility into their staffing operations as well as critical insights on labor rates to help them make informed, strategic decisions regarding their operations and finances. Procurement, HR, and SOW Project leaders using PeopleTicker are empowered with knowledge to take control of negotiations and effectively manage their labor spend. http://www.peopleticker.com

Media Contact:

Richard Hough, American Purchasing Society 630-859-0250 rhough@propurch.com  
Michael Zimmer, PeopleTicker, LLC 561-278-8383 mzimmer@peopleticker.com




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