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Spend Analytics

Analyze your spend against historical and forecasted spend for benchmarking and opportunity identification with supply chain management

One of a supply chain team’s key roles is to secure cost savings for their company. To do so, they need a complete picture of their spend. Our spend analytics solutions enables supply chain teams to understand their total spend, uncover cost saving opportunities, and prioritize areas of focus, most importantly, realize and track the savings.

Our spend analytics expertise will help you:
  • Rationalize and understand your total spend: Spend data is collected from multiple sources, cleansed and rationalized, classified, and only then it is ready to be utilized to identify cost savings.
  • Map your total spend to our models: Utilizing our cost analyzer models, we identify cost saving opportunities across your spend categories.
Understand your total spend Analyze and benchmark your spend against historical and forecasted commodity data
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Forward-looking global cost calculation and global pricing strategy; enabling effective buying negotiations and strategic material purchases

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Key drivers of commodity markets for smarter buys

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Experts

John Anton

Mr. Anton has expertise in the ferrous metals industry, he is responsible for evaluating the outlook for steel. He also specializes in forecasting commodities and works closely with the Automotive, Construction, Energy and Economics teams at IHS Markit. Steel demand is linked to outlooks from these key sectors. In turn, the profitability of these sectors can rise or fall depending on the price and availability of steel.Prior to joining IHS Markit, now IHS Markit, in 1995, he was in the private practice of law as well as an economist and statistician for the United States Department of Labor in the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Mr. John Anton received a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Florida State University, US, and a Juris Doctor from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary, US.

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John Mothersole

As director of research, Mr. Mothersole sets and executes research priorities to identify potential supply chain risks and opportunities. His other duties include providing inflation analysis for the US Economic Forecasting Service, World Industry Service and the metal price forecasts within the Global Link Model at IHS Markit. He is directly responsible for nonferrous metal forecasts. He has more than 30 years of experience in price analysis and price forecasting. A member of the National Association of Business Economists (NABE), Mr. Mothersole holds a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Economics, both from the University of Maryland, US.

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Laura Hodges

Ms. Hodges is responsible for the management and operations of the Pricing and Purchasing Research team. Ms. Hodges has managed several projects on global cost analysis, including projects in Asia and South America, where the objective was to recommend the most cost-effective and efficient action in the procurement of key materials and services. She has spoken extensively on the topic of procurement pricing strategies and the global cost environment, including a presentation at the Institute of Supply Management titled, "Has China Lost Its Low-Cost Edge?" She has made presentations on the "Economic Risks to Consider Before Bidding Your Next Contract," and "Understanding and Estimating the Skilled Labor Shortage," at a conference of the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering. Ms. Laura Hodges holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the George Washington University, U.S., and a Master of Arts in Health and Labor Economics from Duke University, U.S. She also earned an MBA from Rutgers University, Beijing, China.

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Emily Crowley

An expert in North American labor markets and a specialist in labor supply, demand and wage escalation, Ms. Crowley is a key contributor to the semi-annual Global Manufacturing and Global Construction Compensation reports and to ongoing research of labor markets on the US Gulf Coast and Western Canada. Her research provides an analytical framework to compare labor cost and escalation on a global basis. Ms. Emily Crowley received her Masters of Science in Applied Economics from the Johns Hopkins University where she focused in quantitative methods.

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Sophie Malin

In addition to forecasting and analyzing labor markets she also produces compensation reports and is a contributing author to the quarterly labor cost articles. Prior to joining IHS Markit, Sophie worked as a consultant for an insurance technology provider, Intellect SEEC.She received a BSc degree in Economics from the University of Swansea with a year abroad studying business, law and economics at the University.

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KC Chang, B.com, MA, MS

His expertise resides in the commodity sector, where he is responsible for the nonferrous and precious metals forecasts including platinum and palladium. His latest research focuses on supply chain risks and opportunities for minor metals such as cobalt, lithium and rare earth elements used in the growing electric vehicle industry. In the past, KC worked on several projects focused on global cost analysis for clients in the energy and mining sector. These projects helped clients estimate capital costs and develop cost-effective procurement solutions for key materials and services. In addition to his work with clients, KC provides commodity market commentary to various news organizations including Bloomberg, Reuters, National Public Radio, Kitco Metals, Metal Bulletin and the American Metal Market.Mr. Chang received his M.A. in economics and his M.S. in statistics from the George Washington University. He also received his B.com in finance and mathematics from McGill University.

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Amanda Eglinton

Ms. Eglinton provides price forecasts and market intelligence to enable smarter purchasing decisions and supply chain cost savings for buyers of steel pipe, stainless steel, nickel and other ferroalloys. She also participates in IHS Markit consulting projects as a steel subject matter expert. Prior to joining the Pricing and Purchasing team, Ms. Eglinton was responsible for providing market intelligence on the supply and demand of onshore pipelay contractors and line pipe as part of the IHS Markit Energy Cost and Technology group. She also has experience working as a research analyst for the Emission Reduction Credit (ERC) trading desk at Element Markets, a leading renewable energy company. Ms. Eglinton holds a masters of arts in applied economics from the University of Houston, and a bachelor of science in finance and economics from Saint Louis University.

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John Bauman

He regularly interacts with clients regarding the outlook about equipment and services in the high tech sector. He is responsible for forecasting prices for high-tech equipment and services. In addition, he helps manage and maintain the group's forecasting model. He joined Global Insight, now IHS Markit, in 2003. Prior to that time, he was a statistical methodologist for a pharmaceutical marketing research firm. Mr. John Bauman earned a Master of Arts in Economics from Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, US, and a Bachelor of Arts in History from La Salle University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US.

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Michael Dall

He is responsible for the coverage of chemicals and plastic prices across Europe with an emphasis on forecasting. He also manages the relationship with several of the team's largest EMEA clients. Between 2013 and 2018 he was the lead economist at market analysts Barbour ABI, responsible for providing detailed coverage of the UK economy with specific focus on the construction sector. Before this he worked at GVA as an economist covering the residential and commercial property markets. Dall holds an undergraduate degree in Business Economics and a Master of Science in Economics from the University of Strathclyde.

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Deni Koenhemsi

Ms. Koenhemsi's previous areas of industry focus include healthcare, professional services and consumer goods. Prior to joining the company, she worked as a country risk economist at AIG and as a research assistant at the Center for Strategic and International Studies focused on Turkish economy and politics. Ms. Deni Koenhemsi received a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from the University of Richmond, US, and a Master of Arts in International Economic Relations from American University, Washington, D.C., US.

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Thomas McCartin

Mr. McCartin works on analysis and forecasts related to machinery and equipment used in the energy industry for the Pricing and Purchasing Service at IHS Markit. Previously, he worked as a regional economist at Moody's Analytics. He received his Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of Maryland, United States, and his Master of Arts in economics from American University, Washington, D.C.

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Patrick Warren

Mr. Warren analyzes and forecasts prices up and down the paper supply chain, from pulp to corrugated boxes. He uses data science and alternative data to provide clients with unique insights into price movements and market dynamics. Prior to joining IHS Markit, Mr. Warren researched firm behavior at MIT. He received his BA in economics from the University of Washington and his MA in economics from Boston University.

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Jonathan Ablett

Mr. Ablett leads the IHS Markit team in charge of scenario design and new macroeconomic and sectoral economic models. As part of this work, he helps develop customized macroeconomic scenarios for due diligence, regulatory stress tests, impact analysis, and strategic planning purposes. He leads the team that implements these scenarios, operates the IHS Markit proprietary macroeconomic model, and designs new models for additional client purposes.Prior to joining IHS Markit, Mr. Ablett was an Expert at the McKinsey Global Institute, the think tank of McKinsey and Company, where he specialized in applied economic and strategic analysis for both private and public sector clients. Prior to joining McKinsey, Jonathan worked at the Massachusetts House Ways & Means Committee developing budget and policy recommendations and the World Bank. He holds an M.A. in Economics from McGill University and an M.B.A. from Babson College.

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Wilhelm Greyling

Mr. Greyling is a business consultant and supply chain strategist with more than 25 years of experience focusing on the development, integration, and strategy supporting supply chains. His areas of focus include business process, technology, and end-to-end supply chain optimization. Before joining IHS Markit, Mr. Greyling delivered significant strategic and tactical supply chain excellence to a variety of companies across sectors such as aerospace and defense, airlines, banking media and technology, energy and utilities, life sciences, and more. He is fluent in English, Dutch, and Afrikaans.

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