Spend Management Experts

967 Buckingham Circle NW, Atlanta, GA 30327



Spend Management Experts (SME) is a leading transportation spend management consultancy that helps companies optimize spend across the supply chain reducing costs by 20 percent or more. Our finance background and experience analyzing shipping costs relative to carrier profitability enable us to develop effective supply chain optimization strategies across all transportation modes. We leverage cost modeling technology to identify savings opportunities and build negotiation strategies based on data and meaningful business cases, while providing clients with straightforward details on exactly how savings are derived.


Contract Optimization

SME utilizes cutting-edge proprietary cost modeling technology to identify savings opportunities and craft negotiation strategies to positively impact carrier and 3PL negotiations.  SME is carrier/3PL agnostic and clients average a savings of 20% or more from current carrier pricing, and 80% of clients keep their incumbent providers.  SME is able to provide:

Strategic Supply Chain Planning

SSCP is designed to assist clients with distribution network challenges.  Clients benefit from a strategic evaluation incorporating multiple variables including identification of hidden costs, service level upgrades and pricing optimization.  SME can provide:


Audit Technology

SME’s cloud-based audit technology ensures contract compliance and sustainable savings with shipment tracking and invoice audit recovery and analysis.  SME also offers dynamic reporting and freight payment services.  SME clients realize an average savings of 3-5% from their current transportation spend by engaging in Audit Technology.  SME is able to provide:




“Spend Management Experts is a trusted partner to Ulta Beauty. Over the years our relationship

has expanded and thanks to their unique cost savings analysis we have been able to reinvest in

further improvements of our supply chain.”

Derek Hornsby, Ulta Beauty, Vice President of Supply Chain


“SME’s strategies and methodologies allowed us to exceed our savings targets…”

Dan Schultz, Canon, Director of Logistics