Pontoon and IQN Selected as Preferred Providers of Contingent Workforce Management by Corporate United
Pontoon, Delivering MSP Services, and IQN, Delivering VMS Services, Will Align to Provide Premium Workforce Solutions for Corporate United’s 300 Plus Members
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., & DENVER, Colo. – April 5, 2016 – Corporate United, the nation’s largest horizontal indirect group purchasing organization, has selected Pontoon to deliver HR Managed Services to their 300 plus member organizations and IQN to deliver Vendor Management Services. Together, the two organizations will offer Corporate United members global contingent workforce management solutions designed to reduce labor costs, increase spend visibility, provide worker compliance and increase overall quality. Pontoon and IQN were selected through a comprehensive selection process.
“Pontoon and IQN offer the best possible solution for our members,” said Andrea Morton, Vice President, Category Management at Corporate United. “Together, they will optimize contingent workforce management and drive performance through people, process and technology.”
Corporate United has identified the growing need among members for a solution to manage their portfolio of non-employee labor resources. While historically these solutions were only available to the largest global corporations, Corporate United members can now also enjoy the benefits of a VMS-enabled MSP program including increased flexibility and scalability, compliance, cost savings and supplier management.
“Corporate United represents a well-regarded and diverse set of global enterprises that lead their categories,” said Karin Selfors, SVP at Pontoon. “We are honored to have been selected along with IQN to deliver HR managed services and contribute to the long-term growth of their expanding community.”
“This collaboration between IQN and Pontoon will deliver great value to Corporate United’s customers,” said Kevin Poll, Vice President Strategic Alliances at IQN. “Our mission is to unleash the strategic advantage of contingent labor and SOW capabilities, and we are excited about the opportunity this presents for Corporate United member companies.”
Both Corporate United and Pontoon are sponsors of IQNsiders, one of the best-attended and most dynamic industry events focused on workforce management best practices. Hosted by IQN, the three-day conference in Washington, D.C. on April 27-29, will include presentations by experts in enterprise talent management who will share insights into how workforce strategies are evolving, how to utilize innovative technology to address those challenges, and how to create a world-class workforce management program that supports an organization’s strategic business goals. Registration for the event is free. For a full agenda of the conference and to register as an attendee, visit www.IQNsiders.com.
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IQN is the leading, independent technology provider of Vendor Management System (VMS) software for Global 2000 companies. IQN’s products enable enterprises to intelligently manage and optimize complex services procurement and contingent workforce programs. Since 1999, IQN’s products have been delivering procurement visibility and predictability, helping corporate leaders around the globe increase profitability, mitigate risk and compete more effectively. For more information, visit www.IQN.com.
Pontoon is a global HR outsourcing company specializing in improving an organization’s workforce; including contingent, permanent and statement of work. We manage the contingent supply chain on behalf of our clients and recruit and onboard permanent hires. The tactics employed by Pontoon result in significant cost savings and revenue improvement, increased worker quality, unparalleled visibility and greater compliance. A division of Adecco with operations in nearly 100 countries and around 1,500 colleagues worldwide, the Jacksonville, Florida-based organization delivers solutions to more than 150 industry-leading companies.
About Corporate United
Corporate United enables over 300 member companies to expertly manage their indirect spend categories. By providing category lifecycle management for more than 40 leveraged agreements, Corporate United offers an enhanced approach to ongoing contract and supplier management. We are committed to providing members and suppliers with a collaborative community to help them achieve more.
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