Consulting Partners


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations.

Atos Consulting

Atos Consulting provides strategic approaches to technology, from innovation to implementation. Learn more about our offering with riskmethods "Risk Management and Social Collaboration in the supply chain".



Ayming is a leading consulting group with offices in 16 countries and 1,500 employees. In the field of Operations, Ayming supports clients with sustainable value and cost optimization initiatives along the value and supply chain.


B.O.A. offers consulting solutions in the area of proactive supply risk management, procurement marketing and market intelligence, supplier searching, best value country sourcing and the realization and monitoring of real savings.

Caniu GRC

For over 10 years Caniu GRC supports its customers as a management consultant from strategy to operational implementation in the long-term increase and sustained protection of shareholder value. Learn more about the offering of riskmethods and Caniu.


Contemplor’s services go above and beyond “regular consulting services” for SMEs as well as International Cooperations: Innovative ideas are transformed into practical solutions according to the customer requirements – the difference: Contemplor’s hands-on approach to ensure the implementation of the proposed solutions.


Deloitte provides audit, risk advisory, tax advisory, financial advisory and consulting services to companies across all industries. With a worldwide network of member companies in more than 150 countries, Deloitte combines outstanding expertise with outstanding services. Making an impact that matters - for more than 244,000 Deloitte employees, this is a common mission statement and individual claim at the same time.

Drozak Consulting

The independent international consulting firm Drozak Consulting has been advising global corporations and renowned mid-cap companies for almost two decades in the areas of procurement performance, product cost performance, supply chain performance, business performance.

Durch Denken Vorne

»Durch Denken Vorne« (By Thinking Ahead) provides professional and innovative consulting for purchasing, supply chain and product cost optimisation. The main focus of DDVC is value analysis, open innovation with suppliers, product group management and risk management.


The globalization in procurement and supply chain management is further increasing - it includes new opportunities but also new risks that have to be managed professionally. eckseler-consult supports clients in identifying critical weak points and in finding tailored solutions for their company.


eprolog is an owner-managed purchasing service provider. Since 2002, we have been building industry-specific purchasing alliances for the medium-sized manufacturing industry. This has resulted in a comprehensive purchasing network. We provide long-term support for our customers, from the first analysis up to implementation of the results.


KPMG is an international company that provides audit, tax and advisory services. KPMG is one of the leading auditing and consulting companies and has about 9,800 employees at more than 20 locations in Germany.


Marsh, the world's leading insurance broker and risk adviser, has over 27,000 employees and provides advice and transactional capabilities to clients in over 100 countries.

MHP a Porsche Company

Through the symbiosis of process and IT consulting and as a subsidiary of Porsche, MHP is the leading process and IT consulting company in the automotive market. As a process supplier MHP ensures customers the perfectly running processes across the entire value chain.

Prime Advantage

Prime Advantage is dedicated to bringing its clients reduced costs on raw materials, components, and supplies thorough leveraged sourcing agreements, and strategic services. By combining the purchasing power of more than 750 industrial manufacturers, Prime Advantage negotiates volume rebates and discounts with an exclusive group of world-class global Endorsed Suppliers.


RiskNET Advisory is providing high-end solutions for management and senior management relating to the management of their risk and opportunities. It is trusted advisor to companies, governments and institutions.

Information Sources (Excerpt)

Asian Disaster Reduction Center

The Asian Disaster Reduction Center in Kobe (Japan) was founded in 1998. While being connected with 28 other countries, the Asian Disaster Reduction Center is the largest organization offering information about natural catastrophes in the Asian area.

Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing

Bureau van Dijk (BvD) is a leading publisher of company information and business intelligence. BVD offers comprehensive, standardised financials, own ratio and data options plus benchmarking software and integration packages. 


The Central Intelligence Agency publishes a World Factbook that is updated on a daily basis. The book is also known as the CIA World Factbook. This carefully researched publication contains statistical data on all countries in the world, mainly in the areas of demography, economy, infrastructure, politics and the military.


As an international economic credit agency with branches in Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Finland and the USA, Creditsafe offers innovative benefits to more than 80,000 customers. These benefits allow for new usage of economic information, and in so doing make your company simply more intelligent.


EcoVadis operates the 1st collaborative platform enabling companies to monitor the Sustainability performance of their suppliers, across 150 sectors and 99 countries.
EcoVadis reliable ratings and easy to use monitoring tools allow companies to manage risks and drive eco-innovations in their global supply chains.

FORMAT Software Service

With over 27 years experience with more than 1,300 satisfied customers FORMAT is constantly updated software solutions. FORMAT offers its customers comprehensive know-how, the right service for maintenance and update service, as well as professional advice, seminars and training around the demands of a modern customs, external trade and shipping.

Global Disaster Alert und Coordination System

The Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS) is a joint initiative of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the European Commission that serves to consolidate and improve the dissemination of disaster-related information, in order to improve the coordination of international relief efforts.

Munich RE Nathan Risk Suite

Modern integrated risk management requires a detailed knowledge of geographical environment. Munich Re's NATHAN (Natural Hazards Assessment Network) Risk Suite optimises your assessment of natural hazard risks, from entire portfolios down to individual risks at address level - worldwide.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is the weather and oceanography authority of the USA. The NOAA was founded as a facility of the Ministry of Trade for coordinating the national ocean and atmospheric services.


RapidRatings is transforming the way the world’s leading companies manage enterprise and financial risk. RapidRatings provides the most sophisticated analysis of the financial health of public and private companies in the world. The company’s analytics system provides predictive insights into third-party partners, suppliers, vendors, customers and securities issuers. Every business conversation becomes more productive, transparent and efficient with the RapidRatings’ Financial Health System. 

United States Geological Survey

The United States Geological Survey (in short USGS) is a scientific authority that is part of the Department of the Interior. The USGS is the most important institute in the USA for official cartography, and thereby represents a valuable source of information for making available data or warnings on worldwide natural disasters in a geo-coded form.

Implementation Partners

Atos Consulting

Atos Consulting provides strategic approaches to technology, from innovation to implementation. Learn more about our offering with riskmethods "Risk Management and Social Collaboration in the supply chain".

Pexin Consult

PEXIN CONSULT delivers redesign and optimization of procurement related processes, methods and information technology. PEXIN focuses on result-orientated analysis, conception and implementation of improvements.

Technology Partners

Allocation Network

Allocation Network provides the most flexible supplier portal for supplier relationship management, e-sourcing and e-auctions for large companies and multinational corporations - ASTRAS. From supplier qualification, classification, data management, supplier quality evaluation and action tracking in SRM to commodity-specific RFX-processes and dynamic online negotiations in one integrated sourcing suite.

Converate Consulting Group

The Converate Consulting Group is located in Hamburg, Germany and provides state-of-the-art software development and efficient, data-driven conversion-consulting. Additional core-competence is the development of complex algorythms.


The Opture AG is a leading provider of professional and enterprise-wide risk management (ERM) and GRC software. We are represented with our customers worldwide in more than 80 countries, with offices in Zurich (Switzerland), Hamburg (Germany) and London (England). Since 2002, we develop innovative risk management software solutions for industrial companies, financial institutios/Banks and insurance companies. The Opture systems are established in practice, Web-based, user-friendly, modular expandable and individually upgradeable software solutions.


POOL4TOOL is the world’s only All-in-One Supply Collaboration Platform, which combines all product development processes with strategic purchasing, indirect procurement, supply chain management and quality management using a workflow-based solution. The global leader in direct procurement offers a unique network of over 200,000 connected companies.


With more than 500 clients worldwide, German-French provider SynerTrade is one of the global market leaders of flexible Digital Procurement Solutions for the digitalization of companies’ procurement processes. Its SaaS platform, SynerTrade Accelerate, covers the entire procurement process with a complete set of flexible, scalable and easy-to-use applications.


Tradeshift connects buyers and suppliers, and transforms the way companies buy, pay, and work together. Tradeshift connects 500,000 companies across 190 countries, and is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Copenhagen, London, Paris, Suzhou, Tokyo, Munich, and Novosibirsk.

More Partners

Automotive Industry Action Group

The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) is a global operating organization in which all important Original Equipment Manufacturers and many suppliers as well as state organisations are members. AIAG is a not-for-profit association where professionals from a diverse group of stakeholders work collaboratively to streamline industry processes via global standards development & harmonized business practices.

BME Verband

The Association Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Logistics (BME) has established itself as a professional association for buyers and supply chain managers in Germany. The BME aspiration includes the know-how transfer in the fields of materials management, purchasing and logistics. It is achieved through a continuous exchange of experience, education and training services as well as the scientific work on new methods, procedures and techniques.

Hochschule München - IPL Institut für Produktionsmanagement und Logistik

Realisation, Consulting, Training und Research – The Institute for production management and logistics (IPL) offers to its customers integrated support how to establish ideal business processes in their supply chain. In doing so we combine approved methods with an innovative approach – always in advantage of our customers.