POUGHKEEPSIE, NY--(Marketwired - Jun 2, 2014) - The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) announced that ISS has been named the world's best outsourcing provider and Quint Wellington Redwood topped the list of leading advisors to the industry in the 2014 Global Outsourcing 100® rankings and World's Best Outsourcing Advisors list, released today.
"We are pleased to recognize everyone on the Global Outsourcing 100 and World's Best Advisors lists alike for their accomplishments," said IAOP CEO, Debi Hamill. "We congratulate them for their efforts and dedication in furthering the outsourcing industry."
Global Outsourcing 100 Results
Ranked among the top 10 service providers, along with ISS, are, in order: (2) Accenture, (3) CBRE, (4) KellyOCG, (5) Colliers International, (6) HCL Technologies, (7) NCR Services, (8) Pactera, (9) Capgemini and (10) CGI.
The leading players on both lists possess strong customer references, management capabilities, balanced performance and demonstrated competencies in an industry that is increasingly becoming more strategic and used for higher skilled knowledge-based activities.
In addition to the 100 service providers, IAOP produces more than 80 sub-lists by service area, industry served and geography that provide customers of outsourced services with an invaluable tool for selecting the right service provider.
The Global Outsourcing 100 and World's Best Advisors list -- both independently judged, opt-in rankings of the world's best outsourcing service providers and advisors has become an important resource to help companies compare providers and advisors using an objective methodology. This is the ninth provider list and sixth advisor ranking.
"Our job at IAOP is to advance and recognize organizations that share the standards and values of a community; a global community of both companies and professionals," said IAOP Chairman, Mike Corbett. "Being on the Global Outsourcing 100 list shows these organizations have a commitment to their customers. They believe in the community of outsourcing professionals, challenging themselves in committing to the continued improvement and growth of the industry. They are investing in Certified Outsourcing Professionals (COPs) -- adopting and sharing IAOP's high standards with the rest of the world. Not every company makes the commitment -- and we're proud of that. We're proud of what it says about the companies that do apply."
Rising Stars Named
The Rising Stars category of smaller fast-growing companies that are ranked numbers 79 to 100 provide a snapshot of outsourcing destinations to watch. The top 10 companies in this category are: (79) Itransition, (80) TEAM International Services, (81) Intetics, (82) Miratech, (83) Softengi, (84) ReSource Pro, (85) Prominente, (86) Oxagile; (87) Bleum and (88) LegalBase.
Top Advisors Named
This year's top 10 advisory firms are, in order: (1) Quint Wellington Redwood, (2) Avasant, (3) EY, (4) PwC, (5) Deloitte, (6) Alsbridge, (7) Kirkland & Ellis, (8) Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company), (9) Baker & McKenzie and (10) Bird & Bird.
"We are thrilled to recognize these exceptional organizations for the 2014 Global Outsourcing 100 and World's Best Advisors list," said Jag Dalal, IAOP Chief Advisor, Thought Leadership and Chair of the 2014 evaluation team. "This award is a testament to their ongoing efforts and commitment, particularly given the strong competition. These companies should be proud of achieving excellence in the field."
For complete lists and sublists with rankings by geography, industry and service areas, please visit IAOP's website.
The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals is the global, standard-setting association and advocate for outsourcing professionals and the organizations they support. With more than 120,000 members and affiliates worldwide, IAOP helps companies increase their outsourcing success rate, improve their outsourcing ROI, and expand the opportunities for outsourcing across their businesses. To learn more, visit www.IAOP.org.