Your Source for Procurement Intelligence

Unbiased, in-depth coverage by category, vendor reviews and big picture editorials


Azul does more than answer the question, “how well am I buying?” Benchmarking performance against peers, the industry or region quantifies current successes and opportunities.

Software Selection

Over the last twelve years, buying organizations have come to rely on us for our vendor reviews, detailed analysis and thought leadership to make difficult decisions easier.


Azul’s extensive library of over 34,000 articles and research briefs help people quickly understand concepts they might know little about while our vendor reviews allow practitioners to get smart fast.

Market Insight

Cutting through all the marketing noise can be a challenge for any procurement professional. Azul is in a unique position to provide objective analysis of solution providers, must-have capabilities and trends.

Business Strategies

Our team of analysts understands the frameworks used to make decisions such as make vs. buy, or hedge vs. hold. Our research (and people) cut across industries, functions and companies.

Stakeholder Buy-in

We know how to work with organizations that need to create stakeholder buy-in. Our research, advisories, and content offer strategic and tactical guidance for building support for procurement initiatives.

Supply chain and procurement industry access, knowledge, and intelligence

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We Educate

Gain insight from our subscriptions — including Spend Matters Plus/Pro and MetalMiner Monthly Outlooks — that span technology, best practices and category strategy.

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We Elevate

Our webinars, white papers and online content helps companies with everything from procurement transformation and finance to payment strategies and operations.

We Accelerate

No need to scour the internet to find procurement and supply chain intelligence. Answers to your important questions are a single ‘search’ away.

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We Enhance

When it comes to technology selection, solution planning, best practice, risk management or commodity strategy, we have content to improve your market intelligence.

Azul’s collaborative engagement process


Contact us online, by phone or in person to communicate your specific challenges, interests or needs


We will guide you to the available resources and discuss cases where clients faced similar challenges


Work with stakeholders to identify potential strategies, tactics, pitfalls or areas requiring further study


Our experts can assist with additional guidance or develop a strategy that meets the needs of your organization

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