Scout RFP Receives Awards from Unitywater and Palo Alto Networks Reflecting Extraordinary Impact

Platform’s Ease of Use, Collaboration, Great Efficiency, Glowing Feedback and Proactive Support Cited

SAN FRANCISCO — April 10, 2019 — Scout RFP, the Sourcing and supplier engagement platform, today announced it has received two awards from customers Unitywater and Palo Alto Networks, reflecting the extraordinary impact Scout has made on their organizations.

Unitywater, the progressive water and sewage utility based in Queensland, Australia, and Scout’s first of growing number of Australian customers, presented Scout with the 2019 Supply Chain Operations Award following Scout SPARK 2019, Scout’s annual customer knowledge and insight forum. The award required executive board approval, as well as vetting across the leadership and governance board of Unitywater, underscoring its unique value and meaning.

“We are presenting this award to Scout because Scout has given Unitywater much stronger capabilities to serve our customers better,” said Namejs Kins, Branch Manager Procurement, Unitywater. “It is very important to emphasize that Scout’s platform isn’t just administrative software; it’s a real value driver.

Additionally, Palo Alto Networks presented Scout with the 2019 overall award for Supplier Appreciation Business Productivity Tool at its recent Supplier Day event. The network security company noted four factors that made Scout especially impactful for them: extraordinary customer support and success, ease of use within the platform, enhanced efficiency and the glowing feedback from their internal team.

“We are absolutely honored to receive these awards. They reinforce Scout’s chief value of obsessing over the customer and the dedication to customer success that is foundational to our culture,” said Allison Yount, Director of Customer Success at Scout. “To see our technological innovations and product advancements empower our customers is what we strive for every day at Scout.”

Scout has more than 190 customers worldwide in manufacturing, financial services, energy and utilities, retail, food and beverage, and healthcare industries, including major enterprises like Levis, Owens Corning, Starbucks, Verizon Media,  and Zebra Technologies. For more information on Scout and its customers, visit

About Scout RFP
Scout is the sourcing and supplier engagement platform trusted by procurement teams to streamline their process, manage a unified pipeline of projects, and collaborate with stakeholders and suppliers to achieve greater business impact. Over 190 global brands like Adobe, Biogen, easyJet, Workday, Salesforce, ServiceNow, and Zappos trust Scout’s automated sourcing and auction platform to deliver greater impact through seamless business engagement. Managing over $23 billion in project spend, Scout’s powerful platform makes enterprise commerce faster and more transparent, reduces risk, and drives profitability. Scout is headquartered in San Francisco, and funded by Workday Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, New View Capital, GV, Menlo Ventures, and Scale Ventures. Read more on the Scout Blog or follow @scoutrfp on Twitter or LinkedIn.