“Synaptic Decisions helped Sunoco explore creative options for a complex service category.  Their 'price discovery' approach and technology enabled double-digit percentage savings in a very difficult commodity.  We are quite pleased that our investment yielded over a 40:1 payout.  I recommend Synaptic Decisions to any procurement organization looking for fast, significant results.”

Brad Tobin
Chief Procurement Officer
Sunoco

"Very valuable stuff…. Synaptic Decisions has added significant value through the work it has done for us."

Ken Fisher
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Portfolio
Shell International

"Synaptic Decisions has brought us cutting edge contracting approaches."

Vince Messimer
Chief Procurement Officer
Pennzoil

"Synaptic Decisions provided contract solutions that work in the real world, customized for our business."

Brian Smith
Vice President, Supply
Motiva Enterprises

"I have been impressed with the expertise Synaptic brought to the table when reviewing over 7,800 contracts…. Synaptic Decisions' high level of dedication and professionalism allowed us to successfully complete … [the project] in a quality manner within very aggressive time constraints. The contract valuation work also provided very useful insights to help us frame an important decision that has significant $ value to our business."

Gerrit Jan Smitskamp
Controller
Shell U.S. Downstream

"The Synaptic Team is amazing!!! They brilliantly combined their expertise in strategy, contracting and supply chain management to deliver real quantifiable value to our business and are 'second-to-none'."

Daniel Trunfio
Chief Operating Officer
Aventine Renewable Energy

We have built our firm on an expert consulting model and thus hire seasoned professionals with extensive experience so that we can ramp-up quickly to start delivering value as soon as possible on engagements with our clients.

We have found this model to be very successful in delivering value to our clients and it has provided us with the opportunity to develop experience across industries, clients, and contract areas. Please select a link to the left to understand our experience in more detail.

Our clients come from a broad range of industries from both the buy and sell side.  A strong indicator of the value of our work is the high number of repeat clients we have.

Partial List of Clients:

  • Air Products
  • Aventine Renewable Energy
  • Canadian Pacific Railroad
  • Cisco Systems
  • Hospira
  • Ineos Chemicals
  • Keystone-Conemaugh Electric Utility
  • Motiva Enterprises
  • Pasadena Refining System
  • Pennzoil
  • Shell Chemicals
  • Shell Oil Products
  • Total Petrochemicals
  • Westlake Chemicals

Please select one of the links for examples in each of the service areas of the high impact work we provide our clients.

If you would like to understand how we could work with you to deliver similar results to those represented in these examples, please contact someone from our Management Team.

Synaptic Decisions' expertise is not limited to a particular industry and its traditions.  Our firm is built upon the belief that there are tremendous opportunities to cross pollinate industry practices and create innovative solutions.  Our firm draws upon best practices from a wide range of industries that can be modified and put into practice in your industry.  To be a leader in an industry one must look outside.

Partial List of Industries Served:

  • Consumer Products
  • Bio-fuels
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Industrial Gases
  • Instrumentation
  • Life Sciences / Pharmaceuticals
  • Healthcare
  • Industrial Products
  • Packaging
  • Process and Specialty Chemicals
  • Retail
  • Software & Information Technology
  • Wholesale Marketing
  • Transportation (Road, Rail, Marine)