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Supplier Collaboration

Stay connected 24/7 to your global supply chain with anytime, anywhere access to the information your extended organization needs for quoting, procurement, and supplier management.

  • Management of supplier information

    Comprehensive information about suppliers is managed in a single, secure environment.

    • Including built-in apps for approved manufacturers lists (AML) and approved vendor lists (AVL).
    • Stakeholders can quickly access the information needed to approve suppliers and vendors, and manage supplier audits
    • Details on products each supplier currently provides and their strategic importance, across the organization
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  • Time-based supplier review process workflows

    The review process can be used to manage every supplier.

    • Procurement, Quality and other stakeholders can accurately track the real-time status
    • Time-based process notifies relevant stakeholders when a review is due for each supplier
    • The review status is widely visible, giving a good understanding of whether that supplier is active, and can be used at that point in time
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  • Secure supplier participation in the procurement process

    Cloud-based PLM offers secure third party access.

    • Suppliers can collaborate in the RFQ process
    • Reduces downstream errors caused by miscommunication
    • Drawings and 3D visualization models, can be accessed by suppliers
    • Leads to shorter lead times and higher accuracy of supplied items
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  • Embedded component and assembly procurement information

    Component parts and assemblies can contain embedded information arising from the RFQ process

    • Automatically provides accurate, real-time Bill of Materials cost roll-up
    • All stakeholders can see supplier details for a specific part
    • Eliminate time wasted looking in disparate systems
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