networked supply chain managmenet as a challenge
Global procurement markets, industry 4.0, procurement 4.0 – the requirements to your supply chain are growing. Companies are facing new challenges because of more complex local and global supply chains. All parts involved – direct suppliers, sub suppliers, contract manufacturers, logistics service provider and authorities – work hand in hand. Do they really work together? Reality shows that often electronic data flow and management of master data end at the factory gate.
supplier integration is the key to success
Electronic procurement describes the procurement of goods and services supplied by information and communication systems. One method are modern cloud-based software tools which enables an integration of several members of the supply chain.
There are significant process cost savings because of the elimination of post-, fax- or mail correspondence. The advantages of a digital data exchange are obvious, less manual interventions create a significant reduction of incorrect information. The supplier portal will be realized with all members involved. This effects orders, order confirmations, shipping notifications on package level, track and trace of the delivery status up to the time management for the master data maintenance where the data have its source. You are able to include all supply chain members which have access to the internet – independent of their own it competence – while using our supplier portal.
While using the supplier portal various functions of affected companies are optimally supplied with information. A central data base with a special user rights profile allows each user to get the suitable information. It doesn`t matter if it is a customer, a customers´ logistic- or supply chain manager, suppliers´ account manager, dispatcher of the logistics service provider or a person responsible of the customs authority – the needed information is available online anytime .
browser-based supplier integration
The EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) is complex and expensive. The supplier portal enables a connection between all members of the supply chain included - without any installation effort!
All information is available online in real time what saves money and time. Also the supplier portal is independent from users and comes without any online installation.
Suppliers or different partners in the supply chain which are adopted with a EDI link, are able to use this link in conjunction with the supplier portal.
All central features – at one platform!
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