Integrated Supplier Management

Xeraphic Integrated Supplier Management

The Xeraphic Integrated Supplier Management module leverages the Xeraphic data model to provide a uniquely different way to manage supplier relationships, contracts and the end-to-end supply chain. Providing insights that were previously impossible with conventional relational software, Xeraphic’s schema-less approach to data management enables organisations to create, analyse, model and manage the complex supply and demand ecosystem. Optimise and integrate your supply chain by centralising your processes, technology and people with Xeraphic Integrated Suppller Management.

 

 

 

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Xeraphic Integrated Supplier Management offers the following capabilities:

Big Data Analytics

Xeraphic’s unique approach to data management enables you to:

Integrate all of your supplier information and interfacing systems in one central view.

For example, the ability to integrate real time cost information from the financial systems, credit information from third parties and other supplier performance information and contracts allows you to truly understand supplier relationships. Existing supply relationships can be easily benchmarked with industry data to build a simple comparative model to quickly understand whether the relationship affords true business value. Leverage key integrations with other third party tools like Planview, Oracle and SAP to get a single view of all of your supplier data.

Map complex supply chains, service interdependencies.

View processes, impact, availability and time based supplier models in order to for the first time understand how suppliers are impacting critical activities, services and deliverables.

Experience, improved centralisation and across all supply data resources

Whether structured or unstructured to present rich results back to key stakeholders across your organisation. For instance, the ability to search the supplier database for specific capabilities or previously negotiated pricing. Xeraphics’ strong analytical capability can show how suppliers impact the organisation whilst in parallel model organisational change to determine service profitability, service impact or supplier cost paradigms. Build, model and manage organisational change for the first time all with the one integrated supply chain solution.

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Supplier Availability

Xeraphic’s provides proven approach to supplier availability and capacity management enables you to:

Quickly view what supplier capabilities are already available to your organisation

View all suppliers by deliverable, capability or performance. This enables your teams to identify which suppliers already have relationships with your organisation and preferential supplier terms that can be utilised to address service or project needs. Identify solutions and address gaps early.

Understand current and future supplier capacity trends.

Identify any supplier capacity constraints and possible cost implications early to ensure that you are ahead of the game and not buying new services ad-hoc or in a piece meal fashion. Reduce your costs by consolidating and managing your suppliers to maximise the value of the relationship. Easily set proactive alerts to drive increased proactivity and dominance in supplier management.

Search the approved supplier catalogue database to find the right supplier for your task

Gain unprecedented search capabilities to improve the adoption of preferential supplier relationships to stop your organisation constantly re-inventing the wheel by negotiating with an ever increasing number of new suppliers.

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 Supplier Performance

Xeraphic enables you to maximise your supply relationships by allowing you to:

Apply a scoring methodology to suppliers based on ROI, contract conditions, cost, service level, credit and performance.

Quickly see intuitive RAG status dashboards across all of your supply relationships. Easily benchmark across all of your suppliers to easily see which suppliers are performing and which suppliers need increased management and review.

Integrate third party data from internal systems, credit providers, industry bench-marking

Use the power of big data analytics to centralise all of your supplier performance information in one central view to quickly get everyone on the same page about a supplier relationship. Easily benchmark your suppliers and drive ever increasing levels of performance based on third party industry, market trend or financial data.

Collaborate across all departments, automate and crowdsource data entry of supplier information.

Utilise the latest automation and crowdsourcing capabilities to minimise manual data entry. Provide suppliers with automated Request for information, request for proposals that deliver industry data right to your door. Robust supplier collaboration ensure that internal stake-holders are able to provide feedback straight into the system.

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Activities

Xeraphic enables you to finally integrate all of your supplier information with activities and critical deliverables, allowing you to:

De-risk critical deliverables by understanding key supplier activities.

Quickly see how suppliers are meeting their required deliverables in real time and within the context of the overall project or activity. Understand the critical path and enable easy tracking of supplier obligations in an activity based view. ensure activities are aligned with supplier contract conditions to identify dependencies and provide status dashboards across all of your supply relationships. Easily benchmark across all of your suppliers to see which suppliers are performing and which suppliers need increased management and review.

Ensure supplier activities are aligned with contract terms to identify opportunities for re-alignment.

Use the power of big data analytics to centralise all of your supplier performance information in one central view to quickly get everyone on the same page about a supplier relationship. Easily benchmark your suppliers and drive ever increasing levels of performance based on third party industry, market trend or financial data.

Save costs and manage the return on investment in line with critical activities and programme deliverables.

Finally manage suppliers based on business case delivery in line with value based activity delivery. Get an automated central view of delivery against activities through the integration of Xeraphic with traditional activity management solutions like Plan View, aptiv, Basecamp, Atlassian JIRA.

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