Strategic Sourcing Solution
When suppliers compete, you win.
Empower your organization and change your spending culture. Through our portal, you will be able to create auctions for every product and service. Let suppliers bid with their best offers. Whether it’s a single item or a complicated purchasing list, our powerful RFQs can handle a thousand line items and can be sent to hundreds of suppliers. Compare the offers and finish by awarding your Purchase Order and receiving invoices all in one platform. A scientific methodology to negotiating awarding contract and creating traceability.
Improve your organization’s agility and financial performance to set your company apart from the competition and increase profits.
Things it will do for you
Creating Powerful RF(x)
Whether it’s a single service a product or hundreds of items needed, our intuitive and easy to use platform allows you to create an electronic RFx and distribute it to targeted suppliers. Specify RFx requirements, attach supporting documents, specify products and services, create evaluation criteria, and compare results.
CORPORATE GOALS & KPIs
Maintaining your corporate goals & objectives requires extreme visibility. By linking everything from planning to execution, you can see (and control) all stages of any of your vessels operations. Our platform enables you to see every sourcing event to make sure its within your budgets and, more importantly, you can see the whole process and understand the issues. You’re in total control.
eAuctions put the negotiation into the hands of the suppliers and give you immediate market information at your fingertips in a matter of hours or minutes. By creating auctions from scratch, or turning your RFPs into auctions, you can drive competitive and open pricing scenarios to identify more savings from suppliers. Real-time competitive bidding assessment makes it easy to compare and achieve direct cost reductions.
All suppliers’ communications are now in one centralized location on your dashboard. They are all arranged per event. This is powerful when it comes to creating audibility and traceability. Now you can analyse your historical performance and understand how things got to where they are. It can easily be integrated to your own ERP or any server.
Analyze and Compare
While receiving responses on you RFx or getting bids on your auctions, you can compare and analyze the responses as they come in real time.You can analyze bids against constraints and build multiple scenarios, generating more informed insights. Comparing contract awards against select criteria lets you optimize price while withstanding risk for various events.
After completing your analysis and comparison, you can award your business to any supplier via the portal and issue an official PO with your logo which can all be sent to the right department or people for approval or verification. Suppliers can also submit their invoices via the portal.
One Secret: Transformation With a Capital S
Transforming the culture of your organization by saving money, reducing risk, and optimizing working capital are not just functions of procurement – these are goals that should be shared across the organization. Our capability to standardize, streamline, track and compare any sourcing process is the secret to transforming the company mindset from execution of tasks to more deliberate spending that frees up working capital to fuel a variety of company programs and growth.
how does it work for me?
Improve your organization’s agility and financial performance to set your company apart from the competition and increase profits instantly.
When suppliers compete, you win.
Vessel Need Arises
Services or products needed for one of your vessels or an internal requisition form is filled on the portal by your Captain onboard the vessel or by Purchasing Manager.
Access Portal Online
Authorized person(s) will log in to Marine RFQ portal. Depending on the access rights, it is possible to turn the requisition form into a new sourcing event.
Select Port & Type of Service
Select the country and port where the service is needed. Then, select the appropriate type of services or products from Port Agent & Ship Chandler to Marine Surveyors and Admiralty Lawyers.
Define Type of Info Needed
Specify the type of service or product needed; quantity, delivery date, brands or any relevant information. Choose the type of request needed RFQ or RFP by using a saved or pre-existing template.
Submitting Request Form
Our huge marine directory will give you a list of all marine suppliers that meet your criteria. The RF(x) will be submitted to all with a click of a button. Adding or removing suppliers from the list can be accomplished easily.
All responses from suppliers to your RF(x) or auction are posted on one page, ranked and arranged according to any measures you have set, whether it be the price, delivery time or any other measure of your choice.
Analysis & Comparison
Depending on the authorization level and workflow defined into the system, authorized person(s) can compare and analyze suppliers responses and offers.
Awarding & Issuing POs
Select the right marine supplier & send them an award notice and issue an official PO all from the portal. While maintaining internal notifications and authorization levels for each action.
Receive invoices from suppliers, have it automatically forwarded to a specific user for approval or verification. Cross check the invoices by a two or three-way checking.
Supplier Risk & Performance
After the service is completed, every authorized person(s) can issue a score card aligned with your corporate KPIs, quantitive or qualitative measures. It ensures full visibility and control over enhancing your performance and meeting your corporate goals.
How does it empower suppliers?
Giving beyond discounts and deals.
When suppliers care, WOW.
turn Suppliers' Small Business to Smart Business
Empowering your suppliers to become a smart business will cut down their costs from human capital to other corporate expenses which enables them to focus on servicing your business with lowers costs. You are preparing them for success through efficiency. They will return the favor to you; passing the savings on to you.
Better Information = Better relations
The more your suppliers know about your corporate goals & KPIs, the better and more effective they would be in winning your business and relationship. The platform will enable suppliers to know more about your demands and also about their services. When bidding next time, supplier will make sure to get you competitive prices. Or when you share your score cards, they will make sure to you with better quality.
Visibility & Analysis = Better Decisions
Now your suppliers can know where they lose your business and can become more effective in winning your business.
Free of Cost = Savings onto you
The powerful tools and solutions our platform provide to suppliers are all free of charge.
Ready to start saving and having suppliers compete for your business?
Our global sourcing module allows you to efficiently manage your company’s sourcing organization and negotiation processes. Design sourcing projects (RFx) and templates, multi-criteria bids, define deadlines and rules for your suppliers, and then use the powerful comparison panel to make the best decision, issue purchase orders and receive invoices. See how with our risk free trial.
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