Supplier Management Solution
Great things can come out of suppliers—much more than just savings.
Marine suppliers are critical to the success of any marine operator. Marine Supplier is not just a source for products & services. If nurtured right, they will bring much more than discounts & deals. Their expertise & market knowledge can become your compass to new inspirations & ideas.
Go beyond discounts get the most of your marine suppliers.
Things it will do for you
Global Supplier Network
Access to more than 70,000 marine network gives you the largest marine suppliers network for every service at every port. Submit your RFQ to more suppliers and let them compete for your business.
Supplier Risk & Performance
Evaluate and analyze suppliers across multiple performance and risk dimensions. Now you can compare suppliers against your own qualitative or quantitative measures. Our score cards will enable you to create visibility for your corporation as a whole.
Arrange your communications on one portal for each service requested or RFQ submitted. Create visibility for all of your team and enable audibility and traceability. Communicate with all suppliers by click of a button or create chat rooms with specific suppliers.
Supplier Vetting & Compliance
Better information, better relationships, better business. Supplier 360° end-to-end visibility, supplier information in a single integrated place. Track supplier credentials for approval, ownership, expiration and alerts.
Supplier Financial Management
On one portal issue awards via Purchase Orders. Access invoices from suppliers on already awarded businesses and conduct two or three-way checking.
By making it easy for suppliers to get onboard, they’ll return the favor with increased discounts and more collaboration.
70 Thousand Points of WOW Potential
Now you can have access to 70,000 marine suppliers in every port for every vessel for every service.
Vessels Demands are constant. Don’t let that stop you from asking every supplier for their best offer.
Do it efficiently & effectively with a click of a button.
how does it work for me?
Get the most from your suppliers—beyond discounts and deals.
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. All the while, you can maintain 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. Ensuring 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 unit will enable them to service you with better quality at lower costs. The value of business growth is shared by all. The platform encourages competition but it also aims at maintaining quality by providing suppliers with tools to run their business better. Passing the fruits onto you.
Better Information = Better relations
The more suppliers know about your corporate goals & KPIs, the more successful they are in keeping your relationship. The platform will enable suppliers to know more about your demands and what you care the most about.
Visibility & Analysis = Better Decisions
Now, your suppliers can know why they lost your business. The platform allows suppliers to analyze their past bids and, if you like, you could share their score cards. Suppliers can view your price and quality measures.
Free of Cost = Savings onto you
The powerful tools and solutions our platform provide to suppliers are all free of charge. Not only does it enhance their performance, but it reduces their costs on labor and operations. So they will pass the saving and love onto you.
Ready to turn suppliers into business partners?
Informed business decisions make successful companies, especially when it comes to choosing the relationships you maintain in your supplier base. The Marine RFQ platform will enable you to choose the right suppliers & empower them to compete & care for your business. See how with our risk-free trial.
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