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Category Archives: Sourcing

e-Sourcing as a Key Component of your Spend Management Initiative – Part 3

Part 3 – What an e-Sourcing System Should Provide State of the art e-sourcing systems provide many beneficial elements to support an organization’s direct and indirect procurement activity. Specifically, in support of Spend Management initiatives they should as a baseline: Deliver a robust and repeatable process for completing all sourcing activity, that minimizes manual effort, […]

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e-Sourcing as a Key Component of your Spend Management Initiative – Part 2

Part 2 – Best Practices Top performing organizations in the Spend Management discipline focus on creating a collaborative, repeatable and transferable process using systems/software in all areas of supply chain management. For the Sourcing function specifically, reliance on: spreadsheets for event data management and progress tracking, emails for RFQ communications, both internal and external, disconnected […]

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e-Sourcing is a Key Component of Spend Management – Part 1

Part One of Three – Sourcing is the Missing Link!  The challenge Spend Management initiatives are becoming more and more prevalent as organizations increase their focus on overall Supply Chain Management efficiencies. Spend initiatives focus on: sourcing strategy category expertise negotiation and purchasing execution Key business drivers of improved Spend Management for organizations include: Continued […]

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Using Categories to Manage Supplier Lists

Using Categories to Manage Supplier Lists

QLM Sourcing provides the ability to categorize your suppliers to help you quickly find, manage and assign them to RFQs! You define categories to manage supplier lists. Categories group your suppliers using terms that help you find, manage and assign your suppliers to RFQs quickly and easily. Different organizations may want to organize suppliers by categories […]

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How distributors can use QLM Sourcing to turn around customer quotes quickly

How distributors can use QLM Sourcing to turn around customer quotes quickly

Turn around your customer quotes faster. QLM Sourcing is an end-to-end solution for firms that buy and sell physical goods. It reduce the time sales and buyers spend on manual supplier communications and information management while allowing for more resources to be dedicated to strategic tasks. It simplifies and speeds up your customer quoting process by standardizing and automating your […]

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