Optimize Manufacturing Procurement in a Risky and Competitive World

COMPREHENSIVE PROCUREMENT SOLUTIONS TO MEET YOUR UNIQUE CHALLENGES

There are myriad risks to manufacturing’s critical supply chain: political and economic volatility, regulatory changes, and environmental factors are all potential disruptors. At the same time, competitive forces and consumer demands are straining prices and margins. Add to that the complexities of managing suppliers, contracts, spending and performance all together, and manufacturers have a huge challenge on their hands.

How does a manufacturer mitigate risk, create value and efficiency through sourcing, leverage collaborative supplier relationships, maximize their visibility into supplier performance data, and manage supplier contracts? Through selecting JAGGAER’s industry specific manufacturing spend solutions suite.

JAGGAER offers a powerful set of tools to meet the procurement needs of manufacturers of all sizes, in every industry. The multi-faceted suite helps companies smooth out the challenges related to transportation and logistics; direct and indirect materials; packaging and corporate services. Our suite is powerful enough to handle the most complex and variable events – while also being intuitive and easy to use. JAGGAER does all of that by combining analytics and data visualization.

JAGGAER’s proven, state-of-the-art solutions have been developed to meet the unique needs of manufacturers, and are trusted by the world’s leading companies.

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Case Study

A decentralized approach to its European transportation sourcing was causing inefficiencies and a less competitive environment for procurement group suppliers of a multi-billion-dollar conglomerate.

The decentralized approach seemed like a necessary evil, with highly complex spends involving a large volume of shipping between multiple locations. The situation was further complicated by the varying transport pricing models in each country.

The Company turned to the JAGGAER Advanced Sourcing Optimizer (ASO) to simplify its transportation sourcing. As a result, the Company realized 17% increased efficiency and a more competitive environment for suppliers. In addition, the Company now has the ability to receive bids that include supplier strengths and innovations, more easily manage supplier relationships (Total Supplier Manager) and monitor performance against contracts (Total Contract Manager), allowing them make more informed sourcing decisions. The Company also looks to JAGGAER’s Best Practices Center (BPC) to help them for strategic advice and consulting on all facets of the procurement process.

What Sets Us Apart

JAGGAER’s unique Manufacturing Suite is the ideal solution to fix any manufacturer’s procurement pain points. The suite bundles Advanced Sourcing Optimizer, Total Supplier Manager, Total Contract Manager, and Spend Radar.

ASO is the market leader in sourcing optimization: giving you peace of mind, while consistently netting you results.

Using ASO, a manufacturer will be able to:

  • Master complex manufacturing supply chain logistics. Engage carriers in a collaborative bidding process, leading to an optimized network, secured capacity, and reduced costs.
  • Manage costs in volatile and competitive markets. Through Expressive Bidding, solicit and evaluate creative proposals that include factors like alternative materials and conditional and packaged offers, yielding even more savings.
  • Navigate seasonal peaks and valleys in demand. Ensure you are working with the best, most qualified suppliers available by taking into account the most relevant price and non-price factors and warding off risk.

TSM simplifies supplier management by providing a single access point.

Using TSM, a manufacturer will be able to:

  • Ensure current and potential suppliers have the qualifications and resources to meet your expectations through Dynamic Qualification & Risk Compliance.
  • Manage diverse vendor programs down to second tier suppliers by allowing prime suppliers to self-report on their spending.
  • Gain increased visibility into vendor performance metrics, allowing you to manage supplier relationships strategically.

Total Contract Manager helps manufacturers manage all phases of the contract process, from initiation to execution. One of its key features is that it allows you to easily track the performance of suppliers against their contracts, ensuring you get everything you were promised.

Spend Radar provides data-driven insights into the entire procurement process. Easy access to valuable information allows manufacturers to make strategic decisions that save money and increase efficiency.

Together, the solutions in JAGGAER’s Manufacturing Suite help companies optimize their procurement operations. The tools give manufacturers everything needed to mitigate risk, increase efficiency and production, and navigate the challenges faced in an increasingly volatile and competitive market.

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JAGGAER integrates seamlessly with more than 40 ERPs, including Banner, Workday, Colleague, SAP and PeopleSoft.

Contact us to learn why our customers benefit from the combination of JAGGAER with their traditional ERP solutions.

The Solution Suite

JAGGAER’s Manufacturing Suite enabled the manufacturer to realize greater total cost savings, more efficiency, more spend against contract, more spend against the sourced suppliers, less risk and greater productivity. The results they saw will impact their bottom lines and make them more competitive.

Net Results:

  • $1.4B reduction in total cost savings
  • 12% reduction in overall costs from increased competition
  • 90% suppliers vetted, on-boarded, and monitored for performance
  • 15% reduction in unreliable suppliers
  • 95% compliant contracts in place
  • 17% improvement in procurement cycle times
  • 220% gain in efficient processes
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CASE STUDY

Hologic Creates Strategic Advantage with Procurement

WHITE PAPER

Direct Materials & Commodity Sourcing Strategies - Improving Results with Advanced Sourcing

MARKET RESEARCH

2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites

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