Bespoke Supplier Management Solution with Advanced Features Tailored to Meet Printing Industry Need
Powerful system with features of detailed outline, activation, reports, news, and Integration with other enterprise systems
Advanced features to manage detailed profile, diverse print capabilities, certifications with approval process
Highly configurable finance module to view invoices
Integration with Hansaworld accounting system to offer discounts on outstanding invoices
Extensive suppliers search option based on rating for buyers to explore in more detail
Microsoft ASP.Net MVC 5
Web API 2.5
Entity Framework 6.1
Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 Database
Windows Hosting, IIS 8.0
Windows Server 2008/2012
SQL Server 2012/2014 Standard Edition
Domain Name with real IP registered
FTP Server/ Control Panel
Need for Supplier Management Portal
Supplier management can be a difficult task, when one don’t have right methodology and tools in place. Understanding the importance of having smooth supplier management in place – South Africa-based seasoned Print Service Provider approached Radixweb to build an advanced vendor management portal to offer value addition to their supplier and buyers embracing automation’s power.
The business needs as articulated by the company were:
To get rid of manual administration of routine suppliers’ activities through spreadsheets in order to accelerate organizational growth and efficiency
Enabling suppliers in requesting discounts by evaluating early payment options on their unpaid invoices by integrating with existing accounting system
Allow their buyers to explore various suppliers, filter based on rating, and view their detail outlined information
Use same credentials to login to their existing online training and support ticketing system through new vendor management portal
Through scheduled automated process, import spreadsheets in new portal to generate supplier-wise and overall statistics and analytical reports to help crucial business operations forecasting
Various supplier specific activities like managing detailed profile, certificates, print capabilities, approvals, automated alerts & notifications, and activations, etc. to be implemented in the new vendor management portal
What Radixweb Proposed?
Radixweb delivered Custom supplier management portal enabling suppliers and their buyers to have real-time visibility into the daily process. By accommodating their several procedures in one fully-fledged solution and merging other systems by seamless integration in articulating specific organizational practices, Radixweb enabled client to leverage technology to streamline process and enjoy greater flexibility.
The portal provides following functionality.
The portal allows suppliers to be susceptible to keep their profile information up-to-date with all their basic details, certificate details and variety of print capabilities. They will have alerts and notifications in keeping certification active in their routine practice. Verification and approval of supplier specific information will be done by administration after validating in system.
Integration with Hansaworld accounting system by fetching supplier specific unpaid invoices. Evaluating options for discount amount for early payments by logical calculations by considering certain configurable parameters. Ability to submit the request for early payments to accounting system.
Mobile Responsive layout used for creating the system to be mobile responsive thus allowing super flexibility, great user experience, and also higher ranks in google search engine.
Single-Sign-On with Fresh Desk and Sky prep
Allowing new users of portal to loging on FreshDesk - Support ticketing system and SkyPrep – Online Training System with same credentials in all three systems for quick and easy navigation and usability.
Multiple reports generation with statistics for analyzing the overall supplier activities and quick view of data by scheduled automated import of spreadsheets. Forecasting can be done ahead of time and important decisions can be taken to maintain the progress thus saving the business failures.
Extensive functionalities available for system admin to manage and configure various stipulations for the specifics like news announcements, supplier categories, and supplier capabilities at the back-office in a very easy manner.
What Client Achieved?
Owing to the system elasticity, efficiency, and reliability, the solution delivered has proved of yielding a high return of investment and driving competitive advantage to customers of the client.
Radixweb delivered a highly scalable and robust Supplier Management Portal for Printing Industry – which satisfied the client’s overall needs.The implemented solution played crucial role in molding an advanced vision of the company’s point of sale management, which incurred in it many benefits, including
Improved Business ROI
Centralizing a complete solution played crucial role in molding an advanced vision of company’s point of sale processes and attracting new suppliers and therefore revenue improvement.
Operational cost saving by automating manual processes of supplier management, supplier profiling and account handling management.
Through web based solution having 24x7 availability, business demises geographical and time constraints directly increases sales due to global awareness for any company.
Save Businesses Money
One of the ultimate benefits of this system is that it saves business money in the long term escalating business efficiency.
By keeping track of all the items through statistical reports, staff time is not wasted counting and calculating the overall scenario. Their time can be put to better use and future business decisions can be made on real accurate data.
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