With more to manage, executives need the tools to help them understand the effectiveness of their purchasing organization and supply network. The below solutions provide insight into key supply network metrics.
Procurement Management
  • Get the right geographic portfolio for your manufacturing footprint
  • Learn what part families are affected by issues in certain countries
  • Find out if your buyers have the right supplier portfolio
  • Discover if your spend at Supplier Z is growing or shrinking
  • Gain an acceptable geographic portfolio for certain part families
Executive Dashboard
  • Find out if part prices and volumes are trending up or down
  • Gain insight into your supplier churn and associated quality risk
  • Identify high risk suppliers and their performance trends
  • Compare your buying team to the rest of the industry
Global Supplier Chart
Visualizes opportunities in your supply base for cost savings. Analyze your supply base and identify overcharging or undercharging suppliers.
The Global Supplier Chart graphically represents a supplier with a bubble; hover over a bubble to view supplier details. Bubble size indicates supplier spend level. Overcharging suppliers have a Spend Index above zero. Right click on a supplier bubble and select "Jump to Supplier Portfolio" to see individual parts and their contribution to overall Spend Index.
Analyze big picture trends
View and analyze overall supply network efficiency trends and gain the ability to monitor a key part of your product lifecycle - from engineering through sourcing.
Get negotiation intelligence
Find outliers and norms that arm you and your team with deep intelligence that your competition doesn't have.
Create baselines and track benchmarks
Based on baselines, benchmark your company's supply network effectiveness against the industry and track your company's supply network effectiveness against its own past performance
Evaluate supply network risks and opportunities
See the overall interaction between engineering and procurement and see the overall interaction between procurement and your supply network. Get insights into potential supply network risks or opportunities based on the parts feature, pricing, supplier and material views.
Get insights into materials specification fragmentation
Gain the ability to baseline and benchmark material specifications based on different suppliers, parts or manufacturing plants, allowing your engineers to make smarter decisions with more real time data. Find out if the source materials being specified have become fragmented throughout your organization due to use of an unnecessarily large list of raw materials.
Experience minimal operational disruption during implementation
Because Birlasoft completes the implementation, your IT team need not get involved. Birlasoft trains your supply network and engineering teams so they can get the most out of the system.
Enjoy global capability
This solution is robust enough to handle complex global process structures - so your entire team around the world is working from the same data.
Birlasoft AKOYA
AKOYA mines the intelligence hidden in engineering drawings and purchasing projections, helping you make smarter decisions