Catalogue Management

partners handsDrive indirect spend through online catalogues to simplify the purchasing process for buyers and minimise contract leakage

Your organisation will benefit from an ability to quickly search and retrieve agreed catalogue content from your preferred suppliers. Ensuring higher compliance against contracts and lower off contract spend.

What challenges do companies face?

Strong catalogue content is critical for both your users and your suppliers. Making the content easily manageable and easy to find ensures for a higher level of user acceptance and therefore more control of spend under management. Companies both big and small face the complexity of dealing with supplier product data, be that supplier product codes against internal company codes, unit prices, date ranges of agreed prices and contracts, for ease of use for the system users. Catalogue management are tools to support business manage the catalogue data, whereby the company yourself amends the data by automatic uploads or your supplier can manage the data creation and amendment with your approval. Reliable catalogue content is critical for both your users and your suppliers. Making the content easily manageable and easy to find ensures for a higher level of user acceptance and therefore more control of spend under management.

ExceleratedS2P has worked with many organisations in planning, designing, implementing and supporting their catalogue management systems to ensure that the purchasing processes drive most value, linked to business objectives.

Benefits

Indirect transactions through E-catalog

Benefits

Bringing together information
Scattered information on products and services is brought together and the catalogue is seen centrally.

Enabling spend management
Control of a ranges of items that can be purchased.

Visual aid
Images can be added for the individual products.

Supplier ownership
Suppliers can upload their product data and can be approved internally.

End-users advantage
Strategically “directed” to buy negotiated (Contract) products.

Reduced time and effort
Creating purchase transactions.

Comparison price
Ability to complete product price comparison within E-Procurement.

Cost savings
Centralised catalogue reference by users from multiple parts of your company.