Infor CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management

Infor CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management

Supply Management Overview

Get a full source to settle solution

Infor CloudSuite Supply Management is a complete source to settle solution that gives you full visibility of indirect spend and helps you identify opportunities to control it by increasing compliance and leverage with suppliers. The results? Greater efficiency, stronger supplier relationships, and lower costs.

Infor CloudSuite Supply Mangement at a glance

  • Manage the entire spend life-cycle
  • Reduce costs and eliminate manual processes
  • Strengthen supplier relationships and increase policy compliance
  • Increase productivity with a role-based user design

Unique capabilities

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Breadth

Effectively managing the full source to settle process is essential to optimizing spend. CloudSuite Supply Management gives you fully integrated, comprehensive capabilities for managing the entire spend lifecycle, from source, move, and purchase to maintain and consume.

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Intelligence

Advanced analytical capabilities, powered by data-science, can help you uncover cost savings opportunities that would previously have been difficult or impossible to find. CloudSuite Supply Management is built for everyday users but powered by science to not just speed up but also improve decision making, with the ultimate goal of optimizing spend.

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Flexibility

Every industry has different challenges, and every business within every industry is unique. CloudSuite Supply Management combines deep functionality with flexible deployment options to give you a solution that matches your needs without complex and costly customizations. You get a solution that can cover today and whatever might be next.

Complete deployment flexibility

CloudSuite Supply Management can be deployed in Infor’s cloud—powered by Amazon® Web Services—or your cloud, leveraging your own hardware, data center, and IT staff. You have the flexibility to choose whatever option is best for your business.

Highlights and core functionality

Increase self-service

Get flexible, role-based capabilities for creating purchase requests and routing them for approvals, including support for multiple requesting locations. Accessible from any device and featuring an easy-to-use, Amazon-like shopping experience, CloudSuite Supply Management’s requisition capabilities increase self-service, reduce procurement operations spend, and help enforce procurement policy compliance.

Optimize spend

Easily create purchase orders from submitted and approved requisitions and send POs to suppliers using a variety of means (EDI, cXML, email, fax) with CloudSuite Supply Management. You can quickly create orders to the right supplier, improve compliance, better control indirect spend, and order the right product from the right source at the right price.

Speed up the flow of goods

Address all activities required inside warehouses and distribution centers with best-of-breed functionality that speeds up the flow of goods, from goods receipt to shipping. CloudSuite Supply Management provides order picking, confirmation, tracking, and inquiry capabilities; real-time visibility into purchasing processes; and a range of other features designed to help production, inventory, and order processes run smoothly and efficiently.

Improve contract audit trails

Reduce paperwork and create better contract audit trails with full visibility into contract spend and performance. CloudSuite Supply Management provides cost modeling analysis, special item handling, and spend and performance analysis capabilities, while also allowing you to effectively manage MFR/DIST/GPO contracts, tiered pricing, and rebates.

Support central supplier usage

Provide access to external supplier catalogs and sites, and allow casual users to shop and browse from them with CloudSuite Supply Management’s Punchout capabilities. You can facilitate central supplier usage, increase self-service, and reduce procurement costs with flexible, integrated capabilities.

Streamline the flow of goods

Streamline the flow of goods with capabilities flexible enough to support a variety of methods for managing inventory. You can effectively manage inventoried and non-stock items, efficiently process inventory transactions, and monitor/manage inventory throughout the whole organization, resulting in greater efficiency and the ability to drive hidden costs out of your inventory processes.

Improve visibility

Streamline your RFP process, promote better supplier relationships, and improve both visibility and transparency with CloudSuite Supply Management’s strategic sourcing capabilities. Reverse auctions, a self-service portal for suppliers, electronic RFx, and a range of other fully integrated features give you a full source to settle functionality.

Increase collaboration

Promote stronger collaboration and communication with suppliers and reduce supplier management costs with CloudSuite Supply Management. From supplier on-boarding and electronic RFx submissions to account maintenance/inquiry and purchase order management, you’ll have greater visibility into supplier spend and an increased ability to facilitate supplier consolidation.

Role-based, consumer-inspired design

CloudSuite Supply Management offers personalized homepages that aggregate processes and information by role, delivering everything from analytics to alerts directly to users based on their responsibilities and priorities. Beautiful, intuitive, and as easy to use as personal technologies, it’s designed for the needs of those who matter most – your users.

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Designed for your industry

Healthcare

Over 250 million lives are touched every day by Infor’s healthcare solutions. CloudSuite Supply Management has the unique capabilities that healthcare providers need built in, not bolted on – from surgical instrument management and point of use to contract management and strategic sourcing.

Highlights

  • Point Of Use
  • Recall management
  • Mobile supply chain management
  • Surgical instrument management
  • Tiered pricing management
  • Calculations and what if scenarios
  • Bill only details that include procedure and patient

Public Sector

CloudSuite Supply Management streamlines financial, procurement, and budgeting processes for public sector organizations, resulting in improved financial discipline, increased internal controls, and reduced costs. The solution can also be integrated with Infor's enterprise performance management solution to help manage budget formulation and planning processes, as well as budget execution.

Highlights

  • Strategic sourcing (automated RFP)
  • Supplier portal
  • Robust analytics
  • Add on charges
  • Advanced auditing capabilities
  • 508 compliance

Retail

CloudSuite Supply Management offers deep functionality to address the unique needs of grocery, convenience, specialty stores, franchise restaurants, and a wide variety of other retail types. Extension solutions, such as workforce management for retail and HR service delivery, support retail workforce scheduling and onboarding.

Highlights

  • Indirect supplies functionality for store and facility
  • Reporting by attributes, e.g., super market, date open
  • Strategic ledger for analysis, e.g, square foot
  • Energy asset management
  • Volume matching
  • Franchisee management for restaurants

Infor Xi

The Infor Xi technology platform powers fully integrated, industry-specific, cloud-enabled solution suites that offer mobile-first design, a consumer-inspired user experience, and science-driven analytics.

Powering next generation applications

  • Support for open source systems
  • Multi-tenant cloud enablement
  • Mobile-first design
  • Advanced data science

CloudSuite Supply Management

Core solution

  • Multiple requesting locations for requisitions
  • Role based access to requisition information
  • Enhanced price agreement management
  • Redesigned casual user experience

Technology and framework

  • Java technology platform
  • Open source
  • Multi-tenant cloud
  • Mobile enablementt
  • Responsive design
  • Data integration through ION API
  • Centralized workflow administration

User experience

  • Role-based, consumer-inspired design
  • Personalized homepages and dashboards
  • Automatic alerts and notifications
  • Analytics embedded in work streams
  • Real-time information
  • Embedded controls

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Integrations

  • Infor Enterprise Asset Management
  • Infor d/EPM™
  • Infor Risk and Compliance
  • Infor Distribution SX.e®
  • Infor Public Sector Suite
  • Infor Expense Management
  • Infor Supply Chain Execution
  • Infor Enterprise Asset Management
  • Infor d/EPM™
  • Infor Risk and Compliance
  • Infor Distribution SX.e®