Infor Lawson Supply Chain Management

Transform the role of the procurement or supply chain professional from simply managing orders to more strategic responsibilities by providing greater control of the supply chain. Organizations with automated supply chain processes have a lower cost per purchase order, less cost per receipt, and faster processing of requisitions and purchase orders.

Infor Lawson Supply Chain Management can standardize and automate processes, monitor and control spending, manage supplier relationships, and ensure every step within the supply chain flows unimpeded into the next.


What it is

Infor Lawson Supply Chain Management is an integrated procurement and distribution solution for companies who seek reduced costs through enhanced supply chain processes and more effective supply management.

The Infor Lawson SCM suite has been in use at service-oriented companies for over 25 years. Focused on the actual needs of your business and its supply chain, the suite lets you:

  • Take control of purchasing expenses and processes
  • Optimize the entire vendor relationship
  • Transform the ways you receive, deliver and replenish
  • Extend the value of your supply chain
  • Bring more spend under management


The Infor Lawson Supply Chain Management suite is specialized for these industries:

Infor Lawson Supply Chain Management is one component of a unified solution for financial management, human capital management, supply chain, and expense management. Learn more about the Infor Lawson Enterprise Suite



Reduce both payment time and costs/invoice


Memorial Hermann boosts working capital with Infor Lawson Supply Chain Management, SCM Mobile, and Infor Lawson Financials.

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What it does

Realize your vision for end-to-end process efficiency, cost savings, and service excellence throughout your enterprise. Infor Lawson Supply Chain Management applications include:

  • Procurement: seamlessly connects finance and purchasing to support efficient procurement processes.
  • Requisition Center: web-based requisitioning that automates, expedites, and tracks the requisitioning process, increasing compliance with contracts and company.
  • Procurement Punchout: allows end users to browse vendor web sites and order from an approved, vendor maintained list of products at your prices.
  • Mobile Requisitions: extends Requisition Center to a mobile device.
  • Mobile Inventory: quickly look-up and update inventory information through mobile devices.
  • Procurement Card Self-Service: review, edit, and approve procurement card charges. Captures detailed informationaccounts, activities, commodities, etc.for card transactions.
  • EDI for Supply Chain Management: send electronic transactions such as purchase orders, price/catalogs and invoices to your trading partners.
  • Strategic Sourcing: supports the acquisition of goods and services through comprehensive request for bid ("RFx") capabilities, bid analysis, bid award and bid tracking capabilities.
  • Contract Management: manage the creation and management of contracts, following approved, standardized guidelines.
  • Supplier Order Management: provides self-service visibility into supplier invoice and payment history to your diverse supplier base.
  • Mobile Supply Chain Management: leverages mobile handhelds, automated data collection, and wireless technology to simplify receiving, delivery and inventory processes.
  • Point of Use: records supply utilization at the "point of use," and manages replenishment while sending patient charges to your billing system.
  • Surgical Instrument Management: pinpoints the status and location of any trays or individual instruments via barcoding, wireless, and Internet technologies.
  • Recall Management: helps healthcare providers identify, locate, and remove unsafe products, food, pharmaceuticals, and equipment quickly and efficiently in response to mandatory or voluntary recalls or other corrective actions.
  • Distribution Management: manages order entry, contracts, and pricing, production scheduling through production orders, inventory, picking, fulfillment, and customer billing.
  • Supply Chain Analytics: pre-delivered measures and KPI's that helps you understand spending and performance trends across your supply chain to drive better decision-making.

As part of a comprehensive solution, Infor Lawson Supply Chain Management integrates with other Infor solutions, including Infor Lawson Enterprise Financial Management to enable a connected, efficient supply chain.

Infor Lawson applications run on Lawson Technology, which insulates the business applications from the operating systems and databases, while also providing strong components to strengthen the user experience. Learn more about Lawson Technology

What it means

You'll have the power to:

  • Find the product or service you need to order, at the right price from the right vendor, with web based requisitioning
  • Determine what products you have with automated inventory management, mobile inventory, and mobile supply chain management
  • See and track what you're spending and with whom using analytics, online inquiries, and standard reports
  • Avoid ordering too much or too little (and speeding up the process) by leveraging automated replenishment) and mobile capabilities for par and cycle counting
  • Stick to your budget by using encumbrances and budget checks, analytics, and reports
  • Quickly setup, search through and look-up contracts, helping to make sure the right price defaults for each product
  • Streamline contract negotiations by leveraging electronic RFPs/bids, contract authoring and monitoring, supplier onboarding and self-service, and workflow approval processes
  • Because Infor Lawson Supply Chain Management is integrated with Infor Lawson Enterprise Financial Management, you can connect your Accounts Payable and Purchasing teams with AP/PO integration, matching, cost messaging, receiving, reports (RNI, INR), and Business Intelligence, ultimately leading to better coordination of a complete procure to pay process


New product functionality

Agile technology platform allows for enterprise integrations at lower total cost of ownership.

New mobile applications

Enables key workflows on the go—the right information, at the right time, in the right place, to the right people.

New product integrations

Enable expanded, high value capabilities that can improve performance quickly in a way that's non-disruptive to the business.

Industry-rich analytics, enhanced compliance measures

Better and faster decision making—combines pervasive, embedded business intelligence all around core workflows and transaction business processes.

Optimized user interface with enterprise search and Infor Ming.le™ Social Business Platform

Follow people or business objects in real-time and enable sharing seamlessly by embedding search and social capabilities contextually in applications.

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