Infor CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management
Supply Management Overview
Supply Management Overview
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.
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.
Advanced analytical capabilities, delivered by Birst and 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.View screens
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.
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.
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.
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