Supplier management is the process that ensures maximum value is received for the money that an organization pays to its suppliers while supplier lifecycle management is the supplier management process covering the entire supplier lifecycle.
8Manage Supplier Lifecycle Mgt. provides the automated workflows for supplier self-registration, qualification, categorization, onboarding, ongoing management and strategic relationship management.
8Manage Procurement Catalog defines the goods and services that company employees can order for internal use. It provides information on products offered by suppliers or service providers. The primary elements in a catalog include product name, internal code, description, hierarchy, categorization, hierarchy, price, inventory and purchase information.
After a catalog is set up, company employees can create purchase requisitions to order from it. The catalog can be used to enforce purchasing policies, so that employees can order only the items and services that are allowed for their buying legal entity.
8Manage Organization allows you to define the organizational structure and the authorities and responsibilities of each of its units. 8Manage Budget allows you to set and track the budget that each unit in the organizational structure can spend within certain period of time to procure the goods and services that it needs.
8Manage Demand allows you to do cross-functional procurement planning to meet customer demand for products while minimizing excess inventory and avoiding supply chain disruptions.
8Manage Demand allows you to do both direct and indirect material planning.
8Manage allows one department to manage the purchasing of goods and services for the entire enterprise. Centralized control is beneficial in finding the best deals with vendors for the corresponding location of the purchasing organization.
8Manage Purchase Request allows you to manage and merge purchase demands and select the best deals via Quick Quote, e-Tender or e-Auction.
8Manage Sourcing process includes every activity that revolves around identifying and assessing potential suppliers as well as selecting and engaging with an appropriate supplier who offers the best value. At the end of the 8Manage Sourcing process, usually a contract is signed or an agreement is reached between the buyer and the supplier on what is to be procured and the terms of contract. Sourcing professionals evaluate the supply market, develop and execute strategy, negotiate terms of contract and finally develop the contractual agreement with the suppliers.
Sourcing professionals, based on the type of good and services that they intend to acquire, can decide using 8Manage Quick Quote, 8Manage e-Tender or 8Manage e-Auction to achieve their purpose.
8Manage Purchasing supports an organization goes about making necessary purchases of goods and services to facilitate its continued operation. 8Manage Purchasing workflow includes Type & Rule Settings, Purchase Order Creation, Payment Terms setup, Review & Approval, e-Signing, e-Chopping and e-Sending to Supplier, e-Confirmation from Supplier, Delivery Planning & Confirmation, Acceptance & Return, Invoice Matching, Invoice Approval & Payment Request.
8Manage Contract is for building legally binding agreements between your organization and its suppliers/contractors in the course of managing a project. These contracts are needed for projects to obtain needed materials, supplies and services.
8Manage Contract helps the buyer and the seller come to an agreement about the materials, goods and services. This agreement includes meeting the terms and conditions and paying invoices.
8Manage Contract includes features such as template, review & approval and contractual project mgt¹.
8Manage Contract is important because it serves to maximize profits and keep businesses soluble in a competitive marketplace. 8Manage Contract gives both parties the chance to work together with confidence that neither is taking advantage of the other. It also helps the business diversify its resources to work more effectively by outsourcing¹ work to third parties that can do it more cost-effectively.
Note¹: To use outsourcing and contractual project mgt. features will also require the PM license.
8Manage Internal e-Mall is a collection of e-Shops which are devoted to internal shopping for an organization. 8Manage Internal e-Mall provides e-Catalog, e-Order, internal procurement workflow and supplier & merchandizing mgt. features.
8Manage Internal e-Mall is one form of centralized procurement and have the benefits of centralized procurement such as enhancing purchasing power and cost savings, cultivating strong supplier relationships, increasing visibility and control and reducing overhead. But it also allows the freedom for the users to shop around within the internal mall.
8Manage Delivery and Acceptance provides the workflow which can be used for goods or services to be delivered and accepted as meeting the terms specified in the contract/PO.
8Manage Delivery and Acceptance provides features for delivery planning, delivery note mgt., bar code mgt., inspection mgt., acceptance mgt. and return mgt.
8Manage Warehouse Mgt. allows you to efficiently control the movement of materials within the warehouse operations. These operations include the receipting of inwards goods, tracking, stacking and inventory movement through the warehouse.
8Manage Inventory Mgt. allow you to coordinate and control the flow of goods required for your business to operate. 8Manage Inventory Mgt. provides the features for ordering and reordering of stock, maintaining accurate inventory records, forecasting demand and ensuring sufficient safety stock is available for production or supply.
8Manage Warehouse & Inventory Mgt. records and tracks goods on a quantity and value basis. Documenting and reporting on the inwards/outwards transfer of goods through the supply chain. It deals with the amount and cost of the stock.
8Manage Procurement Settlement provides invoice checking, payment request and payment confirmation features.
8Manage allows a simple and cost-effective way for a business to investigate its transactions and invoices presented by its suppliers. You can use 8Manage to examine invoice integrity prior to paying a supplier. 8Manage provides valuable information on the status of an invoice and signals a warning when receivables are disputed or goods are undelivered.
8Manage also allows you to pay one or multiple approved invoices to the supplier. After your payment request is approved, your finance department will be notified to issue the payment.
8Manage Supplier Portal can free up your staff for higher value assignments by transferring the time-consuming chores such as responding to supplier’s inquires on registration, information-update, RFI/REP/RFQ, delivery-planning-and-coordination and invoice-and-payment to a secure, online location where vendors can access answers themselves quickly, conveniently and easily.
8Manage Supplier Portal provides self-registration, self-update, Response-To-Request, Order Confirmation, Order Execution and Settlement features to improve productivity and efficiency for both your staff and your suppliers.
8Manage Supplier Analytics helps enhance your organization’s competitiveness by evaluating, approving and qualifying world-class suppliers who deliver quality, cost, service and continual improvement processes and provide sustainable advantage.
8Manage Supplier Analytics provides you with supplier participation, win/loss, delivery quality and overall rating analytical features to give you the deep insights into your suppliers so that you can perform supplier mgt. in a more effective manner.
8Manage Spend Analytics provides the workflow of analyzing procurement spend to decrease costs, increase efficiency or improve supplier relationships. 8Manage Spend Analytics is the key tool that procurement organizations use to proactively identify savings opportunities, manage risks and optimize their organization's buying power.
8Manage Compliance Analytics provides the workflow of assessing an organization to ensure that it's operating within the relevant laws and regulations. They analyze a variety of business aspects such as product price deviation, service level agreement (SLA) deviation and cost deviation.
8Manage Demand & Supply Analytics provides the workflow of assessing the availability of suppliers and price trends of products.
8Manage EDMS makes accessing and finding documents easy. Any authorized employee and suppliers can access the files they need remotely. All documents are indexed. You’re just a keyword search away from finding a document.
8Manage EDMS provides version-and-access control, library mgt., powerful search, form-and-flow and external -sharing features to allow you to manage and share documents with your selected employees and suppliers.
8Manage Mobile Apps allow your employees and suppliers to work and access sourcing and procurement information anywhere, anytime. The ability to retrieve and deliver real-time information on-the-spot helps your business to improve its effectiveness and competitive advantage. Having information at the people’s fingertips helps them deepen business relationships and response times.
8Manage ERP Interface is the pre-integrated interface of the 8Manage SRM system and the Kingdee K3, Yonyou U8 or SAP ERP systems. 8Manage ERP Interface allows your business to access real-time data from across your ERP system and your 8Manage SRM system in one central location for better decision-making, less training and less manual data entry.
8Manage ERP Interface allows basic data, procurement data and inventory data to be passed between your ERP system and your 8Manage SRM system.
8Manage OA Interface is the pre-integrated interface of the 8Manage SRM system and the 蓝凌 OA and 钉钉 OA systems. 8Manage OA Interface allows your business to push purchase request, purchase order and payment request to the OA systems for approval.
8Manage OA Interface allows basic data and procurement data to be passed between your OA system and your 8Manage SRM system.
8Manage User Defined Features (UDF) provides you the custom field features that you can use to create and track information specific to certain areas.
8Manage UDF allows you to defined different layouts, sections and fields for different types of supplier information in different industries.
8Manage UDF also allows you to defined sections and fields for Quick Quote、Tender、Auction、Purchase Request、Contract / PO, Invoice and Payment Request.
8Manage Software Development Kit (SDK) provides Application Programming Interface (API) and data dictionary for your organization to change 8Manage SRM existing features, add new features and create new reports for data mining or analysis purpose.
8Manage SDK includes Web Service Interfaces, RESTful API, callback mechanism and data dictionary.
8Manage can be deployed on-premises or as Software as a Service (SaaS) subscription software.
Secondary development and recompilation are allowed if 8Manage is being deployed on-premises or as single tenant SaaS.
Secondary development and recompilation are not allowed if 8Manage is being deployed as multi-tenant SaaS.