Supplier relationship management software is used to facilitate and enhance business relationships between companies and their suppliers. This type of software is used to control interactions, evaluate suppliers based on performance, and select the best provider for various needs such as transportation or professional services. Supplier relationship management solutions are used by procurement professionals to optimize purchasing by establishing mutually beneficial business relationships with suppliers.
Supplier relationship management software can be delivered as a module or component of supply chain suites, or as a standalone software product. When provided separately, supplier relationship management software needs to integrate with purchasing software, supply chain planning software, and supply chain visibility software.
To qualify for inclusion in the Supplier Relationship Management category, a product must:
A flexible supplier management portal for 100% of your suppliers. Built-in SmartVM data validation ensures accuracy across all supplier info (e.g., banking information, tax IDs) and eliminates duplicate accounts. Supplier enablement tools automate manual tasks while the dynamic discounting module captures early payment discounts to impact your bottom line.
Cloud-based solutions for collaborative spend, finance, and sales management. ERP and CRM systems are great, but they don't do much to improve interactions between businesses. For all your investments in technology, your B2B transactions are still managed with a fragmented array of applications and manual processes. Blocking your view, keeping costs and risks high, and hobbling your competitiveness. You need technology that makes trading partner collaboration easier and more efficient. Because in a volatile global marketplace where businesses rise and fall every day, sustainable competitive advantage requires strong, mutually beneficial relationships. Ariba makes that easy. With just your web browser and a user-friendly interface, you can work with your trading partners using market-leading SaaS solutions for spend management, collaborative finance management, and sales acceleration management all integrated on a single platform. These solutions are available by subscription and on-demand, so there's no software to install or maintain. They're scalable, cost-effective, and burden-free. They're also easily integrated with your ERP and back office systems. All it takes to extend your processes to more trading partners is plugging into the Cloud. And no worries, Ariba systems are thoroughly tested to ensure continuous, secure, and reliable service delivery. You can be up and running in no time, using the industry's most complete platform to efficiently and effectively locate, communicate, and collaborate with your trading partners. Commerce is simply better with Ariba technology, whether you're looking to drive sales, control spending, or manage cash.
Axional ERP/SRM goes beyond the simple automation of supply and purchase processes; rather, it actively enhances them. It incorporates all aspects of the supplier relationship with the utmost flexibility, easing decision-making with access to the necessary information at any moment.
ConnXus powers sustainable global supply chains through a suite of software solutions designed to give procurement professionals, diverse suppliers, and small businesses the tools they need to innovate, source, track, and connect. Giving procurement professionals everything they need in one place. ConnXus unifies all your procurement functions of supplier risk, sustainable sourcing, supplier relationship management, supplier diversity and supplier development.
DeltaBid: an affordable, cloud-based, procurement management software helping companies communicate with their suppliers for better results in less time. This smart solution helps you replace inefficient email and Excel methods with a time-saving, standardized, transparent procurement process. You'll have a full overview of your RFPs, tenders and bids. The solution is free of charge for your suppliers, and it doesn't require additional training for bidding.
ecratum provides a business-to business platform that helps manufacturers of various industries to manage their interactions with customers and suppliers quickly and efficiently. Centered around Supplier Relationship Management and Customer Service Management, ecratum offers a multitude of Software-as-a-Service tools that can be set up quickly and inexpensively. ecratum serves small and large customers alike and can be used by anyone with internet access and a browser in no time.
The SupplierGATEWAY Supplier Data Management System (SDMS) helps you to engage suppliers, collect critical capabilities, compliance and product data to support your sourcing, purchasing, supplier management, and compliance/reporting processes.
Tradeshift is the end-to-end business commerce company. We provide companies with solutions to buy and sell goods and services. Our extensible platform allows you to tailor solutions to meet your company’s needs. AP Automation Transact digitally with all your suppliers for 100% of your invoice volume. We continually transform your supply chain from paper to electronic. Say goodbye to scanning forever. Procurement Enable compliant spend and catalogs for your entire supply chain (direct, indirect & services). Transform your disconnected supplier interactions into truly collaborative relationships. Supplier Management Onboard all your suppliers once. Monitor supplier risk & performance, maintain control, and empower suppliers to manage their own information on our network. Working Capital Solutions Strengthen your supply chain. Optimize your working capital with Dynamic Discounting & Supply Chain Finance solutions. With Tradeshift, suppliers of any size can access attractive financing when they need it – at a better rate than anywhere else. Apps (to help you evolve) Future-proof your investment with an extensible platform. Leverage apps from Tradeshift’s ecosystem or build new ones to meet your future business needs. Free for Small Businesses Tradeshift believes in connecting businesses of all sizes, which is why we offer forever-free invoicing for freelancers, consultants, and small businesses.
Zycus is a leading global provider of procurement solution suites across the Source-to-Pay cycle. Our product portfolio includes applications for strategic and operational procurement functions, such as eProcurement, eInvoicing, Spend Analysis, eSourcing, Contract Management, Supplier Management, Financial Savings Management, Project Management, and Request Management. Zycus' Supplier Management solution provides a comprehensive platform for automating all aspects of supplier performance and information management for a collaborative and innovative relationship with suppliers.