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Arteria’s Partner Portal for Suppliers provides suppliers access to mySAP ERP data via SAP NetWeaver Portal. This solution enables our customer and its suppliers to function more efficiently as now both of them have the same view of the data. In addition, our customer saves costs involved in managing a supplier support center. Since this solution also provides collaboration features, the time consumed in getting information or solving issues is reduced to a large extent.

Features

Collaborative Order Management
Alerts and Notification
Materials Management
Status Reports
Self Service
Supplier Message Board
Security

Benefits

  • The supplier and our customer now have the same view of the data.
  • There is transparency because of real-time information. Also with the use of SAP NetWeaver based Solution, it’s now easy to incorporate any changes in the processes due to changing needs.
  • SAP NetWeaver Portal provides role based access making sure that supplier views only his information.
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EFFICIENT AND STREAMLINED SUPPLY CHAIN

A very efficient way of distinguishing yourselves from your competitors is by meeting your customers’ demand way before they do. With this demand increasing by the day, it has become imperative to find an effective solution to go-to-market faster. Close interaction with your suppliers and a streamlined supply chain management is the most prudent way to do so.

Here we have for you an improved supply chain management solution in SupplierPortal Advantage. SupplierPortal Advantage is a SAP NetWeaver based portal that provides secure access to supplier transactions and information through a browser. This solution also helps suppliers access information and services required for business. And it enables buyers and suppliers to have the same view on the transactions, thereby helping you meet your customer demand effectively.

Collaborative Order Management

SupplierPortal Advanatge enables manufacturers to collaborate with suppliers and ensure they receive materials required to fulfill customer demand. This includes order confirmations, delivery notifications and RFQs.

Collaborative Inventory Management

The portal also has features that enable dealers to check availability of different types of inventories with an option to download/print the same.

Alerts and Notification

Suppliers and buyers receive real-time alerts and notifications on deliveries, JIT Calls, open RFQ’s and payments.

Materials Management

SupplierPortal Advantage also helps manage inventory levels throughout the supply chain and execute material management strategies including electronic triggers for KANBAN items and alerts for open RFQs.

Status Reports

Dealer specific offers and news can be broadcast to ensure that dealers always have the latest and accurate information.

Self Service

The solution provides self service scenarios for suppliers including invoice tracking, payments and the ability to retrieve purchase order history including schedule lines and goods receipts notifications.

Supplier Message Board

SupplierPortal Advantage enables buyers and suppliers to exchange messages, assign tasks and start workflow with context specific information that allows them to collaborate and track effectively.

Reduced TCO

SupplierPortal Advantage is a secure, easy to deploy and rapid go-live solution based on your existing SAP ERP implementation. Which means in addition to your SAP ERP benefits you get the benefits of a top-end supply chain management solution at the same total cost of ownership. In effect you enjoy more benefits at a reduced TCO.

Security

The in-built security features and role based infrastructure ensure access only to supplier’s own and authorized information and functions.

Solution Architecture

Business Issues

  • Lack of visibility and automation across the supply chain slowing down the business
  • Information disconnect leading to higher inventory pile up and out-of-stock situations
  • Inefficient RFQ and quote generation processes leading to expensive and slow procurement
  • Inaccurate production planning due to lack of visibility in Supplier Managed Inventory
  • Discrepancies between ordered and received items. Unexpected receipts – late, partial, and unknown shipments
  • Unsynchronized replenishment and supplier delivery
  • Manual shipment notifications and challans are slow and error-prone – Delayed GRs
  • Procurement employees spending more time in expediting orders than strategic sourcing

Solution

  • Real-time and secure web based portal solution for improved visibility, extended collaboration and improved material management
  • Self service function for suppliers to receive and update current information
  • Alerts, Reports and Message Boards with access to same information for suppliers and buyers

QUICK FACTS

Summary

SupplierPortal Advantage provides suppliers access to SAP ERP data via SAP NetWeaver Enterprise Portal. This solution helps suppliers access information and services most important to doing business with your company. It also enables you and suppliers to have the same view on the transactions, thereby helping you meet your customer demand effectively.

Key Business Benefits

  • Real-time and secure web based portal solution for collaboration with suppliers
  • Self service function for suppliers to receive and update current information
  • Alerts, Reports and Message Boards with access to same information for suppliers and buyers
  • The supplier and the enterprise now have the same view of the data
  • The dealer and you now have the same view of the data in real time
  • Order management, Collaborative Inventory management and Dealer Self-Service
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