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Top 4 Benefits of Supplier Performance Management

What is Supplier Performance Management?

Supplier performance management is defined as a process that helps businesses to analyze, measure, and manage the performance of their suppliers. This helps them to cut costs and drive continuous improvements in supply chain operations. Supplier performance management involves activities that aim at improving the performance and capability of suppliers. Also, it ensures that both parties share in the benefits of better quality and performance, shorter cycle times, and lower costs.

By leveraging supplier management solutions, businesses can identify potential issues and their root causes. Companies mostly rely on timely delivery, price reduction, and service quality offered by their suppliers in order to gain more profit. Therefore, supplier performance management directly impacts the quality of the whole supply chain, making it important to establish an efficient mechanism to ensure the quality of services or products offered. Through supplier performance management, companies can eliminate suppliers who fail to comply with performance requirements. Supplier performance management helps in setting the stage for suppliers to understand the needs and expectations of customers. As a result, a strategic partnership can be built, resulting in an increase in suppliers’ performance and competencies.

Supplier performance metrics brings together the components of risk management, metrics management, supplier segmentation, and consequence management. This can help actively manage important supplier relationships in a consistent manner, providing actionable data to facilitate supplier selection.

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Benefits of Supplier Performance Management

Avoid supply chain risk and disruptions

For businesses, it is important to be familiar with third-party vendors in their supply chain. This helps them to put measures in place to prevent interruptions and reduce the incidence of risk exposure. Supplier performance management offers in-depth visibility into the risks that can be posed by suppliers in the overall supply chain network. As a result, businesses can adapt to preventive measures to reduce or eliminate the risks that can disrupt the supply chain operations in the future.

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Improve brand reputation

The actions of suppliers may tarnish the brand image of companies. This is where supplier performance management can help. By leveraging supplier management solutions, businesses can track their suppliers’ performance against the KPIs and enact corrective actions early. This can help in improving brand reputation in the eyes of the customers.

Avoid costs and achieve savings

Lack of accurate and timely supplier information can have a huge impact on costs and savings. Supplier performance management can also help businesses in tracking a variety of cost factors that can contribute to savings achievements. Also, this can help in centralizing supplier data into a single source for everyone across the organization interacting with vendors.

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Collaborate with suppliers

Collaboration with suppliers helps in creating new value for businesses. Supplier management solutions can help businesses gain relevant information about suppliers that can further pave the way for establishing robust relationships with suppliers. The data collected through supplier performance management solutions can help improve the supply base, create realistic contracts based on past performance, more communication with suppliers, formation of common goals, and the establishment of trust. Thus, supplier performance management can help in establishing meaningful and mutually beneficial relationships with suppliers and improving supplier relationship management.

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Contract management analytics helps industrial manufacturer improve distributor relationship

Business Challenge: Improving contract management process for distributors. A leading European heavy industry company wanted to improve its distributor contract management and maximize savings by identifying distributors providing best prices.

Situation: Non-centralized distributor contract management structure

The heavy industry company had over 25 distributors for seven product divisions across multiple locations, which made vendor contract management immensely complex. Client wanted a solution which could simplify its contract management process with vendors and help in detecting issues, proactively managing renewals, and improving contract profitability.

Solution/Approach: Contract data management with statistical modeling, cost analysis and predictive analytics

We mined all the historical and real time contract data, and used statistical modeling, cost and spend analytics. We also made use of predictive analytics to analyze all contract information, improve contract management, predict upcoming renewals, and create consistent SLAs for contract management.

Impact: Reduced overall procurement spend and improved cost savings

The heavy industry company improved management of its contracts, gained visibility on common contracting issues, and received updates on expiring contracts and contract renewals. They were also able to identify the best partners, based on a standard set on contract management solutions provided by us, thus improving contract profitability.

Contract management analytics helps logistics company identify best warehousing partners

Business Challenge: Improving contract management process for partners

An Asian road based logistics services provider wanted to improve the contract management with its warehousing partners and reduce costs.

Situation: Non streamlined contract with partners

The client had operated with a number of distribution partners for its warehousing requirements and had various types of short and long term contracts. Client wanted a solution which could streamline its contract management process with all partners and bring them at par, so it could identify the best partners, detect issues, proactively manage renewals, and improve overall contract profitability.

Solution/Approach: Contract data management with statistical modeling, cost analysis and predictive analytics

We mined all the historical and real time contract data, and used statistical modeling, cost and spend analytics, predictive analytics analyze all contract information. This was used to improve contract management, predict upcoming renewals and create consistent SLAs for contract management.

Impact: Improved partner management, reduced spend and improved cost savings

The client improved the management of its contracts, identified common soon contracting issues, received updates on expiring contracts and contract renewals. Based on the simplified contract management, the client was also able to identify its best partners, and developed long term partnership strategies thus improving contract profitability.

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