Insights

  • Provide Product overviews showing sales history, purchase history, service history, locations, images, forecast models, competitive sales performance, competitive pricing, and market feedback from multiple sources all in one place
  • Generate Supplier Scorecards, including purchase history, reliability & quality evaluations, certificates, correspondences, contracts, location, and contact details
  • Present Production KPI's including capacity utilisation by plant, resource productivity, plant uptime, Health Safety and Environment compliance, scheduled maintenance, exceptional variances

Collaboration

  • Engage all Stakeholders in the Supply Chain (for example, including internal participants such as the Production Planner,  Warehouse Supervisor, Procurement Officers, and various General Managers; or  External partners) involved in the planning, co-development, supply, service, delivery, or verification stages of the process
  • Address the needs of casual users (for example, some of these participants are only involved at very discrete steps, or under certain exceptional conditions, and IQX solutions are perfectly adopted for these casual users)
  • Electronic forms and SharePoint workflow enable business users to define and maintain their process workflow with utmost flexibility, whilst still supporting core back-end integration to SAP
  • Manage unstructured documents (for example Designs, Patterns, Recipes and other operating instructions; Excel-based forecasts, schedules and resource planning models;  Distribution maps, routes, and delivery instructions; Supply agreements, contracts, and quality certifications)
  • Link unstructured content with structured SAP data, and assemble it all in role-specific workspaces.
  • Unify Communication with external stakeholders, bringing together voice, instant messaging, email, presence, scheduling and fax all within your Intuitive Workspace

Productivity

  • Access all required system functionality in context (For example, from a single workspace access:  Purchase order entry alongside supplier catalogues, Freight bookings alongside Google maps, Production planning alongside real-time plant and resource capacity)
  • Provide the familiar MS Office end-user experience that every information worker demands (for example, Excel stocktake adjustment processing)
  • Raise and approve requisitions anywhere (for example, raise requisitions via a simple SharePoint form, and have them approved via Smartphone on the road)
  • Manage your warehouse layouts intuitively (for example, colour code bin turnover  and trigger re-location from the comfort of SharePoint)

Process Improvement Opportunities

  • How do you provide rapid access to product details including images and availability to all staff?
  • How do you manage your supplier evaluations, agreements and Delivery-in-full, On Time and other associated Quality performance?
  • How do you interact with your partners and distributed facilities to ensure required quantities are available as and where they are required?
  • How do you optimise your Warehouse efficiency?
  • Where do your staff go to requisition and receipt items?

Because in logistics, time is money