Procurement that “gets” what your customers want

Data can tell you what your customers need, when they will need it and what they want to pay. Your ability to deliver depends on your capacity to quickly drive those requirements into an optimized procurement process. Look ahead with a synchronized, predictive value chain to proactively manage risks and build strategic relationships with your suppliers. How you buy matters. Being a smart customer lays the foundation for creating unbreakable bonds with your own customers.

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“I want to optimize the value chain to reduce costs and drive revenue growth.”

IBM procurement solutions make it possible to analyze, streamline and optimize complex global value chains. Connecting upstream to downstream procurement processes helps predict and mitigate supplier risk and enables collaboration to promote innovations that improve revenue growth.

“With Enterprise Source to Pay, I want to...”

Simplify complex sourcing decisions and optimize value

Manage my corporate and category savings programs

Streamline, automate and gain oversight of the full contract lifecycle

More effectively manage my engagement with strategic suppliers

Improve visibility of my enterprise spend to help identify savings opportunities

Integrate upstream and downstream procurement processes for greater spend control and savings

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“I want to ensure compliance, control risk and maximize financial performance.”

Successful commerce starts with a successful contract. Contracts dictate terms, pricing, service levels and obligations for nearly every supplier and partner relationship. With IBM Contract Management solutions your organization can structure stronger more profitable contracts, streamline the contracting process and improve compliance.

“With enterprise contract management, I want to...”

Streamline, automate and gain oversight of the full contract lifecycle

Manage my corporate and category savings programs