Supply Chain Communication
Supplier Portal Modules
Bring your suppliers closer to your business for higher visibility and more effective supply chain management.
Make your supply chain more responsive with instant bi-directional communication and proactive visibility through the Plex Supplier Portal.
- Configure and manage highly flexible, instantaneous and paperless bi-directional communication between your company and your suppliers
- Provide controlled access to documents like standard policies, procedures and engineering specifications
- Collaborate with suppliers on production readiness (supplier production part approvals) and engineering change requests (either party can initiate such requests) as well as quality concerns and ongoing improvement:
- Pre-Production Approval Process (PPAP) submissions
- Access to technology assessments
- Self-service maintenance of certifications and capabilities
- Collaborative problem control with templates for 8D, 7-step, etc.
- Access to supplier scorecard details
- Publish purchase orders and releases to suppliers via the Internet
- Allow suppliers to proactively log in, view supplier material forecasts, access supplier releases and commit to delivery dates, view supplier Kanbans, print barcoded labels and notify you of shipments (including drop shipments to your customers)
- Provide self-service access to supplier invoice payment status to reduce unnecessary calls to your accounts payables team