Sourcing

Advanced Business Solutions offers complete sourcing, tendering, supplier and contract management capability for public and private sector organisations. We do this through our range of core solutions, as well as through best-of-breed eSourcing and eTendering solutions delivered by Advanced approved partners.

Our sourcing capabilities

eSourcing

Our suite of collaborative eSourcing tools enable procurement professionals and suppliers to conduct strategic procurement activities in a fully web-based, hosted and secure environment. Users can request for quotes and manage eTendering activities (including OJEU notice processing), as well as eAuction functionality, supplier selection and contract award management.

Contract and supplier management

Get everything you need to fully manage your contracts, including fixed-price product-based contracts, and services-based or volume-based contracts. Our solution gives you full visibility of contracts and associated suppliers, and helps you to control maverick spending.

Catalogue management

The solution also includes a number of catalogue management options:

  • Internal catalogue creation and maintenance
  • Supplier catalogue upload
  • Punch-out capabilities to catalogue aggregators/marketplaces and individual supplier sell-side portals including Zanzibar, @UKPLC, Science Warehouse, BlueLight, Parabilis and IDeA
  • Full services-based procurement functionality
  • Full non-catalogue ordering functionality

Advanced reporting

The advanced reporting functionality within our solution enables you to report on contract compliance and supplier performance against pre-defined service level agreements, helping you control and monitor supplier performance.

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You can download more information from our resources area. Or you can call us on 0845 160 6162 and we can help you determine the right solution for you.

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