Create Sustainable Supply Chain Optimization With KloudPLM

Enable efficient collaboration with Suppliers. Share design data and track results across multiple projects while automating NPI, quality management, and change management.

Work With the best suppliers to increase collaboration across the supply chain.

Buyers and engineers often struggle to comprehend their supply chain dependencies and scale of work. By employing efficient processes and methodologies for supplier management your organization can become flexible and collaborative as a manufacturer, which will help improve business performance and profitability.

Creating a Better, Reliable Flow of Data with KloudPLM

Teams can work simultaneously with their supply chain partners to securely share accurate and up-to-date product information. By better understanding component attributes such as approved vendors, cost of parts, where a component is consumed, and when there is a change request or problem report, they can reduce time to market and improve agility. With CAD integrations, teams can utilize contextual 2d and 3d design drawings. Buyers can further collaborate with suppliers using project management capabilities. For example, they can send data, drawings, and reviews to the required stakeholders in a way that is specific to their role and system.

Enhance Supply Chain WIth a Cloud-First PLM System

With KloudPLM’s supplier and vendor management features, project managers can easily review preferred suppliers and authorize access control for change management and new part introductions. Supplier engineers can seamlessly perform their reviews, approvals, and authorizations down to the individual component level.

 

Managers can easily access the PLM system to research component attributes such as approved suppliers, type of parts sold, where a component was used, etc. . You will be notified when the BOM reaches quotation, prototype, or production status and can send the BOM to suppliers. Buyers can send data, drawings, and revisions to suppliers using the project management feature.

Advantages of Supply Chain Management with KloudPLM
Secure Collaboration

Secure Collaboration

Suppliers, internal users, partners, and contract manufacturers collaborate on contract-based programs with automatic notifications sent on parts, specifications, and end-of-life releases.

Appropriate Vendor Selection

Appropriate Vendor Selection

Qualified vendors and part status are visible to various teams to confirm vendor readiness. Approved Manufacturer Parts Lists and Approved Vendor Lists are created with support for multiple preferred status component vendors.

Automated Integrations

Automated Integrations

Data exchange between enterprise systems by linking and tracking with ERP, CRM, and more.

Efficient Engineering Change Control

Efficient Engineering Change Control

Supplier engineers review and approve supplier changes regardless of who initiates the change request with change assessment/closure/closure actions.

Problem Reporting and Resolution

Problem Reporting and Resolution

Associate problem reports with items, assemblies, and affected parts. Automatically create neutral files and integration for use by suppliers

One Single Source of Truth

One Single Source of Truth

Gain transparency with an automatic flow of full supplier reference data and history, including quality and non-quality related actions associated with the part/product.

Achieve Speed, Security and Flexibility through the entire Value Chain
with KloudPLM