Executive Briefings

Aligning Supply to Demand through Supplier Collaboration and Inventory Management

Challenge: A critical division of a multi-billion dollar medical device manufacturer had several initiatives. Stabilize Inventory Levels: Inventory reduction project already complete; Ensure critical-part availability; Stock-outs not acceptable. Streamline Supplier Communication: Reduce time buyers spend on tactical purchasing; Increase time buyers spend on strategic buying and sourcing; Improve communication between material handlers, buyers, suppliers. Find a solution that Worked with ERP system. Evolve Personnel operations: Transactional to Strategic; Complex to Simple; Semi-Collaborative to Fully-Collaborative; High Transaction Cost to Lower Cost; Fragmented Integration to a Fully Integrated System.

Solution: i-Supply enabled improved supplier visibility and trust while improving customer service.

Results: An additional 20% inventory reduction was achieved with no change to its product components.

About the Solution Provider: CDC TradeBeam streamlines global trading processes for enterprises and their partners. Comprehensive, integrated solutions delivered via the on-demand SaaS model provide import and export compliance, collaborative inventory management, shipment tracking, supply chain event management, and global trade finance solutions.

Web: www.cdcsoftware.com

Email: infoTB@cdcsoftware.com

Phone: +1 (770) 351-9600

Solution: i-Supply enabled improved supplier visibility and trust while improving customer service.

Results: An additional 20% inventory reduction was achieved with no change to its product components.

About the Solution Provider: CDC TradeBeam streamlines global trading processes for enterprises and their partners. Comprehensive, integrated solutions delivered via the on-demand SaaS model provide import and export compliance, collaborative inventory management, shipment tracking, supply chain event management, and global trade finance solutions.

Web: www.cdcsoftware.com

Email: infoTB@cdcsoftware.com

Phone: +1 (770) 351-9600