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Supply Chain Collaboration

Supply Chain Collaboration - Mold, Tool & Die

Our Supply Chain Collaboration solution for the Heavy Equipment Industry provides an easy-to-use, secure platform for interacting with suppliers, even those outside of your PLM environment. By storing and providing product data in a centralized database, we provide an easy-to-use, secure platform for interacting with suppliers and maintaining a holistic view of product structures which includes supplier data. Our solution also ensures that supplier data is easily captured, then viewed and managed in context with product structures, helping keeps your projects compliant and reduces costs.

Our Supply Chain Collaboration solution for the Heavy Equipment Industry provides an easy-to-use, secure platform for interacting with suppliers, even those outside of your PLM environment. By storing and providing product data in a centralized database, we provide an easy-to-use, secure platform for interacting with suppliers and maintaining a holistic view of product structures which includes supplier data. Our solution also ensures that supplier data is easily captured, then viewed and managed in context with product structures, helping keeps your projects compliant and reduces costs.

Supply Chain Collaboration - Mold, Tool & Die

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Globalization and product complexity increase supply chain complexity. Globally dispersed product design teams increasingly include suppliers. As suppliers assume responsibility for greater portions of heavy equipment products, solutions that foster tight, seamless supplier integration are key to meeting challenges such as increased product complexity and compressed product cycles. Suppliers must interact with all aspects of your business, including purchasing, engineering, compliance, quality, and manufacturing, to increase productivity and reduce the risk of recalls and non-compliance. Our Supply Chain Collaboration solution for the Heavy Equipment Industry provides an easy-to-use, secure platform for interacting with suppliers, even those outside of your PLM environment. By storing and providing product data in a centralized database, you can maintain a holistic view of product structures which includes supplier data. Our solution also allows for supplier data to be easily captured, then viewed and managed in context with product structures, helping keep projects compliant and reducing costs. With a comprehensive approach to managing supplier interactions, you can coordinate processes and manage supplier information whether they are inside or outside of your PLM environment. In addition, you can drive early supplier involvement in product development and provide visibility into accurate supplier information across departments.

Supply Chain Collaboration - Mold, Tool & Die

Solution Capabilities

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Supplier Collaboration

Establish closed-loop supplier processes, including collaboration with suppliers outside your PLM environment with a common, intuitive supplier web portal. Supporting uses including design data exchange, direct materials sourcing and supplier program management.

Automate Supplier MSDs Declaration Processing

Aggregate supplier data to the product definition and archive disclosure information and automate the process of requesting, gathering and validating supplier declaration data.

Bill of Materials Management

Manage a single, multi-disciplinary bill-of-materials, from concept through end of life that encompasses all configurations and includes supplier-provided data.

Design Data Exchange

Exchange with suppliers information that includes CAD designs, specifications and JT files. A secure web portal is used to receive requests, exchange information packages, and upload their responses.

Direct Materials Sourcing

Enable efficient early bidding processes with template authoring, controlled processes for event management, and automatic tracking and communication. Get detailed cost breakdowns, analyze bids and even manage award nominations.

Supplier Integration Using Teamcenter Clients

Integrate suppliers outside your PLM environment into your processes. External suppliers can receive task assignments, and submit deliverables using a secure, intuitive supplier web portal.

Supplier Program Management

With supplier program management, you can plan and execute supplier projects within the context of an overall Mold Tool & Die program. This provides visibility into and traceability of supplier deliverables to reduce cycle times and shorten time-to-market.

Vendor Management

Enterprise stakeholders, such as -  design, engineering, compliance, and purchasing have access to suppliers, supplier data, and supplier parts in a single, secure PLM framework. Mold Tool & Die suppliers can be organized by the categories of goods they provide, making it easy to search for the right supplier. Supplier parts and quotes are also connected to the product BOM for ease of access and analysis.