Sourcing Optimization

Based on the book Supply Chain Strategy, the RightBuys™ Subscription optimizes supplier selection, purchase quantities, and supplier leadtimes. Benefits: 5% to 10% Savings in Total Acquisition Cost


ANALYTICS

Sourcing Optimization

·        RightBuys™ Sourcing Optimization

·        RightLots™ Lot Size Optimization

·        RightTimes™ Leadtime Optimization

Sourcing Scoreboard

Analysis, rankings and profile of suppliers in spend, margin, margin percentage, inventory, inventory turns, inventory days, gross margin return on inventory, and Inventory Value Added™.

Sourcing Patterns

·        Popularity, Volume, Cube, Weight, and Monetary SKU and Supplier Pareto’s by Commodity

·        Lines, Units, Cases, Pallets, Cube, Weight, and $s per Order Profiles

·        Units, Cube, Weight, and $s per Line

·        Orders, Lines, Units, Cube, Weight, Pallets, Cases and $s per Hour, Day, Week, Month, and Quarter

 

ASSESSMENTS

Sourcing Practices Assessment

Comparison of current sourcing practices with 100+ world-class practices in sourcing data mining, supplier performance measurement, supplier certification, supplier integration, supplier stratification, sourcing optimization, and supplier synchronization.

Sourcing Performance Assessment

Analysis, rankings and profile of suppliers in spend, margin, margin percentage, inventory, inventory turns, inventory days, gross margin return on inventory, and Inventory Value Added™.

Sourcing Investment Assessment

Computation of justifiable levels of investment in workforce and inbound automation.

 

ACADEMICS

Sourcing Management Series

On-line education series covering world-class practices in sourcing optimization, supplier integration, supplier performance measurement, and lot sizing.

Sourcing Knowledge Base

Topical, searchable database featuring over 200+ topics covering best practices, metrics, fundamentals, trends, technology, formulas, charts, and help in supplier selection, lot sizing, sourcing optimization, supplier integration, and supplier certification.

Sourcing Library

On-line books, articles, and help.