Strategic Sourcing For Packaging And Transportation Categories

For years, category managers have successfully used sourcing techniques to drive savings in strategic spend categories. Under increased pressure to deliver even more savings and service improvements, category managers are seeking new approaches to working with their supply base, particularly in their largest and complex categories.

With BravoAdvantage for Categories, sourcing professionals can gain greater insight into the capabilities and interests of suppliers in complex supply markets and drive dramatic improvement for their business stakeholders for their most strategic areas of spend. Key features of BravoAdvantage for Categories include:

  • Highly configurable proposal collection structures
  • Formula-based approach to pricing
  • Bundling that is easy for suppliers to use
  • Ability to simultaneously handle price and capacity
  • Flexible scenario analysis
  • Category-specific reporting
  • Ongoing decision support for buyers

Take Savings to a New Level with Sourcing Optimization

Just when you thought you have done all you could to find incremental savings, an innovative approach is available to advance your strategic sourcing agenda. BravoSolution’s sourcing optimization technology derived from our practitioner experience enables BravoAdvantage for Categories to take savings to an entirely new level. With an easy-to-use solution that incorporates advanced analytics and proven process techniques, sourcing teams gain visibility and flexibility to make choices based on the best allocations of their business, balancing suppliers’ capabilities and interests with buyer business constraints and preferences.

  • Advanced RFX tools to quickly launch insightful sourcing events, with built-in, category-specific proposal collection features.
  • Fully configured scenario generation to drive the appropriate balance of cost, capacity and other non-price objectives.

All with ongoing category management functionality designed to achieve and sustain sourcing savings over time.

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BravoAdvantage Advanced Techniques

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