PURCHASING

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SRM RapidProcure

Non-catalog based procurement needed for special projects such as engineering R&D. RapidProcure solution provides improved workflow capability, simple UI, and visibility into non-catalog spend process.

Major Business Process

  • Employee creates purchase requisition.
  • Buyer receives Requisition in his/her Inbox.
  • The Buyer validate requisition and select suppliers.
  • Buyer creates RFQ by creating a vendor questionnaire based on the key performance criteria specified in the purchase requisition.
  • Buyer checks Inbox status after sending RFQ.
  • Supplier 1 responds.
  • Buyer checks Inbox status.
  • Supplier 2 responds.
  • Buyer checks Inbox status.
  • Buyer compares Quotes, and Finalizes Vendor.
  • Shopping Cart Created.

Key Features

  • The Solution allows creation of rich vendor evaluation questionnaire which can incorporate "soft" parameters beyond pricing or delivery terms.
  • Ability to evaluate supplier responses based on product performance characteristics, and meeting the project urgencies.
  • Supplier uses Adobe interactive forms to provide detailed responses, and emailing them to the Buyer.
  • Buyer is able to evaluate suppliers beyond the lowest price criteria. The final procurement decision is documented for future auditing purposes.

SAP Release Requirements

  • SAP R/3 4.6C, 4.7, ECC6.
  • SAP NetWeaver 04s and above.
  • SAP Portals.
  • SAP Java WebDynpro.
  • SAP CAF / SAP BPM.
  • SAP Adobe Interactive Forms.

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