Lets you view part configurations and details of similar parts being purchased from other suppliers.
Quickly compare prices among comparable parts and shows you other suppliers who could effectively make the part you need. You can also click on Jump to Alternate Supplier to find other manufacturers for the part in a specific region.
View comparable parts side by side
A powerful asset within the Global Supplier Chart is its ability to show you comparable parts. You can also see comparable parts using the Comparable Parts view. The tool searches by part traits and then shows on screen images of comparable parts in your database side by side. You can also see side by side detailed parts feature data for each comparable part, aiding deeper analysis. This allows you to rationalize parts, optimizing your supply network.
Get the big picture on your parts suppliers
The Global Supplier List outlines all of your parts suppliers, identifies their countries, the number of parts you purchase from them, your spend with each supplier, your potential savings, even the specific parts with their potential savings. You can also see each part’s spend index and supplier fit score or sort the Global Supplier List based on savings threshold levels.
Learn if your parts suppliers are focusing on the parts they make best
The Portfolio Chart lets lets you look at one supplier’s parts to see where they fit regarding parts fit and spend index. That way, you can stay in the supplier’s sweet spot and work to reduce part defects and cost.
Find out who else you might buy from
The Alternative Suppliers View lets you find current and alternative suppliers for any given part. This can be particularly helpful when capacity needs shift or when you need to conduct an emergency resourcing event.
Get a handle on each part category
Using the Category Dashboard, you can view parts by parts category, learn how much you’re spending, see how many parts you buy in each category and how many suppliers you are using. You can also learn which parts offer potential savings and see the total potential savings in each category.
Get part details
Find and get details on a specific part by part number with the Part Lookup view.