Buyers ask suppliers to join Tradecloud so you can both work together efficiently and sell more with less effort. Clear communication on orders, shipments and forecasts between you and your customers is important but difficult to reach by e-mail, fax and Excel sheets. When it comes to order handling and clear communication, the Tradecloud platform can save you a lot of money, time and resources.
As a supplier you will receive orders from your customer in the Tradecloud platform or directly into your existing ERP system. As a supplier you can approve or change your orders on quantity, date and price. Any adjustments you make in Tradecloud1 Platform will automatically be processed in the ERP system of your customer. All agreements are linked to transactions with the standard communication functionality in Tradecloud1 Platform. These functionalities are up to date and safely stored in the cloud. Moreover the supply chain platform makes it possible for you to work via the platform through free access or through intergration with your own ERP system. This way you can sell more by sharing your complete item catalog with your customers.
As a supplier you are able to receive orders directly from the buyers ERP system. Suppliers can approve or change orders or items when it comes to quantity, price and delivery time. You do need approval from the buyer with every change you make. This solution allows to share orders and have the same view of order data and real-time reliability KPI's.
With this solution suppliers can upload their delivery notes and confirm their delivery. Using a single dashboard shipments will be right the first time. The shipments solution increases agility of supply chains by improving on-time delivery and rapid response to shifting demand. There is also an option to track & trace your order.
With the invoice solution suppliers will be able to create accurate invoices. These invoices are then automatically sent to the buyers ERP system. In their turn, buyers can approve or reject an invoice and send feedback to the supplier. The invoices solution increases agility, reduces costs and minimizes the chance for error.
With the central item management solution both buyers and suppliers have access to the same detailed product information. Price, delivery time and specifications are real-time available. There is also a possiblity to integrate CAD drawings or PDF specifications.
The forecasts solution allows planning and executing inventory along the supply chain. Suppliers receive insight into accurate product forecasts (for instance for the next 6 weeks). This allows the supplier to better control its own processes.