More than ever, procurement professionals are faced with major challenges in this continually evolving economic environment, including driving down costs. eLink™ Marketplace was specifically designed to drive maximum cost savings beyond price reductions alone.
Challenges Facing Procurement Professionals
|of procurement professionals say that cutting costs remains a top priority|
|of organizations have less than 40% of spend under management|
of organizations have less than 40% of spend under management
of organizations recognize that a lack of investment in procurement will account for a shortfall in spend under management
of organizations lack appropriate procurement tools
The SolutioneLink™ Marketplace is your solution to resolve these challenges and more. For over 20 years, eLink™ Marketplace has combined Strategy with APD’s Systems & Expertise to help our customers to generate cost savings by providing Information, Management Controls and Process Efficiencies.
Here’s how we do it…
✓ eLink™ Marketplace builds consolidated online catalogs for multiple product categories that can be sourced from multiple suppliers.
✓ eLink™ Marketplace generates cost savings using a new, more effective way to generate savings in the corporate procurement of products and services.
✓ eLink™ Marketplace customizes our customers’ product catalog with automated management controls and product substitutions to optimize the product choices available to each user.
eLink™ GatewayeLink™ Gateway is proprietary Software as a Service (SaaS) technology that builds, implements and maintains customized direct URL and punchout catalogs for the products and services of your contracted suppliers, to include multi-vendor catalogs. eLink™ Gateway can even connect your vendor catalogs to your procurement platform.
With eLink™ Gateway, you can build your own solution...allowing you to choose the version that is best for your business
We customize our customers’ product eCatalogs with our automated controls and product substitutions to optimize the product choices available to each user. Other benefits include tiered ordering authority and unlimited items that can be added to the eCatalog.
Savings & Cost Avoidance
We drive your end users to your preferred items that will generate the most savings by using our automated controls. Our robust business analytics and complimentary consulting services identifies ongoing opportunities for additional product standardization to maximize savings.
We implement a customized one-stop eCatalog to help our customers improve process efficiencies. This is achieved through our ability to provide management information reporting, automated management controls and agility/responsiveness to meet our customers’ needs.