Services for Buyers

BuyHub offers buyers two-level e-sourcing services: 

Standard eProcurement Services:

Features

Benefits

Extensive eProcurement resources for sourcing research: 
  • Over 6 millions government contract items with pricing
  • Over 250,000 suppliers classified into 7,600 categories
  • Over 22,000 bid documents
  • Quick finding of piggybackable contracts
  • Efficient market price benchmarking
  • Less time spent in finding relevant suppliers
  • Reduced bid document drafting efforts
Automate RFQ, RFP, RFI and Reverse Auction:  
  • Select between private supplier database and BuyHub extended supplier database
  • Alert matched suppliers via emails for available bid opportunities via emails
  • Publish open bids at buyer's website
  • Verify suppliers receive bids
  • Download bid specifications by suppliers
  • Bid online against RFQ and Reverse Auction by suppliers
  • Tabulate and rank bids with local business tax discounts considered
  • Award bids online by buyers
  • Approve award by following customized purchasing approval rules
  • Notify award(s) to winning bidder(s)
  • Track bid status
  • Receive goods
  • View audit trails from posting to awarding
  • Dramatically reduce quotation cycle time from weeks/ days to hours
  • Lower costs of goods and services by 14% - 40%
  • Facilitate organizational purchase policy compliance
  • Incorporate “paperless” processes

Manage suppliers:
  • Buyers manage private supplier database
  • Suppliers register at buyer's website
  • Access comprehensive and accurate supplier profiles
  • Accept supplier registration online
Manage buyers and purchasing policy:
  • Manage unlimited levels of departments and departmental users
  • Manage purchasing approval rules at departmental and organizational level
  • Manage multiple shipping and billing addresses
  • Centralize purchasing control for  decentralized purchases
Supplier self-management: 
  • Manage sales reps for different territories
  • Manage company profiles including federal information and offerings of goods and services
  • Ensure comprehensive and accurate supplier profiles
  • Bid history available online
Quick deployment and standalone services:
  • Standalone system, no integration involved
  • One day deployment
  • No software downloaded, only a browser needed
  • Immediate ROI with nearly zero upfront investment and minimum risks 
 
  Advanced eProcurement Services (optional):

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Features

Benefits

Contract management:
  • Manage contract documents
  • Keyword search
  • Issue blanket PO’s against a contract
  • Enforce contract terms.
  • Integrated solutions
  • Automated supply chain interaction
Catalog management:
  • Upload supplier catalogs including images
  • Keyword search
  • Price comparison
  • Release PO’s against contract catalog items
  • Rapid integration of BuyHub catalog with any supplier online catalog within two to five days without any changes in the supplier online catalog system.
  • Streamline contract catalog based purchasing to save time
  • Integrate with content-rich supplier catalogs
  • Reduce maintenance of catalog content
Direct ordering:
  • Issue PO’s to suppliers
  • Acknowledge PO’s online by suppliers
  • Streamline ordering and delivery
  • Approval workflow enforcement for non-contract based purchasing
Integration with inventory system:
  • Upload inventory items into BuyHub
  • Maximize use of inventory
  • Avoid retype efforts and transcription errors
  • Item standardization

 

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