The “Dirty Little Secret” of Supplier Portals

If you’re looking to rein in your supply chain costs, you may want to consider an electronic “source-to-settle” enterprise application—particularly the crucial supplier interface portal. This portal provides many business benefits, but you need to be aware of the “dirty little secret” vendors won’t tell you about: they get the system up and running, but direct supplier integration is often only an afterthought.

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Using ERP to Deliver Ecommerce for Engineer to Order Companies

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