Directworks Sourcing and supplier management in the cloud

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Supplier Rationalization: How Rational is Your Supplier Rationalization Program?

Supplier Rationalization: How Rational is Your Supplier Rationalization Program?

For manufacturers, supplier rationalization has created some unintended issues around capacity, supply chain visibility, access to innovation, and more. Download the article to learn more.

Supplier Rationalization: How Rational is Your Supplier Rationalization Program?
 

 

Data Sheets | Case Studies | White Papers | Webinars | Videos | Brochures | Tools



Data Sheets

Directworks Data Sheet

Learn how Directworks helps you make the best sourcing decisions by automating and streamlining the direct materials sourcing process.

 

Case Studies
Whirlpool Case Study

Whirlpool Case Study

See how Whirlpool transformed its global sourcing processes and streamlined its direct materials sourcing by using Directworks.


 

Hardware Case Study

Our customers have saved hundreds of millions of dollars by streamlining the way they source and manage direct materials.


White Papers

Collaboration with a Cause

This white paper discusses how collaboration can empower the sourcing organization to meet and exceed company goals.

Sourcing Strategies that Deliver Real Value

Sourcing Strategies that Deliver Real Value

In this white paper, Directworks examines five key sourcing strategies for driving lower total costs, accelerating product innovation, and improving profitability.

 

Spend Matters: A Direct Materials Guidebook

Spend Matters shares six themes that manufacturers should include in developing a stronger direct materials sourcing approach.

Five Ways to Take Control of Your Direct Materials Sourcing

Procuring direct materials using the same method you use for indirect spend will eventually lead to failure. This white paper will help you stay ahead of the curve.


 
 

Ardent Partners: Building a Business Case for Sourcing Automation

This white paper will show you how to build a stronger business case for sourcing automation.

Total Cost Visibility: The Key to Strategic Sourcing Success

Total Cost Visibility:  The Key to Strategic Sourcing Success

This white paper provides a roadmap that any manufacturer can use to gain a competitive advantage.


 
 
Creating Shareholder Value from Supplier Relationships

Creating Shareholder Value From Supplier Relationships

This white paper describes the opportunities and dangers that are right in front of you that can affect shareholder value, for better or worse.


 

Paying More to Gain the Advantage

This white paper examines five advantages you should consider paying suppliers more for. Fill out the form below to access the paper. The payback could be significant.


 

The Five Fastest Ways to Get Fired in 2014

Here are five missteps you should definitely avoid in 2014. Any one of them could cost you your job.


 
Sourcing and Supplier Management Capability Assessment

Sourcing and Supplier Management Capability Assessment

A survey of discrete manufacturers reveals significant dissatisfaction with current sourcing and supplier management capabilities.


 
Sourcing and Supplier Management

Sourcing and Supplier Management: NPI Success Through Early Involvement

Looking to improve the success rate of your new product launches? Adopt this proven best practice: get your sourcing and supplier management teams involved early.


 
Sourcing and Supplier Management Predictions for 2014

2014 Sourcing and Supplier Management Predictions

Has the business environment for manufacturers ever changed faster than it does today? Keep up with some key trends and predictions for 2014.

2014 Sourcing and Supplier Managememt Predictions

 

6 Factors Needed for True Total Cost Visibility

In this white paper, we examine six key factors of total cost, so you, too, can close the gap between predicted and realized savings.


 
Low Cost Country Sourcing

Low Cost Country Sourcing: Still a Viable Strategy

Read how utilizing a low cost country strategy for the right commodities and the right situation can still yield significant savings while still maintaining quality and risk exposure.

Low Cost Country Sourcing

 
Spreadsheets: The Wrong Tool for a Critical Job

Spreadsheets: The Wrong Tool for a Critical Job

Improving direct materials sourcing and supplier management practices can't be done by relying heavily on spreadsheets. Download our latest white paper and learn the defincies with spreadsheets and learn a better way.

Spreadsheets: The Wrong Tool for a Critical Job

 
 

Webinars

Current State of Direct Materials Sourcing

See the trends and challenges supply chain and strategic sourcing professionals are facing in 2013, and learn the proven best practices to overcome these challenges.


 

Creating Shareholder Value From Supplier Relationships

This webinar provides best practices that manufacturers must consider to unlock shareholder value by managing their suppliers.

 

Total Cost Visibility

This webinar will present a proven framework for increasing your visibility into total cost.

2014 Sourcing Trends and Predictions

Register to watch a replay of a thought provoking discussion where we review trends shaping the industry and predictions for 2014.


Videos

Meet David

David never has enough time or the right information to make the best possible sourcing decisions. See how Directworks helps him source smarter.

 


Brochures

A Look Inside the Pain of Direct Material Sourcing

Learn about 10 of the most common problems facing sourcing professionals today.
 

Collaborative Cost Management

This guide will show you how technology can reduce sourcing cycle time and get products to market faster while lowering costs.


 
Tools

ROI Calculator

Fill out the form and we’ll be in touch to walk you through your personal calculation and show you that the benefits go far beyond the solution.