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    Directworks Brochure
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    Directworks Brochure
    Making the best supply decisions and capturing the most value from your supplier relationships requires a more strategic approach to sourcing and supplier management.
Case Studies
  • Transforming MSA Safety’s Sourcing Team into a Competitive Advantage
    Case Studies
    Transforming MSA Safety’s Sourcing Team into a Competitive Advantage
    To capitalize on new market opportunities and support continued growth, MSA Safety has transformed their approach to selecting supply partners and maximizing the value of their supplier relationships. Download this insightful case study to learn more.
Demos
  • Supplier Parts Qualification Solution Introductory Video
    Demos
    Supplier Parts Qualification Solution Introductory Video
    Watch this brief video to learn more about how manufacturers are using Directworks' Supplier Parts Qualification solution to support any supplier or part qualification process to achieve faster and flawless product launches.
  • Supplier Value Management Solutions Introductory Video
    Demos
    Supplier Value Management Solutions Introductory Video
    Watch this short video to get a high-level overview of how Directworks' Supplier Value Management solutions enable you to achieve deeper insight into key supplier information and capture greater value from your supplier relationships.
  • Strategic Sourcing
    Strategic Sourcing Solution Introductory Video
    Demos
    Strategic Sourcing Solution Introductory Video
    This brief overview of Directworks Strategic Sourcing Solution will show you how we can help you save valuable time and compress product development cycle times by selecting the best suppliers.
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    Product Manager Solution Introductory Video
    Demos
    Product Manager Solution Introductory Video
    Achieve target cost and get products to market faster with Directworks Product Manager. This brief video provides a high-level overview of the benefits you can realize with Product Manager.
Infographics
  • New Product Development, Supplier Collaboration
    Igniting Supplier Collaboration for New Product Development
    Infographics
    Igniting Supplier Collaboration for New Product Development
    Early supplier collaboration and digital solutions are becoming critical enablers of product innovation and competiveness. Download our free checklist to see if Digital Supplier Collaboration is an area of opportunity for you.
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    Why Spreadsheets are Lacking
    Infographics
    Why Spreadsheets are Lacking
    When it comes to managing supplier information and quotes, spreadsheets are not the best solution. Learn why it is time to embrace new technology purpose-built for manufacturers.
Videos
  • Turning Suppliers into a Competitive Advantage
    Turning Suppliers Into a Competitive Advantage
    Videos
    Turning Suppliers Into a Competitive Advantage
    Leading manufacturers are partnering with suppliers to re-image their products, accelerate innovation, and win in the market.
  • Perfect Product Launches
    Seeking Perfect Product Launches?
    Videos
    Seeking Perfect Product Launches?
    Jay Stearns, Director of Global Supplier Development, discusses how BorgWarner Morse Systems is using Directworks to enable more effective supplier collaboration and greater product launch success.
  • Directworks is Different
    Directworks is Different
    Videos
    Directworks is Different
    For manufacturers, your sourcing and supplier management solution requirements are different. Your tools and processes should be too.
  • Why Directworks?
    Why Directworks?
    Videos
    Why Directworks?
    Making the best supply decisions and capturing the most value from your supplier relationships requires a more strategic approach to sourcing and supplier management.
  • Directworks Provides a Better Way
    Directworks Provides a Better Way
    Videos
    Directworks Provides a Better Way
    See the benefits of using a sourcing and supplier management solution that is purpose-built for manufacturers.
  • Meet David
    Meet David
    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.
Webinars
  • Simplifying Your Supplier Parts Qualification Process
    Simplifying Your Supplier Parts Qualification Process – Webinar Replay
    Webinars
    Simplifying Your Supplier Parts Qualification Process – Webinar Replay
    Qualifying and validating a supplier’s parts, production capabilities, and capacity is the critical process that bridges the gap between strategic sourcing and the start of production. Directworks Supplier Parts Qualification allows you to automate and professionally manage this critical approval process to achieve flawless product launches and accelerate your speed to market.
  • Streamlining Your Direct Materials Sourcing
    Streamlining Your Direct Materials Sourcing – Webinar Replay
    Webinars
    Streamlining Your Direct Materials Sourcing – Webinar Replay
    When sourcing direct materials, manufacturers require a comprehensive view of the total landed cost, quality, risk, lead time and other critical selection criteria associated with the suppliers who provide the components they use to build their products. Directworks Strategic Sourcing enables you to more efficiently engage suppliers, obtain and analyze this information, negotiate from a solid fact base, and make the best data-driven sourcing decisions.
  • Effectively Manage Your Bill of Materials
    Effectively Manage Your Bill of Materials – Webinar Replay
    Webinars
    Effectively Manage Your Bill of Materials – Webinar Replay
    Manufacturers must meet or beat the target cost for the purchased parts in a bill-of-materials (BOM) to achieve the gross margin required for a product to be launched successfully. That means quickly identifying qualified suppliers for those parts, tracking the actual BOM cost against the target cost, and taking action as required to achieve target cost, often through multiple revisions and versions of the BOM.
  • Enhancing Your Supplier Monitoring and Management
    Enhancing Your Supplier Monitoring and Management – Webinar Replay
    Webinars
    Enhancing Your Supplier Monitoring and Management – Webinar Replay
    Your suppliers are critical to your success. And the best suppliers help you achieve greater product innovation, identify and implement cost improvements, deliver greater value to your customers, and drive profitable growth. As such, suppliers should be viewed as an extension of your enterprise. They need to be communicated with, understood, managed, challenged, rewarded, valued and encouraged in much the same way as you manage your own organization.
  • The Missing Link Between New Product
    Introduction & Sourcing – Webinar Replay
    Webinars
    The Missing Link Between New Product
    Introduction & Sourcing – Webinar Replay
    Supply Chain Insights just concluded a study aimed at understanding how well discrete manufacturers collaborate internally and externally with strategic suppliers with an emphasis on New Product Introduction (NPI). In this 45-minute webinar, hear Lora Cecere, CEO and Founder of Supply Chain Insights, share the results of the study, what they mean for discrete manufacturing, and how your organization can benefit from the findings.
  • Managing Supplier Risks in Today's Global Economy
    Managing Supplier Risk in Today’s
    Global Economy – Webinar Replay
    Webinars
    Managing Supplier Risk in Today’s
    Global Economy – Webinar Replay
    The new global economy is creating complexity within supply chains as discrete manufacturers find themselves dealing with suppliers from across the globe; making supplier risk and supply chain disruptions more challenging to manage. This 60-minute webinar will help manufacturers understand evolving supply risks and recommendations for addressing those risks.
  • Direct Materials Spend Management
    Sourcing 2.0 – Lessons Learned in Transforming Direct Materials Sourcing & Supplier Management – Webinar Replay
    Webinars
    Sourcing 2.0 – Lessons Learned in Transforming Direct Materials Sourcing & Supplier Management – Webinar Replay
    Eric Chavez, Global Systems Manager at Nexteer Automotive, reviews Nexteer's sourcing transformation and provides valuable insights about the steps they took to implement a world-class direct materials sourcing and supplier engagement capability.
  • Igniting Supplier Collaboration for NPD
    Igniting Digital Supplier Collaboration for
    New Product Development – Webinar Replay
    Webinars
    Igniting Digital Supplier Collaboration for
    New Product Development – Webinar Replay
    Digital supplier collaboration is revolutionizing the way discrete manufacturers work with their suppliers. In this webinar, you will learn how digital solutions are becoming a critical enabler of product innovation and competiveness.
  • Direct Procurement
    The Future of Direct Procurement – Webinar Replay
    Webinars
    The Future of Direct Procurement – Webinar Replay
    In this 15 minute webinar, Spend Matters discusses the forces reshaping the direct procurement function and how manufacturers need to evolve their sourcing and supplier management processes.
  • Ongoing Evolution of Sourcing
    The Ongoing Evolution of Sourcing and Supplier Management – Webinar Replay
    Webinars
    The Ongoing Evolution of Sourcing and Supplier Management – Webinar Replay
    This webinar discusses the trends and challenges shaping the evolution of sourcing and supplier management in the manufacturing industry.
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