Reduce Sourcing Costs and Minimize Supply Chain Risks

Key Capabilities

Single pane of glass visibility into all sourcing operations

Single pane of glass visibility into all sourcing operations

Single pane of glass visibility into all sourcing operations
  • Unify all internal and external data across purchase orders, suppliers, inventory, items, market indices, news, weather, and other sources
  • Provide a unified view of all sourcing activity and global visibility into supplier, item, and purchase order level performance
Sourcing price optimization

Sourcing price optimization

Sourcing price optimization
  • Detect pricing divergence across suppliers by proactively monitoring pricing on purchase order lines
  • Proactively identify lowest cost suppliers for items along with the associated supplier performance metrics
  • Leverage configurable AI alerts to be informed of latest pricing insights
AI-based pricing anomaly detection

AI-based pricing anomaly detection

AI-based pricing anomaly detection
  • Identify pricing fluctuations by tracking item price correlation with market price indexes​
  • Provide feedback into AI alerts and insights to continuously improve the accuracy of AI models
AI-based sourcing risk management

AI-based sourcing risk management

AI-based sourcing risk management
  • Identify fulfillment risks and improve visibility into purchase order delays early on to mitigate downstream supply chain and manufacturing risks
  • Leverage external data sources to monitor supplier financial health
Comprehensive sourcing performance tracking

Comprehensive sourcing performance tracking

Comprehensive sourcing performance tracking
  • Perform detailed sourcing spend analysis across items, purchase orders, and suppliers over time
  • Track and benchmark supplier performance across peers to reveal best practices and improve sourcing decisions
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Scope

C3 AI Sourcing Optimization offers benefits across various inventory, business models and industries.

Items

Raw materials

Purchase parts

Sub-assemblies

Sourcing Models

Contract

Non-contract

Industries

Industrial Manufacturing

Oil & Gas

Aerospace & Defense

Healthcare

Retail

Utilities

Consumer Packaged Goods

Benefits for Supply Chain Professionals

Sourcing Manager

Leverage AI insights and alerts to identify new sourcing strategies to lower costs, increase efficiency, and minimize risks.

Analysts

Highlight pricing anomalies, supplier performance issues, and fulfillment risks to continuously improve the health of the supply network.

Supply Chain Executives

Monitor all sourcing activity, costs, and emerging risks on a single pane of glass.

Data and Architecture