Retailers

LEVERAGE THE POWER OF SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY

Simplify the complicated world of sourcing – get the best products from the right suppliers, using the criteria that matters to you most.

Perishables management is a rapidly changing space, and the retail environment doesn’t leave much time to react. Today’s consumer has more ways than ever to shop and one low-quality commodity or underperforming store can make a lasting impact on brand, traffic and sales.

Winning in this highly competitive category means having the right products, in the right place, at the right time. It all comes down to effectively managing the daily volume of orders, communications, invoices, deliveries and reports. To be successful today, grocers and other retailers need tools that provide visibility and control over the supply chain from field to store. The right tools can help retailers make smarter sourcing decisions by enabling tighter online collaboration with suppliers.

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Retailers

LEVERAGE THE POWER OF SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY

Simplify the complicated world of sourcing – get the best products from the right suppliers, using the criteria that matters to you most.

Perishables management is a rapidly changing space, and the retail environment doesn’t leave much time to react. Today’s consumer has more ways than ever to shop and one low-quality commodity or underperforming store can make a lasting impact on brand, traffic and sales.

Winning in this highly competitive category means having the right products, in the right place, at the right time. It all comes down to effectively managing the daily volume of orders, communications, invoices, deliveries and reports. To be successful today, grocers and other retailers need tools that provide visibility and control over the supply chain from field to store. The right tools can help retailers make smarter sourcing decisions by enabling tighter online collaboration with suppliers.

iTradeNetwork is the industry standard for procurement, delivering cloud-based solutions that help grocers and other retailers to maximize the effectiveness of their supply chain operations. Built upon a foundation of synchronized product and transactional data across 10,000 trading partners, iTrade solutions improve visibility over sourcing and procurement and simplify supplier collaboration, enabling you to spend more time driving revenue.

Established network of 10,000+ trading partners means instant critical mass in the perishable vertical and accelerates go-live time
Order management solutions improve accuracy across the entire procure-to-pay process, reduce procurement costs, improve overall service levels and allow you to aggregate your demand to maximize total buying power
Multi-point quality and traceability solutions simplify food safety compliance and integrate with procurement systems
Integrated logistics improves supplier collaboration to ensure timeliness of deliveries
Graphical insight into supplier and store performance simplifies sourcing and supplier decisions

Established network of 10,000+ trading partners means instant critical mass in the perishable vertical and accelerates go-live time

Order management solutions improve accuracy across the entire procure-to-pay process, reduce procurement costs, improve overall service levels and allow you to aggregate your demand to maximize total buying power

Multi-point quality and traceability solutions simplify food safety compliance and integrate with procurement systems

Integrated logistics improves supplier collaboration to ensure timeliness of deliveries

Graphical insight into supplier and store performance simplifies sourcing and supplier decisions

 
“iTradeNetwork enables us to automate processes that were previously handled manually. By standardizing and streamlining our internal processes from a single point of electronic communication with our vendors and carriers, we maximize efficiency and gain greater visibility into our supply chain.”

The Kroger Company

Analytics

Dashboards & Reporting
Improve business visibility with reports and dashboards available on almost every iTradeNetwork solution to make more informed business decisions across your entire supply chain.

Contracts

Contract Pricing
Manage contract pricing and quantity commitments for multiple contracts collaboratively.

Price and Allowance Management
Collaborative system for creating and managing rebate contracts that tracks the actual purchased amounts at the item level and calculates rebate totals.

USDA Contract Manager
USDA Market Pricing data feeds for accurate contract benchmarking.

Data Services

Data Management
Initial and ongoing supplier data alignment, validation and cleansing.

Data Preparation
Align and manage master data with our professional services to assist retailers with onboarding rich supplier product data and ongoing supplier data alignment, validation and cleansing.

GDSN Data Pool
Certified GDSN data pool supports industry standards for PUBLISHING/SUBSCRIBING to GS1 data via the GS1 Global Registry®.

Logistics

Carrier RFQ
Manage multiple carriers, segments, and receiving zones from your procurement portal.

Transportation Management Solution
Collaborative transportation management optimizes load shipments, reduces transportation costs and integrates with our core procurement solution, OMS, to ensure efficiency and to provide a holistic view across all transactions and trading partner relationships.

Planning

Demand Planning & Forecasting
Aggregate current and anticipated demand to generate forecasts for regular and ad business.

Direct Store Delivery
Store orders are optimized into full truck loads based on pre-defined pricing, quantities, costs, allowances and arrival dates.

Store Order Management Allocation
Automate individual store allocations based on demand, availability and inventory.

Vendor Managed Inventory
Extend inventory visibility to suppliers for planning and forecasting on specific items and locations.

Procurement

Landed Cost Analyzer
Combined FOB And freight costs provide accurate representations of true costs and integrates with procurement and accounting.

Order Management System
Bring simplicity to the complicated world of sourcing by connecting to the food and beverage industry’s most widely used trading network. Manage the full order-to-cash cycle on a collaborative, online, functionality rich platform.

OS&D (Over, Short & Delayed)
Collaboratively manage and reconcile discrepancies with comprehensive overage, shortage, and damage reports.

RFQ
Collaborative, multi-round tool to negotiate the best possible terms.

Quality

Fresh
Improve quality and reduce waste across the supply chain with data and analytics platform designed for perishables.

Sales

Ad Planner & Promotions
Receive supplier quotes to meet pricing requirements.

Item
Scannable QR codes on individual produce items engage consumers at the shelf.

Traceability

Ship & Trace
Receive critical PTI and product data from trading partners via the ASN or PO.

 

“iTradeNetwork enables us to automate processes that were previously handled manually. By standardizing and streamlining our internal processes from a single point of electronic communication with our vendors and carriers, we maximize efficiency and gain greater visibility into our supply chain.”

The Kroger Company

Analytics

Dashboards & Reporting
Improve business visibility with reports and dashboards available on almost every iTradeNetwork solution to make more informed business decisions across your entire supply chain.

Contracts

Contract Pricing
Manage contract pricing and quantity commitments for multiple contracts collaboratively.

Price and Allowance Management
Collaborative system for creating and managing rebate contracts that tracks the actual purchased amounts at the item level and calculates rebate totals.

USDA Contract Manager
USDA Market Pricing data feeds for accurate contract benchmarking.

Data Services

Data Management
Initial and ongoing supplier data alignment, validation and cleansing.

Data Preparation
Align and manage master data with our professional services to assist retailers with onboarding rich supplier product data and ongoing supplier data alignment, validation and cleansing.

GDSN Data Pool
Certified GDSN data pool supports industry standards for PUBLISHING/SUBSCRIBING to GS1 data via the GS1 Global Registry®.

Logistics

Carrier RFQ
Manage multiple carriers, segments, and receiving zones from your procurement portal.

Transportation Management Solution
Collaborative transportation management optimizes load shipments, reduces transportation costs and integrates with our core procurement solution, OMS, to ensure efficiency and to provide a holistic view across all transactions and trading partner relationships.

Planning

Demand Planning & Forecasting
Aggregate current and anticipated demand to generate forecasts for regular and ad business.

Direct Store Delivery
Store orders are optimized into full truck loads based on pre-defined pricing, quantities, costs, allowances and arrival dates.

Store Order Management Allocation
Automate individual store allocations based on demand, availability and inventory.

Vendor Managed Inventory
Extend inventory visibility to suppliers for planning and forecasting on specific items and locations.

Procurement

Landed Cost Analyzer
Combined FOB And freight costs provide accurate representations of true costs and integrates with procurement and accounting.

Order Management System
Bring simplicity to the complicated world of sourcing by connecting to the food and beverage industry’s most widely used trading network. Manage the full order-to-cash cycle on a collaborative, online, functionality rich platform.

OS&D (Over, Short & Delayed)
Collaboratively manage and reconcile discrepancies with comprehensive overage, shortage, and damage reports.

RFQ
Collaborative, multi-round tool to negotiate the best possible terms.

Quality

Fresh
Improve quality and reduce waste across the supply chain with data and analytics platform designed for perishables.

Sales

Ad Planner & Promotions
Receive supplier quotes to meet pricing requirements.

Item
Scannable QR codes on individual produce items engage consumers at the shelf.

Traceability

Ship & Trace
Receive critical PTI and product data from trading partners via the ASN or PO.

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