No need to reinvent and design, Ready to Use Supplier portal for OEMs and all Level of Suppliers – (Tier 1 to n).
Reduce Manufacturing Risk, be agile in supply chain and adapt Industry specific applications faster.
Automotive industry is not an easy one to thrive in. It is a pioneering sector where many new production methods and supply chain applications are first introduced and applied with its unique working style. Main Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) use supplier portals to share and collaborate with their suppliers in order to successfully apply industry-specific supply chain methods and to transfer changing supply plans to their suppliers in a timely and fast manner without interrupting the procurement process.
vSRM Automotive Platform; It is a ready to use SaaS platform for companies that do not yet have a supplier portal to manage the dynamic supply processes of the automotive industry. vSRM works interactively with your ERP systems without the need to invest individually and spend time and effort in order to increase the efficiency of procurement processes and to apply advanced supply chain methods applied in the sector.
Be Agile... Respond Quickly to Changing Production Plans
Decrease Inventory levels with vSRM Supply Chain Tools
Manage, Monitor & Improve your Suppliers Quality
Start Real Supplier Assessment & Performance Management
Best Strategic Purchasing Experience for Automotive
Real time collaboration is the key for success: Collaborate with all your direct material suppliers within a completely digital supplier platform for real-time forecasting, PO management, delivery scheduling, Just in time call offs.
Quick response to your variability: Real-time data visibility and digital program management provide the flexibility. It is ensured that suppliers see the changes in real time and take quick action to support your production changes.
Implementation of advanced supply chain applications is simplified: Implemention of advanced supply chain applications is simplified. Collaboration with all your direct material suppliers real-time for eKanban, JIT and JITs delivery call offs messages on just a single vSRM platform. It’s also easy for your suppliers to adapt and support you for these kinds of advanced operations.
Operational Excellence and lowering Stock levels: vSRM’s VMI, Consignment stock, eKanban and auto-replenishment mechanisms allows more frequently shipments when JUST the materials is needed. With JUST IN TIME approach you can decrease the stock levels without interrupting the production activities.
Equip with tools that guarantees supplier quality: Work collaboratively with your suppliers to streamline your quality process. Supply side processes like APQP, PPAP and G8D, CPA’s management. Use one platform for documentation and procedures for Quality Assurance, all integrated with your ERP system.
Analyze where you need to focus:Avoid costly Quality based disruptions. Identify risk before it impacts your business and plan the necessary steps to keep operations running, vSRM offers deep supplier quality audits and process assessments tools to plan, track and monitor preventive action steps for continuous improvement.
Engage stakeholders with trackable actions and measured KPIs: Interactive dashboards provide an overview of all supplier activities in standardized formats. Get one central place to make decisions and act effectively, enriched by third party data.
Monitor performance and drive improvements with robust supplier collaboration tools. Focus on quality control, compliance, and supply chain management to reduce disruptions in your production line
Extend your business with Trusted Suppliers: Identify best serving suppliers and extend the business with well performing suppliers using real-time data and predictive analysis.
Industry specific cost breakdown for Direct materials; Get Quick quotes with Price / Cost Breakdown Structures for your direct materials with automatically attaching specs and drawings. Analyze cost elements with side-by-side drill down, analyse any additional investment costs for dies, tolls etc. to be sure you get the best price for the product’s project life cycle.
Leverage the advantages of e Sourcing for Indirect Materials; Drive better sourcing decisions, clearer oversight and faster cycle times with a full eSourcing solution. Connect easily with all your suppliers. Manage communications, transactions, negotiation and take Advantage of Lower Rates.
Take a load off your team and save time by removing manual tasks. Strategic procurement activities let you track savings, proactively monitor budgets and identify areas of overspend.
What makes our solution right for you?
25+ Years of Automotive know-how
vSRM contains best practices for the automotive industry. More than 25 years of industry experience is offered to all our customers.
All in One Solution
All-In-One Solution to business partner management for Automotive Industry containing all the necessary tools. A single platform not only for your current priorities, but also ready for your future needs
Fully Integrated With your ERP System
Integrated data from multiple ERP Instances, sites, locations. Including ready to use ERP Integration services for widely used ERP systems.
Also A Single Interface for Your Suppliers
vSRM is also a single interface for suppliers to manage operational processes of their different customers which use vSRM. They just login into vSRM and see all the data of their customers in one platform.
Automotive Industry Related Modules & Functions
Supplier schedules provide your suppliers with consistent shipping information and advanced demand profiles to support your goal of just-in-time production and delivery. Suppliers can see up to date schedules on vSRM online, quickly respond to your plan changes.
The supplier schedule identifies both short- and long-term needs for purchased items at your facility. Suppliers can then use your supplier schedule to plan their production and shipping schedules.
While supplier programs are used for serial products in the automotive industry, purchase orders for sample productions, contract manufacturing and all other indirect materials are shared with suppliers in real time. It is ensured that order variability is managed and supplier order confirmations are received online.
Your suppliers prepare their shipments and ASN (Advance Shipment Notice) through the vSRM system and create shipping labels for all packages of products. It is ensured that all products are sent with labels.
It converts the ASN information sent by our suppliers in different EDI standards into a single format and transmits it to your ERP system for use at warehouse entrances.
The use of the lean manufacturing philosophy, pull materials from suppliers when needed.
The vSRM eKanban module provides automatic generation of kanban cards with different kanban card creation algorithms and transmission of shipping signals to suppliers. It plays an active role in reducing stock levels without interrupting production processes by shipping only when necessary.
vSRM provides flexible and easy to use tools for manufacturing and retail companies to adapt the VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory) and Consignment Stocks Management concepts.
suppliers can see their inventory levels online. e-Kanban shipment signals are created automatically by vSRM when the items should replenish according to advanced replenishment algorithms.
vSRM JIT solution is needed by OEM’s like commercial vehicle , bus , track, military equipment manufactures where the production speed is relatively low compared to car production. Assembly time of a vehicle is nearly 2-3 days. vSRM allows the manufacturer to share their manufacturing assembly line vehicle sequence with their JIT delivery suppliers. Suppliers can see the materials they must ship for a specific vehicle according to configuration of the vehicle.
Shipment and ASN sending operations can be carried out on the basis of the vehicle Identification number.
Any change in manufacturing assembly line vehicle sequences are tracked online by suppliers. Shipments are made just in time by the suppliers
vSRM JIT in Sequence is a one step advanced solution of JIT. This is needed by car manufactures where assembly time of a vehicle is high and the call off messages for a vehicle must be sent to the supplier from different manufacturing points for early warnings. vSRM allows the manufacturer to share their manufacturing assembly line vehicle sequence with their JIT/S delivery suppliers. Suppliers can see the materials they must ship for a specific vehicle according to configuration of the vehicle.
Shipment and ASN sending operations can be carried out on the basis of the vehicle Identification number.
Any change in manufacturing assembly line vehicle sequences are tracked online by suppliers in minutes. Shipments are made just in time and in sequence by the suppliers.
Milk Run is a delivery method used to transport mixed loads from various suppliers to one customer. Often used in conjunction with just-in-time production. Based on existing consumption values, it describes a logistics supply cycle in which goods or empties are delivered on fixed routes at specific times and received at the same time.
It offers features that enable the creation of milk run material collection plans from vSRM order plans, sharing track based transportation plans and managing the milk run process together with suppliers and 3PL logistics companies.
vSRM provides full visibility of subcontractor operations. Raw material and semi finished good stock at the subcontractor’s facilities become visible for better coordination. Allows to keep track of manufacturing operations done at the subcontractor location and lot /serial tracking on the subcontractors site.
All functions are managed integrated with your ERP system.
It includes functions that enable the quality controls of the contracted materials to be carried out at the manufacturer’s location according to the product control plans, and the quality approvals by entering the test results online.
It is ensured that field controls are planned, work assignments are made to quality teams and quality work orders are sent to mobile phones.
3 party quality control companies can also be included in the process and quality control orders can be assigned to 3 party company personnel.
With vSRM Self-billing module; Automate invoice entries, do not deal with the management of incorrect invoices, eliminate price difference invoices.
The suppliers see the information of the invoices they will issue to the purchasing company on the vSRM portal and arrange them according to the invoice request number.
In this way, incorrect billing is prevented. Price difference invoices are also calculated in the purchasing company’s ERP System and shared with the suppliers with their details. Thanks to the structure that works integrated with eInvoice systems, when the eInvoice arrives, the invoice entry record is automatically posted in the ERP.
It is a module that helps to predetermine capacity problems and take action against the demand fluctuations in the automotive sector, especially in case of an increase in demand, in material-based production quantity agreements agreed with the suppliers.
By defining the production equipment and capacities on a piece-by-piece basis, it is ensured that the capacity problems that may occur in the supplier, according to the long-term Purchasing plan, are determined over time on a piece-by-piece basis and visualized with a graphical report.
It allows you to measure and improve supplier performance. It includes an online supplier scorecard that includes the philosophy of management by targets, which allows you to determine and follow the KPIs of all suppliers that provide direct / indirect products.
Scorecards and KPI calculation methods can be customized on a per supplier basis. Many KPI calculation algorithms used in the automotive industry are offered ready-to-use in the ready-made KPI library.
Reduce supply chain risk and costs with a digital supplier collaboration solution that streamlines quality management processes,
Build a streamlined and automated process for managing supplier quality with an automated and standardized approach to working through quality issues.
vSRM provides tools to ensure the sustainability and improvement of supplier quality with functions such as detecting quality problems in serial products, corrective and preventive actions, supplier site process audits and tracking action plans. It also provides management of new product approval processes (PPAP) and PPAP processes in serial products.
Identify issues on delivered parts with 8D reports and root cause analysis.
Participate in understanding and resolving problems with equipped methodology and tools for root cause analysis and solutions step wise from D1 to D8 with Global 8 Discipline in automotive industry.
Take a long-term view with Corrective and Preventive Actions. Work collaboratively in real-time with your suppliers to improve part and material quality.
Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) is a valuable tool for establishing confidence in component suppliers and their production processes.
PPAP defines the approval process for new or revised parts, or parts produced from new or significantly revised production methods.
The PPAP process verifies that the supplier understands all customer engineering design specifications and requirements and that the process is capable of consistently producing products meeting those requirements.
vSRM allows you to interactively manage the PPAP process with your suppliers. All correspondence and records are logged and all PPAP files are centrally stored in the database.
vSRM provides online application equality to all suppliers in new supplier acquisition processes, increases potential supplier applications and improves your supplier portfolio.
With completely customizable application forms, which enable suppliers to answer different questions according to their service area, the required information is collected during the evaluation process of suppliers in different sectors.
It offers a complete solution in supplier registration with features such as flexible approval processes and on-site inspections of suppliers.
Minimize the complexity of supplier deployment and collaboration.
Procurement systems such as the one provided by vSRM can fully automate the purchase requisition process for indirect materials and service requests – all the way from Purchase Request to Purchase Approval in real time.
vSRM is designed as the one platform to create and manage requisitions from different companies and locations in all large-scale companies to support the Centralized sourcing operations and spend analysis.
vSRM users are authorized properly to procurement policies and spend control rules of companies.
It allows you to create a digital supply system integrated with your ERP system with pre-procurement, requisition management, order, catalog and contract integrations.
vSRM strategic purchasing and eSupply solution not only digitizes the purchasing processes of a company, but also enables holdings and group companies to effectively manage their common/shared supplies.
Expert category managers, who see the requisitions from all companies on a single screen, combine requisition consolidations and demands, and perform common/shared procurement requests with eRFQs and eAuctions methods.
vSRM Offers flexible breakdown structure with support for multi-level Price Breakdown Structure for large and complex purchase projects. also offers detailed cost breakdown structure for direct materials for the Automotive industry.
With vSRM Catalog management; Enhance user shopping experience and control costs, using your own catalog, pictures, extended descriptions, and company selected items.
When you can direct the majority of routine, recurring purchases to your preferred suppliers, you maximize your buying power and negotiated pricing.
Take it easy for shopper to buy from preferred suppliers by setting up guided buying catalogs. Guided Buying Catalogs can be organized by vendor, by department, by functional area, or other meaningful grouping and include predefined vendor items, pricing, and accounting information.
Automatized the contract creation, approval, tracking, monitoring and progressive payments of the contract processes integrated with request management and sourcing operations for multiple companies in a centralized approach.
vSRM’s spend management tool is designed to help you manage purchase requisitions, purchase orders, supplier and customer contracts, invoicing and payments.
vSRM’s spend management tool helps reduce the time and effort required to perform routine spend management activities and Reporting of tracking KPI’s in all stages of the S2P Processes.
Otokar among automotive sector giants has been managing its supply chain with ITG’s vSRM (virtual Supplier Relationship Management) for 25 years. At the point reached today, the authorities of the organization which covers more than 80% of the supply volume through vSRM on web, indicate that ITG s this special solution includes a very correct approach for the automotive sector.
Trusted by Automotive Customers
These automotive customers changed their approach to supply chain planning with vSRM.