MeRLIN Sourcing was named as a Notable Vendor in 2022 Gartner® Manufacturing Context: Magic Quadrant™ for Procure-to-Pay Suites
March, 2022: MeRLIN Sourcing was named as a Notable Vendor in 2022 Gartner® Manufacturing Context: Magic Quadrant™ for Procure-to-Pay Suites for its platform MeRLIN. We consider this as a validation of MeRLIN’s ability to support direct material sourcing and procurement needs for manufacturing organizations. This reinforces our belief in our capability to deliver best-in-class solutions to our customers worldwide and help them transform their procurement processes to boost efficiency and performance.
MeRLIN offers an end-to-end solution that provides powerful capabilities to address the complex sourcing needs of the manufacturing industry. It enables manufacturers to maximize their profits by involving sourcing early in the product development lifecycle to balance cost reduction, supplier quality, assurance of supply and increasingly unlock supplier innovation. MeRLIN’s innovative features are designed to meet direct sourcing needs of manufacturers such as BOM based sourcing, commodity/category management, engineering change management, supplier collaboration and so on. It also offers supply management, planning, ASNs, Payment gateways integrations and more. The supplier risk functionality is the in the near term roadmap.
The out-of-the-box analytics in MeRLIN helps improve performance of direct sourcing with insights from Purchase Price Variance (PPV) Analytics, Supplier Analytics, Spend & Savings Analytics, Program Lifecycle Analytics with BOM level visibility, BOM Waterfall Analysis etc.
MeRLIN enables manufacturers to optimize the cost, quality, and performance of the supply chain by arriving at supplier agreements that deliver best sourcing results. It helps organizations realize sustainable long-term value besides savings and thus increase their bottom-line
About MeRLIN Sourcing
MeRLIN is a Strategic Sourcing Solution for Direct & Indirect Procurement that offers seamlessly integrated sourcing process automation with supplier relationship management and planning functions augmented by advanced analytics. It plays a key role in enhancing collaboration between buyers and suppliers offering an intuitive and easy to use platform. MeRLIN is modular, ﬂexible, conﬁgurable, integrated and easy to deploy. It is developed on Microsoft technology platform and can be hosted either On-premise or on the cloud. It is the go-to solution for strategic sourcing needs of enterprise sourcing organizations.
*Gartner, “Manufacturing Context: Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites”, William McNeill, Cian Curtin, Kaitlynn Sommers, March 7, 2022.
Disclaimer- GARTNER and MAGIC QUADRANT are registered trademarks and service marks of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and are used herein with permission. All rights reserved. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.