MeRLIN - Strategic Sourcing Solution for Process Manufacturing Industry

Streamlining Procurement to Deliver Quality Products

Procurement processes within the Manufacturing sector are very complex. Good control of procurement is crucial as it plays a major role in the overall success of the business. Process Manufacturers, who work with ingredients with limited shelf-life and specific storage conditions, has even more complex procurement process and challenges. MeRLIN provides powerful capabilities to address the unique sourcing challenges of the Process Manufacturing Industry.

Improve Quality

Ensure the purchase of quality materials from suppliers that meet regulatory compliance and delivery requirements and at the best price

Build Strategic Supplier Relationships

Improve collaboration with suppliers, establish long term supplier relationships and convert them to strategic partners

Reduce Risks

Monitor and mitigate supply risks based on data driven insights on supplier performance on quality, delivery time, etc.

MeRLIN for Process Manufacturing Industry

MeRLIN’s innovative features help process manufacturers to produce quality products that meet all compliance requirements while also reducing the time to market significantly.

MeRLIN Features for Process Manufacturers

Manufacture Products to Spec with Quality Purchases at Best Value

Supplier Lifecycle Management

Rapidly onboard new suppliers, manage information, monitor and manage supplier performance and risk. Create region specific rules for certification & compliance documents.

Commodity Response Templates

Optimize your sourcing processes (RFx or Auctions) with configurable commodity response templates for parameters like shelf life, storage, etc.

Spend Analysis

Monitor real-time spend patterns across regions, category, suppliers, etc. Review your procurement spend and get meaningful insights to identify areas of savings and improvement.

Supplier-Commodity Governance

Configure and control commodities and regions. Map a supplier to a group of items belonging to a category or commodity.

Bulk Buying via Auctions

Get the right value for your bulk purchases, enhance competitiveness to achieve the appropriate price and meet required procurement standards using customized questions with real-time eAuctions.

Requisitions & Budget Controls

Create, authorize and track purchase requisitions within the organization. Eliminate maverick spend by streamlining organizational purchases with configurable workflows and budget controls.

Webinars and Blogs

Make your supply chain smarter to Deal with Challenges & Risks

How COVID-19 will change the design planning & operation of global supply chains

Panel Discussion : Agile Procurement Practices in Dynamic Business Scenarios

Factsheet

Uncover meaningful insights from your sourcing data and trends that translates to new opportunities for savings and growth.