Ensure best practice in procurement with intuitive strategic sourcing management software.

ARCUS® Strategic Sourcing Management (SSM) is a cloud-based module that creates a standardised procurement project process mapped to your specific business requirements.

This improves efficiency within the procurement department by reducing bottlenecks and ensuring that best practices are adhered to.

To learn more about ARCUS® SCM, contact us at Trade Interchange to book a call!

About Strategic Sourcing Management

ARCUS® SSM is a powerful workflow tool that ensures all procurement sourcing projects follow best practice processes.

The solution maps the various stages of your current and planned strategic purchasing processes, and creates a task-based workflow that allows for complete visibility for all relevant stakeholders. There are options for various approval levels, document management and custom internal questionnaires.

The progress of each project is visible via the 360° strategic sourcing dashboard, which provides a central reference point for all activity, helping procurement professionals to identify bottlenecks and potential delays in a timely manner.

What are the benefits?

  • Powerful data visualisation when used with ARCUS® Analytics
  • Users can record ESG drivers, goals, and the results of sourcing activities
  • Enables ESG targets to be embedded throughout sourcing projects
  • Records commercial targets, including savings and sign-offs.
  • Increased visibility over sourcing projects
  • Promote best sourcing practices
  • On-going cost savings
  • Central sourcing project location
  • Streamline sourcing project management
  • Configurable workflows to match requirements

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Comprehensive audit facility
Custom alerts and reporting
Task-based process
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"Using ARCUS® SSM, our procurement team now has a complete overview of all current and potential sourcing projects. This allows us to easily view the current status of each of these projects while helping us to ensure best procurement practice is practised by everyone at Whitbread."

Dan Urwin, Head of Procurement – Performance / Corp Services / Utilities / IT, Whitbread

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Case Study

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Whitbread wanted to ensure that they are managing their sourcing projects as effectively, efficiently and as transparently as possible. By doing so, the procurement department can achieve best market value from their sourcing projects, while confirming that they are operating in a task-based, standardised manner to ensure best practices are being enforced.

To increase confidence in their sourcing management, Whitbread implemented ARCUS® SSM, an intuitive workflow-based module that maps the various stages of current and planned purchasing processes.

You can download this light case study to find out more about ARCUS® SSM and how it has helped Whitbread with strategic sourcing management.