Align catalogs to mission-critical categories and ensure purchasing remains consistent with your savings targets. Host product content yourself or give your suppliers control; the choice is yours. Empower suppliers to instantaneously transmit changes in pricing and product information, and make new products available at the earliest opportunity. With catalog management from SMART by GEP, managing end-to-end catalog life cycles has never been easier, more efficient and effective.
With SMART by GEP, you remain firmly in the driver’s seat — updates made by the supplier to any catalog can be easily reviewed, approved or rejected at your discretion, prior to publishing. The configurable approval workflow and the catalog update functionality with versioning and change control, guarantees that you have complete oversight of what the company can purchase.
SMART by GEP catalog management also allows for auto-classification of catalog specifics, such as punch-out items. Customized content and personalized shopping experiences can be created for every group and the users will always buy from the right channel thanks to SMART by GEP’s Guided Buying. Consolidate your purchases and drive higher savings with blanket orders. Boost contract utilization and compliance to transform negotiated terms into realized savings with contract management. Maintain, update, refresh or migrate catalogs with catalog maintenance.
All of this can be achieved with SMART by GEP’s catalog management function. And what’s more, SMART by GEP includes easy integration with any ERP or third-party system, effortlessly offering a unified platform for all your P2P operations — ideal for enterprises seeking to simplify, streamline, and speed up global catalog management.