The purchasing department has a strategic role within the company organization, but more often than not this value is overshadowed by the amount of operational and low value-added activities which need to be handled daily.
Eliminating low value-added activities not only means reducing management costs: being able to automate and digitalize a series of activities and processes helps reducing execution times and allows companies to be faster and more responsive to the market.
Which are the low value-added activities?
- Updating delivery dates, quantities and prices on the ERP
- Updating and managing the revisions of drawings attached to the orders
- Monitoring of delivery time and reminders
- Collection and maintenance of declarations of origin of goods
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