Brand owners require effective processes for collecting and managing cost data from manufacturing partners, item suppliers and logistics partners at the individual item and bill-of-material (BOM) levels. e2open’s Cost Management application enables multi-tier cost capture and management by providing a single view of BOMs, cost forecasting and rebate management. The result is efficient, optimized processes and lower supply chain costs.
Gain end-to-end support for all aspects of multi-tier supply chain cost management. e2open brings partner onboarding, cost data collection, cost forecasting, supplier allocation, rebate eligibility and reporting into one location.
Manage costs based on a single source of truth:
Cost and BOM data collection spanning multiple tiers
Unprecedented insight into cost reduction possibilities based on in-depth analyses of multi-tier cost and BOM data
Cost forecasting workflows for finding forward-looking opportunities to source items strategically
Supplier allocation workflows and associated cost-blending to help you identify the best portfolio of supplier partners
Rebate and volume discount management to ensure that supplier rebates and discounts are captured in timely manner
Improved adherence to the best negotiated costs due to BOM and cost analysis
Increased operational efficiency through system-enabled integration with cost sources
Reduced overall spend as a result of direct material procurement managers negotiating between multiple suppliers and managing risks
e2open Cost Management
Collaborate on changes to bills of materials, related costs and forecasts. Manage rebates across suppliers and contractors for timely and ongoing supply chain cost management.