Manage, analyze and Communicate Critical Supply Chain Information

Windchill Supplier Management Chip GraphicOptimizing supplier and manufacturer selection across multiple product lines, programs, and geographies is a major challenge facing product companies today, with huge implications on product cost and time-to-market. Windchill Supplier Management delivers the key capabilities that you need to meet the demands of complex, global supply chains by optimizing manufacturer part sources and vendor selection with approved manufacturer and vendor lists.

  • Shorten time-to-market by using only preferred manufacturers and vendors with good track records of delivering products on time and on schedule
  • Lower product costs by leveraging preferred suppliers
  • Lower inventory and spend costs by uncovering and eliminating hidden part duplication
  • Eliminate the use of “hard to get” or obsolete commercial parts in new designs
  • Prevent errors and re-designs by involving suppliers early in the design process
  • Improve supply chain communication and collaboration with a secure Web-based project
  • Improve quality by minimizing design and manufacturing errors with approved suppliers and manufacturers
  • Manage approved manufacturer and vendor lists (AVL/AML)

Windchill Supplier Management – Data Sheet