Organize your suppliers and their products/services, track spending for diversity initiatives, and reduce your overall procurement risk.

Standardize product/service descriptions and catalog content, make searches easier and more effective, and simplify product/service comparisons.

Find savings of up to 20% through strategic sourcing, automatically tracking spending, cross-indexing spend data and organizing spend areas for evaluation.

Facilitate efficient, consistent, value-driven sourcing through standardized supplier referencing and identification.

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