Deliver a platform to control manage reduce spend.
After many years of involvement with eProcurment, and after extensive research of market demands and available solutions, we have reached the conclusion that working with leading providers strikes the ideal balance of functionality, simplicity and value.
Cogni now works with Coupa and Zycus to provide New Zealand and Australian companies wth the best of local expertise and world leading spend management software.
Your spend management platform has to work for your staff, your procurement team, your accounts team, your finance team, and your suppliers. They all have to want to use it for it to be successful.
We understand many of the challenges you will face: suppliers with limited technology, users who don't receipt their orders, duplicated approval workflows, specialised vendor and contract management requirements... We can save you the time and trouble of discovering and tackling these challenges yourself.
Let our in-depth understanding of electonic purchasing and spend management systems work for you.
Deliver an easy shopping style experience to your buyers, while maintaining the purchasing controls to manage spend. Ensure eProcurment is appropriately connected to your other systems and to your suppliers. eProcurement should at least have:
Accessible products and services that your buyers need.
Controlled purchasing through customisable processes.
Simple to use with the right level of functionality to ensure adoption.
The "...icing" on the cake! Reduce paperwork, data entry, errors, and disputes by correctly implementing eInvoicing. Receiving invoice data elecroncally is a good starting point. With template based intelligent and customised matching rules, invoicing efforts and costs can be reduced dramatically.
Flexible functionality for suppliers with varying technical capabilities.
Automated customisable matching rules that can apply to any or all suppliers.
Integrated workflow and connections to financials systems.
RFXs, reverse auctions, contract management and vendor management are the "engines" behind the savings negotiated by procurement teams. Your eSourcing platform should become a natural extension of your sourcing team, and deliver:
Self Service functionality for your sourcing team to create, manage and monitor events in real time.
Simple interface for suppliers to respond to your requests and compete effectively.
Integrated with your other spend management systems for RFQ creation and contract management.
From business case development, to vendor capability assessment, to solution architecture and implementaton, we deliver:
Landscape of the opportunity, the business case and vendor capabilities.
Strategy for vendor assessment, benchmarking and delivery of benefits.
Plans for architecture, implementation, and adoption.
Scalability, security and support are good starting points. Deliver the right platform for your spend management requirements:
Balanced between functionality and usability through effective user customisation.
Connected to supplier systems and to your own internal systems.
Works for your staff and your suppliers.
Whether you have an existing platform, or are implementing one, we can help you find any weaknesses:
Technology that is limiting usage, security, uptake or supplier onboarding.
Processes that are limiting the savings desired from the platform.
Vendors of the platform that are not performing to required levels.