The system allows for users to track quotes as they are received from suppliers and analyze and compare them before placing a purchase order. As quotes are received in from suppliers, they can be uploaded via Excel or input manually and linked with customer inquiries.
The system offers a tool to evaluate supplier quotes and considering terms will help estimate additional cost considerations to calculate the true landed cost per item and then factor in a mark up to suggest a sale price to be quoted to the customer:
By looking at a vendor history, the user can see all items that vendor has quoted them.
By looking at the item history the user can see all vendors that have quoted them for that item:
The user can then compare offers and put together a Quote for the customer.