Supplier Discovery is the most important and time consuming preparatory activity for a sourcing event. This process becomes very challenging when the items being sourced are new or have not been sourced previously. Supplier information is more readily available via internet searches, however it needs expertise and time to collect and validate the content. The LiveSource Supplier Discovery module was developed with the sourcing professional in mind. LiveSource is the world’s only e-Sourcing platform with an integrated supplier discovery purely dedicated to manufacturing.
- Search a certified supply base located in 55 established and emerging markets
- Search for suppliers in over 500 manufacturing specific competencies
- Search for suppliers in multiple manufacturing verticals
- View feedback regarding quality, delivery, and price competitiveness from other sourcing professionals on their experience with the suppliers in the marketplace
- Easily add discovered suppliers into a personalized address book for future sourcing events