Are you managing cost estimates in spreadsheets, then sharing via email?Do you struggle to find historical costing information for similar parts?Are you tired of trying to keep up with constant changes from Engineering, Sales and Program Management?Have you ever been blamed for not updating cost data… but you missed the email?
Control the Chaos.
Stay Ahead of Changes
When project requirements are rapidly changing, it’s hard pin down the details for accurate cost estimates. It’s easier when all interested parties are able to collaborate through the LiveSource Portal. Automated notifications about engineering revisions and changes in volume scenarios save the hassle of emails, phone calls and status meetings.
Centralized Product Launch Knowledge
LiveSource is a single source of truth for your supplier and product launch. Access historical cost data on similar projects to leverage for accurate estimates on current programs.
Prevent Fire-Fighting and Finger-Pointing
LiveSource centralizes, streamlines, and documents the cost estimate process. Sales and program managers are automatically notified when cost estimates are entered. Every step of the process is traced and auditable for complete transparency. Cut down on frustration, save time wasted in administrative work. Eliminate miscommunication or version conflict by ditching spreadsheets.
For every company whose six ERPs have seven different names for the exact same supplier. Know what’s coming with LiveSource.
What LiveSource Brings to the Process.
- The extensive database of prior projects gives you what you need to provide accurate cost estimates for current programs.
- Automated updates eliminate email, phone calls, and status meetings that drag down your productivity.
- Seamless communication between buyers, engineering, program management and sales keeps everyone on the same page.
- Access to detailed engineering revisions and program management information within LiveSource ensures your cost estimate fit current requirements.
- Sales and program managers are automatically notified when cost estimates are entered.
Take the Chaos Out of your Product Launch.
Clear communication about project requirements is essential to developing cost estimates. When you’re confident that you’ve got the most current drawings volume and other requirements, you can be confident that the costs estimates are accurate. LiveSource streamlines the cost estimation process so you’re equipped with up to date requirements. Know what’s coming.