eSourcing

Create eSourcing activities with questionnaires & evaluations based on the values that are important to your business

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Why oboloo eSourcing?

Save Time And Reduce Supplier Risk

Let your suppliers do the work. Suppliers upload and manage their own onboarding and accreditation documents for your approval

Improved Supplier Visibility And Collaboration

View and manage all of your supplier information including esourcing activities, contracts, savings and documents in one place

Supplier Performance, Risk And Sustainability

Supplier reviews with clear analysis that shows how your organisation is measuring a suppliers performance, risk, sustainability & values

Save Time With All Your Supplier Information In One Place

Build a complete picture of all the suppliers across your organisation. oboloo Supplier Management holds all the information and documents that you need against a supplier. Let suppliers upload or refresh their own documents for your approval

Straight forward sourcing

Create end-to-end sourcing activities that suppliers respond to directly within oboloo

Specify what you need

Simply give suppliers all the information they require so they can provide the best responses to your sourcing activities

Communicate your values

Let suppliers know what values are important to you and support these with a questionnaire. Evaluate your suppliers on far more than just cost

Invite suppliers to participate

Invite either your own pre-vetted suppliers or any new ones to respond directly within oboloo

Straight forward sourcing

Create end-to-end sourcing activities that suppliers respond to directly within oboloo

Specify what you need

Simply give suppliers all the information they require so they can provide the best responses to your sourcing activities

Communicate your values

Let suppliers know what values are important to you and support these with a questionnaire. Evaluate your suppliers on far more than just cost

Invite suppliers to participate

Invite either your own pre-vetted suppliers or any new ones to respond directly within oboloo

Try oboloo's eSourcing Software Free For 30 Days

No credit card required. No contracts to cancel. No set up fees. No hidden costs. No downloads

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Get Clear Supplier Visibility, Compliance Insights and Risk Scores

Plan ahead using oboloo dashboards and workflows that highlight what you need to do and by when. Get notified when a supplier document or accreditation is about to expire and measure their performance and risk

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Automated supplier evaluation

See how your suppliers compare against each other with visual analysis based on their responses and your values

Evaluate suppliers based on your values

oboloo evaluates your suppliers based on the your weighted values and your rankings shown in one user-friendly dashboard

Real-time notifications

In-system notifications let you know when a supplier has responded to a sourcing activity

Historic records

Maintain a permanent record of all the details of past activities to create a robust audit trail

Automated supplier evaluation

See how your suppliers compare against each other with visual analysis based on their responses and your values

Evaluate suppliers based on your values

oboloo evaluates your suppliers based on the your weighted values and your rankings shown in one user-friendly dashboard

Real-time notifications

In-system notifications let you know when a supplier has responded to a sourcing activity

Historic records

Maintain a permanent record of all the details of past activities to create a robust audit trail

oboloo esourcing supplier evaluation

oboloo eSourcing Features

oboloo Savings Management software includes user-friendly procurement savings tracking and forecasting dashboards that enable you and stakeholders to track and compare pipeline and realised savings. Create savings projects from scratch or from already negotiated opportunities within the oboloo procurement platform with automated notifications and approvals.

Benefits Of oboloo eSourcing

Go to Settings → Company Settings

 

1. Complete the mandatory fields (Company Name & Address etc.). The Company Name will be included in all emails sent to suppliers

2. Click the Save Company button at the bottom of the page to save your changes

Only Superusers can do this

1. Go To Settings → Locations

 

2. Select the Add Location button at the top right-hand side of the page

 

3. Fill out all the required fields

 

4. Click the Save Location button at the bottom of the page to save and create your new location

 

Only Superusers can do this

1. Go To Settings → Departments

 

2. Select the Add Department button at the top right-hand side of the page

 

3. Create a Department Name in the first field and link the new department to a location in the second field

 

4. Click the Save Department button at the bottom of the page to save and create your new Department

 

Only Superusers can do this

The Configurations page allows your company to change the options are available to users within some of the drop-down fields used through out oboloo

 

1. Go To Settings → Configurations

 

2. Select an option from the drop down e.g. Category or Industry

 

3. To add a new option click the Add New button next to the drop-down

 

4. Populate the new field that appears in the pop-up and click the Save Data button

 

5. To Delete an option click the Delete button next to the option to remove. Deleting an option will not delete it from already saved records

 

6. Click the Save Data button at the top of the page to update the configurations throughout oboloo

 

  • For Categories and Sub-categories, oboloo uses internationally recognised CPV codes as default
  • For Industry and Sub-industries, oboloo uses internationally recognised SIC codes as default

Only Superusers can do this

The Base Currency is the default currency your company uses within oboloo and will always appear first in all currency drop downs

Add as many currencies as required

 

1. Go To Settings → Currency

 

2. Select the + Add Currency button at the top right-hand side of the page

 

3. Select a country from the first dropdown field. The Currency Name, Code and Symbol fields will automatically populate

 

4. Add a Currency Rate in the last field and click the Add Currency button to save your new currency

 

5. To change a currency rate against the base currency click Edit in the currency table. These currency rates feed directly into Savings Management. Completed savings records will use the currency rate applied at the time they are created

 

Warnings

  • This import process cannot be reversed. Please check the accuracy and format of the data to be uploaded first.
  • Use the format DD/MM/YYYY for the date fields when importing contracts
  • Only 100 records may be uploaded at one time

 

1. Go To Settings → Import Data to mass import contracts and supplier data via a downloadable template

 

2. Download either the Contract or Supplier Excel template at the bottom of the page and open it on your computer

 

3. Populate the fields within the template and once finished save the updated file. You are unable to upload all fields via this process. Additional fields you will need to add manually later to complete the records once the data is uploaded

 

4. Return to the Import Data page on the oboloo 

 

5. Select either the Contract or Supplier template type from the first drop down 

 

6. Click the Choose File button in the next field and select the correct file to upload from your computer

 

7. Click the Upload Template button. Once the upload is complete you will see a success message and your uploaded contracts/suppliers will now be available within oboloo

Only Superusers can do this 

Want To Find Out More About oboloo eSourcing Software?

oboloo eSourcing FAQ's

Go to Settings → Company Settings

 

1. Complete the mandatory fields (Company Name & Address etc.). The Company Name will be included in all emails sent to suppliers

2. Click the Save Company button at the bottom of the page to save your changes

Only Superusers can do this

1. Go To Settings → Locations

 

2. Select the Add Location button at the top right-hand side of the page

 

3. Fill out all the required fields

 

4. Click the Save Location button at the bottom of the page to save and create your new location

 

Only Superusers can do this

1. Go To Settings → Departments

 

2. Select the Add Department button at the top right-hand side of the page

 

3. Create a Department Name in the first field and link the new department to a location in the second field

 

4. Click the Save Department button at the bottom of the page to save and create your new Department

 

Only Superusers can do this

The Configurations page allows your company to change the options are available to users within some of the drop-down fields used through out oboloo

 

1. Go To Settings → Configurations

 

2. Select an option from the drop down e.g. Category or Industry

 

3. To add a new option click the Add New button next to the drop-down

 

4. Populate the new field that appears in the pop-up and click the Save Data button

 

5. To Delete an option click the Delete button next to the option to remove. Deleting an option will not delete it from already saved records

 

6. Click the Save Data button at the top of the page to update the configurations throughout oboloo

 

  • For Categories and Sub-categories, oboloo uses internationally recognised CPV codes as default
  • For Industry and Sub-industries, oboloo uses internationally recognised SIC codes as default

Only Superusers can do this

The Base Currency is the default currency your company uses within oboloo and will always appear first in all currency drop downs

Add as many currencies as required

 

1. Go To Settings → Currency

 

2. Select the + Add Currency button at the top right-hand side of the page

 

3. Select a country from the first dropdown field. The Currency Name, Code and Symbol fields will automatically populate

 

4. Add a Currency Rate in the last field and click the Add Currency button to save your new currency

 

5. To change a currency rate against the base currency click Edit in the currency table. These currency rates feed directly into Savings Management. Completed savings records will use the currency rate applied at the time they are created

 

Warnings

  • This import process cannot be reversed. Please check the accuracy and format of the data to be uploaded first.
  • Use the format DD/MM/YYYY for the date fields when importing contracts
  • Only 100 records may be uploaded at one time

 

1. Go To Settings → Import Data to mass import contracts and supplier data via a downloadable template

 

2. Download either the Contract or Supplier Excel template at the bottom of the page and open it on your computer

 

3. Populate the fields within the template and once finished save the updated file. You are unable to upload all fields via this process. Additional fields you will need to add manually later to complete the records once the data is uploaded

 

4. Return to the Import Data page on the oboloo 

 

5. Select either the Contract or Supplier template type from the first drop down 

 

6. Click the Choose File button in the next field and select the correct file to upload from your computer

 

7. Click the Upload Template button. Once the upload is complete you will see a success message and your uploaded contracts/suppliers will now be available within oboloo

Only Superusers can do this 

eSourcing Resources

Strategic Sourcing2
Knowledge - Sourcing

How Does Strategic Sourcing Work?

How Does Strategic Sourcing Work? The aim of strategic sourcing is to ensure the timely delivery of goods and services in line with an organisation’s

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