Method makes it easy to request quotes and proposals from multiple suppliers. Track responses, verify that your needs can be met, perform cost analyses, reduce email clutter, and ensure suppliers keep pricing commitments once a purchase is made.
Method Procurement Features and Benefits
- Status Tracking
Keep track of all requests for quotes and proposals from a single dashboard view.
- Reduce Email Clutter
Exchange notes with suppliers inside Method to avoid confusion, keep records organized, and coordinate special requests.
- Cost Analysis
Compare supplier quotes to select optimal pricing and ensure timely delivery.
- Stay on Schedule
Publish due dates to suppliers for quotes and establish product need-by dates.
- Integrated Ordering
Easily convert a quote into a purchase request or order automatically to streamline effort and ensure pricing and product accuracy.
- Dental Supplier List
Select from a national list of dental supplies providers, or invite your own.
- Electronic Responses
Receive supplier responses and compare pricing and availability in a single process.
- Complex Quotes
Send advanced requests for products and services and allow suppliers to respond with text and attachments.
- Stock Availability
View product availability from each supplier including in-stock and backordered items.
- Pricing Accuracy
Eliminate missed discount opportunities by ensuring orders and invoices match quoted pricing.
- Quote Expiration
Track the timeframe for all quotes to ensure suppliers will honor pricing commitments.