Dental Supply Quoting Made Simple
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.
Create a Quote Request
Easily select the products you need from inventory, past orders, or product lists.
Invite Suppliers to Respond
Select multiple providers from a national list of dental suppliers, or invite your own local representatives. Suppliers reply with pricing and availability via an online portal.
Compare pricing and availability from multiple suppliers. Method automatically performs cost analysis to show you the best value.
Place an Order
Select items and suppliers, then automatically convert the quote into a purchase request or order. Method speeds each order to the suppliers once ready.
Create a Proposal Request
Specify requirements for your project and set up questions for suppliers to answer.
Invite Suppliers to Respond
Invite qualified suppliers to respond with a proposal meeting your needs. Suppliers submit their offers, including solution details, pricing, responses to questions, and attachments via an online portal.
Review and compare proposals quickly with a side-by-side view. Method automatically performs cost analysis to show you the best value. Ask suppliers to clarify or expand responses if needed.
Make an Award
Once you’ve reviewed the proposals and settled on a supplier, make an award through Method to alert the winning bidder they have your business. Method sends the order electronically for you.
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.
Ready to build a better dental practice?
Method Procurement gives dental practices and DSOs the inventory management capabilities they need to succeed. With our full, end-to-end inventory management, ordering dental supplies is straightforward and hassle-free.
Learn how Method Procurement's spend management solutions can improve your bottom line. Get in touch with our team today or request a demo to see it for yourself.Contact Us