CKS Outsourcing > DATA PROCESSING FOR PURCHASING : Maintenance of purchasing data



We create, maintain, and enrich the crucial data Ensuring the proper functioning of your Purchasing IT system:

Source To Contract Tools

An e-Sourcing platform, Certified suppliers lists and articles, a Library of contracts, supplier evaluation tools, ...

  • Create and update suppliers' sales data :
    • Contacts (salespeople, management, quality control…)
    • Know-how and merchandise categories
  • Create and update legal and regulatory documents :
    • Insurance, authorizations, KBIS (Commercial registration in France)
    • Certifications
    • Audit reports
  • Create and update data concerning "supplier risks"
    • Financial data, Data Deficiency Risk Data
  • Create delegated management services for generic or specific RFI's (send reminders to suppliers and process data)
  • Implement data bases for pre-approved suppliers (based on a verified RFI)

Procure To Pay Tools

e-Purchasing, Article Base,...

  • Create and regularly update e-procurement catalogues
  • Create and update base price rates and contracts
  • Create and update data concerning orders from suppliers including: delivery addresses, orders, billing
  • Create delegated management services to evaluate suppliers (manage evaluation questionnaires)

Added Value

  • Eradication of system malfunctioning caused by missing or unreliable purchasing data
  • Gains in productivity and increased ease for purchasers
  • Improved control of supplier risk
  • Simplified management of IT systems for purchasing

Scope of Operations

  • CKS is an expert across the full range of the leading software on the market in:
    • Purchasing: Ariba, Ivalua, Oracle, SAP, SynerTrade…
    • PLM: Dassault Systems, Enovia, PTC, Siemen…
    • GMAO : Corim, Dimomaint, Alteva…
  • We operate with all types of data bases including customized data bases, Business Intelligence tools…

Means and resources

  • CKS offers a team that is dedicated to each project with:
    • A Purchasing Specialist in charge of designing a procedure to process data and of training teams in its use
    • Analysts in charge of implementing the data processing procedure
  • Powerful tools to eliminate redundancies, and to enrich and control data