Source-To-Pay often abbreviated to S2P, is the entire end-to-end process involved in procurement of goods and services and relies on technology and digital networks for efficieny and compliance. Source-to-Pay is a more strategic approach to procurement’s core business process because it focuses on spend analytics, strategic sourcing, vendor management, purchasing, accounts payable and overall performance management & reporting. Source to pay systems include:

  • Catalog and Content Management
  • Supplier Management
  • Requisition and Approval Workflow
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Accounts Payable
  • Invoice Reconciliation

DSSI's Solution

DSSI performs sourcing work as part of a Source to Pay continuum and supports the on-going daily sourcing needs of our customers through RFQ and Spot Buy functionality. DSSI aggregates purchases across not only business units but across multiple clients to improve performance, provide better spend analysis, and drive business value. DSSI's source to pay solution provides an automated and managed solution from item requisitioning through financial settlement and reporting.

Our purchasing capabilities are simply world class. We will host and manage your company specific catalog, simplify requisitioning, ensure proper controls using order approval and invoice reconciliation tools, provide up to the minute visibility into order status, support urgent ordering and order expediting, provide unprecedented transactional and management reporting, reduce the cost of financial settlement by managing and paying suppliers, and provide you with a consolidated invoice containing all possible levels of detail.

To improve inventory visibility and management, our Store Room application can be added for a full-service solution. Companies benefit from standardized requisition and approval workflows, intuitive receipting and disbursements, and robust reporting that includes inventory valuation and physical cycle counts.

Mastering the Maze: Streamlined Source-to-Pay for Indirect Materials with DSSI

Indirect materials, the unsung heroes of your business operations, can quickly turn into budgetary villains if procurement isn't optimized. Enter DSSI, a leading force in Source-to-Pay (S2P) solutions, here to help you wrangle your maverick spend and unlock hidden savings when it comes to indirect materials procurement.

DSSI: Your S2P Sherpa Through the Wild West:

DSSI goes beyond a traditional S2P solution, serving as a trusted partner and guide throughout your indirect materials procurement journey. Here's how they help you navigate the complex terrain:

  • Expert Sourcing: Leverage their industry-leading expertise and supplier relationships to source the best materials at competitive prices. No more battling hidden fees or subpar quality.
  • Consolidated Management: Simplify your life with a single, streamlined platform managing all your indirect materials procurement, from initial sourcing to final payment. Say goodbye to juggling multiple vendors and fragmented processes.
  • Data-Driven Decisions: Gain clear visibility into your entire spend with detailed analytics and reporting. Identify hidden costs, track trends, and make informed decisions that maximize value.
  • Reduced Maverick Spend: Their robust approval workflows and policy enforcement keep everyone on the same page, minimizing rogue purchases and ensuring compliance. No more budget surprises.
  • Streamlined Processes: Automated workflows and e-procurement tools take the manual grunt work out of your day, freeing you to focus on strategic initiatives.

DSSI's Unique Advantage for Indirect Materials:

While DSSI excels in all areas of S2P, their strength in indirect materials shines through with:

  • Category Management: They specialize in managing diverse indirect categories, from office supplies to MRO, with deep industry knowledge and tailored solutions.
  • Aggregated Buying Power: Their consolidated demand gives you access to better pricing and terms, even if your individual volume is smaller. Leverage the power of the collective!
  • Spend Aggregation: They analyze your historical data to identify opportunities for consolidation and savings, ensuring you get the most bang for your buck.

Is DSSI Right for You?

Consider these factors:

  • Your company size and spend: If you have significant indirect spend but lack dedicated procurement expertise, DSSI can be a game-changer.
  • Your desire for streamlined processes: If you're tired of manual tasks and fragmented systems, DSSI's automation and centralization will be a welcome relief.
  • Your need for cost optimization: If you're looking to squeeze every penny out of your indirect spend, DSSI's expertise and aggregated buying power can unlock significant savings.

Don't go it alone. Partner with DSSI and embark on a smoother, more efficient S2P journey for your indirect materials. Remember, indirect spend doesn't have to be a burden. With the right tools and expertise, it can become a source of strategic advantage.