External supply chain integration refers to close collaboration with other members of the supply chain, such as suppliers and customers, to streamline the flow of materials and information. This includes the coordination of resources as well as information sharing, the latter of which can include demand forecasting, production plans and inventory management. Growing uncertainty in the business environment has enhanced the need for external integration with suppliers to counter disruption and maintain business continuity.
GEP SMART is an AI-powered, cloud-native source-to-pay platform for direct and indirect procurement. GEP SMART offers comprehensive source-to-pay functionality in one user-friendly platform, inclusive of spend analysis, sourcing, contract management, supplier management, procure-to-pay, savings project management and savings tracking, invoicing and other related functionalities.
GEP NEXXE is a uniﬁed and comprehensive supply chain platform that provides end-to-end planning, visibility, execution and collaboration capabilities for today’s complex, global supply chains. Built on a foundation of data, artiﬁcial intelligence and cognitive technologies, GEP NEXXE helps enterprises digitally transform their supply chains and turn them into a competitive advantage.