D&B Supplier Portfolio Manager gives you a summary of which suppliers are at risk of failure to deliver. It lets you review the breakdown of costs per risk category and supplier type associated with the D&B Failure Score. This gives you the opportunity to plan your purchases based on the most appropriate suppliers and negotiate for better deals.
D&B Supplier Portfolio Manager allows you to segment your supplier directory based on parameters such as industry, geographical location, size and age of the company. It gives you an understanding of in which areas you have your suppliers and thereby a clear view of whether this implies unnecessary business risks for you. You can also assess the reliability of a new supplier by looking at their Paydex Score.
D&B Supplier Portfolio Manager helps you identify which suppliers are also your customers. It gives you an opportunity to customize communications and agreements based on specific situations and possible interdependencies. You can also see how much of the supplier’s sales you are responsible for. This helps you identify bargaining positions and potential risk relationships in your portfolio.
D&B Supplier Portfolio Manager enables you to identify corporate links between companies in your supplier portfolio, which gives a clear picture of your total expenses for a supplier group.