Sourcing Intelligence: On Demand Sourcing Solutions for the Energy Industry

PowerAdvocate’s web-based sourcing platform optimizes and accelerates your sourcing efforts by providing complete access to our supply-market data. With PowerAdvocate Sourcing Intelligence, our customers have streamlined their sourcing practices, sourced complex categories and more accurately evaluated Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).


SEE EVERYTHING

Collaborate

Ease of use promotes quick adoption

Sourcing Dashboard – See all sourcing activity and manage it at your fingertips

Buying Team Collaboration  – Create your own online workgroups to collaborate and determine appropriate access levels for your buying teams

Messaging – Communicate with suppliers and team members to keep them updated on activity

Supplier Discovery – Find your suppliers through PowerAdvocate's global energy supplier database


DIVE DEEPER

Dive Deeper

Manage the Complexity

Advanced tools to source complex equipment and services

RFx Management – Includes bid setup, document exchange, online data sheets, sourcing project management, pre- and post-bid collaboration, supplier evaluation and bid award

Energy-Specific Classification – Data delivered in a natural buying group hierarchy to help you manage your category, sub-category and item activity

Utility-Designed Data Sheets – Online data sheets capture bid-specific data including commercial, technical and pricing templates for reuse and advanced analysis

e-Auctions – Structure and execute online reverse auctions


NAVIGATE THE FUTURE 

Deliver Results

Buyers & vendors working together in a controlled & repeatable process

Data Management – PowerAdvocate maintains the world’s largest energy supply chain FactBase seeing every supplier, spend transaction and market trend

SaaS Delivery – No ERP configuration needed, just login and create your events. Enhancements and upgrades addressed from our end, not yours. Vendor training conducted through our Help Desk

Auditability – Reporting capabilities on key sourcing decisions

Scorecarding – Create, manage and edit configurable scorecards

Industry Leading Adoption – The PowerAdvocate Sourcing Intelligence platform leads the energy industry in ease of use


 

Sourcing Intelligence: On Demand Sourcing Solutions for the Energy Industry

PowerAdvocate’s web-based sourcing platform optimizes and accelerates your sourcing efforts by providing complete access to our supply-market data. With PowerAdvocate Sourcing Intelligence, our customers have streamlined their sourcing practices, sourced complex categories and more accurately evaluated Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

Save Time:

Streamline buyer/supplier communication & stakeholder collaboration

Save Money:

Access to category information, global industry suppliers, and market information

Increase Competition:

Ensure that all potential and appropriate bidders are included

Auditability and Prudency:

Risk mitigation & prudent decision making require accurate up-to-date information

Standardization:

Centralize and standardize RFx and data sheet repository

Transparency:

Enterprise-wide reporting and view of sourcing activities and supplier performance

Sourcing Intelligence: On Demand Sourcing Solutions for the Energy Industry

PowerAdvocate’s web-based sourcing platform optimizes and accelerates your sourcing efforts by providing complete access to our supply-market data. With PowerAdvocate Sourcing Intelligence, our customers have streamlined their sourcing practices, sourced complex categories and more accurately evaluated Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

Access Deep Industry Knowledge:

Access go-to-market templates, standardized/configurable events, technical specifications and commercial data sheets to acquire energy-specific products and services.

Simplify Sourcing Complexity:

Use collaborative advanced tools to source complex categories, collect enhanced data and evaluate TCO.

Identify Suppliers:

Industry-leading database of qualified suppliers

Improve Supplier Management:

Easy supplier registration, data collection and training; full Help Desk support provided

Monitor & Manage Events:

On-demand dashboard interface to facilitate sourcing events, monitor bid activity, collaboratively retrieve bid documents and evaluate bids

Enhance Data Collection:

Integration of commercial and technical information with other procurement/project systems to evaluate TCO scenarios

Sourcing Intelligence Brochure

PowerAdvocate Sourcing Intelligence: On Demand Sourcing Solutions for the Energy Industry

The rules of the game have changed, requiring you to be better informed and more adaptable to respond to evolving market conditions. Supply Chain is under pressure to deliver to bottom line performance, but between limited resources compounded with increasing activities, Supply Chain faces significant challenges in contributing to the bottom line. Something has to change - traditional procurement strategies are not sustainable in the face of today’s demand for shorter cycle times and more complex and collaborative activities.

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