Vendor Management Template for Enterprise aligns vendor selection to your business goals.

Analyze risk assessment, improve contract negotiation and take care of key vendors. Manage and increase the visibility of all vendors using KanBo’s Vendor Management Template for Enterprise

Vendor Management Template is a centralized view of all enterprise vendors and contracts. Add strategic and important information, follow vendor activities with status. Every vendor has a responsible person and individual profile.

This template allows for enterprise cross-department communication to facilitate management processes. Integrations with the calendar and the timeline view display the contract life cycle.

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Just download it and use the Add Template from file feature in KanBo. Then add a new board based on the recently uploaded template.

You can also see this template in action by accessing our Sandbox demonstration environment now.

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List of Vendors added to Digital Board which are managed by IT Team in the enterprise, divided in 4 groups: Pending, Active, Terminate contract, Non Active

KanBo Vendor Management Template for Enterprise is made to simplify vendor management. So organizations can focus on what truly matters – working successfully with your suppliers.

Key benefits of KanBo vendor management template:

  • Optimize the vendor selection process and conduct risk management
  • Identify and Establish Business Goals for each vendor – use vendor scorecard
  • Increase visibility by adding all information to one place – KanBo Board
  • Collaborate in real-time with vendors and co-workers – create a cross-functional team
  • See performance and progress with real-time KanBo Reporting,
  • Take care of key contacts and stay updated with Notifications and reminders
  • Remote access 24/7
  • Secure enterprise environment

How to work with KanBo Vendor Management system?

  1. Add KanBo vendor management system from KanBo Template gallery
  2. Start by listing all known vendors. Create vendor lists as a KanBo Card item.
  3. Add labels with vendors types. Using labels with vendors types you can easily and quickly filter vendors by type.
  4. Add business owner to every vendor. Use for this activity a responsible person from KanBo user management.
  5. Use drag and drop function and manage vendors. Move vendor to a specific list that describes status.
  6. Collect all important information about the vendor in this dedicated place. KanBo card as a vendor.

FAQ

1. What is a Vendor Management System (VMS)?

A VMS – vendor management system is a digital tool that allows Enterprise to manage the company entire contingent of vendors in one easy-to-use solution. An excellent VMS tool is KanBo, which offers a ready-to-use template that enables efficient management of suppliers throughout the organization.

2. What is a vendor scorecard?

A vendor scorecard is a digital tool that supports measure the performance and effectiveness of vendors that provide services to the enterprise. Organizations can use KanBo cards as a vendor scorecard.

3. How do create a vendor profile in an enterprise environment?

The easiest way to create a vendor profile template in the enterprise environment is to use a KanBo Card. Add the questions that occur most frequently.

Kanbo Card as vendor profile form should cover:

  • Basic vendor information (locations, size, etc.)
  • Vendor background and experience
  • Product or service details, capabilities, and differentiators
  • Customer experience policies
  • Technical and security information

While your vendor profile form should be highly customized to your enterprise’s needs, you can start with this KanBo vendor profile template.

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