- Global OEM manufacturing company had hundreds of suppliers which were in the key position in their fast speed configure to order –process.
- Design and Manufacturing BOMs were available in the global PDM system and Purchase order with all financial details was handled via ERP based collaboration.
- Challenge was to manage supplier’s access to PDM system and suppliers capability to use the very complex and messy PDM system and data
- Both companies had to spend hours of manual work to find the specific order’s data from the PDM
- Order processing on the supplier side was delayed due the missing information
- Company had to pay and manage extra PDM licenses for the suppliers access and also their access to global intranet
- Also the PDM system had some serious data protection issues, which let the supplier see and access private or secure data
- Information shared with Supplier like MBOM, drawings, measurement sheets, certifications or any other written document is now shared with Supplier via ZoneMittal solution
- ZoneMittal is very easy to integrate with any platform via REST API interface
- OEM can track whether the supplier has received and read the information
- Engineering change –cases can be tracked with where used –queries
- All information to supplier can be delivered in one manageable package with tracing and secure features
- OEM can trace when, who and what information Supplier has downloaded /viewed from the ZoneMittal
- No more delays due the missing or lost order information
- Supplier does not need to access complex OEM’s PDM system
- Moderate investment, no new enterprise platform, no new major license cost or system customizations