Gutersloh/Bonn government opts for Internet platforms – classic rationalization process in procurement and sales are usually based in the so-called Pareto principle: Eighty percent of the entire result be achieved with twenty per cent of the total. The 80:20 rule was discovered by the Italian Economist Vilfredo Pareto and applied almost in all economic issues. With a concentration on the best customers or suppliers, you can therefore optimize the cost-benefit ratio so the common doctrine. However, digital business models allow the exact opposite: when the cost of a transaction to zero tends, it could be profitable to use also small – and Kleinstkunden with niche products. Wired editor-in-Chief Chris Anderson coined it”the term Long Tail. This applies to the example, the electronic order processing with the much smaller quantities than in the past lucrative make, so the conviction of Jan Westerbarkey, Managing Director Westa-group, which specializes in the production of flexible pipes. “He sees advantages not only for his own company, but also for customers: saved transaction costs to the customer, of course, be passed or invested in additional customer service”, Walter writes in a name post for the Swiss magazine in GDI IMPULS. The cross-company electronic link of information systems include the entire supply chain.
We know what is needed in the trade, and our suppliers to know what demand for us”. From a requested orders, become an obligation. As soon as the camp of his mid-sized company below a given threshold for aluminium strip, all potential suppliers are automatically set on product specifications, bandwidth for quantity and delivery time in knowledge. All competitors have the necessary information to make a bid. As a standard for automating Walter opts for electronic data Interchange (EDI).
The procurement process will often not integrated into the remaining purchasing process, Udo Nadolski, Managing Director of the Dusseldorf IT consulting firm Harvey Nash know. At the same time, an immense cost pressures laste on the buyers and departments. Through a targeted analysis and optimization of all processes and standards of a company are possible”enormous cost reductions, confirmed the Harvey Nash Chief. Therefore, the Federal Government also relies on Internet-based ordering and delivery processes. The awarding platform of the Federal e-procurement ‘ and order platform Department of the Federal Government ‘ standardised communication and legal certainty provide high availability. With our electronic purchasing systems we have cutting-edge interfaces between public authorities and industry”, explains Klaus-Peter Tiedtke, Director of the Procurement Office of the Ministry of the Interior. The processes involved in the purchase of the Swiss Confederation are streamlined, conserve resources and minimize costs for all concerned. A message from NeueNachricht. NeueNachricht is responsible for the content. Editorial NeueNachricht Gunnar Sohn Ettighoffer road 26a 53123 Bonn Tel: 0228 6204474 mobile: 0177 620 44 74 E-Mail: URL: