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Select SCM Software Accurately

SCM Software RFP Template & Software Selection Toolkit - 3,098 Criteria - Updated Monthly

Quickly & accurately select Supply Chain Management (SCM) software best suited to your company's needs by using these unbiased requirements, RFP template, evaluation matrix, and software selection templates.  These easy-to-use templates are pre-loaded with over 3,098 SCM System Selection Requirements, and will save you time and money during each step of the SCM software selection process.

Purchase all the templates listed below bundled together at a significant discount, or purchase each separately, as your project needs require. (Scroll down to iew Cost Data.)

SCM System Selection Made Easier


The state-of-the-art templates listed below include over 3,098 state-of-the-art SCM system selection criteria to make the entire SCM software selection process easier, faster, and more accurate. Get everything needed to clearly identify requirements, distribute a meaningful RFP, hold demonstrations, evaluate vendor proposals, & accurately select SCM software:

  • SCM Requirements with Fit/GAP Analysis - Identify ALL crucial SCM software selection needs.

    Today's SCM expert consultants stress that you must first determine your SCM requirements before trying to select SCM software.  But just what does the phrase "determine your SCM software requirements" really mean?  Efficiently managing the Supply Chain Management environment involves many critical requirements and raises many questions.

    This Requirements Checklist with Fit-GAP analysis will help you identify your company's unique SCM system requirements, and answer many questions crucial to successful SCM system selection and implementation.

    • Identify your organization's unique and hidden SCM requirements. Answer questions such as "How can a SCM software best improve my customer experience?" or "How can a SCM system reduce checkout errors?", plus many others. All good questions when trying to select SCM software.
    • Identify the RFP questions needed to pick the best SCM software for your organization.
    • Determine if your current SCM system needs or problems are caused by workflow or software deficiencies.
    • Identify the solution to each workflow issue or SCM software deficiency.
    • Determine the priority of mitigating each need or problem be.
    The SCM Requirements Checklist with Fit-GAP presents hundreds of operational SCM criteria in a form useful for performing the above tasks, all required to selecting the best SCM software system.     (View Screen Shots}


  • RFP Templates - Cut RFP preparation time by up to 90%. Obtain vendor proposals that address your needs.

    This RFP template enables you to precisely communicate your company's unique SCM requirements to vendors, and then elicit consistent, easily evaluated and compared answers from those vendors about HOW they will provide a SCM system solution tailored to your needs in these areas:

    • Demand Planning
    • Replenishment Planning
    • Scheduling Functions
    • Procurement Management
    • Contract Administration
    • Material Requirements Planning
    • Inventory Management
    • Warehouse Management
    • Quote Processing
    • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
    • Accounting and/or ERP
    • Comprehensive vendor proposal evaluation and comparison templates are included!
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    This RFP template for a Supply Chain Management software system enables you to quickly and reliably select a SCM software system best for your needs.


  • SCM Software Evaluation - Easily and accurately compare and evaluate SCM software proposals, then select the SCM system best for your needs!        

    This toolkit includes a comprehensive set of vendor RFP response (proposal) evaluation tools that enables you to quickly and accurately compare vendor SCM software system proposals to your company's requirements and to each other. A detailed "side-by-side" response comparison matrix with heat map, scorecard, and 3-D bar Charts are displayed about:

    • Weighted Grade Score
    • Supportability Score
    • Vendor Response Quality Analysis
    • Detailed Heat Map
    • Proposed System Feature Comparison
    • Vendor Capabilities Profile
    • Extensive Financial Ratios
    • Payback Analysis
    This set of vendor response evaluation templates for SCM systems ensures impartial and accurate analysis of all competing vendor SCM software proposals at the weighted grade score, supportability, and financial levels, all to assist you in selecting the best SCM software system for your needs.


  • Demonstration Script - Ensure vendors present meaningful demonstrations tailored to your SCM needs. 

    Included in this Toolkit is an in-depth SCM software demonstration script (a.k.a. a "demo" or a presentation script) that ensures ALL vendors demonstrate ALL of the software functionality important to your company's needs, and show them consistently in the SAME presentation sequence order. This ensures each vendor SCM demonstration can be easily evaluated and compared with others. This SCM demo script template provides the following benefits:

    • Scheduling Function allows different groups of demo attendees to be scheduled for specific time slots. Demonstration sessions can be scheduled over several days.
    • Organized by Departmental Business Function, enabling different user attendee groups to see just those functions specific to their daily needs.
    • Quantitative Scoring ensures accurate, meaningful ranking of all demonstrations.
    • Side-by-Side Comparison of all vendor SCM presentation assessments at the detail level
    • Heat Map Color Highlights the strengths and weaknesses of each SCM system demonstrated.
    Use this SCM software demonstration script template to ensure that vendors show how their proposed system supports complex tasks and/or mitigates time consuming exceptions to standard business processes, or clear up any confusion found in their RFP response. Visual inspection is worth 10,000 words when choosing SCM software.


 

Select SCM Software Reliably

Make choosing supply chain management (SCM) software solution easier and more reliable.  These SCM software evaluation & selection templates use quantitative SCM system criteria and other techniques to enhance the reliability of each step in the software selection process to:

  • Prevent Fatal Omissions - 3,098 criteria ensure all industry standard SCM requirements are addressed.
  • Ensure Accurate SCM Evaluation - "Apples-to-Apples" comparison of SCM systems based on your requirements. Vendor RFP responses can be compared in both detail and graphical forms to ensure accurate SCM software selection.
  • Avoid Mistakes - Obtain SCM proposals in a consistent, easily compared and evaluated format through the use of built-in, automated vendor input validation.
  • Save Valuable Time - Eliminate wasted time spent manually clarifying, scoring, and evaluating vendor proposals, and quickly choose the best SCM software, all through the use of Automated vendor response scoring that eliminates the need to manually score thousands of vendor replies.
  • Select the best SCM software solution using meaningful, actionable information.
 

SCM Requirements Checklist

This detailed SCM software requirements checklist with a full GAP-Fit analysis matrix covers all standard SCM operational issues, and will significantly reduces the time needed to fully identify and prioritize all of your firm's SCM selection requirements, sometimes by as much as 90%.

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SCM requirements matrix
QUICKLY & ACCURATELY IDENTIFY ALL SCM REQUIREMENTS - Save weeks, even months, of time when identifying your SCM software needs by using a detailed requirements checklist that queries users about their needs in all SCM business processes.

Comprehensive Fit/GAP ANALYSIS Features are provided in this SCM user requirements checklist to help you quickly identify, categorize, and prioritize SCM software requirements and user needs. Quickly obtain the information needed to accurately select the SCM software system best for your needs. Customizable attributes suitable for use in any SCM system environment such as SAP, Oracle, Siebel, MS Dynamics, and all others.

  • Avoid Overlooked Requirements! - This checklist comes with a pre-loaded repository of hundreds requirements, guaranteed to address all aspects of a SCM system.  Streamlines your SCM software selection project immediately since the chances are very good that it will remind someone of something they forgot!

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Comprehensive SCM System Requirements

Eliminate wasted time during the SCM selection process!  Minimize the risk of picking the wrong system. Reduce the time spent researching and developing requirements from scratch, since all tools are ready-to-use with a list of over 3,098 Supply Chain Management (SCM) software selection requirements (categorized below).  This enables you to immediately conduct user needs surveys, query vendors about complex SCM software systems, and conduct effective software demonstrations - everything needed to select SCM software successfully!

Supply Chain Management software (SCM) requirements

Please Note: The above is just a summary list of SCM requirements categories in graphical format. A MS Word version of the above SCM system selection criteria plus many others is available in our FREE MS Word RFP Template download.

If you don't see what you need, or have questions about what type of SCM software system is best for your operations, please Contact Us!  We have more than 30 years of direct "hands-on" SCM experience in operations ranging from two stores to Walmart. Our advice and support is always free!

 
 

RFP Template

Accurately choose the BEST SCM software by querying vendors about all of your firm's specific SCM software needs. Prevent do-overs that waste time and money. Start your project on the right track by using well-focused SCM software selection questions to obtain better, more precise information from vendors, and then evaluate and select SCM system software based on your exact needs.

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Quickly create an RFP tailored to your specific SCM requirements.  Designed by experts to select SCM software, this detailed yet easily customized Request for Proposal template comes pre-loaded with thousands of software selection requirements guaranteed to address all industry standard and many "exception case" SCM issues.
  • EVALUATE SCM SOFTWARE RELIABLY! - Accurately Compare and Evaluate Vendor RFP Responses! SCM Response Evaluation Tools are included! A detailed set of ratios, comparisons, and scorecard functions analyze each vendor RFP response to ensure selection of the SCM software proposal best suited to your needs.

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SCM Software Demonstration Script Templates

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SCM DEMONSTRATION SCRIPTS - The purpose of a SCM software demonstration is to investigate and illustrate the potential strengths and weaknesses identified in each vendor RFP response (proposal). Make sure all vendor SCM system demonstrations consistently address these issues as well as your firm's overall requirements. This template enables each SCM software selection team member to consistently score each demonstration based on his or her priorities. View details and examples for Demonstration Script template capabilities.

  • This template is ideal for managing on-site demos that may last several days and involve different user groups from several departments, each with their own set of needs and requirements. Be sure each SCM vendor demonstration stays on schedule and addresses everything the IT and End-User team wants to see.
  • Ensures all vendor software demonstrations are easy to evaluate and compare by requiring all functionality is demonstrated in the same order and scored consistently by all team members. Ensure your SCM selection is fast and accurate!

To view SCM Demo Script detail please click this button:
 
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If you have questions about using the templates above, or how to select SCM software in general, please Contact Us! We have over 30 years direct "hands-on" SCM experience ranging from small operations to Walmart, and our advice & support is always free!


 

COST DATA -

Full Template Bundle

The bundled price below includes all templates to streamline ALL steps needed to select the best SCM software based on your requirements.
Note: individual templates may also be purchased separately. Please follow the "(Purchase Separately)" link beside the template(s) desired.

SCM SOFTWARE REQUEST for PROPOSAL (RFP) TEMPLATE and SOFTWARE SELECTION TOOLKIT BUNDLE - Purchase and download the Supply Chain Management Software Requirements Checklist, RFP Template with matching Vendor Response Evaluation/Comparison Matrix, Ratio Analysis, and Demo Script templates. This bundle includes:

  • Unlimited Vendors, Staff Users, and Projects - No Questions Asked 30 Day Money-Back Guarantee
  • 3,098+ SCM Selection Criteria
  • INCLUDES the full Requirements Checklist with Fit/GAP Analysis     (Purchase Separately)
  • SCM Request for Proposal (RFP) Template Toolkit     (Purchase Separately)
    • In-Depth, Detailed Request for Proposal (RFP) Template
    • Vendor Input Validation
    • Feature Availability & Delivery Evaluation
    • Vendor RFP Response Evaluation
    • Response Quality Analysis
    • Enhancement / Cost Cross-Reference
    • Weighted Grade Scoring
    • Supportability Index Scoring
    • Optimized RFP Guide
    • RFP Documentation
    • All Cover Letter, Guide, & Checklist Templates
  • INCLUDES the full SCM Proposal Evaluation, Comparison, & Selection Template Toolkit
    • Side-by-Side Response Comparison with Heat Map
    • Vendor Response Quality Ratios
    • Response Evaluation Scorecard
    • 3-D Bar Chart Response Comparison Graphs
    • Evaluation Matrix Documentation
  • INCLUDES the full SCM Software Demonstration Script     (Purchase Separately)
    • Multi-Day
    • Multi-Session
    • Demo Scoring & Evaluation
  • FREE LIVE SUPPORT - Chat/Telephone/Email
Save 20% compared to purchasing separately! Purchase all of the above for just:

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View all available RFP templates for Procurement/Purchasing, Supply Chain Management (SCM). and ERP software.

You may also be interested in an RFP Template for:

Retail Planning & Merchandising Software.

Trade Promotion Management Software.

A Vendor Demonstration Script for SCM software is available at:

Supply Chain Management (SCM) System Demo Script.

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