Engineering in times of volatility

Global competition in the engineering and machinery sectors is becoming fiercer in increasingly volatile markets. The ability to pivot and remain agile has become vital to create and serve new opportunities. With high compliance standards and complex commodity structures, many procurement team seek to improve results. AI-driven supplier discovery delivers actionable insights and stronger decision-making with a 360-degree view over a supply base.
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Advantages of AI-driven Supplier Scouting

Up to

50%

more suppliers

Up to

25%

lower supply prices

Up to

50%

more RFI feedback

Customer Experiences

Market leaders use scoutbee

“As buyers, the more complex our situation gets in the procurement department, the dearer we need solutions like scoutbee. We found fitting suppliers for a complex component very quickly, and we will be even faster going forward considering all learning experiences we made during these 10 weeks.”
Timo Knebel
Timo Knebel
Strategic Purchaser at Heidelberger
"scoutbee offered an amazingly structured process, informative holistic supplier profiles and kept our time exposure to an absolute minimum - 3 hours to start the project, one hour for an NDA, 8 weeks in total for a supplier market screening.”
Anton Ewitsch
Anton Ewitsch
Lead Buyer, Viessmann
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How scoutbee works

  • Define your search criteria
  • Get supplier longlists within days
  • Easily keep track of all RFI processes in minutes
  • Manage all documents on scoutbee and onboard new suppliers
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Features

Optimize your supplier search

AI-driven Longlist

Generate high-quality supplier longlists in a matter of days for better operational efficiency and quicker time-to-market.

Advanced Assessment

Collect, sort and analyze RFI feedback. With handy automated workflows, you can process supplier data at glance.

Collaboration Platform

Centralize collaboration between procurement teams and relevant suppliers. All actions are documented to achieve transparency and compliance.

360° Supplier Overview

Aggregate data from a multitude of verified sources (Dun & Bradstreet financial data, certificates, etc.) to bolster strategic buying decisions.
Use Cases

Mastering Procurement’s biggest challenges

Supplier Relationship Management

Evaluate and onboard new suppliers for long-lasting relationships with your vendors.
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Risk Mitigation

Identify current and relevant risk factors while securing second sources fast.
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Second Sourcing

Identify second source suppliers and ensure business continuity.
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Emergency Scouting

Beat a supply crisis with our powerful AI scout-to-source platform.
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Innovation Scouting

Free up valuable time to collaborate with innovative suppliers and reduce time to market.
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Sustainability

Gain holistic supplier insights to drive ethical buying decisions and take sustainability to a new level.
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