Industrial manufacturing in times of volatility

Global competition in the manufacturing 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 teams 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

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more suppliers

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lower supply prices

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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
"With scoutbee we have the possibility to find new suppliers globally in a very efficient way. The quantity but especially the quality of the results were impressive and supported the purchasing department in its role as value creator at SEW."
Klaus Binder
Klaus Binder
Lead Purchaser, SEW
"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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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 a 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.