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Procurement software development

Accelerate your supply chain and procurement management with the best custom software development services. Increase the functionality of your logistics and transportation with advanced features.

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We are right here to provide your company with the best procurement software dedicated to transportation, logistics, and supply chain operations. Get multiple advantages and grow your business with agile technology.

Rate management

Get customized cost management functionality with dynamic rate management capabilities. Easily update and manage rates. Get a professional comparative analysis of carriers and rates. Control of carriers' fuel costs, LTL rates and ancillary costs.Ensure accurate and competitive pricing in an ever-changing logistics and transportation environment.

Freight calculator

Take advantage of the advanced freight calculator in our custom ordering software, which takes into account factors such as distance, weight, loading, and shipment characteristics. This feature provides accurate real-time freight cost calculations, promoting transparency and accuracy in financial planning.

Carrier benchmarking

Evaluate carrier performance based on key metrics. Include delivery time, reliability, and profitability in your analyses. This feature enables you to make data-driven decisions. You can optimize carrier relationships to increase logistics efficiency.

Contract management - document management

Centralize contract management with a robust system that includes dedicated digital document management for carriers and shippers. Easily organize, retrieve, and track important documents. Secure your business by ensuring compliance and facilitating seamless collaboration.

Green procurement

Integrate sustainable practices into your procurement process. Our custom software could make it easy to identify and select environmentally friendly suppliers and materials. Comply with global standards that are in line with green policies.

Purchase order management

Streamline your order flow with comprehensive order management. Get custom software features that enable you to track orders, manage approvals, and ensure a smooth process from requisition to delivery. Start by reducing errors and increasing efficiency.

Freight tendering

Simplify the freight tendering process by creating a transparent and competitive tendering environment. Send EDI and receive and evaluate bids from various carriers. Optimize costs and collaboration with logistics partners with this feature of our custom software.

Optimize shipments

Optimize routes and shipment schedules to minimize costs and improve overall transportation efficiency. Use our software's data analytics features to identify the most cost-effective and timely routes. Benefit from reduced fuel consumption and lower environmental impact. Integrate the system into your bidding process to get the best carrier and freight forwarder suited to your needs.

Analytics, KPIs for procurement

Use advanced analytics tools from our custom software feature to get insightful data on your procurement processes. Analyze historical procurement trends. Get information on supplier performance and cost fluctuations to make informed decisions and optimize purchasing strategies.

Integrations

Seamlessly integrate your software with transportation management systems (TMS), warehouse management systems (WMS), and document management systems. Integration of our custom sourcing software improves internal collaboration by providing a unified platform for logistics, transportation, and warehouse teams. You can foster better communication and streamline processes by enabling your employees to use the software best suited to their needs.

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Truck owners assistance application

An Android and iOS application, as well as Web portal development for truckers and trucking businesses. The software would streamline payment and documentation submission while supporting cargo pick-up and delivery processes.
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United States
Duration
2018-ongoing
Service
CTOaaS & Digital Transformation
Industry
Logistics & Transportation
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Industries

We provide the best procurement management software for several industries according to our niche. We are experts in software development who focus on selected business areas.

Logistics

Connect your logistics operations with data-driven decision-making. Get inventory purchasing software in a single solution to streamline your warehouse and distribution operations. Integrate analytics to better address economic challenges in your market. Minimize costs while maintaining superior performance.

Transportation

Hit the road with a carrier and freight solution that streamlines transportation operations and planning. Gain unlimited control with a holistic view of the entire transportation asset landscape from a single platform. Make smart choices when selecting a business partner for shipping and delivery.

Supply Chain

Plan your network and estimate shipments with informed supply chain decisions. Learn more about your carriers and plan multiple routes at a lower cost within the order and shipment management platform. Control shipping rates, minimize lead times and support process adaptability by enabling data-driven decisions.

Why Adexin

A unique symbiosis of education and practical experience helps our custom logistics software development company solve customer tasks at the highest possible quality level.

Adexin Tools

We are working on creating our own IP, which accumulates our industrial and technical expertise in the form of ready-made codebase. Adexin Tools helps us start new projects more efficiently. It includes solutions for data management and outdoor tracking.

Expert group

Through Expert Group, you can get access to our top specialists and turn to them for assistance in any matter. A one-stop way to have all your questions answered and concerns addressed!

Industrial focus and education

We are on a constant lookout for ways to improve our workflow and deepen our expertise. By being aware of the most recent technology developments, we stay on top of the market and participate in its growth. We adopt innovations that will benefit our clients and their projects, help us improve our operations, and ensure even higher consumer satisfaction.

Effective process

Adexin is recognized as one of the top software developers in supply chain, logistics and transportation globally by Clutch. Our experts always work with the client's needs in mind, sticking to their main objectives and preferences. Our hard work and consistency in all business processes ensure our clients receive high-quality solutions.

Scalable solutions

Modern software needs to be built with scalability in mind. Our logistics software solutions provide scalability options for maximum revenue increase at a minimal additional cost. Our skilled developers build software that can be easily adjusted and enriched with additional features in the future.

Full-stack software development

Full-stack teams are capable of working on many different facets of web and mobile app development, which means they can help advance your business and increase revenue for your firm. Moreover, you'll get improved customer service, quicker time-to-market, higher efficiency, and improved scalability.

Adjustable process

Hired a small development team and want to expand it? Require the addition of new features? Adexin is happy to adjust the initiated process to your demands. We offer flexible contracts to make sure your changing needs are accounted for at every stage of our collaboration.

Cloud-based solutions

Cloud technology is an on-demand, self-service environment. It is essential to achieving end-to-end digital transformation. Cloud-based solutions help lower costs, increase performance, and provide more options for innovation. Increased agility and flexibility also come with cloud access. These two qualities are essential to satisfy a customer and industry expectations.

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How custom procurement management system can help

We offer custom procurement software development services with many benefits for your company. Acquiring software tailored exactly to your company's needs reduces the risk of non-compliance. It enables you to deal with economic challenges through seamless operation and, at the same time, provides a more flexible and efficient procurement process.

Reduce costs through automation

Procurement management software automates various tasks. This reduces manual errors and labor costs associated with administrative activities. This leads to a significant overall cost reduction but also improves operational efficiency. You will be able to free up valuable human resources for more strategic activities in the organization.

Improved operational efficiency

Customized order management software significantly improves operational efficiency. You can provide a smoother workflow in the procurement process to your administrative staff. This increase in efficiency results in faster decision-making and a more flexible procurement process.

Improved regulatory compliance

Acting as a compliance control system, the custom software feature automates oversight of company policies and purchasing procedures. In this way, you can ensure strict compliance with established regulations and internal guidelines. Here's how you can automate compliance monitoring while ensuring a standardized and transparent purchasing environment.

Real-time insight into expenses

Purchasing software provides access to real-time expense control, enabling organizations to see trends and patterns. In fact, it can facilitate more informed and strategic purchasing decisions. You can gain the ability to quickly access comprehensive spending information and make more proactive decisions.

Better supplier management

Software plays a key role in improving supplier management. You can gain access to tools to assess supplier performance. We help you maintain a comprehensive database to increase transparency and improve decision-making. A streamlined supplier management framework promotes transparency and risk mitigation.

Better collaboration

Our software can enable your company to communicate better externally and internally. Staff can improve coordination between procurement teams, departments, and potential suppliers. Our software serves as a centralized hub for effective information sharing. This improved collaboration ensures that everyone involved in the procurement process is on the same page.

Proactive risk reduction

Risk reduction is an essential part of any business, so our custom software identifies and mitigates potential issues such as supplier fraud or product quality concerns. A risk reduction strategy is critical to maintaining the integrity of the procurement function.

Better cost control with rate management

Integrating rate management into our software results in strategic benefits for your organization. This feature enables you to systematically manage and optimize your pricing structures. You can ensure cost-effective procurement processes based on market trends and business requirements.

Main steps for the top procurement management system development

We answer your business management needs with customized software solutions for procurement.

  • 1

    Understanding needs

    1 week

    This step usually includes a series of meetings between you and our teams to discuss your business needs and pains. Also, we suggest signing an NDA to protect your sensitive information.

  • 2

    Solution and estimation

    1 week

    When requirements are clear enough, our team of experts determines the best suitable solution and provides a rough estimation of required time and resources, based on their extensive experience.

  • 3

    Project planning

    1 week

    When we understand the scope of the project, we will jointly plan the budget, timeline, and team structure. Also, this phase includes drafting an official agreement.

  • 4

    Phase 1.0

    ~3-12 months

    Adexin strongly recommends determining which functions and features of the new software are critical for the business and need to be implemented and tested in the first place. This phase can also be called the MVP phase. Usually, we follow the Kanban methodology during logistics software development. This gives the project flexible planning, fast output, clear focus, and transparency during the development cycle. We apply a Full picture reporting approach to make sure all parties are clear about the progress. This approach includes each team member's daily status reports, the whole team's weekly reports, biweekly demos, and monthly invoicing.

  • 5

    Phase 1.0 test

    ~1-2 months

    Getting the initial feedback from real users is very important. Having an MVP helps you to test your assumptions and business model. It allows you to really understand how users use the software, what should be added, and what needs to be fixed.

  • 6

    Phase 2.0 and more

    as much as needed

    Congrats, your first test showed that the project is promising and worth expanding. We will be glad to continue working on your project and grow together. The next phases can contain advanced features, additional functions, and logic requested by your users.

As a market-leading procurement management software development company, we prioritize meeting our customers' procurement, transportation, and supply chain logistics needs. As such, our commitment to continuous improvement ensures the delivery of excellent procurement software solutions. We guarantee our customers that they will receive personalized care and a solution that meets their precise needs for all procurements.

Based on this customer-centric approach, we provide support that enables companies to seamlessly adapt to changing market dynamics. The inherent flexibility of our purchasing management software allows us to dynamically adjust specifications and redirect projects as needed. Adexin provides dedicated teams that focus on developing the best digital tools for procurement processes that seamlessly evolve with unique requirements.

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FAQ

Use this section to get answers to frequently asked questions related to purchasing management software. Learn more about dedicated services for custom software. Get value-added information on what will help your business be more profitable.

What is procurement software?

Purchasing software is a highly specialized tool designed to streamline and automate purchasing and evaluation processes. It allows an organization to acquire goods and services intelligently. The software is a key component of supply chain management and helps organizations effectively manage the entire procurement lifecycle. It streamlines acquiring goods and services from the most reliable and cost-effective suppliers. It also provides a systematic and organized approach to purchasing, reducing errors and increasing accountability. It allows the company to increase efficiency, transparency, and cost control.

What are the features of procurement management software?

Purchasing software plays a key role in the acquisition of goods and services by organizations, functioning as a key component of effective supply chain, transportation, and logistics management. The software has features that enable organizations to seamlessly navigate the entire purchasing lifecycle. Key attributes of purchasing software include:


Sourcing and Supplier Management
Purchasing software helps identify, evaluate, and manage suppliers.


Purchase order management
Facilitates the creation, approval, and tracking of purchase orders.


Contract management
Purchasing software helps create, manage, and monitor supplier contracts.


E-procurement
Many solutions enable electronic procurement, allowing for online requisitioning, approval, and ordering.


Inventory management
Some procurement software includes features to monitor and manage inventory levels.


Integration with legacy systems
Integration with legacy systems used in an organization. It could be legacy ERP, WMS, TMS, DMS, etc.

Which software is used in procurement?

Logistics, supply chain, and transportation organizations often use custom software and commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software to meet their specific needs.


Custom software
Custom procurement software is tailored to the unique requirements of a specific organization. It is designed and developed based on specific business processes, priorities, and workflows. This approach allows for a highly personalized solution that is precisely tailored to the organization's purchasing strategy. Custom software can benefit an organization with specific, complex purchasing processes that generic solutions may not fully address. It is also the most suitable solution for small and medium-sized businesses that want to generate lower costs from the very beginning of their operations.


Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) software
On the other hand, COTS software refers to off-the-shelf solutions available on the market. These off-the-shelf solutions are developed for a wide range of industries and companies. They offer standard features and functionality that can be adopted without customization. COTS software is often quite cost-effective and faster to implement.

What is freight procurement and rate management software?

Freight rate management software is a dedicated tool designed to streamline and optimize the processes involved in acquiring freight services and managing freight rates and shipping charges. This type of software is crucial for freight forwarding organizations because it helps them effectively deal with the complexities of freight procurement and rate negotiation. Here are the key aspects of this software:


Freight procurement
Helps with carrier selection through the software's features. It facilitates the identification and selection of suitable carriers based on various criteria such as cost, reliability, and service quality. Cargo management also allows you to manage bids. It streamlines the bidding process and enables organizations to request quotes from carriers. This helps companies evaluate proposals and make informed decisions in the long run.


Rate management
The software feature helps negotiate and secure beneficial freight rates with carriers. It optimizes the cost of freight forwarding services. You can also start with contract management, which helps manage contracts and agreements with carriers. You can ensure the highest level of compliance with negotiated terms.

How do you develop procurement management software?

Developing a procurement management system can be a breakthrough. It eliminates cumbersome paper-based processes and supports strong supplier relationships. Regardless of whether you handle invoices in the financial tech sector, manage inventory for your warehouse, and plan your supply chain, you need to tackle the challenges of e-commerce. A procurement management system is a must. Here are the steps crucial for the development procurement management system:


Project planning
Define project goals and objectives. Identify stakeholders and gather requirements.


Research and Analysis
Conduct market research for existing solutions. Analyze competitor software and industry trends.


System design
Create a detailed system architecture. Define data models and relationships.


Development
Choose a suitable technology stack. Develop core functionalities, including procurement workflow, document digitization, and supplier management.


Testing
Conduct thorough testing of the software. Perform unit testing, integration testing, and user acceptance testing.


Deployment
Deploy the procurement management software in the production environment.


Integrations
Integrate the software with other relevant systems (ERP, document management software, etc.).


Training of users
Develop training materials and documentation. Conducting user training sessions. Provide training to end-users on how to use the system effectively.


Monitoring and maintenance
Implementing tools to monitor system performance. Update software regularly to fix bugs and add new features.


Feedback and iteration
Collect feedback from users and stakeholders. Analyze software performance against initial goals.

How does procurement management software development help manage the supply chain?

Procurement management software automates and optimizes various aspects of the procurement process in supply chain management. Here's how the software is tailored to the different stages of supply chain management:


Planning
The software helps forecast demand using predictive analytics and real-time data. This provides accurate and timely forecasts. This leads to better procurement planning and negotiating favorable purchasing terms.


Procurement
Procurement management software streamlines the entire purchasing cycle, from analysis and supplier selection to negotiation, ordering, and invoicing. It helps automate such steps as collecting information about suppliers. You can evaluate the bidding system and ultimately generate time savings and cost reductions.


Distribution and logistics
The software simplifies efficient distribution and logistics. It ensures that necessary materials are ordered on time and at optimal prices. It contributes to efficient operations in organizing warehousing, transportation, and on-time deliveries within the supply chain.

How can you improve your transportation operation with custom procurement software?

To streamline transportation operations with customized procurement software, you can consider the following ways:


Streamlined procurement processes
Customized procurement software can automate and streamline the process of ordering transportation services. This allows you to efficiently select a carrier, negotiate terms and conditions, and generally manage procurement processes.


Fast carrier selection
Implementing a customized procurement system in your operations can enable dynamic carrier selection based on real-time data. This feature allows you to select carriers that offer the best rates and optimal routes. In fact, it considers the ever-changing landscape, which is influenced by factors such as fuel prices and geopolitical events.


Cost optimization
Integrating procurement software with other systems, such as TMS, WMS, and DMS, provides insight into transportation costs and performance metrics. This data allows for continuous analysis and cost optimization. Simply put, it helps the company adjust to fluctuations in fuel prices and defend against inflation and other economic factors.

How do you implement procurement management software?

Implementing procurement management software involves several key steps to ensure seamless integration with business processes. Here is a step-by-step guide based on the information provided:


Assess your requirements
Start by understanding your company's specific procurement needs. Identify challenges and inefficiencies in your current procurement processes that the software can solve.


Select a vendor
Research and select a procurement management software vendor that meets your company's requirements.


Customize
Work with the selected software vendor to customize a solution based on your company's unique purchasing processes.


User training
Provide comprehensive training to your procurement team and other stakeholders.


Data migration
If you are transitioning from manual or existing procurement systems. Plan and execute the migration of relevant data to the new software.


Integration
Integrate the procurement management software with other relevant systems, such as finance and inventory management.


Testing
Conduct thorough testing before fully implementing the software.
Pilot or MVP implementation
Initially deploy the software on a smaller scale, such as in a specific department or for a specific type of procurement.


Deployment
Once the pilot phase is successful, proceed with a full-scale implementation of the procurement management software across the organization.
Continuous improvement
Regularly review and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) related to the procurement process.

What are the benefits of procurement management software?

Procurement management software offers several benefits that help streamline the procurement process. Here are some key advantages:


Cost savings
Powerful procurement management software helps organizations identify cost-saving opportunities.


Time efficiency
Automating purchasing processes, such as supplier identification, quotation requests, and order processing, saves purchasing professionals time.


Increased accuracy
Automation minimizes manual data entry errors and reduces the risk of inaccuracies in purchasing-related documentation.


Improved visibility
Procurement management software provides real-time visibility into the procurement process.


Better relationships with suppliers
Effective supplier identification and management functions help build strong relationships with suppliers.


Compliance management
Purchasing management software helps ensure that purchasing processes comply with regulatory requirements and company policies.


Centralized data storage
All procurement-related information, including contracts, purchase orders, and communications, is stored centrally in the software.

What are the costs of custom procurement management software?

Custom order management software costs can vary widely depending on several factors. Here are the key factors affecting cost:


Scope
The scope and complexity of customized order management software will have a significant cost impact.


Integration
If the procurement management software requires integration with existing systems, such as ERP, WMS, DMS, TMS, or accounting software, the complexity of the integration can affect the cost.


Implementation
The cost of implementing customized purchasing management software and providing user training is an important factor.


Ongoing support and maintenance
Once implemented, ongoing support and maintenance are essential to ensure the smooth operation of the software.


Development in-house team vs. outsourcing custom software development
Buying an in-house development team or outsourcing development services can have cost implications.

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