|Collaborative Product Design|
|Integrate with design systems, like Adobe Illustrator, to create and maintain technical specifications|
|Collaborate internally or with raw material and finished goods suppliers on design ideas, such as new materials or colors|
|Establish consolidation and precedence rules in case of duplicates|
|Build and share detailed Bill of Materials (BOM) data with suppliers for costing and production|
|Improve data flow upstream and downstream across all departments to streamline processes and improve communications|
|Facilitate product spec reuse with models|
|Faster and more accurate implementation of ideas with BOM collaboration|
|Ease the pain of spec changes with version comparison|
|Improve process management with a time & action calendar|
Collaborative Product Design
Issues and Challenges
Leading organizations are constantly striving to differentiate their products in the marketplace with new and innovative materials, colors, features, and designs. In today’s competitive environment, it is difficult for design teams to develop fresh products and quickly deliver to the market.
During the journey from new product innovation to the final physical product, often called commercialization, companies must share accurate product specifications and information with a variety of suppliers without confusion and delays. Close collaboration is required between all parties involved in designing, commercialization, and building products, something that few organizations and information technology platforms support today.
How Amber Road Can Help
Supply Chain Collaboration
Today, supply chain collaboration between buyers and their overseas vendors is usually conducted with an unending merry-go-round of Excel documents, emails, last minute changes and zero visibility into the real-time status of orders and shipments.
We change that by providing a cloud-based platform that all parties access across the supply chain.
“Automated solutions can improve fragmented and error-prone processes to control buy-side costs, define pricing policies, and prepare and deliver differentiated customer proposals.”
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