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Fujitsu Vendor Collaboration Suite


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Fujitsu Vendor Collaboration Suite

  1. 1. Fujitsu Consulting indIA - Vendor COllaboration SuiteFujitsuVendor Collaboration SuiteFujitsu Vendor Collaboration Suite (VCS) offers a best of breed technology framework to rapidly automatevendor facing business processes in a retail organization. The highly cost effective solution has the capabilityand comprehensive coverage to provide vendor access to all retail business functions from planning, buyingand merchandising to supply chain and finance.An increase in SKU’s, vendors, locations and transactions result Challenges and Actions for Retailersin increasing pressures on retail demand and supply chains. Shorter product lifecycles: Quicker response to demand volatilityThis calls for a close coordination between internal departmentsand vendors. These complex retail business operations require Lead time variability: Improve visibility from design to source to shelfrapid communication and collaboration across the value chain. Cost Overheads: Streamline processes and resource utilizationThis calls for a solution that can rapidly scale and adapt itself Information Management: Increase accuracy of operational datato a retailer’s business processes, organization structure and Productivity improvements: Reduce cost of operations through ITtechnology landscape.Fujitsu VCS Solution: Overview Fujitsu VCS Solution: Value Proposition and DifferentiatorsFujitsu VCS solution provides rapid automation, integration and secure Fujitsu VCS solution addresses the unique nature of the retailer vendorvendor access to complex retail business processes. The solution uses interactions by providing a visual development platform which allowsthe capabilities of a robust technology framework combined with retail automation and integration of processes and workflows, with zero codebusiness features to provide collaboration, visibility, accountability and deployment. Retail ready features of the solution, and a user basedconsistency in interactions between retailers and their vendors. pricing model, ensures retailers realise cost savings as their vendor base and number of business process grow.Fujitsu VCS helps retailers realize their business case faster with easy andrapid configuration of vendor facing retail workflows, business rules and The Fujitsu VCS solution provides retailers with the following benefits:organization structure. „„ Ease of Integration – Fujitsu VCS solution can be integrated with your technology landscape using multiple integration methods.Fujitsu VCS Solution: Key Functionalities „„ Scalability – Fujitsu VCS Solution is built to rapidly adapt to increase Retail Establish a retail enterprise hierarchy with category, in vendors, articles, transactions, processes, data elements and organization department and role based permissions for process integration points. structure areas. „„ Rapid Process Design – Fujitsu VCS Solution framework allows a Audit trails Comprehensive process and data level audit trail visual design of complex processes, business rules, data elements management. and user interface. Secure vendor Option to integrate with client’s identity „„ Comparatively Lower TCO – Fujitsu VCS Solution employs a pay per access management. Restricted access privileges to user model which is the lowest among other solutions available in external users. the market today. ERP integration Web service integration using adaptors, standards or Retailers who are already using portalware, ERP extensions or BPM proprietary services. can look towards extending their future needs through a seamless SLA adherence Configure SLA matrix for transaction escalation. integration with the Fujitsu VCS solution without disrupting current Dashboards Master and process specific graphical dashboards. technology landscape. Fujitsu VCS Solution: Business Benefits Retailer Vendor „„ Lower supply chain lead times „„ Maintain optimum inventory levels due to proactive replenishments „„ Improved cash flow and working capital management „„ Empowered vendor base and improved productivity „„ Lower total cost of ownership „„ Reduce days sales outstanding „„ Reduced administrative overheads and transaction errors „„ Reduced penalties due to consistently meeting service level targets „„ Accountability and audit friendly interactions with trading partners „„ Lower administrative costsPage 1 of 2
  2. 2. Fujitsu Consulting indIA - Vendor COllaboration Suite Fujitsu VCS Solution Components Fujitsu VCS SOLUTION SCOPE Retail Enterprise VCS Solution Systems On Premise or Cloud Hosting PROCESS AREAS Planning | Buying Configurable Merchandising Business Distribution | Promotions Secure Purchasing Processes, Form, Payables | Sales & Stock Data Elements, Access Supply Chain RETAIL READY FEATURES Financial Accounting Business Rules, Web Services SLA | Audit Trails | Dashboards Category Based Visibility | Email Alerts Retail Base INTEGRATION LAYER Web Services | Adapters Vendor Base RAPID DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK Email Server Process | Data Model | User Interface | Business Rules Identity Management Retail Integration • Standards Zero Code Middle Ware HOSTING INFRASTRUCTURE • EDI Deployment On Premise | Cloud • ERP Adaptors • Proprietary Solution Fit in Retail Value Chain The Fujitsu VCS solution functions as a retail collaboration medium by providing vendor access to the following business processes Planning Buying Distribution Point of Service Finance „„ Product Development „„ Vendor Onboarding „„ Advance Shipping Notice „„ POS Data „„ Invoice Visibility „„ Range Planning „„ Contract Management „„ Bill of Lading „„ Direct Store Delivery „„ E Payables „„ Assortment Planning „„ Item Onboarding & „„ Delivery Notes „„ Store Replenishment „„ Dynamic Discounting „„ Sales & Order Forecasting Updates „„ Supplier Returns „„ Store Returns „„ Claims „„ Shelf and Space Plans „„ Purchase Orders „„ DC Replenishment „„ Demographics and Store „„ Chargebacks „„ Product Information „„ Promotions „„ Shipment Tracking Event Data Management „„ Vendor Performance „„ Vendor Notifications „„ Sales and Stock ReportsBusiness Process Design Data Model Design Input Form Customizable DashboardsAbout FujitsuFujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutionsand services. Over 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape thefuture of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.5 trillion yen (US$54 billion) for the fiscal yearended March 31, 2012. For more information, please see find out how your business can benefit from Fujitsu services and solutions, e-mail to (HO) Noida Hyderabad Bangalore Middle EastA-15, MIDC Technology Park, A-207, 703/704, Aditya Trade #319, Bommanahalli, P.O. Box: 126893,Talwade, Sector-63, Center, Ameerpet, Hosur Road, Abu Dhabi,Pune 412114 Noida 201301 Hyderabad 500016 Bangalore 560068 United Arab EmiratesMaharashtra. India. Uttar Pradesh, India. Andhra Pradesh, India. Karnataka, India. Tel: +971 2 639 8744Tel: +91 20 2769 0001 Tel: +91 120 4610700 Tel.: +91 40 4022 0600 Tel: +80 412 67171 Fax: +971 2 639 8745Fax: +91 20 2769 2924 Fax: +91 120 4610723 / 24 Fax: +91 40 4022 0689 Fax: +80 412 67175FS0AS-12.0085Copyright© Fujitsu 2012. All rights reserved. No part of this document may be reproduced, stored or transmitted in any form without prior written permission of Fujitsu. Fujitsu endeavours to ensure that the information in thisdocument is correct and fairly stated, but does not accept liability for any errors or omissions. All other product, company and service names identified herein may be the trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.Page 2 of 2