Optimization easily benefits wide-ranging indirect spend categories.
The category of indirect materials and services is massively diverse in its needs. From professional services to MRO and equipment, many of these areas are ripe for optimization to find new savings and quality improvements.
With a focus on usability, adoption, and scale, Keelvar helps optimization touch more spends than ever before.
MRO (Maintenance, Repair, Operations)
Marketing and advertising services
Professional services: Legal, finance, HR, travel
Office supplies and equipment
IT and telecom equipment and services
Uniforms, PPE, and other personnel supplies
Facility care services: janitorial, landscaping, waste removal
Security equipment and services
Construction, Engineering, HVAC
Utilities and energy and more
Scalability to handle smaller bids to large-scale RFPs with 100s of SKUs, 10K+ suppliers, and 1 million+ bid data points.
Optimization features and usability get more spends and sourcing decisions under management.
A supplier-friendly flexible bidding experience improves price compression, creative offers, and quality.
Localized suppliers and geographic coverage
Minimum or maximum suppliers
Incumbency preferences or weighting
Other stakeholder preferences
Alternative offers to specifications
Volume, tiered, or bundled discounts
Variable or added fees
Detailed pricing breakdowns
Geographic price differences
Sustainable and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) sourcing factors
Minimum order quantities
Contract and payment term options
Ease of event creation from the upload of existing
Speed in launching mini-RFPs and auctions
Ease of event lifecycle management and auto-piloting
Flexible bid data collection
Supplier bid data validation
Supplier traffic light feedback
Flexible, robust cost modeling
Ease of reviewing bids and comparison of award scenarios