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Supplier Relationship Management

Total control and transparency

Achieving and maintaining Supply Chain Quality Excellence starts with selecting and working with great partners. 

CMX1's Supplier Relationship Management can help your team be more efficient and consistent in its approach to vendor management. Gain new efficiencies in how you vet and onboard suppliers, distributors, and other supply chain partners, and manage ongoing compliance and performance.

Partner information is always up-to-date through the use of monitoring, notifications, maintenance requests, and document management capabilities.

Experience the benefits

Reduce the cost, time, and manual work associated with managing vendors and maintaining their records over time. Automate the evaluation, approval, and onboarding of new suppliers and distributors. All your partner records remain accurate and up-to-date, and all relevant information for each partner and their facilities in your network in one centralized location.

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Keith Bone

“Our business is complex in that we need to navigate both food and supplement regulations. We ultimately selected CMX1 because of its breadth and depth of functionality. It addressed our needs without requiring customization. In all of our extensive research and evaluations, we didn’t see any other platform that came close or was as user-friendly as CMX1.”

Keith Bone Vice President of Supply Chain, Quality and Regulatory Operations at Bulletproof 360
Lindy

"CMX1 gives us the tools we need to provide better oversight of our suppliers, as well as a new level of integration, automation, and consistency that will allow us to scale our quality efforts as we continue to grow rapidly.”

Lindy Miller Sr. Director Supply Quality & Product Innovation at Bloomin’ Brands, Inc.
Byron Theodore Inspire Brands

“At Inspire, our purpose is to ignite and nourish flavourful experiences. That starts with serving great food that is sourced from best-in-class suppliers with quality systems in place to promote food safety. With its unique ability to manage and bring visibility across multiple brands, CMX1 is designed to do the heavy lifting by centralizing data, decreasing paper, and enabling automation to ensure our suppliers are meeting our expectations and standards as we scale."

Byron Theodore Senior Director, Global Quality Assurance for Inspire Brands
Keith Bone

“Our business is complex in that we need to navigate both food and supplement regulations. We ultimately selected CMX1 because of its breadth and depth of functionality. It addressed our needs without requiring customization. In all of our extensive research and evaluations, we didn’t see any other platform that came close or was as user-friendly as CMX1.”

Keith Bone Vice President of Supply Chain, Quality and Regulatory Operations at Bulletproof 360
Lindy

"CMX1 gives us the tools we need to provide better oversight of our suppliers, as well as a new level of integration, automation, and consistency that will allow us to scale our quality efforts as we continue to grow rapidly.”

Lindy Miller Sr. Director Supply Quality & Product Innovation at Bloomin’ Brands, Inc.
Byron Theodore Inspire Brands

“At Inspire, our purpose is to ignite and nourish flavourful experiences. That starts with serving great food that is sourced from best-in-class suppliers with quality systems in place to promote food safety. With its unique ability to manage and bring visibility across multiple brands, CMX1 is designed to do the heavy lifting by centralizing data, decreasing paper, and enabling automation to ensure our suppliers are meeting our expectations and standards as we scale."

Byron Theodore Senior Director, Global Quality Assurance for Inspire Brands

Features to get onboard with

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Visibility and Control

All your supply chain master data - contacts, locations, products, contracts, audits, certifications, documents, and related records are organized and accessible in a single system. Data is maintained and always kept up-to-date through tasks, notifications, workflows, collaboration with partners, document management capabilities, and API integrations with other applications in your environment.

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Intelligent Forms and Workflow Automation

Streamline and automate the registration of new Suppliers and Distributors by capturing all the pertinent information about their capabilities, contacts, and documents , including the execution of legal documents needed to become an approved vendor for your company.

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Work Orchestration and Collaboration

Each step for collecting, evaluating, or approving is automated which ensures your processes are followed and decisions are made by SMEs. Collaborate across departments and with partners and utilize alerts, notifications, and escalations to meet critical deadlines.

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Total Quality Management

Before approval, ensure suppliers meet your brand standards and regulatory requirements by evaluating facility audits , product tests and evaluations, nutritional and allergen declarations, packaging details, and more. When approval requirements or product specifications change, CMX1 automatically requests the appropriate information updates from your partners to remain approved and compliant.

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Ingredient Sourcing & Multi-Tier Mapping

Go beyond Tier 1, where most of your risk is likely to be, and utilize CMX1's Ingredient Sourcing to identify, map, and track your supplier's suppliers. Multi-Tier mapping provides critical country of origin tracking and capabilities beyond the normal "one up, one down" model for managing risk.

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