Manufacturers across industries are consistently charged with reducing costs, introducing product innovation, achieving regulatory compliance, enhancing supplier performance and achieving strategic initiatives. The fundamental challenge is not whether the manufacturer should try to achieve the objectives, but how they can most effectively be accomplished.

The core solution to this challenge is to optimize the end to end source-to-pay process with a focus on improving speed, efficiency, control, and visibility. The successful automation of source-to-pay processes can help manufacturers to reduce costs, achieve regulatory compliance, enhance performance, and surpass strategic initiatives.

Source-to-pay automation offers the finely choreographed solution that manufacturers need to meet their strategic objectives. Through the elimination of process inefficiencies, reduced reliance on manual systems and resolution to poor productivity levels, procurement automation can and should be used by manufacturers.

The Definitive
Manufacturing Guide



Control Your Supply Chain with Better Spend Management


  • Shorten Procurement Cycle Times
  • Cost Reduction
  • Supply Chain Risk Management
  • Cash Management
  • Improve Operational Efficiency
  • Supplier enabled innovation

Ivalua’s Advanced Manufacturing Functionality


Realize Savings
& Conserve Cash
  • Cost Breakdown Analysis
  • BOM Centric Sourcing
  • Build-to-Order Sourcing
Automate End-
To-End Processes
  • NPI Management
  • Deeper Project Management
  • Assets and Tooling
  • Mass Supplier Deliveries
  • Raw Materials Price Data Variance across Plants
Enable Agility
& Innovation
  • Nightly Spend Data refreshes
  • Supplier Improvement Plans and Targets
  • Productivity Action Plans
Improve Control
& Lower Risk
  • Quality Management
  • Advanced Vendor & Item Master Management
  • Approved Supplier List by Plant & Commodity
  • Supplier Risk Profiles

Ivalua helps Manufacturing Companies Innovate

Ivalua customers see immediate and sustainable results


$2 Billion

Managed in direct and indirect spend by a leading automotive and aerospace company


In annual savings by a leading global tire manufacturer

12 legacy systems

Replaced by 1 platform across 330 sites and 34 countries by a leading provider of automotive engineering solutions

66000 Active Suppliers

and 330 Strategic suppliers proactively manage by a major automotive manufacturer

244 Columns

Per Sourcing Round by a leading appliance manufacturer

Proven – Reliable Partner for Manufacturers

Ivalua customers are among the leaders and top performers in their industries. Since 2000 they have been using our solutions to create sustainable value from automating end-to-end processes, improving control and lowering risks, and enabling agility and innovation.

Ivalua’s solution has proven to be extremely efficient in helping us manage complex sourcing processes and capture huge saving opportunities. We deployed the Ivalua solution rapidly and achieved ROI within a few weeks. We’re now looking forward to the next step of our partnership with the deployment of Ivalua’s SRM solution enabling visibility into our entire supplier network.

— Francesco Cantoni, Strategic Procurement and Supply Chain Manager Lucchini RS