Capture savings, fulfill orders on demand, and maximize cash flow.

Limiting risk within any supplier network requires a limited number of trusted partners. As any supply chain manager knows, reducing the number of suppliers means reducing management and complexity — leaving more time to invest in the right relationships to ensure both parties are receiving the highest possible value.

Leverage the buying power of RRD and put our global relationships to work for you.

  • Supplier evaluation and selection
  • Material sourcing and planning
  • VMI (Vendor-Managed Inventory) programs
  • Continuity of supply
  • Supplier quality
  • Warehousing

Optimized Commodity Sourcing

Our global procurement team leverages a proven framework for rigorous supplier evaluation, selection and monitoring. By progressively building a high-quality, approved vendor listing (AVL), our vendor-managed inventory (VMI) program and daily execution delivers the flexibility for supply to meet demand.

Component supplier evaluation
Working capital enhancements to extend the cash-to-cash cycle and ensure scalability

Material sourcing and planning
Uniform quality for critical product and kit components with rapid deployment

Procurement and inventory ownership
Ensures product and kit performance meets published standards

Inbound shipment and warehouse delivery
Confirms quantity to meet production demand, within specific geographies

Materials management in complex environments

We leverage a fully integrated software suite which incorporates the management of inventory, product planning, product data management, procurement, logistics integration and fulfillment. Our proprietary demand planning tools offer a more effective forecasting and inventory planning process, allowing us to intelligently position materials to ensure continuity of supply.

  • Globally integrated supply chain systems for execution
  • Centralized order management and any-channel fulfillment and distribution
  • Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs) across multiple geographies
  • Management of inventory and working capital, with real-time visibility
  • Expiration date management
  • Inbound/outbound transit times and logistics
  • Lot Integrity and Inventory Management with end-to-end traceability
  • SN/ESN (Serial Number/Electronic Serial Number) tracking with all warehousing and distribution activities
  • Reverse logistics, including product recalls, Return Material Advisory (RMA) numbers, quarantined products pending documented disposition and inventory balancing

Warehousing & Inventory Management

Save space and reduce warehousing cost by leveraging RRD’s national distribution and warehousing network. We house items with full carton storage, materials management, and logistics support.

Consistently manage inventory across the globe and fulfill custom orders based on individual site or customer needs with pick and pack, full carton, and print-on-demand items.

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Your sourcing opportunity roadmap

We deploy proven models to help capture program savings, while supporting open-market bidding, maintaining supplier profiles, and leveraging analytic insights.

We help you answer the big questions:

  • Where are my biggest cost-saving opportunities?
  • What items are best suited for conversion to on-demand versus in-stock?
  • What materials should be standardized?
  • Which materials have alternatives with greater availability?
  • Which items can be ordered together to reduce production costs?
  • Who are my highest performing suppliers?
  • What items require regulatory or compliance approval?
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Case Study

Smartphone Accessory Manufacturer’s Seamless Coordination Across Global Supply Chain

RRD’s vertically integrated services improve client’s flexibility in responding to channel demand.

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