Ketera enables mid-sized businesses to automate their procurement process and make it efficient. Select your role below to see how Ketera meets your specific requirements.
As your business grows, your company procures more goods and services. Facing an increased workload in the purchasing department due to a rise in the number of requisitions and purchase orders being processed, you find the need to hire another purchasing associate. Ketera automates the purchasing process and makes it efficient, so you can grow your business without increasing your overhead. You can use the resulting savings to invest in another part of your business.
Ketera also helps you gain oversight and control over the purchasing process and helps you keep costs under control especially as you grow, by making sure that employees are buying approved products from approved suppliers at the best or contracted prices.
When you need to expand your business and budgets are limited, the Ketera Network can put you in touch with over 100,000 buyers instantly. Your company can join for free and also become a paid subscriber with access to all the opportunities in the network. For a minimal investment you get a maximum benefit. As a free member it's easy to publish your company profile and create a showcase for your products that will reach over 100,000 active buyers in the Ketera Network. Browse and examine all public RFPs and RFQs and get highly qualified leads at absolutely no cost. Once you become a subscribing member you can also respond to all the relevant RFQs and RFPs in the system, advertise and contact potential buyers directly to build your business and increase revenues.
Ketera automates and makes your purchasing process efficient, so your purchasing team can do more with the same headcount. ROI is very high, since your annual cost for the system is significantly lower than what it would cost to hire an additional person in purchasing.
Your finance employees also become more efficient, since Ketera significantly reduces the amount of time they are spending today on reconciling invoices with POs and receipts.
Finally, Ketera is very cost effective and is very likely to fit your budget.
By automating the process for purchasing products and and services, Ketera allows you to reduce the amount of time you spend every week to:
- Ensure timely approvals of requisitions
- Create and send POs to suppliers
- Communicate receipts to people who ordered the products
- Reconcile invoices with receipts and track exceptions
- Respond to PO status requests from employees
The Ketera system is extremely intuitive to use (provides retail shopping like web experience), so you and your team and can operate the system without needing much help from IT or without much training.
You want to ensure that your online purchasing system does not use up a lot of your time for initial implementation and then for ongoing upgrades, backups and maintenance.
Ketera's SaaS solution meets this requirement. You don't need to purchase any hardware or software, and once your company is using the system, Ketera performs all upgrades, backups and system management.