Traverse Systems Solutions Improve Supplier/Vendor Performance

The Traverse System Platform drives a unified understanding of your entire supply chain. The platform aggregates data from disparate systems and provides a holistic understanding of your operations so that nothing is left to chance. Traverse Systems is led by an interdisciplinary team of supply chain professionals that understand today’s supplier performance challenges. Since 2000, Traverse Systems has served some of the world’s most respected brands including CVS, Burlington Stores, Michaels, Tractor Supply, Kohl’s and more.

Traverse Systems Solutions Offered by RPE

Traverse Systems Platform

As the leading supplier performance management solution, the Traverse Platform ensures merchandise execution plans are successful. Through a combination of software and professional services, our solutions automate the supplier compliance process and provide end-to-end supply chain visibility to the purchase order lifecycle.

The Traverse Platform automates key enterprise departments and tasks including:

 Merchandising

  • Supplier on-time and in full monitoring
  • Trouble shipment tracking and visibility
  • Standard and custom supplier scorecards

 Supplier/Vendor Relations

  • Auto e-mailed nightly performance exceptions with photo documentation
  • Hosting capabilities for supplier requirements guides and training videos
  • Consistent data sharing to unify suppliers, merchants and operations

 Transportation / Distribution Center

  • Capture trouble shipments rapidly via tablets or phones
  • Advance Ship Notices (ASN) performance monitoring to ensure merchandise flow
  • Transportation Management Solutions (TMS) to minimize freight expense

Finance/Accounts Payable

  • Automated chargeback calculation, deduction and notification
  • Automated debits and credits via AP interface
  • System of record for faster chargeback research & resolution

 Suppliers

  • 24/7 self-service access to performance information via the supplier portal
  • Monthly training sessions and on demand help videos
  • Supplier documentation and dispute management tools

Why Choose RPE Solutions and Traverse Systems

Now more than ever, supply chain execution is important to retailers’ overall success. Rapidly assimilating performance information from key departments and sharing with stakeholders (both internal and external) is critical to resolving supply chain inefficiencies and improving merchandise flow. Create a more consistent, predictable and ultimately more profitable supply chain with a wide range of products and services from RPE and Traverse Systems. Contact us for more information.