Ensure success in Procurement

    with FACTON EPC Should Costing.

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    Procurement departments contribute significantly to profitability and corporate growth. For this contribution, it is necessary to be able to calculate increasingly more components in addition to the supplier comparison. With FACTON EPC Should Costing purchasers successfully implement their purchasing strategies. They efficiently prepare price analyses for purchased parts and conduct negotiations with suppliers on a reliable basis. The enterprise solution enables users to better identify cost-related risk factors in supply chains and develop negotiation strategies based on valid data.

    Identify Savings Potentials faster

    With FACTON EPC Should Costing prices for purchased parts can be determined and analyzed transparently and at any time. Users recognize saving potentials, define target costs for cost drivers and efficiently implement measures for cost optimization in the distribution of tasks across locations and departments.

    Determine costs optimally and reliably

    FACTON's purchasing solution offers reliable, external comparative data with integrated benchmark data. Users have direct access to a large amount of data records available on material, wage and overhead costs as well as machine data. Simulations and cost comparisons support the process of determining optimal costs.

    Obtain better negotiations results

    Purchasing and procurement use company-wide available data with FACTON EPC. With digital cost models they are able to calculate complex manufacturing technologies independently. Users accelerate processes with the EPC solution, work consistently with profound data, achieve cost transparency and can conduct negotiations at a common level.

    Read more about Enterprise Product Costing in procurement in our free white paper

    Best Practices

    News: Saving costs for purchased parts in the short term

    Find out how umlaut and FACTON can help companies to achieve price reductions of at least ten percent for individual components

    News: Saving costs for purchased parts in the short term

    White Paper: Should Costing

    Understand cost structures of suppliers and identify optimization potential.

    White Paper: Should Costing

    Webinar on Demand: Cost Models in Should Costing

    Learn in the webinar video how Purchasing benefits from the FACTON EPC Cost Model Designer.

    Webinar on Demand: Cost Models in Should Costing

    News: New Version 11 of FACTON EPC Should Costing

    Read more about using the FACTON EPC Cost Model Designer in our EPC Should Costing solution.

    News: New Version 11 of FACTON EPC Should Costing

    White Paper: Cost Engineering in Purchasing

    The method you need to secure profitability.

    White Paper: Cost Engineering in Purchasing

    News: Ford estimates costs with FACTON EPC Should Costing

    Find out why Ford Motor Company chose FACTON EPC Should Costing for calculating purchased parts.

    News: Ford estimates costs with FACTON EPC Should Costing

    Webinar on Demand: Highest Quality at the Best Price

    The webinar shows how cost engineers negotiate prices with suppliers on an equal footing.

    Webinar on Demand: Highest Quality at the Best Price

    White Paper: Benchmarking

    Identify optimization potential, sharpen competitive edge.

    White Paper: Benchmarking

    News: Renault-Nissan relies on FACTON EPC Should Costing

    Renault-Nissan uses FACTON’s EPC Should Costing solution for cost calculation of all purchased parts.

    News: Renault-Nissan relies on FACTON EPC Should Costing

    FACTON Customers

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    Your advantages at a glance

    • Rapid deployment
    • Maximum user-friendliness
    • Target-based costing
    • Integrated benchmark data
    • Transparent presentation of overhead costs
    • Consistent action management

    Based on the modern FACTON EPC platform

    • High scalability
    • Offline capability
    • Integrated reporting
    • Easy on-premises operation
    • Secure use in the cloud

    Manage your purchasing negotiations with FACTON EPC Should Costing to enhance your profitability, flexibility and competitiveness.