Balancing supply availability with tighter cost controls

Most asset intensive industry organizations strive to maximize working capital. Optimizing demand, inventory levels, contracts and purchasing agreements can all contribute to major savings across the organization and directly impact the bottom line. Ellipse supply chain management enables organizations to balance the competing goals of maximizing the availability of parts and other supplies while minimizing the capital tied up in inventory holdings.
Ellipse offers a user-definable framework of parameters to establish and maintain inventory and procurement policies, automate the replenishment of stores and optimize warehouse and supplier management. All business processes typically performed in the purchase-to-pay function are fully automated, supported by complete visibility of transactions along the entire value chain. Built to collaborate with ABB’s other procurement tools, Ellipse supply chain management extends purchasing and inventory capabilities beyond the enterprise to facilitate seamless information exchange with trading partners of any size