Avoid Overpaying for Outsourced Parts with Detailed Should Cost Information
How to Use Fact-Based Negotiation to Get the Best Price on Existing Components
Learn how to gather facts to negotiate the cost of your existing parts with your supplier in this guide to fact-based negotiation for manufacturers:
How to Collaborate with Suppliers to Reduce Product Costs
Product cost reduction doesn’t just happen at the design level. Use these tips to learn how to collaborate with your suppliers to reduce product costs.
Demo: aPriori for Sourcing
This short recording from our Cost Insight Conference 2020 demonstrates the basic principles of how aPriori can be used to drive savings and lower supply chain risks. CONNECT WITH US LinkedIn
Alstom Case Study
By collaborating with suppliers to configure aPriori’s digital factories to reflect each supplier’s cost structure, Alstom benefits from near-instant quotes without sacrificing accuracy.
Solar Turbines Case Study
Caterpillar Saves Over $1M in Less Than an Hour with aPriori
Caterpillar saves over $1M in one hour using aPriori. Listen to this short 2.5 minute video to learn how.
How to Use Digital Factories to Model Supply Chain Changes
The pandemic created disruptions that have paralyzed manufacturers and global supply chains. In this webinar, aPriori’s CEO, Stephanie Feraday, discusses how to keep your supply chains up and running.
How to Set and Achieve Cost Targets to Increase Profitability
tips and best practices that top manufacturing companies use to set and achieve product cost targets
Webinar: How to Win Business & Strengthen Relationships with Automated Quoting
Watch our webinar to learn how to: -Win more business by responding faster and with more certainty. -Become more strategic by using aPriori Design for Manufacturability capabilities to help customer
How to Conduct a Spend Analysis: Methodology in Detail
What is a manufacturing spend analysis? Follow this 7-step guide to evaluate your product costs and identify opportunities to save.
Alstom Saves 40% on Parts Using aPriori
Sebastien Girardot, aPriori Key User at Alstom, describes how Alstom saves 40% on parts using aPriori manufacturing costing software. Video recorded at aPriori's 2019 Cost Insight Conference.
When Should Buyers Conduct Reverse Auctions?
A reverse auction is used in sourcing between buyers and suppliers. Sellers compete to win the business of the buyer, rather than the other way around.
Are You Overpaying for Your Outsourced Parts?
Identify overpriced outsourced parts, negotiate optimal pricing, validate supplier quotes and achieve cost-reduction goals w/a product cost management platform. Download this white paper to learn more
Regional Data Libraries
This document describes aPriori's Regional Data Libraries, provides references to data sources, and explains the methodologies used in compiling that data.
GE Drives Culture Focused on Product Cost and Achieves a 9:1 ROI
Daniel Caratini, Exec Product Manager, Should Cost & Productivity at GE Global Research, describes why and how GE decided to drive a culture that is focused on product cost and shares some results.
Starting Point Digital Factories
Starting Point VPEs are the Virtual Production Environments from which customers start configuration in a production deployment. They provide benchmark estimates and manufacturing guidance.
How to Get Lean: Cost Saving Tips for Manufacturers
How can manufacturing companies control costs? From procurement professionals looking to optimize their supply chain, to product makers looking to improve profitability, this question is more...
The Anatomy of Product Cost
Having a better understanding of the True Economic Cost of a product will measurably benefit manufacturing organizations.
Manufacturing: Gaining a Competitive Advantage Through Cost Management Software
Cost engineers are always looking for ways to make processes more efficient while maintaining accurate cost analysis. Read how Soucy Int'l did that with aPriori's product cost management software.
Mike Wildt Presentation
Watch as long time sourcing professional, Michael Wildt, discusses best practices in implementing a product cost management system into a sourcing environment.