|The ICE-Alert Purchasing
Productivity Toolbox has evolved considerably since it first came into
being over eight years ago. It now includes three major elements—each designed
to play a key role in the procurement process.
|Here’s how the ICE-Alert
Toolbox can contribute to your company’s productivity.
monthly report provides up-to-date analysis and data covering price, cost,
demand and margin trends in more than
440 U.S. manufacturing industries.
Staying informed of changing market conditions is the first step in spotting
emerging buying opportunities and hazards.
- ICE-Alert Quarterly
The ICE-Alert Quarterly
Forecast Database provides a forward look at where your supply chain is
headed. Forecasted concepts include indexes for average industry product prices,
per-unit manufacturing costs, and end market strength. These are the basic
building blocks that determine the balance of power between buyers and sellers
in the marketplace.
here to see a sample forecast table]
- BasicIQ Report
reports provide a rich and comprehensive look at almost any U.S. manufacturing
industry. These statistical reports help you to dissect supplier invoices
relative to industry benchmarks, highlight cost control concerns with vendors,
and understand the factors shaping changing demand trends. Each
report also includes an EXCEL database including over 60 different concepts.
That means if our charts and tables don’t get at exactly what you want, you
can build your own presentation.
here to download a free BasicIQ report]