|February 2, 2002
Lyons Information Systems
Breaks New Ground, announces GradeCard® Supplier
Performance Measurement System
|GradeCard® is a fully
comprehensive, enterprise software system that measures supplier
performance across quality, delivery, and service levels,
providing the tools for successful Supplier Performance Management.
The product works with virtually any installed legacy or
ERP system, using automated data collection and analysis
techniques to build a comprehensive supplier performance
measurement data base. With the addition of minimal delivery/quality/service
information, GradeCard® provides powerful
data analysis and numerous reports, using an intuitive, graphical
By tracking, measuring, and evaluating supplier performance,
GradeCard® enables cost reduction methods
and becomes a mitigating force on profit leaks, caused by
quality problems. GradeCard's® unique competitive
advantage is that it is the only product in the industry
that provides a comprehensive, objective, and quantitative
report of supplier performance, along with an effective change-process,
which is based on the results.
The benefit is immediate improvement to cash flow and bottom
Companies no longer feel overwhelmed in dealing with analyzing
large amounts of data, untimely reports, or resource constraints.
GradeCard® ensures the timely integration
of corporate information, consistency of performance measurement,
the tools needed to minimize negative suppler impact on corporate
finances and operations.
GradeCard® provides a proven solution to one
of the most overlooked and widely ignored components of the