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GradeCard® Supplier Performance Management System
LLMS – Lyons Laboratory Management System
GPM – Global Performance Monitoring System
GradeCard® is a fully comprehensive enterprise software system that tracks, measures and evaluates supplier performance across quality, delivery, and service. GradeCard® provides a unique comprehensive, objective, and quantitative report of supplier performance. This analysis enables an effective collaborative process in which a company works with its suppliers to enhance performance and decrease costs.

GradeCard® works with virtually any installed legacy or ERP system, using automated data collection and analysis techniques to build a comprehensive supplier performance measurement database. With the addition of minimal manually entered delivery/quality/service information, GradeCard® provides powerful data analysis and numerous reports, using an intuitive, graphical user interface. While most other systems take months and, in some cases, years, to install, GradeCard®, can be up and running in two weeks after development of the data interface.

GradeCard® is easily customized to a company’s unique needs. Measurement criteria can be modified and relative weights assigned to quality, delivery and service can be changed. GradeCard® is non-disruptive to existing information systems, and GradeCard® only downloads from existing systems – since it never uploads to existing systems, a company’s data integrity is never at risk. A GradeCard® license allows an unlimited number of users.
GradeCard® also allows suppliers remote access to their real-time information, in a secure environment. Therefore, suppliers can monitor their performance and identify for themselves where they need to improve in order to meet the goals that have been established.

GradeCard® ensures the timely integration of corporate information, provides consistency of performance measurement, and includes the tools needed to minimize negative supplier impact on corporate finances and operations. The benefit is immediate improvement to cash flow and bottom line profits. The Aberdeen Group states that companies that implement formal Supplier Performance Measurement systems see an improvement in supplier performance that averages 26.6%.
Shows a clear relationship to profitability
Is aimed at strategic goals
Delivers a short and demonstrable ROI
Is easily implemented
Provides a benefit not already available through existing resources
Does not require major, upfront spending
Is not disruptive to existing IT systems or business operations
Both customers hosted and Lyons ASP hosted solutions are available.
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