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coins e-Catalogue Centre (CeCC) is a web-based tool that drives
transaction efficiencies by ensuring that real-time, complete product and
pricing information is at the buyer’s fingertips.

The electronic catalogue integrates into existing        KEY BUSINESS PROCESSES
procurement applications through a standard
                                                         coins e-Catalogue Centre supports key
routine that drops the details into your orders,
                                                         procurement business processes:
which can then be sent to suppliers at the click of
a button.                                                n The e-Catalogue can be seamlessly accessed
                                                            from within your Purchase Order session.
The coins e-Catalogue Centre saves time and
                                                         n No additional usernames or passwords are
cost by reducing product selection errors and price
                                                            required by end-users.
mismatches. Benefits can be measured through
                                                         n The user builds a ‘basket’ of products.
operational performance, supplier cost-to- serve
and potentially closer supplier-buyer relationships.     n Search by product description, manufacturer,
                                                            supplier, product category, etc.
                                                         n View detailed product information and
                                                            compare items side-by-side on screen.
                                                         n The user ‘checks out’ when finished reviewing
                                                            and selecting items.
                                                         n The basket data is transferred back into your
                                                            standard Purchase Order.

Search for products by keyword or item number, then
view images, installation instructions, and associated
documents in your browser.
                                                                                                      Templates for regular or
                                                                                                      repetitive order templates.

                                  Easily review product
                                     details and set up
                                     “favourite” items

             BENEFITS TO THE BUYER                                        BENEFITS TO THE SUPPLIER
             The basis for devolving transactional buying to the          The basis for protecting and growing market
             site team whilst retaining effective controls!               share!

             n Accurate, up-to-date product information                   n Increase visibility and grow sales with key
                available 24/7.                                               accounts.
             n Reduced time searching catalogues and raising              n Quick release of new product and price
                orders.                                                       information .
             n Accurate orders, delivered in real time.                   n Accurate orders, delivered in real time.
             n Private catalogues – bespoke, flexible and                 n Efficiencies and savings.
                secure.                                                   n No re-keying with its associated errors.
             n Fewer abortive deliveries – images, fitting                n Reduced sale costs.
                instructions, etc.                                        n Fewer returns.
             n Integration to customer and supplier back                  n Better customer experience – quality of
                office systems.                                               content and search.
             n No re-keying with its associated errors.                   n Enhanced customer relationships.
             n Better supplier relationships and potential for            n Integration to customer and supplier back
                savings.                                                      office systems
             n Minimal training (intuitive) – we all buy on the           n Private catalogue - bespoke & secure.
                                                                          n Reduced debtor days.

                    CeCC is hosted by our strategic partner Science Warehouse – the leading provider of web-based catalogue
                                                     and transaction management solutions.

             For further information on this or any other coins solution, please
             email or contact Pauline Sargent on: +44 1753 501078

             Construction Industry Solutions Ltd

             COINS Building
             The Grove, Slough
             Berks, SL1 1QP