Actions

S301

Identify Supply Sources

The activities associated with determining demand for new supply contracts for an Engineer-to-Order Sales or Production Order, discovering, evaluating and selecting potential suppliers. This may include issuing a RFQ, Request For Product, or Invitation to Bid.

Sources of potential suppliers include:

  • Company supplier records - current and past suppliers
  • Industry organizations, registers and directories
  • Catalogs, internet and trade journals
  • Internal suppliers (vertical integration)

Notes

S3 processes represent S activities in response to engineering orders, they are not intended as a replacement of S0 processes or product development processes. Sourcing Cycle Time Denied Party List Pre-Qualification Questionnaire t:CO111

Hierarchy

IDNameLevelx
S3Source-to-Engineering-Order2S3
S301Identify Supply Sources3S301

Metric(s)

IDNameLevelx
RS14Sourcing Cycle Time2RS14

Term(s)

IDNameClearx
DPLDenied Party ListDPL
PQQPre-Qualification QuestionnairePQQ
RFPRequest for ProposalRFP
RFQRequest for QuoteRFQ
Note: Common inputs and outputs are listed in alphabetical order. Other inputs and outputs may be required to support varying use cases.Identify Supply Sources Source-to-Engineering-Order 230100 3 ETO, Supplier, Selection, RFP, RFI, RFQ, Supply Chain Discover, evaluate and select suppliers for Engineer-To-Order materials or services