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QLM Sourcing

Sourcing and supplier management solution for businesses

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QLM Sourcing Pricing, Features, Reviews and Alternatives

QLM Sourcing product overview

What is QLM Sourcing?

QLM Sourcing is a cloud-based solution, which helps small to large organizations manage suppliers and expenses. Key features include quotation generation, process automation, bid analysis, audit trails, batch processing, order and contract management.

Key benefits of using QLM Sourcing

QLM Sourcing's Benefits
1. Suppliers take advantage of Adobe's free Reader to fill out RFQ forms.
2. Suppliers have no software to buy and require no training.
3. Forms can be filled out offline, speeding up response time.

Typical customers

Freelancers
Small businesses
Mid size businesses
Large enterprises

Platforms supported

Web
Android
iPhone/iPad

Support options

Knowledge Base
Email/Help Desk
Chat
Phone Support

Training options

In Person
Documentation
Live Online
Webinars
Videos

QLM Sourcing pricing information

Value for money

3.5

/5

14

Price starts from

No info

Pricing options

Free plan
Subscription
Free trial
Pricing range

Value for money contenders

QLM Sourcing features

Functionality

3.5

/5

14
Total Features23 2 categories

Most valued features by users

Workflow Management
Global Sourcing Management
Customizable Templates
Procurement Management
Import/Export Management
Purchasing & Receiving
Audit Trail
Bid Management

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QLM Sourcing users reviews

Overall rating

3.9

/5

14

Positive reviews

71%

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Rating breakdown
  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend7.31/10
Rating distribution

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Pros
The program is completely customizable to fit our business model. While the out of the box option was attractive, we were able to work together to produce a products that perfectly suited our needs.

BP

Brandon P.

The cost is affordable cost, the functionality is easy to understand, and their customer service is great.

RS

Robert S.

It has customizable forms, and it's easy to send out RFQs to multiple vendors. It's reliable and has great response tracking.

BS

Brian S.

Cons
Some suppliers have complained that they can not access the system to input the data.

RG

Rob G.

I have worked with Pantera, iSqFt, and some other similar systems that are specialized for construction. This is comparable in all ways, better in some, and worse in none that I can think of.

EF

Eric F.

Due to the large number of quotations issued, it is difficult to find some RFQs in the system.

SN

Snow N.

Overall rating contenders

Overall Rating
  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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RFQs sent for Automotive Programs sub-components for brake systems.

Reviewed 7 years ago
Pros

I like sending RFQs electronically with drawings without filling up my mailbox.

Cons

The volume has to be placed without a comma, or it will not show up for the vendor.

Overall Rating
  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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It does the basics of quoting (sending and receiving quotes)

Reviewed 4 years ago

It has saved us hours in sending out quotes to suppliers.

Pros

It saves a ton of time managing emails for quoting. You can send a large number of skus out to a large number of vendors in a very short time. The customer support is fantastic, whenever I call or email, our customer service rep jumps to the rescue.

Cons

It's only great if everything works perfectly within process. Send then receive works great. But If you need to add a part to the quote for a supplier that has already quoted, you have to do a work around. If the supplier can not get adobe, they can't import their quote using excel, instead, you have to do a work around. If a supplier quoted 1 of 20 parts incorrectly, they have to resubmit all 20, or do a work around. The front end experience (creating an rfq and sending the rfq to suppliers) is great and has saved us hours of work, The back end handling is where it's a little clunky.

Overall Rating
  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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Decent for the basics, would like to see more.

Reviewed 4 years ago
Pros

1 stop shopping for quotes helps control our supplier quotes. Finding quotes and info is good and fairly easy to get at. Comparisons easy.

Cons

Ease of reports and get at info behind the main screens. There is new report systems but we have been unsuccessful to use

Overall Rating
  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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I am a commodities buyer, and I use QLM extensively.

Reviewed 7 years ago
Pros

I like the history of all quote requests that I can pull up and how I can pull them up by part number, RFQ, supplier name, or almost any field, honestly. I also like the ease of updating supplier information. In general, the site is very intuitive; I didn't really receive extensive training, but I feel I have an acceptable level of expertise just through regular use.

Cons

I don't like that my suppliers see the portal differently than I do. Sometimes, I provide information, but for some reason (maybe just how it's displayed to them, I don't know), they can't find it. That might be their error, but it happens often enough that I believe it may be an issue with how it's displayed to them. I also do not like how fast it goes to an automatic logout. It seems like it does it after five minutes or less. That's a little too quick.

Overall Rating
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  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Excellent Product for Tracking Quotations

Reviewed 7 years ago
Pros

The quotation system is excellent. The ability to set up suppliers and then send the same quotation to multiple suppliers is ideal. The other feature that I also like is the calculation tab for all the quotations received. This allows for a quick and easy supplier selection.

Cons

Due to the large number of quotations issued, it is difficult to find some RFQs in the system. To work around this, a quote summary sheet is prepared for all quotations, noting the RFQ number and part number quoted.

QLM Sourcing FAQs and common questions

QLM Sourcing has the following pricing plans:
Pricing model: Subscription
Free Trial: Available


QLM Sourcing has the following typical customers:
Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Small Business


QLM Sourcing supports the following languages:
English


No, QLM Sourcing does not have an API available.


QLM Sourcing integrates with the following applications:
Plex, NetSuite, SAP Business One


QLM Sourcing offers the following support options:
Knowledge Base, Email/Help Desk, Chat, Phone Support

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