SOURCE: MFG.com

MFG.com

July 16, 2013 08:00 ET

Spartanburg Steel Products Selects LiveSource eSourcing Platform From MFG.com to Streamline Their Sourcing

LiveSource Platform Selected by Spartanburg Steel Products, Inc. to Drive Efficiency in Their eSourcing Efforts

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Jul 16, 2013) - Spartanburg Steel Products, Inc. searched for a sourcing and supplier management solution that would enable them to proactively manage supply chain risk, eliminate waste, improve supplier performance and reduce the total cost of ownership throughout their purchasing and sourcing organization. The tool needed to be scalable and collaborative for multiple locations as well as future acquisitions. Upon completion of an industry review, they selected the LiveSource eSourcing and supplier management tool, provided by MFG.com, to help facilitate these improvements.

LiveSource provides Spartanburg Steel with the technology infrastructure necessary to achieve supply chain management excellence. LiveSource is a configurable and scalable platform that uses open standards with a design easily integrated with other technology systems. The LiveSource tool is a cloud based on-demand solution that eliminates the need for additional technology investments for users. 

"We feel that with the LiveSource sourcing platform from MFG.com, we will greatly standardize sourcing practices and improve the efficiency of our sourcing team," said Vic Venettozzi, Vice President of Supply Chain Management at Spartanburg Steel Products. "With the addition of MFG.com technologies, we have the ability to access and utilize industry best practices across our extended supply chain."

"We are excited to work with Spartanburg Steel and help their organization be more effective in managing their expansive supply chain. We believe we can help their multiple locations perform as a cohesive organization through the use of our eSourcing tool," said Roger Blumberg, Vice President of LiveSource by MFG.com.

To learn more about LiveSource by MFG.com, please visit www.livesource.com.

About Spartanburg Steel Products

Spartanburg Steel Products (SSP) is a major supplier of metal stampings and welded sub-assemblies for automotive, lawn and garden, agricultural, heavy truck, and construction equipment OEMs throughout the United States with a diverse set of capabilities including transfer, tandem, and progressive production lines. SSP is TS16949:2009 certified and has recently expanded their offerings to include unique solutions to transition lower volume fabricated parts to higher quality and lower cost stamping processes.

With experience in handling difficult draw requirements and processing experience for conventional and high strength steel, Spartanburg Steel Products operates presses to 2000 tons, manufactures simple to complex weldments and sub-assemblies via robotic welding. Assembly capabilities also include adhesive application, hemming, high-capacity discharge welding and value-added complete assembly services. To learn more about Spartanburg Steel Products, Inc. please visit www.ssprod.com.

About LiveSource by MFG.com

LiveSource is a cloud based sourcing tool that combines the power of advanced supplier management with the global reach of the world's largest manufacturing marketplace -- MFG.com. LiveSource helps companies discover, collaborate and work with qualified global suppliers, resulting in smarter spending, reduced product costs, shorter delivery times, and a more flexible supply chain without adding IT infrastructure costs.

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