As such, Sourcing Community supplies Webbased RFxs, or Requests for Proposal, Requests for Information, and the like. It combines sourcing with product-data management to deliver one-window data access for all supply-chain stakeholders. The software also lets suppliers get involved in early design stages, which helps engineers take cost out of products.

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