PDXpert PLM software: Approved vendor sources

One or more suppliers can be specified as the source for a part. PDXpert PLM allows flexibility in how you define your part sources: vendor parts, internal alternates, or both. While many PLM systems create an artificial barrier between items that your organization manages and those of other organizations, PDXpert PLM unifies these into a single interface that lets you use any item in your database as a reference to any other item.

PDXpert PLM offers an easy-to-use source markup process: simply search for your child item using the Item Explorer, and drag it onto the parent item's Markup list. It couldn't be easier!

  • Identify supply chain partners and their part numbers, with supporting electronic datasheets and drawings
  • Assign a virtually unlimited number of sources to any part
  • Apply preference ranking based on technical merit
  • Research which components are sourced from the current item
  • Attach any number of files to a part; check-out/-in files for modifications without conflicts
  • Define part materials and report the results for RoHS/WEEE
  • Export supplier source lists to downstream manufacturing systems in a variety of text-based formats including XML, CSV, tab-delimited, etc.
  • Track changes to an item's sources over time using its Markup list
  • Release a new source revision that automatically updates every purchased item that uses it
PDXpert PLM software part source list

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