Frequently Asked Questions
Is Bellwether Purchasing Software web-based?
Bellwether Purchasing Software: is 100% web-based throughout the entire suite. That means it was built from the ground up for web application. Most products are simply web-enabled, meaning they have been enhanced to work with a web application, but they can also be susceptible to more operating problems.
Can Bellwether Purchasing Software interface with my existing software?
Bellwether Purchasing Software interfaces with nearly all systems to become an integral part of the work environment. CSV files can be imported and exported to and from your existing software.Alternately, XML integration and web services offer robust integration options.
How much does Bellwether Purchasing Software cost?
Software Price can have a broad range depending on the number of Bellwether Purchasing Software modules, the delivery model, and the number of concurrent or named users on the Bellwether Purchasing Software system.
Is there budgeting capability in Bellwether Purchasing Software?
Budgets can be tracked by G/L accounts, projects, job codes, commodity, etc.
Can Bellwether Purchasing Software track spend by vendor, buyer, commodity, project, job and department?
Spend can be tracked by user-defined date ranges for any spend category.
Can purchase requisitions be automatically routed through multiple levels of approval for electronic signoff?
Bellwether Purchasing Software workflow automates the entire approval process. The approval process hierarchy is predetermined by you and approvals are routed via email through the signoff process. You can also check status approval to see where the requisition is in the approval process.
Can documents be attached to purchase requisitions?
Multiple documents can be attached to the PO and sent to your supplier. Also, the PO and attachments are all stored in Bellwether Purchasing Software database and can be retrieved for review.
Can Bellwether Purchasing Software track on-hand inventory levels and inventory usage?
Inventory usage can be tracked by project, job, department, G/L account, etc., over user-defined date ranges.
Can Bellwether Purchasing Software track serial numbers and assets tags?
Serial number assets can be tracked at multiple, remote user locations.
What platform does Bellwether Purchasing Software support?
Bellwether Purchasing Software will run on both Microsoft Windows and Linux platform.
I already have a Windows-based system. Why do I want a Web-based system?
Web-based applications run entirely in your web browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox). There is no configuration or additional software needed on user’s workstation. The Application can be accessed anywhere in the world with a high speed internet.