JohnCockerill SAP

Transforming Supplier Relationships: Supplier Relationship Management Software for JohnCockerill by BSC Global


This case study highlights the successful implementation of Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) software for JohnCockerill, a leading global engineering company. Recognizing the need to streamline their supplier management processes and enhance collaboration with their suppliers, JohnCockerill partnered with BSC Global, a trusted IT service provider specializing in SRM solutions. Through the implementation of SRM software, JohnCockerill aimed to improve supplier performance, drive cost savings, and foster stronger supplier relationships.

Client Profile:

Company Name: JohnCockerill

Industry: Engineering and Manufacturing

Operations: Global presence with a wide network of suppliers

Key Focus Area: Supplier Relationship Management and Collaboration

Challenges Faced by JohnCockerill:

  • Supplier Performance Monitoring: JohnCockerill faced challenges in effectively monitoring and evaluating supplier performance. They needed a centralized platform to capture and analyze supplier data, track key performance indicators, and drive continuous improvement.
  • Manual and Fragmented Processes: The existing supplier management processes at JohnCockerill were manual, time-consuming, and lacked efficiency. They required automation and streamlining of processes to enhance productivity and reduce administrative efforts.
  • Supplier Collaboration: There was limited collaboration and communication between JohnCockerill and their suppliers. They sought a solution to improve communication channels, enable real-time collaboration, and foster stronger relationships with their suppliers.
  • Risk Mitigation: JohnCockerill aimed to mitigate supplier-related risks by proactively monitoring compliance, performance, and contract adherence. They required a system that could provide alerts and enable proactive risk management.

Solution Offered by BSC Global:

  • BSC Global proposed the implementation of a comprehensive Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) software solution to address JohnCockerill’s supplier management challenges. The key components of the solution included:
  • Supplier Performance Management: BSC Global implemented a robust supplier performance management module within the SRM software. This enabled JohnCockerill to capture supplier data, track key performance indicators, conduct supplier evaluations, and identify areas for improvement.
  • Automation of Supplier Processes: BSC Global automated manual and fragmented supplier management processes. They streamlined supplier onboarding, procurement, and contract management processes, eliminating manual paperwork and reducing administrative efforts.
  • Supplier Collaboration Platform: BSC Global implemented a dedicated supplier collaboration platform within the SRM software. This allowed JohnCockerill and their suppliers to communicate, share information, collaborate on projects, and address issues in real-time, fostering stronger relationships and improving overall supplier collaboration.
  • Risk Management and Compliance: BSC Global integrated risk management and compliance features into the SRM software. This enabled proactive monitoring of supplier compliance, risk assessment, and contract adherence. Alerts and notifications were implemented to ensure timely actions and mitigate supplier-related risks.

Results and Benefits:

  • The implementation of Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) software by BSC Global delivered significant results and benefits to JohnCockerill:
  • Improved Supplier Performance: The robust supplier performance management module provided JohnCockerill with actionable insights into supplier performance. They could identify areas for improvement, drive supplier development initiatives, and achieve enhanced supplier performance.
  • Streamlined Supplier Processes: Automation of supplier management processes resulted in increased efficiency, reduced administrative efforts, and faster turnaround times. JohnCockerill experienced improved productivity and cost savings.
  • Enhanced Supplier Collaboration: The dedicated supplier collaboration platform enabled real-time communication and collaboration between JohnCockerill and their suppliers. This improved coordination, fostered stronger relationships, and accelerated project execution.
  • Proactive Risk Management: The integrated risk management and compliance features empowered JohnCockerill to proactively identify and mitigate supplier-related risks. They could ensure supplier compliance, manage contract adherence, and minimize potential disruptions.
  • Increased Visibility and Reporting: The SRM software provided JohnCockerill with comprehensive visibility into supplier data, performance metrics, and compliance status. They could generate customized reports, perform data analysis, and make informed decisions based on real-time insights.


The successful implementation of Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) software by BSC Global empowered JohnCockerill to transform their supplier management processes. The solution delivered improved supplier performance, streamlined processes, enhanced collaboration, and proactive risk management. BSC Global’s expertise in SRM solutions, coupled with their collaborative approach, played a crucial role in delivering a successful implementation for JohnCockerill. The partnership between JohnCockerill and BSC Global resulted in increased operational efficiency, cost savings, and stronger supplier relationships, positioning JohnCockerill for success in the competitive engineering and manufacturing industry.