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Supplier Diversity Portal Solution

STARS, a supplier tracking and reporting portal is brought to  you by VIVA to  enrich your registration  process for diverse suppliers and a spend reporting program by your primes and much more. Based on scalable web 2.0 technology built for the mobile workforce, STARS portal has easy-to-manage modules for supplier registration, spend data capture and report dashboard with unlimited tier 2 spend reports for unlimited primes and client users.

STARS portal has consistently scored high on the following areas of importance for supplier diversity leaders like you:

  • Simple on the outside, sophisticated on the inside
  • Plenty of user configurations and quick adaptability to program changes
  • Hassle free pricing and highest ROI
  • Value-added features for total supplier management

STARS Portal Features

DIVERSE AND NON DIVERSE SUPPLIER REGISTRATION

Module for supplier signup (self-registration). Registration includes completion of business ownership, operational details, NAICS codes, commodity and reference information. Registered suppliers can choose from an exhaustive set of diversity types and upload relevant certificates.

SUPPLIER SPEND REPORTING

Prime suppliers can enter their Tier 2 (direct and indirect) spend data for each period (quarterly/monthly/custom period) for each diversity type, and submit the same for review by client. Options exist for import of spend through excel sheet, and also for capturing Tier 2 supplier details and ethnicity/gender/project wise spend breakdown.

SUPPLIER SEARCH

Quick search for easy location and contacting of a supplier, and advance search with sophisticated drill-down options to allow search based on keywords on all data entered by suppliers. Option for exporting to Excel of selected suppliers.

SUPPLIER TRACKING

Manage various checkpoints automatically through notifications for effective use of the portal such as registration completion status, spend data entry, diversity certification validity, commodity list update, and forwarding to relevant buyers.

SUPPLIER OUTREACH

Modules area available to invite suppliers for registering in portal , RFI/Surveys or other organized events.

EXTERNAL DATABASE SEARCH

Connection to external databases such as SAM (CCR), VETBIZ, SBA and government agencies are available through an external database module to locate unregistered suppliers.

SUPPLIER REPORTING AND ANALYSIS

Various reports can be generated for supplier lists, certification status, diversity spend or spend by supplier. Option for exporting to Excel and .pdf are available. Graphical representation of high level reports are also provided for analysis and follow-ups. Goal setting/verification is built-in as part of this module.