How Do I Compare Suppliers?

Using our Supplier Discovery platform, you can select up to five companies to see how they stack up against one another.

1. Start your search using our Supplier Discovery platform

Select the category of your search from product/service, company name, or brand name. Then, enter your search and click the Search button (or select from the options in the drop-down menu). 

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2. Gather information

For more detailed supplier information, click the View Supplier button on the company’s supplier card. You will be taken to the company's profile where you can access their full catalog, certifications, contact information, and more. 

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3. Select potential suppliers

Once you’ve narrowed down your search, you're ready to compare suppliers. Back in supplier search check the Select Supplier box on up to five companies, and then click the Compare button at the bottom of the page.

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4. Compare Side-by-Side

Here you can see your selected suppliers in a side-by-side view for easy comparison of structured data. 

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5. Learn more

You’ve almost locked down your supplier! Let’s dot the i’s and cross the t’s. Learn more about contacting potential suppliers and requesting quotes.

COVID-19 Response Suppliers COVID-19 Response:
Can Your Company Help Provide Critical Supplies?

We are using the power of our platform to aid in the mass shortage of critical supplies. If your company can help provide supplies, capabilities, or materials for products such as N-95 Masks and Tyvek SuitsPlease let us know.

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