Select supply chain systems that will support company growth, generate efficiencies, reduce labor costs and enable process improvements.

Selecting the best technology solutions for your organization can be a complicated and even risky endeavor. We take the guesswork, anxiety and subjectivity out of the process by offering an objective approach to solution selection. This integration allows you to drive waste out of your supply chain. It is important for you to choose a system that not only works for you now, but will work for you in the future as well.

By utilizing our system evaluation and selection experts we can help you improve operations by correcting out of date processes and deploy a tier 1 solution which can meet your business requirements.

Other tangible benefits you will receive are:

  • Quantifiable justification to support technology purchase and selection
  • Fair pricing for vendor and customer negotiated by enVista’s experts
  • Visibility to potential enhancements and gaps prior to contract negotiation
  • Quicker time-to-vendor decision
  • Reduction in total cost of ownership

Meet One of Our Industry Experts

Mike Rader

Mike Rader has more than 20 years of supply chain experience in the areas of strategic planning, project management, implementations and process improvement. Mike brings a collaborative approach to his clients including Tory Burch, AmerisourceBergen, Bergen, Skechers, Disney, Pearson Education, Yankee Candle and Uline.

Our System Selection Methodology typically follows the following steps:

1. Strategy Validation

  • Assess current operations and processes to uncover areas for improvement
  • Provide documentation of current operation including flowcharts, process and task descriptions, and a list of all technology touch points
  • Assist in defining new processes for material and information flows
  • Define technical requirements including hardware, software and interfaces

2. Situation Analysis


  • Educate team on system design and functionality, ensuring all members share a common understanding of the project and expectations
  • Provide short list of vendors that can best meet operational, technical and industry related goals and objectives
  • Submit clearly defined plan to move forward

3. Solution Analysis


  • Identify functional requirements and desired outputs
  • Provide detailed requirements and operational scenarios for all areas critical to the operation
  • Manage communication and provide support to selected short-list vendors bidding on project
  • Deliver finalized requirement documentation to vendors, establish response and demonstration schedules, and execute demonstrations
  • Facilitate on-site vendor tours to ensure complete understanding of system and functional requirements
  • Develop detailed scripts to score vendors as they demonstrate technology functionality pertaining to established requirements

4. Solution Justification


  • Utilize qualitative and quantitative analysis of extensive vendor evaluations, including detailing costs and any functionality gaps
  • Submit final vendor recommendation and validate the projected return on investment
  • Secure client’s approval and coordinate contract negotiation and implementation processes
  • Offer assistance with project direction and implementation management through conference room pilot

Why enVista?

By executing over twenty technology evaluations each year, enVista’s technology consultants know the strengths, weaknesses and functionality of all leading Supply Chain Execution (SCE) applications on the market.

Our extensive domain expertise and firsthand experience with leading business systems bring immediate, valuable technical expertise and insight to client teams.

Most importantly, enVista’s vendor agnostic approach and data-driven evaluation process result in an unbiased technology assessment, ensuring solution investments meet your long-term business, technology and industry requirements at the lowest total cost of ownership.