Procurement and Logistics

The buying practices of IPH customers are shifting from purchases made from multiple suppliers towards purchasing from a small number of distributors. IPH’s networks propose an offer of integration guaranteeing the availability of products entrusted to them by customers.


  • Direct orders with the customer’s part number
  • Electronic catalogues
  • Orders via the webshop and/or an interface EDI or punchout
  • Invoicing by cost centre and due observance internal budgetary procedures
  • Searching for and procuring special products


  • Goods on consignment
  • Direct access to manufacturers’ stocks
  • Secure automatic distributors (tooling, cutting tools, personal protective equipment)
  • Personalized labelling and packing list
  • Multi-point delivery
  • Delivery to production line
  • Express service
  • Delivery advice by e-mail and Internet tracking
  • Study of turnaround times
  • Study of the standardization, duplicate removal and cleaning of stored goods
  • Stock control and proposed replenishment
  • Vendor managed Inventory