Bellwether Purchasing Review - why 5 stars?

Bellwether Purchasing Software  Review
ITQlick Score: 85/100
ITQlick Rating: (5/5)
Pricing: 4.4/10 - average cost
Category: Procurement -> Bellwether Purchasing
Ranking:Ranked 8 out of 78 Procurement systems
Company: Bellwether Software
Pricing: starts at $30 per user/month
Typical customers: SMBs
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile
Links: Bellwether Purchasing pricing, Bellwether Purchasing alternatives
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jun 21, 2021

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What is Bellwether Purchasing?

Bellwether Purchasing is a purchasing and inventory software that helps organizations take control of their procurement and inventory processes, gain control overspending, and customize workflow. This, in turn, brings about increased efficiency in money-saving, improved compliance, shortened purchase cycle, and greater transparency. The software has notable features like punchOut website ordering, purchase allocation, asset management, and reporting.

The software company, Bellwether Software, was founded in 1985 by Bill Arnold, has current headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky, United States, with a workforce size of about 19 employees. It has a reputation of being rated number one for creating 50-1000 PO for small and midsize businesses in a month since 1985.

What is Bellwether Purchasing rating? ()

The rating of Bellwether Purchasing is 5 stars out of 5 and the total score is 85 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are Bellwether Purchasing's typical customers?

The typical customers include the following business size: SMBs.

Is Bellwether Purchasing the best Procurement?

Bellwether Purchasing is ranked 8 out of 78 software in their category (Procurement systems).

What are Bellwether Purchasing's pros? (4 Pros)

  • Excellent tool for tracking expenses and orders
  • The customers support team is very efficient
  • Bellwether Purchasing provides a unified platform to solve the accounting needs of an organization
  • It is user-friendly, easy to learn, and keeps everything organized

What are Bellwether Purchasing's cons? (2 cons)

  • Some users complained that the randomizing approval functions make workflow take longer
  • The progress bar for the status of an order needs improvement

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to Bellwether Purchasing: DXC Procurement, SynerTrade, DeltaBid, Precoro, SCLogic Software, BasWare Purchase Management, ConnectWise Distribution, 3rdWave, SpendBoss, b-pack. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of Bellwether Purchasing?

The cost of license starts at $30 per user/month. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 4.4 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Bellwether Purchasing

What should you ask Bellwether Software during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with Bellwether Purchasing and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching Bellwether Purchasing in action. Visit the vendor's website here.

Is it the right software for you?

Bellwether Purchasing is fit for start-ups, small, and midsized organizations. It suits several industries like healthcare, financial, insurance, and educational institutions. Some of its customers are; Mainstream Fiber Networks, Massachusetts Department of Health, Pacific Life, and Tyco Plastics.

List of categories

Supplier Management
Barcode Scanning
Purchasing Management
Usage Tracking
Procurement
Supply Chain

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.