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September 22, 2017

Support for pre-approved Travel Requests has been added to Slingshot’s Travel Expense Management facility.  The Travel Request document includes the purpose of the trip, the approximate dates and a list of anticipated expenses.  The Travel Request is automatically routed to one or more approvers (assigned automatically).  The requestor receives eMail notification when the request is approved or, if approval is denied.  Requestors can view their Travel Requests by status in Slingshot’s Employee Portal (available 24x7).

The approved Travel Request document can be used for subsequent approval of one or more expense reports.  The user selects from a list of...

August 18, 2017

Slingshot’s procurement, inventory management and manufacturing software includes lot control, lot genealogy, black listing and other functions required by GxP compliant manufacturers and laboratories. 

The features listed below are available in G2-9.2 (released 6/26/17).  For more information contact Slingshot at

May 26, 2017

Slingshot has been selected for manufacturing and inventory management by AB BioTechnologies of Bloomington In.  AB Bio provides contract manufacturing services for large pharmaceutical companies.  The company focuses on the manufacture of injectable pharmaceuticals for clinical trial purposes.  A key competency is lyophilizing (freeze drying).  The key to AB Bio’s success is its ability to meet demanding customer requirements in relatively short time frames.

AB Bio has been in business for several years.  Rapid expansion is planned for the next 12 months including a new 25KSF manufacturing facility.  Slingshot will be managing all materials in the...

March 19, 2017

The “Take a Shot” program allows prospective customers to confirm Slingshot’s software satisfies all essential requirements before signing a software subscription agreement.  Set-up data, enter transactions and confirm results in a secure, private environment.

The cost of the program is a one-time $275 fee.  The fee includes 24x7 access to all Slingshot procurement applications, basic training, user’s documentation and a dedicated support representative “on call”. 

For more information, or to sign up for the program contact Slingshot sales representative at

January 27, 2017

A number of significant RFx processing enhancements have been added to Slingshot’s Strategic Sourcing application.  Slingshot automates the process of creating, distributing, scoring and awarding RFx initiatives (e.g. Request for Proposal, Request for Quotation or Request for Information).  An RFx initiative can include a survey, a set of items to price and a set of required business terms.  Suppliers are invited to participate by Email.  A link in the Email takes the supplier to a series of forms on which the response is completed.  Each response is automatically “scored” based on both price and survey responses.  Responses are awarded by pulling them into...

December 30, 2016

If he doesn’t get his bananas on time we have to answer to Leo.



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