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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

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.



November 29, 2016

Many procurement environments do not have formal buying organizations.  Often the requisitioner is the buyer and is responsible for identifying the needed material or service and the best supplier.  Slingshot now allows your security administrator to authorize requisitioners to create “self-filling” requisitions.

The user constructs the requisition in normal manner using Slingshot’s powerful and easy to use search functions, internal catalogue, shopping lists and “punch out” facilities.  A supplier can be specified for the entire request or separately for each item requested.  The unit price is entered for each item on the Checkout Form.  When checkout is...

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