Missions and Purchasing Policies

Dassault Systèmes aims at building superior relations with suppliers

Dassault Systèmes Procurement commitment and values:

  • Professionalize, harmonize and develop purchasing practices within the Group
  • Contribute to Dassault Systèmes cost containment and minimize total cost of ownership
  • Develop Dassault Systèmes “One Company” synergies by globalizing our needs and purchasing strategies
  • Ensure that the entire Purchase to Pay process is efficient, reliable and balanced with suppliers
  • Leverage supplier innovation capabilities and offers
  • Manage supplier relationships in terms of risks, quality of service (SLA) and gain/maintain effective knowledge of the supply markets and trends
  • Work actively with our suppliers to enhance environmental performance throughout the supply chain

Dassault Systèmes Sourcing Approach

Dassault Systèmes’ sourcing strategy leans on the implementation of competitive RFPs.

The suppliers will be selected according various criteria including but not limited to:

  • Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
  • Supplier’s innovation and creativity
  • Quality and completeness of the solution
  • Understanding of Dassault Systèmes: culture, ecosystem, values…
  • Conformity with RFP    
  • Credentials
  • Contractual commitments
  • Sustainability

Dassault Systèmes Sustainability

Corporate responsibility is the heart of Dassault Systèmes’ vision and strategy. Dassault Systèmes’ commitment to corporate responsibility is expressed in the Principles of Corporate Responsibility and Code of business Conduct and Environmental Policy. Procurement department has detailed its objectives in its 3DS Sustainable Charter with Suppliers, which express mutual commitments and expectations to its suppliers.

Travel Policy for Dassault Systèmes Service Providers

The travel policy provides and establishes procedures to Service Providers with the necessary information related to reimbursement of travel expenses incurred as part of their assignment.