Growing Your Business During a Pandemic - Reality or Possibility?

COVID-19 has not only shifted Singaporean's lifestyle trends but also Business trends for companies operating locally. According to the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI), Singapore's economy contracted by 13.2 percent year on year in the second quarter, sharper than the 12.6 percent plunge earlier estimated and the worst on record. [1]

Given the current situation, Education Minister Lawrence Wong has also advised Employers to continue with the default arrangement of working from home unless there is a demonstrable need for employees to return to the workplace. [2]

SESAMi is doing our part to actively enable e-Sourcing and e-Procurement for companies across all industries to adopt digitalization to keep up with the new normal for both individuals and businesses. Being an e-Procurement Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider, we have implemented solutions for companies of all sizes to transform and digitalize their Sourcing and Procure-to-Pay process which is especially helpful during the current recommended work from home arrangement. SESAMi's solutions and services works both ways to benefit you - be it from the standpoint of selling or procuring products and services.

Procuring - Managing Costs, Driving Savings

For companies looking to manage costs and drive savings during this period, they can leverage on our e-Procurement solutions covering the Source-to-Pay procurement cycle. With SESAMi's know-how on procurement industry best practice accumulated over the past 20 years, we have helped many Buyers improve productivity and achieve ROI within a short period post-implementation.

Save on the costs for publishing Tender notices, for issuance of Purchase Orders, for sending and receiving and processing of Invoices through our suite of readily available digital solutions. Buyers can tap on our established community base of over 22,000 suppliers to get the necessary outreach you need in order to get in the quotes/proposals required. With the Government actively embracing digitalization (most recently for Peppol e-Invoicing and the Digital Resilience Bonus) during this difficult period, please feel free to reach out to us if our solutions/services can be of any aid to you.

Selling - Connecting Opportunities to You Daily

Getting more business opportunities and leads for sustainability and even growth of your business is now different with the limitations put in place to prevent further spreading of the virus and SESAMi can help in this aspect. With an estimated no. of 200 active Request for Quotations/Proposals (RFQs/RFPs) and Tender publications on SESAMi daily, all you need is 10 minutes of your time to monitor and track the open opportunities. Furthermore, with our Busi