Supplier Portal

Flex Supplier Portal (FSP) is a next-generation supply chain collaboration solution used to manage supplier communications, transactions, and processes. Implementations to FSP are ongoing. For additional information regarding the detailed supplier implementation schedule, please contact your site FSP coordinators or site buyer.




About FSP

FSP is a centralized, web-based application that manages and supports collaborative supply chain processes between Flex and our supplier base. FSP enables Flex and our suppliers to:

  • Automate the transmission of transactions, including:
    • Forecasts 
    • Forecast commitments 
    • Inventory commitments 
    • Purchase orders (POs)
    • Purchase order changes
    • Order cancellations 
    • Advanced shipping notices (ASNs)
  • Accept and send supplier responses and shipment notices via multiple formats, including via the web portal for EDI
  • Reduce non-value-added purchasing costs
  • Provide a complete history of POs (including PO changes) on the web


FSP features

  • Automatic transmission of forecasts, new POs, PO changes, and PO cancellations (web or EDI)
  • Ability to upload PO acknowledgments, forecast commitments, inventory commitments, and ASNs
  • Custom email alerts that allow suppliers to manage by exception
  • Electronic record of communication between suppliers and Flex 
  • Improved data integrity between suppliers and Flex
  • Immediate transmission of all supplier acknowledgments to Flex ERP or to buyers for approval
  • Faster delivery of forecasts and POs to suppliers


Additional system features

  • Significantly improved system performance
  • More options and capabilities, including multiple languages