Supply chain mapping

Streamline the collection, management, and presentation of multi-tier supply chain data.

Supply Chain Mapping

Key features

Supply chain mapping capabilities help assess the performance and compliance of suppliers against established standards and criteria. Origin enables businesses to track supplier practices related to social responsibility, labour conditions, environmental impact, and other sustainability factors.

Up to date discovery.

Validated and up-to-date supply chain discovery supporting unlimited number of tiers.

Supply chain visualisation.

Direct suppliers disclose information about their lower-tier suppliers, and cascading requests help suppliers to collect profile information on their sub-suppliers, generating supply chain maps.

Supply chain transparency maps.

Providing better understanding of where products are sourced and how they are produced helps build trust with customers, investors, and other stakeholders by demonstrating a commitment to transparency and responsible sourcing.

Explore your chain.

Explore supply chains for a specific raw material, product category or supplier type.

Raw material provider.

Present supply chain downstream for a single raw material provider showing their impact across the supply chain.

Comprehensive supplier profiles.

Deep dive into nodes along supply chain to view detailed information on the supplier.


Individual supply chains.

Visualise the individual supply chain relationships to demonstrate the links between direct tier 1 suppliers and upstream suppliers


Supply chain lists.

Render supplier lists for individual supply chains, enabling easy filtering and search functionalities by multiple attributes. This functionality aids in identifying potential areas of focus and determining where to allocate resources efficiently.


Supplier maps.

Our comprehensive supply chain mapping tool allows you to navigate through supply chains seamlessly. Explore supplier locations and dive deeper into detailed individual supplier profiles. Gain valuable insights for informed decision-making by accessing detailed information about their operations, performance, and potential risks.


Supply chain diagram.

Using the hierarchical diagram, businesses can plot their supply chain network by identifying each tier of suppliers and mapping out the relationships between.

Case Study

M&S Supplier Map

An interactive supplier map covering multiple sourcing departments demonstrating an ongoing commitment to transparency.

How does Origin integrate with other systems and platforms?

The importance of seamless integration with other systems and platforms is a cornerstone of Origins architecture. We use a variety of methods to push and pull data from 3rd party platforms. Our integration methods range from direct API integration to consuming and outputting raw Excel or CSV files. We provide customised integration solutions that meet our clients unique needs. If you have any questions or concerns about integrations our team is always available to provide support and guidance.

How does Origin support supplier engagement and collaboration?

Supplier engagement and collaboration are critical components of responsible sourcing..

Origin streamlines supplier communications, providing notifications through an integrated email communications engine and calls to action that are surfaces on the suppliers dashboard. Team members collaborate with suppliers through an improvement plans module to share remediation plans and updates from their suppliers.

A supplier resources centre provides access to important information such as policy guides, technical and performance standards documentation. Information is structured based on the supplier type surfacing information that is relevant to them.

What are the reporting and analytics capabilities of your platform?

Origin offers comprehensive reporting and analytics including real-time dashboards and configurable reports. Dashboards provide an overview of open tasks and supplier activity, such as required certifications, completion of assessments or audits, and changes to supplier status or risk rating. All data grids are sortable, filterable, and exportable in spreadsheet format, enabling teams to analyse and manipulate data as needed.

What kind of training and support do you offer?

Origin's intuitive user interface and integrated help text assist administrators in becoming adept at working within the platform. Nevertheless, we understand effective training and support are critical to the success of any new technology implementation. That's why we offer various training and support packages to help our clients get the most out of our platform.

Our product and support teams are UK-based, and we pride ourselves on our responsiveness in answering queries and helping our clients derive the maximum benefit from the platform. Whether it's technical support, training, or advice on best practices, we're committed to providing our clients with the resources they need to succeed.

How does Origin calculate risk?

Using a data-driven approach, Origin calculates risk by interpreting multiple risk influences and inputs selected by customers. Risk inputs can be pulled from any available inputs and data sources relevant to our clients supply chain operations.

Industry sectors have different risks including intrinsic, demographic, and operational influences. As a result, companies need to tailor their risk management approaches based on their specific challenges. We implement the appropriate risk model and data sources to focus on supply chain due diligence efforts specific to the business and operations.

We chose the Origin platform to create our sustainable procurement framework, which encourages best practices across our supply chain. The platform combines supplier data with research and insights and Origins rating engine provides a sustainability maturity score based on suppliers' actions and strategies. We're thrilled with the results, and we look forward to extending the platform further with the team at Grouptree.

Kevin Dunckley, Chief Sustainability Officer, HH Global

We’ve had a great experience working with Grouptree on the configuration and implementation of the Origin platform. The team dedicated time to understanding our needs, tailoring the platform to our supply chain and then being on hand to provide training and support us through the launch process.

Cerian Atwell, Senior Sustainability Manager – Environment and Chemicals, M&S

We're delighted to use Origin for our supply chain due diligence and transparency requirements. The flexibility of the system and the ability to configure the platform around the specifics of our supply chain were essential. The level of service and support is fantastic, and we always know we can get to through to the team whenever we need assistance.

Sally Williamson, Environmental Social Governance Manager, ALLSAINTS.

We are really pleased with how intuitive the platform is to use and being able to manage facility onboarding, assessments and audits in one place, all monitored on interactive dashboards is transforming the way we work with our suppliers.

Cerian Atwell, Senior Sustainability Manager – Environment and Chemicals, M&S


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To learn more about how Origin can help your business achieve outstanding due diligence and help ensure you have a responsible supply chain, please download our overview eBook.

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