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Simplify your purchasing workflow.

Consolidate your purchasing workflow.

With thousands of suppliers on Lumi, it's easy to purchase directly from the best factories, and get your order into production more quickly.

Multi vendor orders
Split shipments

Split shipments to multiple locations in a single order.

Distribute your order volume across multiple shipment locations and delivery deadlines. Complex delivery instructions become easy in Lumi's collaborative and intuitive interface.

Powerful workflow management.

Collaborate with drafts

Plan ahead by creating drafts for future orders, and collaborate with your team to prepare and approve order details.

Clone orders

Speed up your order process by cloning a previous order to replicate item details and split shipment requests.

Add custom PO numbers

Add a reference ID or custom PO number from your ERP or accounting system to keep your data matched up in Lumi.

Three-way matching for every invoice

On Lumi your suppliers follow strict controls on the invoicing process. Your suppliers are required to document every invoice with the correct shipping documentation so that there is always a three-way match between units ordered, shipped, and paid.

Payment terms

Review, pay, and export all your invoices in one place.

Invoices from every supplier are centralized in Lumi so you can find them all in a single location and standardized format. 

Simplify your accounting.

Flexible online payment

Issue batch payments to pay multiple invoice at once, or split your payment across multiple cards or bank accounts.

ACH transfer

Connect your bank account to Lumi to process manufacturer payments securely through the platform and avoid credit card fees.

Billing contacts

Export invoices to PDF for your records, and automatically email PDFs and payment receipts to your accounting department.

Payment security you can trust.

Lumi uses's secure payment infrastructure to transfer payments directly to suppliers, using your preferred credit card or bank account.

Secure transactions

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