Yes, in 2015, the Basic License is available at no cost.
Yes, of course. No data will be lost in case you update your license. And data from 2014 will also be available for the Form SD.
You can manage an unlimited amount of suppliers with the Enterprise License, whereby the cost is based on the number of suppliers.
There is no end date of the Basic License subscription, so you don’t have to do anything.
Yes, if you purchase several Premium Plus licenses they can be used to represent separate locations/departments.
With the Basic License you can perform a roll-up from reports generated by yourself, for example creating a company level report out of various product level reports. If you’d like to create a roll-up including data from your suppliers use the Premium, Premium Plus, or Enterprise License – depending on the amount of suppliers.
Your license is valid for 12 months from purchase / activation date.
Premium Plus offers part-level requests as well. However, batch requests (send many requests at once). One-to-one part requests can only be sent with an Enterprise License.
No, Premium accounts only allow the upload of more than 50 suppliers. For companies with more than 50 suppliers we recommend to use the Premium Plus license which allows the management of up to 100 suppliers. With the Enterprise License you can manage as many suppliers as you need; the cost of Enterprise License depends on the number of suppliers.
The CFSI Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT) is the recommended standard (OECD) to be used for Conflict Minerals reporting. There is no legal obligation to use it, but it is very useful to only use one template through the whole supply chain.
There is no automatic translations done by iPoint. But the platform is available in various languages.
It is already available for Basic Users.
iPCMP is following the procedure suggested by the OECD which implies the certification of smelters. Companies may rely on that certification process and do not need to gather more information up to the mines in case a certified smelter is used.
With the Enterprise solution, you can report the CM status to your customers based on the products you are selling them. The basis for this report can be the supplier status required for the BOM of this product.