Brazil

Suppliers

Brazil

The following procedures must be followed in order to provide services or supply materials to Vale in Brazil:

Prospecting:

  • Access https://snm.quadrem.net
  • Click on “Language” in the upper right-hand corner of the screen
  • Carry out pre-registration by providing information requested
  • After a few minutes you will receive an e-mail from CRM_Service@quadrem.com with your temporary user name and password to commence registration via SNM portal
  • Complete and send the online form. After a few minutes you will receive a new e-mail with your permanent user name and password to complete registration on the portal from e-mail quadremsolve@quadrem.com

Note: Quadrem is an outsourced company responsible for execution of qualification/approval processes, purchasing and contracting of Vale suppliers in Brazil.

Qualification:

  • Document analysis: Within 48 business hours, a technical team will analyze pre-registration information and documents, and will provide feedback on the process in the message area of the Quadrem site. A copy of this message will also be sent to the registered e-mail address.
  • Process of enrolment - Quadrem site: When a quotation process is initiated, Quadrem will contact your company with information on applicable services and details of the commercial model. Accepting Quadrem commercial conditions is a condition of using the site and becoming a Vale supplier.
  • Laboratory, industrial and pilot tests: Depending on the supply category, tests may be required to approve new suppliers. Following test and issue of a satisfactory technical report, the qualified company will be deemed competent to participate in future bidding processes for the tested and approved item.