SAP Ariba Strategic Sourcing

You can manage your entire sourcing, contracting, and
spend analysis processes

SAP Ariba Commerce Automation

An easy Frictionless way to Digitalize Transactions
with all Suppliers from day 1.

Product Overview

The world’s largest business commerce network provides you with the tools and enablement services to quickly connect and transact with all suppliers regardless of their size or e-commerce maturity.

Reduce the Costs of managing processes and speed up cycle times.

Faster, cleaner, digital transactions radically increase efficiency and effectiveness for buyers and suppliers and improve relationships. Business rules across 28 document types drive touchless processing and reduce queries by giving visibility to status information.

Global Coverage with local knowledge and tax compliance.

With suppliers in 190 countries and supporting 24 languages, Ariba Network is truly global. Proven compliance to local tax and legal requirements for electronic invoicing in 39 countries. Pro-forma invoicing in 66 countries. API’s allow partners to extend capabilities and compliance reach.

SAP Ariba's Supplier Enablement team of over 500 dedicated do most of the onboarding work for you.

Leverage Ariba Network business rules to help guide suppliers and achieve 100% compliance

Start transacting with all your suppliers in a uniform & digitized manner.

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Key Benefits

Benefits for Buyers and Sellers:

  • ✤ Lower Costs by 60% (average reduction in operating costs)
  • ✤ Greater Efficiency by 50%-75% (faster transaction cycles)
  • ✤ Increased Sales by 5%-20% (increase in revenue for new customers)
  • ✤ Stronger Ties by 60% (improvement in customer retention)

Why would you like Commerce Automation:

  • ✤ Automate commerce for all spend categories, for all your suppliers on a global scale
  • ✤ Collaborate more efficiently & effectively with your trading partners
  • ✤ Fully digitized invoicing process, preventing invoice exceptions from occurring
  • ✤ Compliant for non-PO and PO invoices, contract invoices, Self-Billing invoices, and invoices for complex services
  • ✤ Strengthen the supplier relationship
  • ✤ Included value added services for supplier enablement and supplier support

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SAP Ariba Guided Buying & Invoicing

Whether you want to improve your entire buying
and settlement process

Product Overview

Whether you want to improve your entire buying and settlement process end-to-end, or just part of it, SAP Ariba e-procurement software solutions deliver negotiated savings that improve your bottom line. You can gain more control over costs and risks in your buying processes and:

  • ✤ Reduce buying cycles by 50%
  • ✤ Cut supply costs by 10%
  • ✤ Lower processing costs by 25% to 60%

With SAP Ariba, you get the broadest set of capabilities on the market. Like market-leading innovations in guided buying and spot buy.

Plus the most pre-enabled suppliers, easy supplier and catalog enablement, and integration with Ariba Network – more than 3.6 million connected companies strong, and growing.

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Key Benefits

Procure to Pay

SAP Ariba Buying and Invoicing is the easy-to-use, procure-to-pay software solution that sets the standard for all other procurement software offerings. It’s user-friendly, with streamlined catalog maintenance and a configurable interface.

The solution can help your business become more agile by allowing you to better control global spend with flexible management and visibility tools. SAP Ariba Buying and Invoicing also helps you to simplify commerce by consolidating and managing all your key processes.

Buyers from large, midsize, and growing companies enjoy the simple and smart guided buying experience. It delivers a quick ROI through built-in approval flows that ensure both catalog and contract compliance. The result: Your negotiated savings actually reach your bottom line.

Guided Buying

Guided buying brings suppliers and buyers together to help streamline procurement. By encouraging your employees to follow procurement guidelines - without having to read them first - you can help them quickly and easily buy goods and services from preferred suppliers with minimal support from your procurement teams.

With this built-in capability of SAP Ariba procurement solutions, you can:

  • ✤ Use integrated supplier performance management tools to expand supplier participation
  • ✤ Collaborate with suppliers directly through the buying interface
  • ✤ Embed rules to ensure the buying process is compliant with your procurement policies

You’ll also boost adoption of your SAP Ariba procurement solution because all users, from the occasional to the frequent buyer, will find the buying experience easier and more satisfying.

Spot Buying

When it doesn’t make sense to source a one-off or emergency purchase, turn to SAP Ariba Spot Buy. This innovative capability of SAP Ariba Procurement solutions* provides:

  • ✤ An easy way to quickly find and buy what you need from among more than 10 million items
  • ✤ A trusted source of supply from hundreds of pre-enabled suppliers
  • Control, because you customize it according to your policies and procedures, and then receive detailed data for monitoring and reconciling transactions
Here’s how it works:
  • Find: When an item can’t be found in the company catalog, users search the SAP Ariba Spot Buy catalog, filtering results by category, brand, and price.
  • Approve: Configurable business rules and spot buy-specific workflow enforce corporate policies.
  • Buy: Approved purchase requisitions trigger checkout, secure payment, and shipment of goods.

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