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          SAP Ariba Strategic Sourcing Suite

          Support a closed-loop, source-to-contract process to acquire direct and indirect materials with expertise and intelligence.


          End-to-end process management

          Minimize contract leakage by integratingeverything from product specification and sourcing to contract management.

          Product lifecycle sourcing

          Share data seamlessly and enable demand-driven sourcing by uniting the product lifecycle and materials and vendor management.

          Advanced negotiation and supplier selection

          Increase cost savings on materials across your entire supplier base while selecting suppliers with highly granular insight.

          Product costing of multilevel bills of materials

          Take advantage of what-if analysis to improve volume pricing and predict final product costs with greater accuracy.

          Direct materials supplier management

          Choose optimal suppliers by assessing quality, timeliness, and responsiveness and avoiding noncompliance and disruption.

          SAP Ariba Strategic Sourcing

          Drive fast, sustainable results with automated and streamlined critical tasks across your entire sourcing lifecycle.


          Immediate savings

          Achieve value at a lower cost by supporting comprehensive RFx management and reverse and forward auction capabilities.?

          Faster supplier discovery

          Uncover and explore quali?ed suppliers by improving your bid competitiveness with the SAP Ariba Discovery solution.?

          Business agility

          Accelerate sourcing cycles, increase productivity, and track savings efficiently with process and workflow management.?

          Compliant commerce

          Operate compliantly by pushing procurement demand into SAP Ariba Sourcing and transferring the sourcing award to SAP ERP.?

          Peer benchmarking

          Ease change management and drive user adoption with integrated global product support and valuable sourcing support desk.?

          SAP Ariba Contracts

          Automate and accelerate the process of creating, executing, and managing contractual agreements and strengthen compliance.


          End-to-end commerce

          Integrate contract processes with SAP Ariba solutions or other third-party systems for unrivaled compliance and control.?

          Controlled processes

          Receive automatic alerts when the preapproved format or language of a contract is modified to manage nonstandard agreements.?

          Complete visibility

          Stay informed throughout the contract cycle with automatic alerts, accessible dashboards, and configurable reports.?

          On-time renewals

          Make the most of your business opportunities with advanced notification of key milestone dates for supplier contracts.?

          Fortified compliance

          Detect and resolve off-contract activities proactively with controlled processes, automated tracking, and full audit trails.?

          Our contracts are now established using a simple, uniform process that ensures the contracts are approved by the right people. We couldn’t have done this without SAP Ariba solutions.

          May Chan, Company Secretary, Aquila Resources Pty Ltd. Read the customer story

          SAP Ariba Spend Analysis

          Make better, faster, and more confident procurement decisions with clear insight into your and your suppliers’ total spend.


          Enriched supplier data

          Magnify supplier leverage and guard against risk with insights from Dun & Bradstreet, while finding sourcing opportunities.

          Increased compliance

          Access updated spend records and reports to discover and control spend that is maverick, off-contract, or not PO-based.?

          Advanced artificial intelligence

          Deliver fast and accurate supplier enrichment and commodity classification with the latest machine learning technologies.?

          Best-practice guidance

          Count on ongoing support and expertise to build your sourcing pipeline, advance reporting, and enhance data accuracy.?

          Fast analysis and reporting

          Run blazingly fast analytics delivered through the 100% in-memory computing technology of the SAP HANA platform.

          With this greater visibility and a user-friendly approach, we are able to identify the cross-site and cross-business-unit leverage that will lead to reduced spend and greater efficiency.

          Simon Miller, Sourcing Project Manager, Boliden Group Read the customer story

          SAP Ariba Discovery

          Benefit from automated buyer-supplier matching to find high-quality suppliers that can cut your supply costs and risks.


          Sources for any need

          Discover suppliers for virtually any sourcing need, including spot buys, nonstrategic or indirect spend, and services.?

          Competitive cost reduction

          Decrease the average overall spend for your projects by leveraging competitive bids provided by new suppliers.?

          Diverse supplier network

          Find suppliers across a pool of global companies representing 20,000 categories, such as green, minority-owned, and women-led.?

          Convenient, central access

          Source more categories, manage RFPs, respond to bids, and award contracts – all from a single, intuitive interface.?

          Rich supplier information

          Rely on accurate, up-to-date supplier information. A five-star ranking system can help you make your selection decision.?

          Now, we can constantly reexamine our processes with SAP Ariba solutions. We can look for opportunities to streamline resources in order to achieve our financial goals and deliver a good product.

          Jarrod McAdoo, Senior Manager, Procurement Operations, American Eagle Outfitters Inc. Read the customer story

          See how customers are succeeding with SAP Ariba solutions

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