SAP Business Network
What can SAP Business Network do for your business?
SAP Business Network enables you to collaborate with all trading partners in your supply chain, including suppliers, logistics and services providers, asset operators, maintenance contractors, and more. You can gain unparalleled visibility across all processes in your supply chain and build resiliency into your business.
Level up supplier collaboration
Connect with all your trading partners and suppliers, regardless of type or size, with a flexible and scalable network.
Execute with confidence
Share critical information between your company and your suppliers to improve forecasting and avoid supply chain disruption.
Drive supply chain resiliency
Identify and address risks in your supply chain in tight coordination with suppliers.
Utilise resources strategically
digitalise manual supply chain, asset maintenance, and procurement processes to increase productivity, decrease operating costs, and free up FTE capacity.
Explore SAP Business Network solutions
SAP Business Network offers solutions for collaborating with your trading partners.
SAP Business Network for Procurement
Gain efficiencies in your procurement processes, improve supply assurance, and achieve business process and regulatory compliance by increasing procurement transparency while providing access to a community of global suppliers.
SAP Business Network for Supply Chain
Achieve supply chain visibility by enabling plan-driven automation, optimising capacity and inventory, and streamlining procurement workflows to build resiliency in your supply chains.
SAP Business Network for Logistics
Collaborate with shippers and carriers, share insights, and gain transparency throughout your supply chain by optimising your logistics processes, increasing on-time deliveries, and mitigating supply risk.
SAP Business Network for Asset Management
Empower asset owners, operators, or service providers to better collaborate and share information through a single, consistent version of asset master data to streamline asset servicing processes and reduce maintenance costs.
SAP Business Network for Trading Partners
Enable transparent, real-time business collaboration with customers and optimise your business for growth, whether you’re a supplier, manufacturer, service provider, or carrier.
Working capital management solutions from Taulia
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Learn how SAP Business Network can help your business
Improve supplier collaboration
Buyers and suppliers can collaborate to streamline procurement activities with SAP Business Network. With centralised processes and standardised, digital workflows, partners can increase efficiencies, improve compliance, and gain enterprise-wide spend visibility.
Optimise forecast and demand planning
Manufacturers and contract manufacturers can drive process automation and collaboration. SAP Business Network enables partners to reduce latency and downtime, optimise inventory levels, and improve supply predictability.
Contract manufacturer benefits
Enhance equipment effectiveness and reduce maintenance costs
Asset operators and services providers can collaborate on end-to-end maintenance activities. With the use of a single, consistent representation of asset master data, partners can optimise maintenance planning, reduce unplanned downtime, and lower the cost of ownership across the asset’s lifecycle.
Asset operator benefits
Service provider benefits
Enable logistics collaboration and transparency
Shippers and carriers jointly oversee the complete freight order lifecycle, monitor goods in transit, and perform end-to-end material traceability. With a single point of access for managing transactions, partners can automate logistics collaboration and reduce costs.
Achieve predictable and resilient supply chains with SAP Business Network
Get started with SAP Business Network
If you’re a buyer, watch a recorded demo to see how transactions work on SAP Business Network with your suppliers and other trading partners. If you’re a supplier, carrier, contract manufacturer, or services provider, find out how you can jump-start your participation on SAP Business Network by creating a business profile today.
Discover how our customers succeed with SAP Business Network solutions
Learn more about the transformative business outcomes our customers are achieving with the help of SAP Business Network solutions.
Al Dahra sows the seeds for long-term growth by centralising procurement with SAP Business Network solutions.
SBB AG transports 1.25 million passengers every day in comfort and safety with the help of SAP Business Network for Asset Management.
Döhler increases shipping efficiencies and lowers costs with SAP Business Network for Logistics
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See how companies that use business networks have been able to enhance collaboration and visibility, key components of an agile and resilient supply chain.
Frequently Asked Questions
Today’s systems limit supply chain visibility, restrict data interactions, and reduce collaboration. By sharing information network-wide, SAP Business Network allows enterprises to get real-time 360-degree visibility to sense demand and anticipate risks.
While businesses generate unimaginable amounts of data, turning that data into insights or intelligent information is often difficult. SAP Business Network leverages data to help businesses predict risks and opportunities and make more informed decisions by using the collective intelligence of the network.
Trading partners represent the various customers, suppliers, manufacturers, distributers, carriers, services providers, and other parties in your supply chain. SAP Business Network centralises your workflow for real-time, seamless communication.
Supply chain collaboration happens when interconnected businesses work in tandem. Businesses need to communicate with trading partners to ensure steady operations. SAP Business Network for Supply Chain enables users with real-time collaboration on documents and supply chain needs on a single, connected platform across the network
If you’re a trading partner, including suppliers, carriers, services providers, and contract manufacturers, you can view an overview video of SAP Business Network for trading partners here.
SAP Business Network Discovery is a premier global B2B matching solution on SAP Business Network. It offers trading partners new business opportunities from leading buying organisations – including Global 2000 companies. It provides a fast and easy way to create your company profile, which then gets shared with buyers looking for what you sell. If your vendor capabilities match a buyer’s project requirements, you will be instantly notified of the opportunity. By bringing the quality leads to you, you can save time and costs.