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SAP Business Network for Supply Chain

Connect with your trading partners, regardless of type or size, to enable supply chain collaboration, agility, and growth.

Drive agility, visibility, and resiliency across your supply chain

By eliminating siloed, manual processes across your supply chain, you can enable your suppliers to work together to move your business forward.

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Connect your supply chain on a single, networked platform to enable supplier collaboration and help ensure business continuity and growth with SAP Business Network for Supply Chain.

  • Improved planning, forecasting, predictability, and quality of supply
  • Ability to share insights and data digitally with trading partners
  • Less supply chain disruption, risk, and demand volatility
  • Reduced cost and inefficiency across supply chain functions

 

Key Benefits

Improve trading partner collaboration

Extend your processes across supply chain, manufacturing, and logistics partners to remove data silos, exchange documents digitally, and execute transactions.

Drive supply chain resiliency

Respond rapidly to disruption to prevent revenue loss and unforeseen costs due to stock-outs, materials shortages, work stoppages, and demand fluctuations.

Execute with confidence

Work from consistent and accurate data, leveraging plan-driven process automation, historical insights, and digitalised collaboration to guide decisions.

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Key Features

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Forecast collaboration

  • Optimise supply chain inventory levels through a common view for buyers and suppliers
  • Receive custom alerts that deliver vital information for rapid response to supply chain disruption
  • Share critical information with trading partners to improve forecasting, track KPIs, and help ensure supply

Inventory collaboration

  • Gain visibility into supplier-managed inventory for improved inventory management
  • Use replenishment orders or scheduling agreements to maintain optimal inventory levels
  • Share data to provide stakeholders with instant access to the status of materials needed for manufacturing

Manufacturing planning visibility

  • Achieve complete supply chain visibility 
  • Equip your organisation to work with multiple tiers of contract manufacturers and suppliers
  • Enable suppliers to report stock-on-hand inventory so you can manage strategic components and proactively detect supply disruptions

Quality collaboration

  • Gain visibility into quality issues and complaints while aligning trading partners to drive quick resolution
  • Eliminate manual information exchange and standardise quality collaboration with your trading partners
  • Accelerate quality inspections to increase on-time customer deliveries 

Build a business case

Harness the power of networked supply chains

See how a business network can transform your supply chain and enable you to thrive in today’s unpredictable business environment.

Learn from best-run supply chain networks

Find out how you can enable an intelligent network to connect extended supply chains and optimise collaboration and visibility.

Improve supply chain collaboration in nine steps

Discover practical tips for managing crises with collaborative solutions – independent of the software vendor in place. 

Technical Information

This product is deployed in the cloud and is available as software as a service (SaaS), so you can access your software from any Web browser.

Trading partner onboarding services

Additional services are available to enable and support trading partner speed deployment and time to value.

Configuration

Optimise configuration of SAP Business Network for Supply Chain with our comprehensive administration guides for all relevant releases.

Integration

Find out how you can seamlessly integrate SAP Business Network for Supply Chain with your existing IT landscape.

Get Started

Jump-start your implementation and drive ROI by collaborating with industry experts, consultants, and support engineers throughout your journey.

Services

Transform your business quickly and effectively by taking advantage of our holistic service and support plans, expert consulting services, custom application development, proven best practices, and deep industry and technical knowledge.

Support

Help keep your SAP solutions running at peak performance with our IT experts and support services, including long-term plans, embedded teams, remote technology support, self-service portal, and innovation strategies.

Security and compliance

Focus on your business and customer relationships, while keeping your data safe and reliable. SAP takes a proactive, predictive approach to maintaining compliance and data security in the cloud and within an on-premise data centre.

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