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Ariba Network

Welcome to the SAP supplier portal. This portal provides information for all suppliers that are conducting business with SAP through Ariba Network. Ariba Network is a secure, global platform where buyers and suppliers can collaborate on business transactions, and manage purchase orders (POs), invoices, catalogs, and payments.

We have recently migrated to Ariba Network for all our electronic transaction processing. As part of this migration, we send all POs to suppliers using Ariba Network and request that vendors submit their invoices to SAP using the network. Currently, SAP is using Ariba Network in 23 countries.

Moving from paper-based PO and invoice flows to electronic channels is an efficient way to cut costs and enhance supply chain integration. This solution benefits vendors by providing real-time PO and invoice delivery; a reduction in administrative business expenses; and exposure to new business opportunities.

With no hardware or software to install, subscribing to the network is simple. At an entry level you can transact on Ariba Network without any registration, using interactive email POs. All instructions regarding registration or invoicing without registration are included in the PO that you receive from SAP through Ariba Network.

Looking for more information on how to use Ariba Network? Please visit our help center.

Additional Services

If you have more than 500 invoices per year with SAP, the document exchange can be automated with an integration scenario. The implementation is made without specific IT infrastructure. The project lasts around three months with the assistance of your technical resource. A supplier integrator from SAP Ariba will support you during the whole process.

Please find the respective guidelines below.

To evaluate the feasibility to run this project, please contact GPO Operations.

The SAP Ariba Early Payment Program enables buyers and suppliers to collaborate over payment terms and the execution of early payment of approved invoices in exchange for a discount of the face value of the invoice.

Benefits for suppliers:

  • Accelerated cash flow: Expect your receivables to turn into cash at a faster rate
  • Reduced days sales outstanding (DSO): With a reduced DSO, you'll free up working capital for other needs
  • Control over payment timing: Request early payment on all invoices or on individual invoices

For more information:

In addition to SAP Ariba purchase orders and invoices, the supplier has an option to upload a catalog file on the Ariba Network. The catalog file includes information about the provided items including images, detailed descriptions, delivery time, pricing, etc. Once a supplier uploads this catalog file to Ariba Network, it is reviewed and activated. In case of any changes (e.g. price or availability) the supplier has to upload a changed catalog file.

Ariba Network supports Catalog Interchange Format (CIF). A CIF file can be created with any word processor, text editor, or spreadsheet application. 


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