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SAP Business Network for Procurement

Achieve seamless procurement collaboration with a fully digital, integrated solution.

Improve spend visibility and supplier collaboration

Achieve operational efficiency and supply assurance through improved supplier collaboration.


Digitally collaborate with your suppliers to reduce cost, mitigate risk, and improve operational efficiency. SAP Business Network for Procurement enables near-real-time information sharing for enhanced visibility into spend and procurement processes.

  • Better business process and regulatory compliance 
  • Improved supplier management and spend controls 
  • Automated and standardized workflows
  • Configurable business rules and network validation


Key Benefits

Improve procurement compliance

Support business process compliance with highly configurable business rules on SAP Business Network.

Automate processes

Enhance productivity, decrease operating costs, and free up human resource capacity by automating paper-based and manual processes.

Increase spend transparency

Gain a holistic view of organizational spend with visibility into all orders and invoices in one platform.

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Key Features

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Procurement transparency

  • Access to a community of global suppliers to easily connect, collaborate and transact on the network
  • Visibility into all orders and invoices for a holistic view of spend
  • Negotiated contract terms can be executed in ERP-generated purchase orders and sent to suppliers over the network 

Streamlined compliance

  • Improved compliance through digital matching of invoices to purchase orders and contracts
  • Compliance with regulatory requirements through e-invoicing
  • Validated transactions based on configured business rules, reducing manual intervention and exceptions 

Automated processes

  • Automation of manual processes increases productivity, decreases operating costs, and frees up FTE capacity
  • Reduced supplier onboarding time
  • Supplier invoice collaboration and visibility for early-payment discounts and payment-terms optimization, while reducing payment status inquiries 

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Find the best solution for your needs

Explore solutions from SAP Business Network that can help you meet your procurement challenges and realize your business goals.

Choose best-of-suite procurement

Achieve organization-wide value by digitalizing source to pay with fully integrated processes, governance, and user experiences.

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.


Optimize configuration of SAP Business Network for Procurement with our comprehensive configuration guide.


Find out how you can seamlessly integrate SAP Business Network for Procurement 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.


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.


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 center.

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