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Strategic Sourcing Solutions

Achieve sustainable savings and increase product profitability with effective strategic sourcing

Reduce onboarding costs and risks, while improving supplier performance and collaboration, by actively managing supplier relationships. Strategic sourcing solutions from SAP support a proactive approach to performance management – enhancing visibility into top-tier suppliers and their suppliers. As a result, you can enforce corporate sustainability efforts, avoid supply disruptions, mitigate supplier risk, and deliver savings with transparency into sourcing, risk, and compliance.

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Solution Capabilities

Learn about the capabilities of SAP software:

Supplier Discovery

Improve commerce by spending less time and money on finding suppliers

Eliminate time-consuming searching and vetting when looking for qualified suppliers. With supplier discovery solutions from Ariba, an SAP company, you can:

  • Publish postings to suppliers that have the capabilities to meet your needs
  • Access supplier profiles instantly
  • Use powerful search functions to drill down to details, select suppliers, and solicit bids
  • Establish a simple posting process that reduces the time and cost of selecting suppliers while enabling competitive bidding
Supplier Information and Performance Management

Take supply chain optimization to new heights with a centralized platform

Handle every aspect of the supplier lifecycle with supplier information and performance management solutions from Ariba, an SAP company. Our on-demand software helps you:

  • Provide a central, network-enabled platform for accessing supplier profiles
  • Assess supplier performance by using measurable indicators and prepackaged reports and dashboards
  • Realize peak supply chain performance with network-driven intelligence and integrated spend management
Spend Visibility

Increase sourcing efficiency and savings with near real-time visibility

Aggregate and analyze disparate spend data to gain new insights with spend visibility solutions from Ariba, an SAP company. Our on-demand software helps you:

  • Increase visibility into corporate spend, suppliers, and related and multisource market information
  • Access clean, enriched data and generate reports in seconds
  • Get insights to improve purchasing leverage, increase spend under management, drive sustainability initiatives, and mitigate supply chain risk

Generate cost savings with streamlined sourcing management

Reduce cycle times, improve process control, generate sustainable savings, and create lasting business value – all with sourcing solutions from Ariba, an SAP company. Our subscription-based software helps you:

  • Qualify suppliers and measure performance for more informed negotiations
  • Enhance sourcing process control
  • Improve sourcing management and decrease time to value
Contract Management

Reduce risk and enhance compliance with standardized contract management

Manage the full contract management lifecycle with approved contract templates, efficient workflow approval processes, and automated contract monitoring and alerts. With solutions from Ariba, an SAP company, you can:

  • Achieve full visibility into the contract lifecycle
  • Give users control over contract authoring and the information needed to support negotiations
  • Reduce cycle time, and manage risk more effectively
  • Create sustainable cost savings, and make better decisions

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Businesses everywhere are transforming into digital enterprises – but it’s not always that easy. SAP Digital Business Services can help guide your transformation journey every step of the way, from strategy to technology implementation and beyond.

Our experts take a holistic approach, helping you identify and implement new processes and capabilities while ensuring your operations continue to run smoothly. We’ll work to make sure your SAP software delivers ongoing, unsurpassed value as you address the evolving demands of the digital economy. 


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Get the support you need to efficiently implement and operate your SAP solutions – and take advantage of new technologies. We offer a range of support services, from foundation level to strategic engagement and co-innovation.

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Get a wealth of information – about everything from installation and upgrades to security, integration, and product availability.

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