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SAP Supply Base Optimization

Make better sourcing negotiation decisions that balance spend reduction with supply chain performance.

Reduce direct material costs and optimize supply chain performance


SAP Supply Base Optimization combines market benchmark data with predictive analytics, optimization, and simulation to help you make informed choices when negotiating with suppliers.

  • Cloud deployment
  • Transparency to supplier negotiation cycle
  • Intelligent processes leveraging contextual data
  • Integrated history and market benchmark data
  • Real-time tracking of negotiation progress to targets


Key Benefits

Streamline decision support

Streamline the business award process and enable commodity managers to focus negotiations

Make more informed sourcing negotiation decisions

Leverage intelligent analytics in price negotiations, improving sourcing decision-making locally and globally.

Improve visibility of supplier information

Provide commodity managers with full visibility of quote prices and other information needed for effective negotiation and award analysis.

Key Capabilities

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Role-based workbench

  • Apply predictive algorithms to optimize sourcing decisions across multiple areas
  • Support overarching savings goals with bottom-up analysis
  • Provide easy access to all key sourcing information in one place

Simulation and “what-if” analysis

  • Analyze multiple supplier award and allocation scenarios
  • Understand the impact of different scenarios on key performance
  • Review negotiations in process, and view summary reports by project, commodity manager, commodity group, and more


Integration with SAP and non-SAP software

  • Access data from other SAP and non-SAP software
  • Support end-to-end processes incorporating SAP Ariba solutions, SAP S/4HANA, and SAP Integrated Business Planning 

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.
Installation and setup

Follow setup instructions so you can start running and configuring SAP Supply Base Optimization quickly and confidently.


Find out how you can seamlessly integrate SAP Supply Base Optimization 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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