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Procurement

Rethink the procurement experience to streamline the process and guide users to the best choices in the least amount of time.

Cut costs, drive compliance, and gain visibility with e-procurement solutions

Move faster and spend better when you link all spend categories worldwide and use
intelligent technology to facilitate search and approvals.

Product Overview

Manage direct, indirect, and services spending for every market in one place, while automatically adapting to individual market requirements.

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Invoice management

Enjoy touchless invoice processing with built-in rules that require suppliers to resolve errors before submission.

Guided buying

Guide employees to buy from preferred suppliers while complying with your procurement processes and policies.

Spot Buy

Enable users to make one-off purchases from vetted suppliers while you get built-in control over a custom B2B marketplace.

Procurement operations desk

Give your procurement team a scalable and collaborative way to validate, source, and approve special purchase requests.

Global market adaptability

Mitigate the complexity involved in managing procurement processes across multiple cultures and countries.

 

We’re bringing procurement to the next level of partner and value contributor  within our organisation and helping drive major spend decisions that are being made by the business.
Patricia Miller, Managing Director of Digital Transformation for Procurement Plus, Accenture

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ERP integration for invoice management

Optimise your front-end procure-to-order processes while integrating with your ERP to support invoice and payment processing.

Guided buying

Guide employees to buy from preferred suppliers while complying with your procurement processes and policies.

Spot Buy

Enable users to make one-off purchases from vetted suppliers while you get built-in control over a custom B2B marketplace.

Procurement operations desk

Give your procurement team a scalable and collaborative way to validate, source, and approve special purchase requests.

Global market adaptability

Mitigate the complexity involved in managing procurement processes across multiple cultures and countries.

 

 

Using the Spot Buy capability, users were able to quickly find the items they needed in a matter of minutes that were policy-approved. This enabled our strategic sourcing managers to reduce the need for low volume suppliers for small company locations. 
Head of Procurement, Operations and Processes, Evonik Industries AG

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Catalogue enablement

Employ full catalogue enablement capabilities, including collection, validation, enrichment, classification, and approval.

Rich content

Deliver rich content by increasing the number and quality of filters users can apply to searches to improve search results.

API integration

Use open API integration and catalogue APIs to automate tasks, such as lookup data uploads and enterprise software system updates.

Intuitive user experience

Drive adoption with a user-friendly interface that helps simplify both purchasing and the catalogue creation process.

 

 

By moving to SAP Ariba solutions for indirect spend, we can focus on the work that matters most for our business and our clients. We have greater transparency and expanded vendor opportunities, as well as the integration we need for future innovation.
Luis Ferreira, Board Member and CIO, Trivalor SGPS SA

See how customers are succeeding with SAP Ariba Procurement solutions

Elevate the value of procurement

Connect all spend to actions and outcomes with SAP Business Technology Platform.

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