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SAP Business Network for Suppliers

Now you can connect more efficiently with your customers to manage sales cycles, improve cash flow, and grow your business.

Supplier integration through SAP Business Network

Integrating your ERP and SAP Business Network solutions with customers can streamline collaboration and transaction processing end-to-end. With enhanced connectivity to your customers, you can strengthen relationships, automate fulfillment, and achieve touchless transacting.

Improve efficiency and do more with less

Integration automates the processing of purchase orders, invoices, order confirmations, advance ship notices, service sheets, and other documents.

  • Purchase orders are automatically routed to your order processing system
  • Notices are automatically sent to customers when you confirm or ship orders
  • Invoices are automatically sent by your accounts receivable system to your customers’ accounts payable teams

Features and Benefits

Your benefits grow as you transact more on SAP Business Network. Once integrated, you can easily expand your customer base and transaction volume. 

Reduced costs

Integration enables you to automate processes like PO and invoice data entry, reducing costs while freeing your team to focus on more strategic activities.

Fewer errors

You can improve order accuracy and reduce time spent correcting purchase orders and invoices. Integrated suppliers experience up to 60% fewer processing errors. 

Faster processing

When automated, orders and invoices are exchanged instantaneously. Integrated suppliers see an average gain of 75% in order-processing productivity.

Accelerated payments

Exchanging real-time invoice status updates on SAP Business Network, you can minimize invoice inquiries and reduce the order-to-pay cycle time by as much as 75%.

SAP Ariba Cloud Integration Gateway for suppliers

Learn about the preferred integration method for suppliers on SAP Business Network and how it can quickly connect you with your trading partners.

Achieve faster time to value

Suppliers with high transaction volume can use the gateway to connect back-end systems directly to customers through SAP Business Network. You can then send and receive all documents digitally, automating the entire order-to-cash cycle.

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