Discover New Business Relationships. Today.
The old ways to find suppliers—consultants, trade shows, even web searches—can’t keep up with today’s fast-moving, digital economy. The smart money is on web-based supplier networks and automated buyer-seller matching tools.
There’s none better – or bigger – than the Ariba Network, nearly 2 million connected companies strong. And no matching service surpasses Ariba Discovery. This free service makes supplier search easy, instantly connecting you with high-quality product and service suppliers who are ready to compete for your business and cut your supply costs and risks. Whether you’re engaged in strategic sourcing or spot buying, your search involves just three steps:
- Describe your needs
- Review proposals
- Make your selection
That's it. Really.
Quick and Easy Collaboration with the World's Largest Trading Partner Community
Fast Supplier Search
Create a posting in just five minutes. Soon, often within 24 hours, you’ll be reviewing bids from matched sellers and awarding the business.
Sources for Any Need
Find suppliers for virtually any sourcing need, including spot buys, non-strategic spend, indirect spend, low-cost spend, and services spend.
Competition Reduces Costs
By leveraging the competitive bids provided by new sellers, you can reduce your average overall project spend by approximately 15 percent.
Diverse Seller Network
Find new suppliers among a broad base of global sellers that includes green and minority- and women-owned businesses, across more than 20,000 categories and 115 countries.
Convenient, Central Access
Now you can source more categories, manage RFPs, respond to bids, award contracts, and more, all from a single, intuitive interface.
Online tools enable you to network through sellers you know to find new supply sources, engage in Q&A exchanges, and dialogue via web conferencing.
Rich Seller Information
Rely on accurate, up-to-date seller information, including D&B financial risk scores. A five-star ranking system can help you make your selection decision.
Your configurable dashboard makes it easy to quickly and effectively manage all account activities directly from Ariba Discovery, or any Ariba sourcing solution.