Source Services, Indirect Materials, even Direct Materials Using One Solution
To negotiate best-value sourcing agreements, the kind that provide sustainable savings, you need the right strategic sourcing environment. One that's connected to a powerful supplier network and built with superior tools, expertise, and information.
You can create that environment with SAP Ariba strategic sourcing solutions: Ariba Sourcing or Ariba Collaborative Sourcing Professional. With tight integration to Ariba Network and connections to more than 2 million suppliers, they both provide the features and benefits you need to deliver the best sourcing results ever.
And now Collaborative Sourcing Pro can take you a step further: You can finally simplify your sourcing processes by using a single solution for all spend categories – services, indirect materials, and direct materials.
Create the Right Strategic Sourcing Environment for Your Organization
Here's a side-by-side comparison of the primary features of Ariba Sourcing and Ariba Collaborative Sourcing Pro.
|Solution Feature||Description||Ariba Sourcing
|Fast Time-to-Value||Cloud-based delivery means fast ROI and low TCO.|
|Quick and Easy Supplier Discovery||Find qualified suppliers with free business matchmaking.|
|Supplier Profile Management||Lower supply risk with up-to-date supplier information.|
|User-Friendly App||Wizards and tools help guide the way in events both simple and complex.|
|Compliance through Workflow||Ensure compliance with advanced, automated workflow and approval routing.|
|Sourcing Event Support||Sourcing and event-day management assistance, including level-one help for both buyers and suppliers.|
|Expertise and Best Practices||From onsite consulting to web-based templates, services are available to maximize your ROI.|
|Advanced Negotiation Types||Multiple event types and advanced scoring, along with award optimization and analysis, increase materials savings.|
|Advanced Direct Materials Sourcing Capabilities||Innovations enable sourcing of both indirect and advanced direct materials on a single platform.||-|
|Product Lifecycle Sourcing||Seamless data sharing through integration with PLM, material management, and vendor management systems.||-|
|Integrated Contract Management||Improve control and compliance with integrated capabilities for authoring and approving contracts, including a clause library, workflow, and centralized repository.||-|
|Integrated Supplier Lifecycle and Performance Management||Capabilities and resources include your vendor master in the cloud, flexible matrix qualification, scorecards, and supplier performance management.||-|
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