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Free to join. Free to transact.

Companies that use SAP Ariba sourcing and procurement solutions ask their suppliers to join SAP Business Network to make collaborating on proposals, contracts, orders, invoices, and payments faster, simpler, and more cost-effective.

Open your free standard account to join the network. With your standard account and business profile, you can collaborate with any of your customers that are also on the network. At no cost, you can transact an unlimited number of documents, such as purchase orders, invoices, and more, with access to basic functionalities, such as:

  • Receiving purchase orders

  • Sending invoices and monitoring payment status

  • Participating in sourcing events

  • Collaborating on contracts

  • Creating self-enabled digital catalogs

Account Capabilities

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Catalog Management

Use digital catalogs to improve order accuracy, accelerate responsiveness to orders, and provide your customers with an efficient shopping experience.

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Order Management

Automate processes end-to-end to collaborate with customers on orders, cancellations, and advance shipping notices.

Manage orders better
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E-invoicing

Get rid of paper and go digital with electronic invoicing. It’s the smart invoicing approach that simplifies invoice processing to help you get paid on time.

Invoice electronically
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Sourcing event participation

If you've received an invitation to participate in a customer's sourcing event – an auction or request for proposal, information, or quote – review detailed guidance about how to respond efficiently and effectively.

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Find New Customers

SAP Ariba Discovery is the business matchmaking service that helps you find leads from buyers looking for what you sell.

SAP Ariba Discovery
SAP Ariba Spot Buy Catalog helps suppliers increase sales
Spot Buy supplier opportunity

SAP is recruiting suppliers for the Spot Buy capability who offer goods in specific commodity categories. As buyer demand increases, opportunities will grow for more suppliers to participate.

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Get Started

Create a standard account

If you received a customer's request to join SAP Business Network, or need to process a purchase order on the network for the first time, register to open your standard account and get started today.

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Add capabilities for greater value

If you need more advanced capabilities like enhanced order and invoice experiences, priority and expert support, or the efficiencies afforded by integration with your ERP, an enterprise account subscription would be the better choice.

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Supplier Success Stories

Explore how Ariba Network – now SAP Business Network – helps suppliers improve collaboration with their customers, while also growing their businesses.

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Grainger

“As a leader in the maintenance, repair, and operations space, we rely on our strong partnership with SAP Ariba solutions to help us meet our customers’ buying needs more efficiently and effectively.”

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HH Global

“Spotlighting our experience with SAP Ariba solutions as a supplier is an important part of our sales collateral, as future clients who operate on the network want a supplier who’s already deeply embedded and transacts on the network.”

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Softcat

“SAP Ariba helps us continue to grow our online business and still drive down internal administration and resource costs.”

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