Skip to content

Your ticket to on-time payments

Electronic invoicing over Ariba Network gives you more flexibility to handle incoming payments and increases your visibility of invoice details. By delivering e-invoices directly to your customers, you can forgo a paper process riddled with mail delays and lost invoices.

Every invoice you submit is automatically validated. If there are any errors, the invoices can be flagged and quickly returned to you for correction, ensuring fast and reliable processing.

With e-invoicing on Ariba Network, you can get:

  • Invoices approved for payment in days, not weeks
  • A self-service portal to view invoice and payment status
  • Improved cash flow forecasting and reduced DSO
  • Accelerated payments via dynamic discounting
  • Faster dispute resolution
  • Strengthened customer relationships

Please note: Before you can e-invoice your customers for both orders with and without a PO, please confirm that your customer:

  • Accepts invoices on Ariba Network
  • Has invited you to send e-invoices

For PO invoices only
, be sure you complete these two additional steps:

  1. Fulfill the PO partially or completely
  2. Send the order confirmation or shipping notice

Features and Benefits

Error reduction

Reduce overall errors up to 60% with SAP Ariba’s smart e-invoicing capabilities like innate automation and validation processes. Invoices can be automatically checked for errors or missing fields. Any mistakes can be flagged for immediate attention.

Faster processing

Convert a variety of document formats into e-invoices and then deliver instantaneously to your customers. This can shorten your processing time for invoice management tasks and free up capacity to focus on value-adding work.

Payment acceleration

Faster processing of more accurate invoices can also mean getting paid sooner. With real-time invoice status and payment visibility through Ariba Network, you can reduce invoice inquiries and potentially see a 75% reduction in the order-to-pay cycle time.

Greater visibility

View invoice and payment status at the self-service portal at any time so you can have greater visibility at your fingertips. This also means you can spend less time calling your customers to ask about payment and have more time to find ways to grow your business instead.


Coates Hire, and SAP Ariba customer, offers a testimonial of their success with Ariba Network

Coates Hire Transforms Customer Experience

With Ariba Network, Coates Hire provides customers an end-to-end digitized offering, one that improves back-office efficiencies while driving down costs and integrating with their customers’ systems.


Scoring E-Commerce Success

An e-commerce scorecard gives you a highly effective way to share key metrics that reveal the success of your e-commerce strategy. Read this blog post to find out how.

Visit SAP Community
Image used to promote video about SAP Ariba customer Misumi

MiSUMi Shortens Invoice Processing Time

Using Ariba Network, MiSUMi Group Inc. has reduced their invoice processing time from three days to five minutes.

Watch video

Related Solutions

Ariba Network

The world's largest business network – a dynamic, digital marketplace where companies connect to get business done.

Learn more

Fulfillment on Ariba Network

Invoice your customers in the most efficient way possible. Now you can make fulfillment smarter and simpler with value-added functionality, services, and support.

Learn more

Questions about SAP Ariba Products?

Click here to chat with our experts.

Popular search terms: