Network-based collaboration reduces inventory levels while increasing fill rates and productivity
Achieve complete supply chain visibility with SAP Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration. Integrated with your ERP and supply chain optimization systems, this collaboration platform equips you to work safely and easily with multiple tiers of contract manufacturers and suppliers across key supply chain planning and execution processes.
Share production forecasts, orders, quality, and inventory information with suppliers and obtain their responses in real time.
Anticipate and resolve supply assurance problems quickly with collaboration dashboards that alert you to supply and demand mismatches.
Onboard all your suppliers using our on-demand tools, multiple integration options, and supplier enablement teams with decades of onboarding expertise.
The Benefits of Multi-Tiered Supplier Collaboration
Microsoft describes their multi-tiered inventory strategies, their evolution to a build-to-order supply chain, and the significant inventory reductions they have achieved with SAP Ariba solutions.
Supply Chain Collaboration: Product Features
Dashboards help you identify supply-demand mismatch and quality issues quickly, displaying supplier responses and status of their commitments to your forecasts, orders, quality notifications, and inventory pulls.
With standards-based and secured electronic communications, as well as customized configuration of inter-company supply chain business rules, drive greater compliance with orders delivered correctly and on time.
Multiple integration options ensure that sophisticated suppliers will participate. Use simple, on-demand tools to onboard the rest. Experts are available 24/7 to help you plan, prioritize, and execute.
Integrate this solution with any back-office system. Packaged integration is available with SAP ERP and supply chain solutions.
Achieve fast time-to-value through efficient onboarding and quick deployment of this user-friendly solution, encouraging broad adoption by internal teams and external trading partners.