Respond swiftly to changes in supply and demand while boosting profitability and shareholder value
Digitize your extended supply chain with end-to-end, digital procurement solutions that support your direct spend, starting with integration with your product design and R&D processes, all the way through manufacturing execution and delivery.
SAP Ariba Solutions for Direct Spend integrate seamlessly with your PLM, ERP, and SAP Integrated Business Planning systems to unlock a world of benefits, including:
- Faster time to market and time to volume: Integrate R&D and product design with sourcing, procurement, and supply chain management to accelerate innovation.
- Quick and accurate sourcing: Source all materials and services for multi-level BOMs on a single platform, and move smoothly toward volume production.
- Effective supplier collaboration: Identify any potential supply shortages before they occur.
- Better product cost management: Minimize contract leakage and realize negotiated savings when all purchase orders reflect supplier agreements.
- Stronger compliance: Tie supplier qualification and sourcing together to ensure selection of qualified suppliers and mitigate supply chain disruptions.
- Complete supply chain visibility: Collaborate with multiple tiers of suppliers to manage your non-linear and external supply chains, reduce inventory levels, increase fill rates, and increase team productivity.
Enabling Microsoft’s One Digital Supply Chain
Microsoft explains how working with SAP Ariba is streamlining their design-to-deliver direct spend processes and helping their One Digital Supply Chain initiative achieve its goals.
SAP Ariba Solutions for Direct Spend
Supply Chain IT Lead, leading high tech OEM
Collaborating with direct spend suppliers and sourcing on SAP Ariba solutions offers more flexible, demand-driven manufacturing and improves cycle times.
SAP Ariba Procurement
Gain control over costs and risks in buying processes with solutions from SAP Ariba, like a simple shopping experience that guides users to the right items from the right suppliers.Learn more
SAP Ariba Supplier Management
SAP Ariba Supplier Management is the only end-to-end solution portfolio that lets you manage supplier information, lifecycle, performance, and risk all in one place.Learn more