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SAP Ariba solutions are open, smart, and simple

Discover the extensive portfolio of SAP Ariba solutions for large, midsize, and growing companies. You’ll find out how SAP is driving rapid innovations to make procurement and supply chain collaboration processes simple and smart. We're removing complexity, improving agility, and giving buyers and suppliers the tools to improve everything from source to pay and order to cash – all in one place.

SAP Ariba solutions are open  Open to all systems and all types of goods and services, giving you innovative ways to connect to the world’s largest network of buyers and suppliers, collaborate with the right business partners, and enhance your solution with targeted apps and extensions.

SAP Ariba solutions are smart  Offering an end-to-end automated system that removes complexity and allows buyers and suppliers to manage everything from contracts to payments on a single, integrated platform.

SAP Ariba solutions are simple  Delivering the insight you need to create and manage lasting, trusted connections with partners who fit with your business, while ensuring your policies and preferences automatically guide efficient, error-free transactions.

The SAP Ariba Difference

Put innovation to work

Reshape how procurement works for your employees with SAP intelligent technology. Simplify searches with natural language processing. Rely on artificial intelligence and machine learning to provide targeted content and tailored steps that guide users and give them just what they need throughout the procurement process. Meanwhile, processes like invoice and PO reviews can be smarter and faster with a system that automatically checks fields, line-item details, account codes, and more to reduce exceptions, increase accuracy, strengthen cost control.

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Manage all spend in one place

Gain more control over spending by bringing all indirect and direct spend, as well as services procurement, into one system. From contract and catalog items to one-off tail spend, you can ensure your policies are applied consistently for greater compliance. By integrating direct materials procurement into your PLM system and process, you can bring effective cost control to product planning and protect your margins through delivery. And you can manage the unique industry requirements of pre-negotiated MRO, unplanned repairs, and work orders tied to owned assets.

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Control spending globally

SAP Ariba procurement software and solutions are available in more than 190 countries and 24 languages, supported by 13 global data centers, to help you simplify spending and strengthen compliance around the world. Eliminate manual tax data maintenance and integrate global tax intelligence with transactions automatically to get tax right the first time, every time. The solution supplies the technology that will support you in your compliance journey and configure your invoice process to be consistent with regulatory requirements across 85 countries.

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Collaborate over SAP Business Network

Take supplier collaboration to a more strategic level. Automatically share information with suppliers to sync your needs with their capacity; increase the accuracy of requests, orders, and invoices; and give your buyers an intelligent way to work with suppliers on everything from sophisticated planning to detailed specs for catalog purchases. Increase the accuracy of invoices to speed up both processing and payments. Access millions of suppliers across hundreds of categories, so you can bring more categories of spend under management without increasing the demands on your team.

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Danfoss: Simplifying Procurement with SAP

“SAP is our software provider of choice because of its unparalleled ability to integrate all core processes to produce a single version of the truth across the business.”

Customer reviews and awards from G2

SAP Ariba received High user adoption badge summer 2022 from G2

“It is very simple to use. All suppliers are familiar with its interface and outcomes. Easy to register new vendors. I learned once how the system works and now can easily use it in my everyday life.”

– Procurement & IT Specialist, HR & Facility Management

SAP Ariba received High Performer badge summer 2022 from G2

“SAP Ariba Sourcing help us to bring digitalization to our organization. Today is easier to send RFI to our vendors and they are able to respond to our requests in seconds, all throughout a web-based system.”

– User in Logistics and Supply Chain

SAP Ariba received Leader - Enterprise badge summer 2022 from G2

“SAP Ariba solutions allow suppliers and buyers to connect and do business on a single platform. Cloud-based service is the best quality which makes SAP more reliable in terms of simplicity, compliance, sustainability management, etc.”

– Software Engineer, Enterprise

G2 Grid Report for Procure to Pay names SAP Ariba a Leader

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SAP Ariba solutions named a Leader in G2 Grid Report for Strategic Sourcing

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SAP continues to enhance its procurement application suite through its enhanced strategic relationship with iCertis, the acquisition of working capital management firm Taulia, and the launch of the SAP Sustainability Control Tower.

IDC, Worldwide Procurement Applications Software Market Shares, 2021
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Source-to-Pay Solutions

Connect virtually every step and piece of data together across the entire source-to-pay process, so you can reduce leakage, increase speed, and strengthen control over spending.

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SAP Business Network

A dynamic, digital marketplace where buyers and suppliers from more than 6.7 million companies can find each other, collaborate, and trade more than $8.7 billion in goods and services every day.

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