Help your users by providing automated buying-channel guidance
Guided buying brings suppliers and buyers together to help streamline procurement. By encouraging your employees to follow procurement guidelines - without having to read them first - you can help them quickly and easily buy goods and services from preferred suppliers with minimal support from your procurement teams.
With this built-in capability of SAP Ariba procurement solutions, you can:
Use integrated supplier performance management tools to expand supplier participation
Collaborate with suppliers directly through the buying interface
Embed rules to ensure the buying process is compliant with your procurement policies
You’ll also boost adoption of your SAP Ariba procurement solution because all users, from the occasional to the frequent buyer, will find the buying experience easier and more satisfying.
A single place for both the occasional and frequent buyer to buy all goods and services.
An easy way to direct users to the right items, the right policies, and preferred suppliers.
A robust sourcing engine that powers self-service collaboration with preferred suppliers.
Built-in smart guidance for policies and a buying channel process that’s integrated to supplier management.
Integration with the SAP Ariba Buying solution allows use of existing catalogs and approval flows.
Guided buying enforces our policies in the way it’s embedded in the buying process, and by doing so, means the processes are followed and this guarantees their success. By guaranteeing their success, it guarantees their growth.