Simplify and control the purchase of non-sourced goods with SAP Ariba Spot Buy

When it doesn’t make sense to source a one-off or emergency purchase, turn to SAP Ariba Spot Buy. This innovative capability of SAP Ariba Procurement solutions* provides:

  • An easy way to quickly find and buy what you need from among more than 10 million items
  • A trusted source of supply from hundreds of pre-enabled suppliers
  • Control, because you customize it according to your policies and procedures, and then receive detailed data for monitoring and reconciling transactions


Here’s how it works:

  1. Find: When an item can’t be found in the company catalog, users search the SAP Ariba Spot Buy catalog, filtering results by category, brand, and price.
  2. Approve: Configurable business rules and spot buy-specific workflow enforce corporate policies.
  3. Buy: Approved purchase requisitions trigger checkout, secure payment, and shipment of goods.


SAP Ariba Spot Buy benefits suppliers, too.
It provides them with a sales channel through which they can not only boost sales to existing customers, but also generate new sales and gain additional market share by offering their goods when and where buyers need them.

If you are a supplier and you would like to find out more about SAP Ariba Spot Buy, contact us.


* The use of SAP Ariba Spot Buy is subject to regional availability.

Resources

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HP Inc.: We Chose SAP Ariba Spot Buy

HP Inc.’s global indirect procurement systems team wanted to improve the buying experience for its users. Watch this short video to find out what happened when they chose SAP Ariba Spot Buy to do it.

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Spot Buy Software: A Modern Approach to Managing Tail Spend

Is using spot buy software the best strategy for your organization? Find out how best-in-class companies are managing their one-off, non-sourced, spot purchases with SAP Ariba solutions.

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Reining in tail spend with Spot Buy purchasing

Learn how Pfizer and other leading organizations are empowering buyers to purchase “in the moment.” And find out how your own spot-buy purchasing strategy can give employees a better buying experience.

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ProcureCon Indirect East Benchmarking Report

Procurement’s ability to recapture indirect spending is getting the C-suite’s attention. ProcureCon’s survey sheds light on indirect spend categories like non-contracted tail spend, energy, and IT.

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