Along with Enterprise accounts, this capability can help enable all of your suppliers on Ariba Network
Just as you rely on Ariba Network to transact seamlessly with your fully enabled, strategic suppliers, you can digitalize transactions with all your low-volume, fee-sensitive suppliers, too. The answer is to provide them with a standard account, activated through our standard enablement process. It’s a simple way to satisfy any supplier’s concerns about changing the way they do business.
Requiring no change management, a standard account enables suppliers to collaborate with you on all basic document types: orders, invoices, confirmations, invoice status notifications, and payment proposals.
There is no limit to the number of documents exchanged.
It's easy. Using e-mail and web browsers, you can send any supplier your purchase orders immediately. Upon registering, they can send confirmations and flip orders into invoices with a single click.
There are no fees for suppliers. They can choose if, and when, they want value-added services for a fee.
Suppliers can create self-enabled catalogs to feature their products and services, which improves the buying experience.
When a supplier wants advanced e-commerce capabilities, like supply chain collaboration or integration with their back-end systems, it’s easy for them to upgrade their Ariba Network subscription.
How standard accounts work
Watch this comprehensive, on-demand demo to review standard account (formerly known as light account) functionality, features, and benefits, and learn where to get help when needed.
No fees for suppliers
Included as part of your Ariba Network subscription, standard account is completely free for your suppliers.
No change management, and no new investment in IT required for your suppliers. That means no extra support required on your part.
It's easier than ever for you to transact electronically with all your suppliers.
100 percent supplier enablement
Using both Enterprise and standard accounts, you can enable the right supplier with the right account and achieve 100 percent adoption. That means less paper, less labor, fewer errors, and better control over your supply chain.