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Market-leading solutions for sourcing materials both direct and indirect, and services

To negotiate best-value sourcing agreements, the kind that provide sustainable savings, you need the right strategic sourcing environment. One that's connected to a powerful supplier network and built with superior tools, expertise, and information. That’s exactly what you get with the portfolio of SAP strategic sourcing solutions.

With tight integration to SAP Business Network, formerly known as Ariba Network, and connections to more than 6.7 million companies, SAP Source-to-Contract Suite and SAP Strategic Sourcing Suite provide you with the features and benefits you need to deliver the best sourcing results ever. Choose the source-to-contract suite if your needs are primarily for indirect materials, and the strategic sourcing suite if your needs are in direct materials. Each suite integrates SAP Ariba Sourcing with both contract management and supplier management capabilities.

And if you're just looking for the best sourcing software, you can choose SAP Ariba Sourcing all on its own.

Solution Briefs and Datasheets

Review these briefs and datasheets to explore your options for sourcing indirect or direct materials.

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SAP Ariba Sourcing: Solution brief

With SAP Ariba Sourcing, you can standardize processes, track sourcing activities, reduce sourcing cycle time, and achieve sustainable savings.

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SAP Ariba Sourcing: Datasheet

Combine best-in-class sourcing and negotiation technology with access to a global network of suppliers and unparalleled strategy and category expertise to automate and streamline critical sourcing lifecycle tasks.

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SAP Source-to-Contract Suite

Combine sourcing, contract management, and supplier management capabilities to help you be more efficient and capture more savings when sourcing indirect materials.

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SAP Strategic Sourcing Suite for Discrete Manufacturing

Learn how you can accelerate time to market for new products and gain greater pricing and forecasting visibility while increasing savings.

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SAP Strategic Sourcing Suite for Process Manufacturing

Download this datasheet to find out how SAP can help you accelerate time to market, shorten source-to-contract cycle times, and reduce direct spend costs.

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SAP Strategic Sourcing Suite for Retailers

Read how, with SAP sourcing solutions, you can accelerate time to market for private-label products, reduce source-to-contract cycles by up to 50%, and more.

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How much can you save?

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New e-tendering capability debuts

Now available in the European Union: A new e-tendering capability of SAP Strategic Sourcing Suite to help you run compliant public procurement processes easily and efficiently.

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The guided sourcing capability is a new user experience (UX) within the SAP Ariba Sourcing solution that expedites and improves the creation, monitoring, and awarding of sourcing events such as requests for information (RFIs), requests for proposal (RFPs), and auctions.

By delivering simplified, streamlined processes that help reduce the time and effort needed to drive sourcing events, this friendly and intuitive UX makes it easier for you to realize your sourcing goals.

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Guided Sourcing Capability for SAP Ariba Sourcing Gives E-Sourcing a Modern Makeover

Major updates and new functionalities to the SAP Ariba Sourcing solution, specifically to the guided sourcing capability, are modernizing e-sourcing. The improvements are arriving at an ideal time, as global trade restrictions and supply chain issues have made e-sourcing more challenging, even threatening business continuity.

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Watch a guided sourcing demo

Watch a 30-minute replay of our demo webinar, including overview and Q&S, to learn how you and your team can achieve simplicity, speed, and user adoption with the guided sourcing capability.

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Frequently asked questions about guided sourcing

Learn more about the new guided sourcing capability in this comprehensive set of questions and answers.

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

Leaders are rated highly by G2 users and have substantial market presence.

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