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Optimize cost, manage risk, and make sure the savings you negotiate are fully realized

With strategic sourcing solutions from SAP, you can manage and optimize your entire sourcing, contracting, and spend analysis processes for all types of spend – direct and indirect materials as well as services. Integrated into your execution and procurement processes, these solutions can help you to:

  • Aggregate and classify all purchases, company-wide
  • Gain visibility, segment spend, and identify savings opportunities
  • Standardize source-to-contract processes across teams and business units
  • Drive materials cost savings and optimization across all spend categories
  • Ensure that the savings you negotiate are fully realized
  • Increase speed and drive up throughput across your teams
  • Reduce risk by finding better suppliers and innovation partners

SAP Strategic Sourcing Solutions

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Sourcing for Indirect and Direct Materials

Create best-value sourcing agreements for indirect materials using SAP Source-to-Contract Suite or for direct materials using SAP Strategic Sourcing Suite.

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Product Sourcing Solutions from SAP

Equip sourcing and commodity management teams to establish high-value sourcing agreements that meet the unique needs of automotive and industrial manufacturing companies.

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SAP Ariba Contracts

Speed up contract cycles by 50% and reduce administrative and legal costs by up to 30% when you rid yourself of the paper and ink.

SAP Ariba Contracts
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SAP Ariba Spend Analysis

Organize all spend data from across different systems and identify and prioritize sourcing opportunities more easily.

SAP Ariba Spend Analysis
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SAP Ariba Discovery for buyers

A free buyer-supplier matching service, putting a world of high-quality suppliers at your fingertips to drive bids for your business up, and your costs down.

SAP Ariba Discovery
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SAP Ariba Start Sourcing

Get two user licenses for this free solution and post up to two basic events per user per month. Make fast sourcing decisions that can mitigate problems in your supply base.

SAP Ariba Start Sourcing
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SAP Ariba solutions helped McKesson develop a smart, cost-effective, user-friendly procurement system. It leverages the latest technologies and tools to deliver insight for fast and accurate value-based sourcing decisions across the whole company.

Michael Tokarz, Senior Director of Source-to-Pay Processes, McKesson Corporation
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