Manage suppliers better, from onboarding to phase-out, all in one place

SAP Ariba Supplier Lifecycle and Performance is a unique supplier lifecycle management solution. Its capabilities are integrated with your procurement processes to help you drive spend to preferred suppliers and scale compliance for your entire supply base. These capabilities are designed to:

  • Provide you with a single, accurate supplier record

  • Make it easy for suppliers to maintain their own information

  • Let you manage suppliers based on specific parameters

  • Help you operate with speed and consistency in the entire procurement process

Product Features

360° comprehensive view

Get a unified, 360° view of each supplier, combining supplier information, qualification, segmentation, performance, spend, and risk data in one place.

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Two-way sync with ERP

With bi-directional synchronization between your ERP and SAP Ariba, your vendor data is kept up to date and consistent.

Integration with apps

Seamless integration with SAP Ariba procurement applications keeps your supplier qualification and segmentation consistent.

Self-service for suppliers

Suppliers can maintain their own information via Ariba Network, providing you with a high degree of confidence in the data.

Vendor master in the cloud

Vendor records shared between you and your supplier stay current, with near real-time updates for supplier creation, changes, and inactivation between systems.

Matrix-based management

A flexible matrix for supplier qualification and segmentation lets you customize by category, location, and business unit.


“SAP Ariba solutions make it easy for us to communicate with suppliers. This results in the efficiency that our customers expect.”

- Henning Icken, Project Manager, Deutsche Telekom AG

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How We Did It: Supplier Management

To reduce the risk and chaos of supplier management, SAP Ariba places supplier data in one place, so everyone on your procurement team can find what they need, right when they need it.

Conquer your supplier management challenges

Take a look at this infographic for a snapshot of the key challenges of supplier lifecycle and performance management, and how SAP Ariba can help you overcome them.

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Explaining benefits of SAP Ariba Supplier Management

How to Choose a Winning Supplier Management Solution

Take a look at this e-book. It's all about what to look for in a supplier management solution, and how the right one can help your business.

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