Get the right parts and the right technician in the right place at the same time
Effectively managing and minimizing downtime is essential when your operations and assets are dispersed around the world, especially in remote locations. Avoiding excessive or unplanned downtime requires efficient, real-time collaboration with spare parts suppliers and contingent labor providers. It’s the only way to make sure that the parts and people you need will be in the right place at the right time to help you keep costs low and productivity high.
With SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass solutions, you can continue operations and refurbish assets without costly expedite fees and time-intensive manual processes. On a single, global platform, you can seamlessly share data with your ecosystem of partners and automate collaboration to:
- Meet production, profitability, and safety targets
- Provide visibility into stock level requirements, time-phased demand, and inventory holdings
- Align on planned MRO procurement
- Oversee machinery and parts refurbishment processes end to end
- Optimize your external and contingent workforce
Features of SAP Ariba Solutions for Energy and Natural Resources
SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass solutions support asset intensive industries including as oil and gas, mining, metals, chemicals, consumer goods, and utilities.
Negotiate best-value sourcing agreements using a global sourcing platform with built-in contract and supplier management and integration to your ERP to minimize contract leakage.
Spare parts collaboration
Provide your spare parts suppliers with full visibility into your MRO inventory holdings and collaborate on replenishment, consignment, and procure-to-pay processes to optimize your MRO inventory investments.
End-to-end refurbishment process collaboration
Issue repair orders, negotiate pricing, and collaborate on the quality, delivery, and invoice process, automating an end-to-end process that is otherwise manual and error-prone.
Get work done quickly, efficiently, and safely by sourcing, onboarding, monitoring, and offboarding a reliable, certified, and skilled contingent workforce.
Let your suppliers flip approved service entry sheets into invoices quickly and easily to avoid delays and disputes in the payment process.
Integration to SAP Plant Maintenance and SAP S/4HANA
Seamlessly share with trading partners your spare parts inventory requirements that you maintain in your ERP, including minimum and maximum stocking level requirements, consignment movements, orders for goods and services, and related demand signals.
SAP Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration
Share real-time information with all your MRO suppliers, obtain their commits, and tap network-generated intelligence to achieve complete supply chain visibility.Learn more
SAP Ariba Strategic Sourcing Suite
Your entire sourcing, contracting, and spend – all in one place. With SAP Ariba, you can source and manage direct and indirect materials on a single platform.Learn more