Collaborate over Ariba Network to reduce inventory levels, increase fill rates, and increase team productivity

Achieve complete supply chain visibility with SAP Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration. Integrated with your ERP and supply chain optimization systems, this collaboration platform equips you to work safely and easily with multiple tiers of contract manufacturers and suppliers across key supply chain planning and execution processes.

  • Share production forecasts, orders, quality, and inventory information with suppliers and obtain their responses in real time.

  • Anticipate and resolve supply assurance problems quickly with collaboration dashboards that alert you to supply and demand mismatches.

  • Onboard all your suppliers using our on-demand tools, multiple integration options, and supplier enablement teams with decades of onboarding expertise.

Product Features

Broad collaboration

Across multiple processes, systems, and geographies, collaborate in real time on key supply chain planning and execution processes like forecasting and inventory management.

Actionable intelligence

Dashboards help you identify supply-demand mismatch and quality issues quickly, displaying supplier responses and status of their commitments to your forecasts, orders, quality notifications, and inventory pulls.

Improved compliance

With standards-based and secured electronic communications, as well as customized configuration of inter-company supply chain business rules, drive greater compliance with orders delivered correctly and on time.

Efficient onboarding

Multiple integration options ensure that sophisticated suppliers will participate. Use simple, on-demand tools to onboard the rest. Experts are available 24/7 to help you plan, prioritize, and execute.

Easy integration

Integrate this solution with any back-office system. Packaged integration is available for SAP and Oracle ERP, and additional integration is available with certain SAP ERP applications and supply chain solutions.

Fast time-to-value

Achieve fast time-to-value through efficient onboarding and quick deployment of this user-friendly solution, encouraging broad adoption by internal teams and external trading partners.

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SAP Ariba solutions have completely transformed our direct-materials-supplier collaboration processes.

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