SAP Ariba

Streamline your procurement processes, reduce risk, and gain greater visibility and control over costs.

SAP Ariba is a cloud-based procurement platform for buyers and sellers. With the Ariba solutions and network, businesses of all sizes can collaborate to control costs, manage spend and minimize supply chain risk while developing business opportunities.

Axxis Consulting as the SAP Platinum Partner can help you as a buyer or a seller to leverage the benefits of SAP Ariba for procure-to-pay or order-to-cash cycles.

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Key Features

Supplier Management

Strategic Sourcing

Direct Spend Solutions

Procurement and Financial Supply Chain

Digital Network

Platform and Integrated Solutions

The right products from the right suppliers at the right time

Ariba Supplier Management is the one-stop solution for managing supplier information, life cycle, performance and risk. It gives a reliable, up-to-date and comprehensive view including qualification, segmentation and performance of each supplier.

Supplier Risk Management – accurately assess, monitor and mitigate risks to make smarter and safer decisions before purchase.
Ariba Supplier risk solution provides options to tailor risk views and alerts as well as segment suppliers according to risk exposure. This collaborative risk disposition and remediation minimises risk impact to your business and improves collaboration with your trading partners.

Supplier Life Cycle Management – manage suppliers better from on-boarding to phase-out. Integrated with the procurement process, a unified 360 view is provided to help you drive spend to preferred suppliers and scale compliance for the entire supply base. It makes it easy for suppliers to maintain their own information and lets you manage suppliers on specific parameters, thereby increasing speed and consistency in the procurement process.

Organize data to optimize costs

SAP Ariba helps you manage your entire sourcing, contracting and spend analysis processes for direct and indirect material as well as services. This optimizes cost, manages risks and ensures that the savings you negotiate are fully realized.

Spend Analysis – organize all spend data from different systems to identify company’s spending habits and negotiate better deals.

Contracts – centralize contract storage, strengthen compliance and accelerate the contract life cycle.

Discovery for buyers – free buyer-supplier matching service that helps you find high-quality suppliers.

Savings Pipeline and tracking – build and track your savings pipeline to make sure your strategic sourcing milestones are achieved.

Start Sourcing – save time and money by creating and managing sourcing events.

Respond swiftly to changes in market and boost profitability

As the pace of change in supply and demand accelerates, quick response is crucial to stay relevant and competitive. Ariba Solutions for Direct Spend connects people, partners, processes and information to keep you on the top of the game.

Seamless Integration with other business planning systems offer a whole lot of benefits:

  • Faster time to market and time to volume due to integration of product design with sourcing.
  • Quick and accurate sourcing from a single platform.
  • Lower costs with item cost tracking and reduction of excess inventory
  • Effective supplier collaboration that helps identify potential supply shortages before-hand.
  • Better product cost management by minimizing contract leakage.
  • Stronger compliance due to integrating supplier qualification and selection with sourcing and mitigating disruptions.
  • Complete supply chain visibility by collaboration of multiple tiers of suppliers.

The Ariba supply chain mobile app gives you on the go access to the network ensuring you are in the loop all the time.

Improve your bottom line by achieving more control

SAP Ariba provides e-procurement solutions that ensure compliance and control while providing a delightful experience for the users.

Guided buying – give your employees a simple way to buy smarter by providing automated buying-channel guidance.

Spot buy – help buyers find and buy non-sourced goods in a simple and controlled way.

Catalogue – display relevant and current content to your procurement users with simple user-friendly interface.

The financial supply chain management gives you intelligence and global reach to transform your payables from liabilities to strategic assets and boosts free cash flow as well as working capital.

Invoice management – reduce process complexities with smart invoicing that includes reconciling, approval and payment status.

Payables – combine multiple payment capabilities and provide dynamic discounting.

Working capital management – assess current payment terms, cash positions and identify the best way to work with suppliers.

Add value to your business

Ariba network is a dynamic, digital network that helps you efficiently manage sales cycle, improve cash flow and grow your business.
Buyers and suppliers can work together more efficiently and effectively on all share aspects like contracts, orders, invoices and payments.

You can grow your business by getting matched with potential customers and vendors, improve relations with existing ones and streamline your catalogue.

As a supplier, the Ariba network helps you strengthen your e-commerce capabilities to become the preferred, easy to find vendor around the world. You can help buyers achieve their procurement transformation goals, while boosting customer satisfaction, simplifying the sales cycle, and improving cash flow.

As a buyer, you save a lot of time and money by being connected to a diverse network of high-quality suppliers. You can manage the entire procurement process from source to settle, while controlling spending, finding new sources of savings, and building a healthy, ethical supply chain.

Collaborating over the Ariba network makes buying and selling simpler as well as more satisfying and establishes your role as an essential partner in the source-to-settle processes.

Maximize your ROI and push innovation

SAP Ariba is a single, open, extensible platform that makes it easier than ever to create great user experiences. Unified apps, data, processes and devices on a single platform delivers more value to your enterprise.

There are integration wizards, templates and extensions that help you maximize the value of the solution. With open standards and simple, extensible processes, you can integrate SAP Ariba with existing solutions without any new hardware.

Extension Studio – simple, fast way to extend the functionality of the procurement solution with drag and drop tools, easy form creation and various self-service tools to enhance the processes.

APIs – extend, innovate or integrate applications to better meet your specific needs. You can create new applications and add features to fulfill any unique business requirement.

Customer Success Stories

See how businesses across various industries have implemented and driven success from SAP Business One.

Learn how Johnson & Johnson is meeting their supplier diversity goal by identifying key suppliers and establishing partnerships across the business.

Listen to how Cirque du Soleil simplified their procurement with SAP Ariba, delivering significant value to the business day-to-day and allowing them to run simple.

Hear how AIA Insurance Group achieved an 80% efficiency gain, and transformed their business through the adoption of SAP Ariba.

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