Sourcing & Procurement.

The world of Procurement has changed. This general thesis will be confirmed by anyone who deals with the purchasing of materials or finished products for their company daily. How has it changed? Nightmares have become a reality. Recent years have been characterized by a different increase in the rate of development of regions in the world, which has changed the geographical distribution of demand, thus changing the old balance of power. The visibility of these changes has been highlighted by the pervasive global pandemic, which has shaken the levels of demand, creating destructive, high demand waves in short periods.
The difficulties resulting from this situation have a direct impact on the effectiveness of our anticipation of risks in supply chains and thus disruptions in the supply of our products. Operationally, we often won’t get enough responses to our RFX to get a satisfactory price.
Unlike the time before COVID19, CEOs and CFOs are increasingly talking to procurement departments rather than sales before developing production plans. Today’s market is a market for supply, not demand.

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Challenges that occur, must be identified and thanks to procurement, the organizations have tools to reduce these risks. Procurement is set to find solutions and help to navigate the organizations in uncertain waters by finding solutions like onshore suppliers, finding new opportunities on the market or help suppliers to evolve together with their organizations.

Helping the procurement to resolve these issues is also a key to leave these uncertain times behind. How? By investing in IT solutions. The suppliers should relate to the organizations in real time. This would also ensure, that the procurement has all the information about any issues and anticipate them which will keep the supply chains running without any disturbance. Based on our approach, we collaborate with you to develop a tailor-made approach based on your individual situation. You will receive a comprehensible roadmap outlining how to iteratively improve your company’s knowledge generation and decision support based on its data.

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What is SAP Ariba?

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Cloud-based
SAP Ariba is a cloud-based solution which offers innovative functionalities for procurement departments. Within one platform buyers and suppliers have the possibility to connect and cooperate globally. Ariba Network has one of the largest suppliers and vendors database in the world.
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Standardized
SAP Ariba allows to optimize and standardize procurement processes within the organization, produce savings and helps to grow the daily business. It can also be integrated with the customer ERP systems to support the flow of end-to-end processes. The system provides standard process flow with possibility of certain customization according to customer’s needs.
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Multi-functional
Thanks to broad functionalities SAP Ariba can be used in various industries areas e.g., automotive, consumer products, pharmaceutical, insurance or even public sector.
If your business is looking for a change and a new way of working within procurement area, then SAP Ariba is a product which should be considered.
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What are the benefits of SAP Ariba?

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Simplicity
Ariba is a procurement platform benefitting not only the buyers but also the suppliers. It is a cloud-based solution, which means that both sides only need the connection to the Internet to be able to use it. Users can access Ariba anywhere, anytime and on any device via any Internet browser. Moreover, setting up does not require high initial costs such as additional costly hardware or software.
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Connectivity
If we could use only one argument to encourage organizations to use SAP Ariba, it would be building relationships between sellers and buyers. Thanks to the structure provided by Ariba, businesses of all sizes can connect with their trade partners using only one platform. Buying Organizations gain quick and easy access to potentially new suppliers engaging in collaborative commerce. The complexity of procurement processes and activities reduces, effecting in improved service levels what results in better relationships with the suppliers.
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Automation
Suppliers on the other hand, may search for potential new business opportunities using Ariba Supplier Network. Ariba gives a chance for fair bidding and competing for businesses. Furthermore, it helps reducing processing costs through automation of activities like submitting invoices or providing order confirmations what leads to smaller risk of mishandled documents and increased accuracy of data.

What are the functions of SAP Ariba?

Looking at SAP Ariba and what it has to offer you can find lots of possibilities to transform your business processes and simplify them. Proposed solutions allow your business to grow, by introducing certain standard and process optimization.

SAP Ariba offers following solutions for its customers:

SAP Strategic Sourcing

Sourcing for Direct and Indirect spend
Contract Management
Spend Analysis

SAP Strategic Sourcing

Sourcing for Direct and Indirect spend
Contract Management
Spend Analysis

SAP Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration

Solution fully dedicated for Direct spend

SAP Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration

Solution fully dedicated for Direct spend

SAP Ariba Supplier Management

Supplier Lifecycle Management
Supplier Risk Management

SAP Ariba Supplier Management

Supplier Lifecycle Management
Supplier Risk Management

SAP Ariba Spend Analysis

SAP Ariba Spend Analysis

SAP Ariba Buying and Invoicing

P2P solution

SAP Ariba Buying and Invoicing

P2P solution

SAP Ariba Buying

P2O solution

SAP Ariba Buying

P2O solution

SAP Ariba Guided Buying

SAP Ariba Guided Buying

SAP Ariba Invoice Management

SAP Ariba Invoice Management

SAP Ariba Catalog

SAP Ariba Catalog

SAP Ariba Network

World’s largest network of suppliers and vendors

SAP Ariba Network

World’s largest network of suppliers and vendors
The advantage of SAP Ariba is that you can use single modules depending on the size of your business. That gives all customers the flexibility and starting point to grow the business with professional tools.

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Supplier Network as a part of Business Network.

Today, companies are trying to meet the requirements of rapid response to technological changes, the effects of natural disasters or changes in the balance of power on the natural resources markets. One of the approaches is a universal approach to changing the perception of the business environment from the old – linear to modern, i.e., networked.

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