SAP Ariba Supplier Lifecycle and Performance is a cloud-based solution to automate the supplier onboarding and qualification process and their successive management. The solution tools reduce suppliers’ onboarding times and allow companies to set preferences for the successive procurement and sourcing processes.
The solution key benefits include
- Unified vendor master – with bi-directional synchronization between SAP ERP / SAP S/4HANA and SAP Ariba, master vendor is kept up to date and consistent.
- Integration with other SAP Ariba solutions – direct connectivity within SAP Ariba supports consistency throughout the Source-to-Pay and Procure-to-Pay process and compliance. Preferred suppliers can be automatically invited to sourcing events in SAP Ariba Sourcing or suggested to end-users in Guided Buying application.
- Cloud-based self-service for suppliers – suppliers easily maintain their information through SAP Business Network.
- Customizable qualification and segmentation workflows – to manage suppliers based on specific parameters can be customized by category, location, and business unit.
- Lifecycle and performance reports – provide analytical tools for evaluating, analyzing, and interpreting business data.
- 360° supplier view – a complete view of supplier information and their performance means smarter decisions across the supply chain. The information in the integrated site is easily reachable from all SAP Ariba applications the customer has a subscription to.
Solution integration and process flow
Where to find more information?
Solution overview – SAP Ariba Supplier Lifecycle and Performance
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