SAP Ariba Commerce Automation

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SAP Ariba Commerce Automation is a cloud solution that enables electronic communication between buyers and suppliers through the SAP Ariba Network – the world´s largest online trading network (SAP Ariba Network to become part of a new SAP Business Network)

September 14, 2021

The cloud service enables electronic exchange of procurement documents between trading partners with the automatization of the Procure-to-Pay process:

  • sending a material purchase order to the supplier,
  • sending a service purchase order to the supplier,
  • purchase order confirmation by the supplier,
  • shipment notice to the buyer,
  • receipt notification of the buyer,
  • sending an invoice,
  • status update of an invoice,
  • remittance advice,
  • request for quote,
  • supplier bid.


Process flows in SAP Ariba Commerce Automation:

SAP Ariba Commerce Automation

Buyer portal

SAP Ariba Network Buyer accounts enable users to the following activities:

  • account administration including users’ roles and notifications setting,
  • transaction rules definition,
  • supplier enablement and new suppliers’ discovery,
  • purchasing documents creation and monitoring,
  • catalog subscriptions management.


Supplier portal

SAP Ariba Network suppliers have two choices in Ariba Network accounts:

  • Standard account is free of charge and provides basic functionalities such as purchase order and invoice creation, collaboration on contracts or catalog self-enablement. Email notifications are used to access the transactional documents.
  • Enterprise account is subject to fees and provides everything the standard account offers, plus a full ERP integration, unlimited RFP responses through SAP Ariba Discovery, priority customer support or direct document management within the portal without using the email notifications.



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