SAP Ariba Supplier Connection, May 2020
The latest updates and resources for Ariba Network Suppliers
The situation we find ourselves in is evolving every day, but one thing will remain unchanged: our commitment to supporting our supplier customers.
Whether you can fulfill an urgent supply need or are looking for ways to make your job just a little bit easier these days, we hope these resources can assist you during the current challenges you are facing.
Business are looking for new sources of supply—can you help?
There is currently an increase in postings on SAP Ariba Discovery as buyers are seeking to diversify their supply base and find alternative supply options. We’re waiving the fee for suppliers to respond to SAP Ariba Discovery posts when using promo code SAPARIBA2020.*
New & notable
New tutorials & resources
The North American Supplier Digital Summit featured over thirty breakout sessions and quick tip videos to help you get the most from your account and transact efficiently. Topics included upcoming features, catalogs, expert Q&A, and much more.
Managing your ANIDs just got easier
If you are managing multiple accounts (ANIDs), there are new capabilities to help you centralize the workload. Establishing child relationships with your main account can give you better visibility and control all at once.
Faster and simpler customer relationship management
There are two new features dedicated to helping you streamline your customer relationship management between Ariba Network accounts. Discover the most efficient way to handle customer relationships from your linked child accounts.
Maintain Business Continuity with SAP Signature Management
With an increasing number of employees working remotely, organizations need to think about how documents and contracts can be signed and concluded. SAP Signature Management by DocuSign integrates with Ariba Network for a secure, automated workflow for electronically collecting information, tracking progress, and obtaining legally binding electronic signatures.
Rapidly upskill your remote sales and service teams
The new normal has changed the way we all do business. Upskill your sales and service teams quickly with 12-week FREE access to SAP Litmos —a powerful learning management system (LMS) with 200+ off-the-shelf professional courses. Get white glove onboarding now with code, ARIBA20. Valid until July 31, 2020.
COVID-19 Customer Confidence Pulse
The ongoing development surrounding COVID-19 has led to customers re-evaluating who they buy from. Know the expectations and requirements of your customers related to the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure they have the confidence they need to keep doing business with you with this free service from Qualtrics.
Efficiently integrate to Ariba Network
SAP Ariba Cloud Integration Gateway (CIG) is the preferred integration method for suppliers transacting on Ariba Network—most suppliers see a 50% reduction in integration time. For suppliers transacting a large number of documents, CIG improves efficiency by automating your entire order-to-cash cycle.
Review the informational guide
SAP Ariba Supplier Mobile App
Stay connected without your computer
Meeting the demands of work while maintaining life at home (and for some of us, becoming a full-time teacher) is difficult. But you don’t need to be at your computer to manage your Ariba Network transactions. Download the mobile app to view and confirm purchase orders, send ship notices and invoices, and access any document in web format.
HP India achieves a frictionless ordering experience
E-Commerce Manager, Manjunath Prabhakar, discusses how Ariba Network helps deliver best-in-class experiences to their customers and how this sustainable e-commerce solution keeps back office costs down.
Quick Links for SAP Ariba Suppliers
*Disclaimer: Offer valid through December 31, 2020 and applies only to use of SAP Ariba Discovery. Fees to respond to postings are waived only upon a supplier’s use of a valid promo code. Additional restrictions may apply. Current Advantage and Advantage + Customers: Please contact us to receive a 3-month extension to your current subscription.