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How SAP and Amazon Business Work Together to Simplify Your Product Search


Learn how our latest integration delivers the consumer-simple shopping experience you expect from Amazon – customized to automate compliance with your purchasing policies.

As the result of our recent partnership, Amazon Business has become a new source of supply for the Spot Buy capability in SAP Ariba procurement solutions. That means users of guided buying can now search for items and receive results from Amazon Business – along with other online stores, e-commerce providers, and direct sellers – in a single, seamless process.

The goal? To provide all users just what they need, and nothing more, in three quick steps:

  • Search
  • Select
  • Submit

What the new search experience offers  

While Amazon Business SKUs were previously available through the Level 1 PunchOut catalog in SAP Ariba buying solutions, the new technology integration uses a real-time search API to deliver the simple shopping experience Amazon is known for.

What does this mean for you and your users? Better search, enhanced functionality, and smoother checkout – all within your spending and compliance controls.

And when a user selects Amazon Business items for checkout, the shopping cart is instantly transferred for automatic processing within guided buying.

Let’s run through a sample purchase so you can see how it works. Click here to watch a 60-second demo.

Procurement guidelines are built into the process through intuitive displays and prompts that anyone can follow. This enables employees to quickly and easily buy goods from preferred suppliers with minimal support from your procurement teams.

To learn more about how the partnership between SAP and Amazon Business can benefit your business:

  • Read the press release
  • Register for an upcoming demo to see the integration in action

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