The Supply Chain Management module Ariba provides employees and partners with powerful solutions to manage business in the Cloud, either with a fully integrated, end-to-end solution or as a hybrid solution combined with an existing IT infrastructure. With it, clients can look forward to appreciable efficiency enhancements and improved supply-demand matching.
With one million connected companies and an annual transaction volume of about 450 Billion US-Dollar, the SAP Ariba network is the biggest supplier community worldwide. The Cloud solution reduces costs while increasing flexibility and effectiveness. On the product development side, time-to-market is accelerated while product design is kept consistently aligned to customer requirements. For planning and control, the Cloud solution offers a deep view into the network with effective master data management and enhanced transparency.
The core tasks of the automated process range from managing supply and demand to enabling real-time control of material flows, manufacturing, warehousing, and logistics, ensuring more efficient, more timely and more demand-led production.