SAP Business Network is a dynamic, digital marketplace where buyers and suppliers collaborate on procurement and supply chain transactions. SAP Business Network is an online platform to facilitate the relationship customer-supplier. It allows to quicklier exchange knowledge and information with your trading partners while nurturing long-term relationships.
SAP Ariba is a leader in the spend management space and has a broad supplier base already using the SAP Business Network to transact business. They have a proven tool which is easy to use and meets Umicore‘s needs for E-connected solutions. It also has the benefit of eliminating manual handling and ensures that our suppliers information exchange is up-to-date and accurate to support Umicore’s digital transformation journey.
Registration and adoption of the SAP Ariba Network is required to transact with Umicore for all indirect suppliers. In case of questions or remarks related to this new platform, please reach out to email@example.com.
- Being part of a large Ariba B2B community/network could offer new business opportunities within but also outside of Umicore
- Enhancement of supplier collaboration
- Procurement related communication with Umicore through one platform
- Free of charge to participate in sourcing events over the SAP Ariba Network
- Simplified sourcing process
- Easy transfer of data
- Increased correctness by matching PO and invoice
- Increased visibility on invoicing status and goods-receipt
- Ability to integrate SAP Business Network with ERP system to boost automation for suppliers with high yearly PO volume
- Respond to increasing demand for participation on the SAP Business Network, as demand grows from other Belgian customers