How do I get started?
The start of interaction over the SAP Ariba Network with Umicore begins with an invitation email. Either you will be contacted to participate in a sourcing event, sign a contract or complete a supplier questionnaire or certification. As of that moment, you will be asked to communicate and provide information related to sourcing event to Umicore via the SAP Ariba Network.
How do I register on the SAP Ariba Network?
You can register on the SAP Ariba Network via two different channels:
- upon receival of an Umicore invitation email
- via the https://supplier.Ariba.com website
For more details on how to register on the SAP Ariba Network, please consult the Supplier support on “Participate on the SAP Ariba platform” on our Supplier Zone.
What if I am already subscribed to the SAP Ariba Network?
If you already have an SAP Ariba supplier account, you could use this account to interact with Umicore. There is no need to create a new account. When receiving the invitation email for a sourcing event, certification or any other questionnaire, you can log in with your existing account details for the first time to connect with Umicore. Umicore proposals and questionnaires will automatically transfer to your existing SAP Ariba account.
Do I need to install additional software or hardware when using SAP Ariba?
SAP Ariba Network is web based. Therefore, all you require to access the platform is a browser and internet access.
For which activities do I need to use SAP Ariba Network with Umicore?
At this moment, Umicore Belgium buyers will use the SAP Ariba Network for sourcing activities with their suppliers. Additionally, questionnaires and certifications will also need to be submitted via the SAP Ariba Network.
How can I change my preferred language?
Please download this manual to change your preferred language in the SAP Ariba user interface and for your email notifications.
Where do I find my SAP Ariba Network ID (ANID)?
When you log in to the SAP Ariba Network, your account's ANID number appears under the account settings icon in the top right. It is also visible at the bottom of every page, to the right of your company's name.
How do I accept your customer trading relationship request / invitation?
A trading relationship invitation begins with an email sent by your customer and directed to either the ANID number of an existing account or a link to set up a new account. This email is an invitation to connect with your customer enabling you to start receiving orders and/or submitting invoices on the SAP Ariba Network. Only the account administrator can click to use an existing account when establishing a trading relationship.
To accept the trading relationship request:
- Click the link in the email that says click here to proceed.
The invitation link then asks you to create new account or use existing account. Select the option which best reflects your situation.
- Once logged in, click account settings icon > settings > customer relationships > see your customer under your current relationship
- If necessary, select any pending trading relationships and click approve.
How do I view my trading relationships?
To view your trading relationships, follow these instructions:
Click account settings icon > settings > customer relationships
View your pending, current, and rejected relationships under each corresponding heading.