Blue procurement: SAP Ariba - TheBlue.ai

Blue Procurement:

Digitalization and increased efficiency of purchasing

Globalization is creating new challenges for purchasing:

Required digitalization and efficient processes

Foresee and mitigate risks, such as financial crises, natural catastrophes, currency and raw material fluctuations

Shorter procurement cycles and faster search for suppliers

Supplier relationships characterised by cooperation and the contract management linked to them

Compliant handling and evaluation of data

New challenges require new solutions.

SAP Ariba is the right solution.

One tool for all procurement processes, for all purchasing steps - from ordering to processing to
invoicing. With SAP Ariba Snap, midsize companies can ensure fast, easy, and controlled cash flow.

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Intelligent procurement in a single tool:

TheBlue.AI is an authorized SAP partner and certified for SAP Ariba and SAP Ariba SNAP. As experts in consulting and implementation of the SAP Ariba solutions, we are already working successfully with our customers.

The SAP Ariba solution is a modular solution and can be customized for your company. With an implementation time of 12 to 18 weeks, SAP Ariba is the world’s best tool for your digitalized procurement.

SAP Ariba SNAP

the fastest solution for medium-sized companies

ready in 18 weeks

The Ariba Network

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users across the world

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One platform for all purchasing processes

Digitalization and automation of procurement processes with a 1 to N supplier integration & interaction.​
Suppliers can independently upload catalogs and make 1 to N customers available, the purchase accesses the conditions negotiated with it​.
Suppliers use pre-negotiated contracts and hourly rates to order services.
Transparency, process automation and maximum efficiency in your supply chain through networked purchasing and supplier processes​.
Search for new suppliers by category and region in order to increase competition, develop new potential and achieve savings​.
Integrated market place to cover special procurement​.
Detect faulty invoices using digital, intelligent rules and automated invoice management​.

One platform for all purchasing processes

digital-collaboration

Digitalization and automation of procurement processes with a 1 to N supplier integration & interaction.​

catalog-based-procurement

Suppliers can independently upload catalogs and make 1 to N customers available, the purchase accesses the conditions negotiated with it​.

service-procurement

Suppliers use pre-negotiated contracts and hourly rates to order services. ​

supply-chain-collaboration

Transparency, process automation and maximum efficiency in your supply chain through networked purchasing and supplier processes​.

strategic-outsorcing

Search for new suppliers by category and region in order to increase competition, develop new potential and achieve savings​.

spotbuy

Integrated market place to cover special procurement​.

invoice-validation

Detect faulty invoices using digital, intelligent rules and automated invoice management​.

Our offer - Your package

Basic

most important features:

Access to the world’s largest marketplace​

Intelligent cooperation with suppliers (order, order confirmation, shipping confirmation and invoice)

Paper-free – electronic invoices and order confirmations​

Significant increase in order confirmation processing: up to 11,000 documents/FTE​

Significant increase in invoice processing: up to 23,000 documents/FTE​

Fail-safe implementation methods​

Includes maintenance and update management

Implementation: 4-8 weeks

ROI within 6 months

Standard

all features of BASIC​ and:

​Preconfigured solution with best practices, purchasing channels & content from day 1​

Preferred supplier content & access to an integrated marketplace with more than 15 million SKU from Day 1​

New and simple definition of purchasing and approval processes with Guided Buying​

Tactical acquisition and order placement​

Compliance with contract conditions​

Personal dashboard: Integrated financial reports on all data in the system

Procurement of services​

Personalized processes with roles, approval and rights management

Implementation: 12 weeks

ROI within 12 months

Supreme

all features of BASIC + STANDARD​ and:

Real-time ERP budget verification ​​

SAP PM/MR Integration​

Personalized reports and analyses​

API extensible solution to meet your individual needs​

100 hours/year tailor-made advice and support after going live

Implementation: 18 weeks

ROI within 12 months

Even more smart purchases? With AI!

Be inspired – examples for AI / AI application cases for e-purchasing

  • Automatic spend classification and invoice processing with Machine Learning​
  • Detecting suspicious spendings and potential frauds
  • Searching for terms and conditions in contracts which may carry a risk
  • Building of custom risk profiles of suppliers​
  • Support negotiations with predictive insights based on historical purchases and market data
  • AI-powered auction and negotiation bots
  • Multi-language search in offers and suppliers

We will help you to transform your procurement process.

Feel free to contact us.

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