SAP Ariba

Comprehensive Spend Management and Supplier Management Solutions

  • Certified SAP Gold Partner
  • Proven global implementer of intelligent enterprise solutions
  • Bringing businesses the best of SAP since 1998

In today’s procurement and supply chain environment, the sheer volume of product transactions, wide logistical networks, changing contract structures, and industry regulations make procurement and financial supply chain management one of the most complex segments for cost management. Forward-thinking businesses have been increasingly realizing the wide scope for cost containment in logistics and the far-reaching benefits of effective supplier relationship management in overcoming business challenges such as:

  • Ineffective working capital management
  • High open, internal costs and last-minute spends
  • Frequent budget overruns
  • Uncontrolled procurement and accounts payable costs
  • Substantial savings leakage
  • Wide gap between buyer and supplier and lack of trust and reliability

SAP Ariba – Digital procurement, supply chain, and business networking solutions for the modern enterprise.

SAP Ariba provides comprehensive solutions to automate and simplify procurement, fulfilment and financial supply chain management. As the industry leader in spend management, Ariba provides a smart, simplified, and complete approach to the source-to-settle cycle. With an integrated platform/software, Ariba is the global leading presence in procurement, invoicing and supplier/buyer networking domains.

Core functionalities:Benefits:
Next-generation capabilities:
• Intelligent spend management, advanced analytics, optimization, and simulation capabilities to monitor and contain costs
• Custom forms and “touchless” functionality to streamline invoicing processes
• End-to-end automation that strengthens operations, reduces errors and improves transactional TATs

Security and risk management:
• Three-tiered supplier vetting process and network-generated insights to mitigate risks
• Risk exposure monitoring and risk assessment
• Advanced built-in security and configurable access control
• Engagement-level inherent, residual risk calculations and mitigation

Comprehensive supplier management:
• Leverage the world’s largest business network connecting 3.8 million companies across 190 countries
• 360-degree supplier view
• Single-window supplier registration and sign-on
• Advanced matrix-level configurability in reporting, supplier segmentation, development, and life cycle and performance management

Others:
• A modular approach that can be tailored to your specific business model
• Complete integration with third-party systems, including SAP ERP, with 2-way sync
• Extensive SAP Ariba resources and on-demand expert advice to strategize your digital transformation
• Ready-made toolkits for easy master and transactional data migration and integration

• Seamless functioning through holistic integration with SAP ERP and other software suites
• Digitally transformed procure-to-pay and order-to-cash cycles supplier/buyer user experience
• End-to-end streamlining and transparency in sourcing and cash control
• Cloud hosting provides device-independent and remote-access capabilities
• Processing costs and budget overruns reduced by large margins
• Strengthened compliance and increased standardization
• Objectively identify new and ethically healthy ways to maximize savings and re-invest

Phoenix: Delivering digital transformation through SAP

  • Since 1998, Phoenix Business Consulting has been working with organizations across the globe, offering implementation, training, support and audit review services for SAP’s ERP platforms.
  • We are an SAP Gold Partner. We leverage the power of SAP’s intelligent systems to transform and modernize businesses and their legacy infrastructure to better serve the stakeholders of the future.
  • We were founded by a group of former SAP and Big-4 consultants. Our hands-on expertise means we deliver SAP deployments of a global scale using our vast domain/technical knowledge and fast-track them to success using our own unique implementation approach.With our vast industry experience and deep domain knowledge from over two decades’ working with public and private players, we are able to move away from a purely functional approach to ERP implementations, offering our clients a truly holistic and business-friendly solution.
  • Our global SAP ERP practice offers you a wide array of SAP-related skill sets, tools, proven methodologies, project accelerators and unique change management approach that helps fast-track projects while offering value for every dollar spent.
  • Engaging with Phoenix means you benefit from the experience of a proven trusted advisor offering you a strong, cohesive and long-term working relationship. We work with you to ensure that the SLAs, deployment and delivery targets, end results and overall strategic vision we define together deliver the performance, quality and results you deserve. That’s our promise to every client – and our promise to you.

Call 310-779-9132 or email us at info@phoenixteam.com with any questions you may have or if you would like to schedule a software demonstration.

The demo is a great way to see how SAP Ariba and Phoenix Business Consulting can fulfil your specific procurement and financial supply chain management needs.