Since SAP launched SAP S/4HANA, it has turned out to be evident that acquiring, supply-chain processes, and coordinated efforts with suppliers could likewise profit from the arrangement. In any case, this doesn’t mean the prompt substitution of current items, for example, SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SAP SRM).
“SAP will provide mainstream maintenance for SAP SRM 7.0 until 2025,” says Kai Finck, senior vice president and head of SAP Ariba Center of Excellence. “But the future is SAP S/4HANA Sourcing & Procurement, which natively integrates SAP S/4HANA with cloud-based SAP Ariba solutions.”
Advantages of SAP Ariba with SAP S/4HANA
The following situations highlight the advantages of SAP Ariba cloud solution when combined with SAP S/4HANA.
- Doing business with suppliers
- Calling for tenders in the cloud
- Catalogs and guided purchasing
- Enhancing material planning
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