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SAP Ariba Start Sourcing allows companies to overcome the challenges of sourcing in volatile global markets. A unique software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution, SAP Ariba Start Sourcing gives small businesses and midsize companies access to enterprise-class technology they can use to structure and execute sourcing events online that deliver real, measurable results without a substantial commitment of time or resources.
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• Rapid, efficient communications • More competitive bids • Two-user capacity • Handy dashboards and reports • Up-to-date supplier information • Easy supplier and catalog enablement • Financial reporting
• Free Sourcing Software
Small (<50 employees), Medium (50 to 1000 Enterprise (>1001 employees)
• More competitive bids • Two-user capacity • Handy dashboards and reports • Up-to-date supplier information • Easy supplier and catalog enablemen
What are the benefits?
• Cut supply costs by 10 percent • Reduce buying cycles by 50 percent • Lower processing costs • Agility • Efficiency • Global Reach
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SAP Ariba Start Sourcing is an intuitive, web-based RFX management tool powered and supported by FreeMarkets, delivered in the cloud to quickly and easily create and manage sourcing events that can cut sourcing cycle times by 50 percent, reduce administrative costs by 15 percent, and realize immediate savings of 8 percent to 14 percent.
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Leading companies and analysts view strategic sourcing as a key to holding down costs and improving savings. And the SAP Ariba Start Sourcing solution, powered and supported by FreeMarkets, the online marketplace that started it all, is the most effective solution in the market for driving it.
Leveraging FreeMarkets technology and services, SAP Ariba Start Sourcing allows companies to overcome the challenges of sourcing in volatile global markets. A unique software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution, SAP Ariba Start Sourcing gives small businesses and midsize companies access to enterprise-class technology they can use to structure and execute sourcing events online that deliver real, measurable results without a substantial commitment of time or resources.
SAP Ariba Start Sourcing delivers more frequent innovation to help ensure speed, consistency, and repeatability, and is proven to deliver tangible, bottom-line value for organizations of all sizes and industries. Suppliers are motivated by competition to keep their profiles current, so you can spend your time more productively.
Drive events from your configurable dashboard and stay informed about status, tasks, responses, and more with ready-made, exportable reports. Information is normalized to your preferences when suppliers bid in their native language and currency. SAP Ariba Start Sourcing customers have experienced average purchase price reductions of 8 percent to 14 percent in projects that run less than six weeks, from start to finish.
Your SAP Ariba Start Sourcing solution is upgraded automatically at no charge whenever we issue major product releases and service packs. With SAP Ariba, you get the broadest set of capabilities on the market. Like market-leading innovations in guided buying and spot buy. Plus, the most pre-enabled suppliers, easy supplier and catalog enablement, and integration with Ariba Network.
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Sourcing is easy
It's Free. Ariba has been in the Sourcing business for a long time. So there is a pedigree and understanding of what the solution needs to address.
Set-up in quick time
Access new Suppliers if you are looking to improve your base, and drive competitive bidding
Medium (50 to 1000)
We use SAP and hence looked at Ariba as it integrates well with the SAP ERP.