LeverX SAP Ariba Solution Packages

Transform Your Procurement Processes and Leverage Specific Ariba Functionality for Your Business Needs

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Let’s Explore Some of the SAP Ariba Benefits

Tender procedures automation

No billing or documentation errors

Cooperation with the unlimited number of suppliers

Effective procurement management

Business Processes Covered by the SAP Ariba Solutions

Spend Analysis

Operational Procurement

Sourcing

Supplier Management

Forecast and Scheduling

Contracts

Ariba Implementation Packages

LeverX knows the power of SAP Ariba, a cloud-based solution that allows suppliers and buyers to collaborate and do business on a single platform, and turns it into successful project delivery.

Please note: For each SAP Ariba solution, more detailed information can be provided by request.

Ariba SNAP Global Process Implementation

Timeline: 12 weeks

Target Customers: Midsize companies that have no ERP system, or their ERP system has limited functionality for business operations. As it’s expensive to buy ERP or extend the capabilities of the existing one, SAP Ariba Implementation packages help companies cover their business needs. Also, it's a good starting point for large companies to work with SAP Ariba and experience its value.

Package Scope: Implementation of SAP Ariba Snap Buying or SAP Ariba Snap Buying & Invoicing solution

Key Functions:

  • Purchase card processing (except associated with the Ariba Spot Buy feature)
  • Imports — requisition and receipts
  • Exports — purchase order (PO) and receipt for Customers without an SAP ERP
  • Asset receiving
  • Queue management
  • Collaborative requisitioning
  • Non-PO invoicing
  • Procurement workspace
  • Dynamic forms
  • Budget check (batch or real time)
  • Total landed cost
  • Evaluated receipt settlement (ERS)
  • Recurring / advanced payments
  • Demand aggregation
  • Advanced tax processing
  • Service orders / service entry sheets

Ariba Sourcing Industry-Specific Implementation

Timeline: 4+ weeks

Target Customers: Large companies that are planning to build the sourcing environment in order to improve their profit and sourcing process results. Corporations that understand the impact of the effective sourcing process on the company’s spendings and savings on the competitive market to stay ahead of the competition. The Package includes SAP Ariba Sourcing implementation for a new or an existing SAP Ariba Sourcing customer who wants to extend a template base or roll out the existing solution to one more business unit.

Package Scope:

  • Templates creation (1 template per event type – RFI, RFP, eAuction, or full project) with the industry-specific content
  • Creating supplier questionnaires' templates based on the deal limit using best practices
  • Testing, users’ education, and cutover activities
  • Template complexity would differ between packages:

Option A: Simple processes approach

Option B: Simple processes approach + team grading

Option C: Simple processes approach + scoring for the supplier responses

Option D: Simple processes approach + scoring for the supplier responses + team grading

Assumption: Minimum length of 4 weeks is relevant for existing Ariba realms, for a new deployment, a minimum length will be 12 weeks.

Ariba Sourcing + Contracts Industry-Specific Implementation Add-On

Timeline: 3+ weeks

Target Customers: Midsize and large companies that understand all deal risks and company reputation risks they have without having the contract management system and would like to accurately monitor contract management processes to convince their stakeholders that they follow the legislation and all contract regulations.

Package Scope: This is an add-on package to "Ariba Sourcing industry-specific implementation".

  • Creating contract templates for local, external goods purchase, and services purchase, and a template for attorney
  • NDA management
  • Creating a blueprint clause library for better contract execution
  • Analysis of a current procurement procedure from experts with improvement advice and risks probability report

Extra Service: SAP Ariba Contracts integration with your SAP ERP

Ariba Implementation + Add-On Packages

Ariba Catalogs + SAP ERP. Solution to implement stand-alone Ariba Catalogs integrated with SAP ERP

Timeline: 8 weeks

Target Customers: Midsize companies that are eager to make procurement processes faster and more effective, splitting Ariba catalogs with the assortment matrix. All existing customers who have SAP Ariba Catalog or SAP Ariba Buying and need to maximize the value of SAP Ariba Catalog integrated with SAP ERP (ECC or S/4HANA). This package is designed for all customers with SAP Ariba catalogs who need to maximize a value of SAP Ariba catalogs integrated with SAP ERP (ECC or S/4HANA).

Package Scope:

  • Ariba Catalogs implementation
  • ERP development for a maintenance order or a requisition covering master data management:
    • Material master automation
    • Info records automation, etc.
    • Ariba Integration (via OCI)


Ariba Sourcing Demand Aggregation

Timeline: 4 weeks

Target Customers: Midsize industrial and trade companies that would like to level up the procurement process effectiveness due to the well-planned sourcing, requisitioning, and ordering processes for better discount and controlled spending in one channel. All existing customers who have the SAP Ariba Sourcing solution and need to aggregate the demand collected from different sources.

Package Scope: SAP Cloud Platform-based solution responsible for demand aggregation (additional license might be required)

Process Flow Enhancements: After the creation of sourcing requests with items inside, the requests will be collected by an add-on, aggregated based on the predefined rules, and sent back to Ariba Sourcing.

Ariba Additional Services

Supplier Enablement

Target Customers: Existing or new customers who want to provide additional support to their suppliers.

General Scope:

  • Standard SAP Ariba supplier training materials
  • Development of the document with Customer requirements
  • Webinars for suppliers
  • Collaboration with suppliers

Package for SAP Ariba Buying

Timeline: 5+ weeks

Number of Suppliers: 50

Specific Scope: registration and transactional documents (PO, OC, ASN, INV)

Package for SAP Ariba Sourcing

Timeline: 8+ weeks

Number of Suppliers: 100

Specific Scope: registration, sourcing events, and surveys participation

Package for SAP Ariba SLP

Timeline: 10+ weeks

Number of Suppliers: 150

Specific Scope: registration, qualification, modular questionnaires, and certificate management

Package for SAP Ariba Contracts

Timeline: 5+ weeks

Number of Suppliers: 100

Specific Scope: registration, sourcing events, and surveys participation

Package for SAP Ariba SCC

Timeline: 5+ weeks

Number of Suppliers: 50

Specific Scope: supply chain collaboration processes (scheduling agreement, quality collaboration, forecast, SMI, etc.) and transactional documents (PO, OC, ASN, INV, etc.)


Catalog enablement

Target Customers: Existing or new customers who want to expand the catalog content and provide more information.

General Scope:

  • Standard SAP Ariba supplier training materials for catalog management
  • Design document with Customer catalog requirements
  • Catalog webinar for Suppliers

Package for Excel/CIF Catalogs

Timeline: 5+ weeks

Number of Catalogs: 20

Specific Scope: ad hoc support for suppliers on the catalog creation and uploading processes

Package for Punchout Catalogs

Timeline: 10+ weeks

Number of Catalogs: 5

Specific Scope: ad hoc support for suppliers on the punchout implementation process (only the SAP Ariba side, e.g., logs checking, requirements from the SAP Ariba side, or collaboration with SAP Ariba)


SAP Ariba Health Check

Timeline: 8 weeks

Target Customers: Companies that are eager to have an expert analysis of their system architecture in order to fix and resolve all weak points and find out improvements, which increases the profit of the SAP Ariba usage and takes their business to the next level. While others are just walking, you are able to run.

Package Scope:

  • Analysis of business processes and their level of automation
  • Analysis of deployment quality and correlation with SAP Ariba best practice including:

    • Checking master data consistency
    • Checking log files
    • Checking features included in the scope of the project
    • Checking the correlation between test and productive realms
    • GDPR compliance check
  • Analysis of new features that could be enabled

  • Recommendations on how to fix issues and how to improve current implementation with new features
  • Change management support and estimation based on the proposal


SAP Ariba New Release Support and Improvement

Timeline: 3 weeks

Target Customers: Companies that are eager to have an expert analysis of their system architecture in order to find out improvements, which increases the profit of the SAP Ariba usage and takes their business to the next level. While others are just walking, you are able to run. This package is designed for all customers with an already implemented SAP Ariba solution.

Package Scope:

  • Analysis of new features deployed in the last release
  • Recommendation of implementation candidates
  • Demonstration of new features
  • Estimation to implement new features

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