Spend and Supplier Management

Spend and Supplier Management Solutions

Armed with complete understanding of your company's spending, work with the right suppliers – at the right time – to lower costs and minimize risks.

Control the Spending, Collaborate with Suppliers, and Contribute to the Bottom Line

Buying smarter isn't just buying at the lowest price. It's knowing everything about your company's spending habits, and using that knowledge to be a stronger negotiator. It's being connected to a diverse network of high-quality suppliers, so you can quickly discover collaborative partners who can lower your costs for goods and services while minimizing your risks. And it's contracting and procuring in ways that ensure compliance.
You can achieve all of that with Ariba's spend management solutions and expertise. Take some time to explore what we have to offer. Because over the next 24 hours, Ariba customers will save more than $82 million in supply costs. We're certain we can help cut your costs, too.

Spend Analysis

Gather your spend data from wherever it lives, classify it according to company and industry standards, then enrich it with D&B market intelligence. You'll get a comprehensive, insightful analysis of company-wide buying practices, on demand.

Supplier Discovery

Use our free buyer-seller matching service to open the door to the world's largest business network, home to more than 1.7 million companies worldwide. Find new sources in three simple steps:
1. Describe your needs. 2. Review proposals. 3. Make your selection. That's it. Really.


With market-leading tools, expertise, and network connections, you'll create the right kind of sourcing environment. One that drives competition for your business, delivers best-value sourcing agreements, and provides sustainable savings.

Contract Management

Rid yourself of the paper and ink and you can automate, standardize, and speed up the entire contract lifecycle. Manage any type of agreement for greater productivity and compliance.


Provide your users with consumer-like tools (think Amazon.com) that help them find the goods and services they need, from the suppliers you want them to use, and at your company's preferred prices.

Supplier Management

Keep supplier information updated and accurate, managing all of your data on a single, web-based platform. You'll find it far easier to monitor supplier performance, assess compliance, and manage supply risk.