Ariba: Source, Procure, Pay

SAP Ariba enables organisations to digitalise and simplify all processes end-to-end via a highly extensible and configurable cloud-based, single integrated platform. The platform allows you to make better sourcing decisions with spend analysis insights, negotiate best-value agreements for sustainable savings on both direct and indirect materials, minimize risk and accelerate the contract lifecycle with built-in contract management functionality. Using SAP Ariba means you can cut costs and risks, ensure compliance, lead employees to preferred suppliers with a simple, guided buying experience and transact with all suppliers easily.

Keytree’s team of highly experienced consultants help organisations of all shapes and sizes realise the benefits offered by the SAP Ariba platform quickly and painlessly, providing a fast ROI and supporting the growth ambitions of your organisation and run efficiently and cost effectively.

More than 4.6 million companies, 180 million transactions per year, more than $3.2 trillion in business in 2020

Who is it for?

The SAP Ariba Platform is designed for medium to large sized organisations across a range of industries where buying goods and services is a key part of the business, from manufacturing to financial services.. The platform increases speed of onboarding of suppliers and improved visibility of supplier performance, keeps supplier data is up to date. Maintains consistency of sourcing practices and automates tendering exercises saving time and improving accuracy. It provides accurate visibility of potential and realised procurement savings and reduces contract leakage by improving compliance. The platform has a fantastic user experience and is the market leader in streamlining the buying and invoice processes, keeping organisations fully connected with suppliers. It is designed to handle high invoice volumes and improved accuracy of invoicing reduces queries from suppliers.

Why Keytree?

  • We are an experienced SAP Gold Partner and Pinnacle Award Winner, using SAP best practices alongside the Keytree Delivery Methodology to realise the full potential of the SAP Ariba Platform
  • We understand the benefits of effectively executed transformation across the entire Source-to-Pay process
  • Our proven methodology is perfectly suited to SAP Ariba implementations which can be deployed incrementally. We bring our depth of experience to plan and execute a deployment that maximises time-to-value for our customers
  • We understand the importance of a fully integrated approach, involving category managers, business stakeholders and suppliers
  • We understand the importance of collaboration with suppliers. Our Supplier Enablement methodology ensures suppliers are effectively communicated and onboarded for full digital process execution
  • We implement an effective Buying Channel Strategy in order to improve the buying experience and adoption, compliance to contract, save costs and ensue data quality to drive improved spend visibility reporting and invoice matching
  • We are the partner you can trust to support your digital transformation journey and will evolve with you as new technologies emerge
  • We have an excellent track record of real-world complex deliveries


Make better sourcing decisions with spend analysis insights. Negotiate best-value agreements for sustainable savings on both direct and indirect categories of spend. Minimize risk and accelerate the contract lifecycle with built-in contract management functionality


Cut costs and risks and ensure compliance using the market’s broadest set of e-procurement solution capabilities. Lead employees to preferred suppliers and contracted prices with a simple, guided buying experience. Transact with all suppliers easily and confidently over Ariba Network.


Transform payables into strategic assets. Automate invoice capture, workflow and approval. Provide suppliers visibility into payments. Improve cash flow and deliver more bottom-line value while reducing supply chain costs and liquidity risk.


  • Digitalise and improve all or part of the buying process from source to pay, while you control spending, find new sources of savings, and build a healthy supply chain
  • Secure, scalable, and reliable, Ariba’s market-leading platform capabilities and infrastructure, combined with Keytree’s expertise, help you provide the procurement solutions your users want and need for better buying
  • Open to all systems and all types of goods and services, giving you innovative ways to connect to the world’s largest network of buyers and suppliers, collaborate with the right business partners, and enhance your solution with targeted apps and extensions
  • An end-to-end automated system that removes complexity and allows buyers and suppliers to manage everything from contracts to payments on a single, integrated platform
  • Insight you need to create and manage lasting, trusted connections with partners who fit with your business, while ensuring your policies and preferences automatically guide efficient, error-free transactions