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apsolut is a leading development partner for integrating SAP S/4HANA for Central Procurement with third-party ERP systems
With the release 1909 of SAP S/4HANA for Central Procurement, SAP is supporting the purchase requisition integration of third-party (non-SAP) ERP systems. SAP S/4HANA for Central Procurement is SAP’s go-to solution for customers operating a central procurement organization with multiple ERP systems, and, until now, the solution only worked in connection with SAP ERP back-end systems.
apsolut and SAP collaborated intensively in the recent development cycle to create the third-party interfaces. “apsolut’s 360-degree view of procurement implementations and their experience with complex back-end architectures allowed our teams to collaborate effectively and deliver the non-SAP interfaces,” says Salvatore Lombardo, Head of SAP S/4HANA Source to Pay & Order to Cash.
SAP S/4HANA for central procurement offers several benefits when compared to a decentralized procurement architecture:
- Centralized control and compliance
- Decentral execution without disruption
- Reduced costs by centering transactions – support of a shared service center approach
- Better pricing through leveraged spend
- Greater visibility into purchasing decisions through central approval
- Streamlined administration of approval workflows
- Comprehensive and central spend analysis
SAP provides maintenance for SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SAP SRM) until 2025. By then, customers will need to have moved to a future-proof procurement solution. As an expert for SAP system-based procurement and ERP solutions, apsolut offers process design workshops, integration architecture advisory, support with mapping specifications, and implementations on middleware applications. Transform together now to establish advanced processes and solutions!