Identify potential differences between a purchase order
and an order confirmation on Ariba Network

The problem

In SAP Ariba Network, suppliers can create order confirmations that differ from the purchase order. The order confirmation is transferred to the buyer's ERP system, but no one is actively notified of potential discrepancies between the purchase order and the order confirmation. This can lead to a lack of visibility and manual effort to identify discrepancies.

The solution of apsolut

Order Confirmation Workflow

Detect deviations faster
Detect deviations faster

Buyers, schedulers, and requisitioners are actively notified of the supplier's response to their order, enabling them to respond in a timely manner to ensure supply and prevent disruptions to production.

Increase efficiency
Increase efficiency

Gain efficiency by allowing the buyers to continue using their familiar work environment and automating manual activities.

Avoid communication outside the system
Avoid communication outside the system

Limit out-of-system communication with a true workflow solution for handling variances in purchase order confirmations in SAP ECC and SAP S/4HANA.

Video

The apsolut Order Confirmation Workflow
explained in 108 seconds

Features

  • Item-based, two-step workflow for purchase order confirmations in the SAP ERP system
  • Easy configuration of the correct approver determination for deviations in price, quantity and delivery date
  • Approvals are made at header level, while approvers are also determined at item level
  • Work items are approved in SAP Business Workplace or via SAP Fiori app "My Inbox”
  • Automatic e-mail notifications for new work items
  • Warning message if the order confirmation workflow is in process at the same time as a PO is changed
  • In case of backorder quantities, new items are created in the order confirmation
  • Based on the purchase order document type and the purchasing organization you have the following configuration options:
    • Define who should approve the discrepancy: the purchasing group, the MRP controller, the requester etc.
    • Decide if the delivery date and PO quantity should automatically be updated after approval
    • Determine if a new version of the PO should be automatically sent to the Ariba Network

Contact

Get in touch with our contacts now or
just send us a request.

Do you have any questions for our expert?

Your personal apsolut contact

Patrick Westrop
Patrick Westrop
Senior Account Manager

Sprachwahl

Menu

Events

SAP Networking Event for External Workforce Management – Trends 2024

In this networking event by SAP and apsolut in Walldorf, Germany, you will learn more about the trends and opportunities in the field of external workforce management. Get exclusive insights from leading SAP Fieldglass experts and user companies. By the end of this event, you'll be equipped with the latest SAP Fieldglass innovations and understand the transformative impact it can bring to your business.

2024-04-24 Walldorf

SAP Networking Event for External Workforce Management – Trends 2024

SAP Innovation Day Dubai

The SAP Innovation Day in Dubai will be held at the Museum of the Future. This futuristic venue fits perfectly with the event’s focus: AI Everywhere! Join us for this extraordinary event, which is all about cutting-edge technology and visionary insights into the seamless integration of AI into your business solutions. We look forward to meeting you on site!

2024-05-20 Dubai

SAP Innovation Day Dubai

News

apsolut is a finalist for the SAP Pinnacle Awards 2024 in the Business Network category

Industrial Technology Magazine: "Save time and resources with apsolut Squando"

A new home for the apsolut team in Switzerland

Squando – Based on Collaboration and Joint Development by Schaeffler and apsolut

Please leave your contact information.

A consultant will contact you as soon as possible.

The fields marked with * are mandatory.

Get in touch with us!

The fields marked with * are mandatory.