Monday, June 26, 2017

SAP Ariba and Mercateo announce "game-changing" spot buy partnership | Procurement | Supply Chain Digital

SAP Ariba and Mercateo have announced a new partnership which will see the companies combine expertise and resources in what is being described as a “game changer” for the spot-buying market.
Combating B2B tail spend is a challenge for all companies with cross-border trade in Europe presenting its own hurdles, particularly when it comes to invoicing.
SAP Ariba’s Tony Alvarez admitted as much and says that Mercateo’s Unite, which is a neutral platform allowing sellers to put up content to show buyers, made it a no-brainer to team up with the German company.
Alvarez, who is a General Manager for SAP Ariba spot buying services said: “When I saw what Mercateo had to offer in terms of the platform, it was a case of ‘guess what I’m looking for!’
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