SAP SE today announced that SAP Ariba solutions has helped Middle East agribusiness Al Dahra save 10 percent to 15 in procurement while helping the region avoid a potential food shortage during the Covid-19 pandemic.
As part of its digital transformation roadmap, Al Dahra digitalized its end-to-end procurement processes with SAP Ariba solutions, increasing cost savings, better managing categories, and enhancing compliance and transparency.
“Despite the COVID-19 era disrupting the global agribusiness supply chain, our digital transformation with SAP Ariba solutions has enabled us to mitigate risks, maintain food security, and drive agribusiness innovation. SAP Ariba solutions are the cornerstone of our future Procurement Center of Excellence, one of the key strategic initiatives for 2021 and beyond.” Said H.E. Khadim Al-Darei, Al Dahra’s Vice-Chairman & Co-founder.
With access to Ariba Network, Al Dahra can tap into new suppliers and host competitive e-auctions, RFQs and RFPs.
Digitalization has helped Al Dahra ensure proper governance for sourcing and procurement, maintain a seamless payment process, and manage recurring purchase items through catalogues. Moving forward, the company is exploring further SAP solutions for invoicing, supplier management and performance, and analytics.