Leading Supply Chains Powered by Ariba

More than two-thirds of companies on Gartner 2015 Top Supply Chain ranking use world’s business network to improve performance, deliver top and bottom line results

Sunnyvale, CA – May 21, 2015 – Gartner, Inc. has released the findings from its 11th annual Supply Chain Top 25, identifying global supply chain leaders. And the list is dominated by companies using solutions from Ariba, an SAP company. More than 75 percent of the companies identified on the list leverage Ariba’s business network and the cloud-based applications delivered on it to efficiently connect and collaborate with their trading partners around the globe. And in doing so, they’re achieving new levels of performance and productivity and delivering both top and bottom-line results.

“In today’s economy, cost reduction remains a top priority. Yet companies must also invest in building and managing agile supply chains that enable them to quickly adapt to market changes and deliver on their strategic business goals,” said Alex Atzberger, President, Ariba. "Ariba would like to congratulate all of the organizations on the Gartner 2015 Supply Chain Top 25 who are embracing innovative solutions and new business models to do this - including the 76 percent who have made Ariba a cornerstone of their supply chain strategies."

Ariba combines industry-leading cloud-based applications with the world's largest Internet-based trading community to help companies discover and collaborate with a global network of partners. Using the Ariba® Network, businesses of all sizes can connect to their trading partners anywhere, at any time from any application or device to buy, sell and manage their cash more efficiently and effectively than ever before. Nearly two million companies around the world use the Ariba Network to simplify inter-enterprise commerce and enhance the results that they deliver. To learn more about Ariba’s solutions and the value they can deliver for your organization, visit:  www.ariba.com

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