Analyzing Procurement Reports

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Analyze and define reports and their various components in SAP Ariba Procurement

Procurement Reports Defined

Procurement reports are structured sets of data that provide insights into various aspects of the procurement process. These reports are most commonly generated and viewed in SAP Ariba, which offers powerful controls over the data and display, but reports can also be exported to external reporting tools for further analysis.​​

Procurement reports typically include data related to spending, user activities, supplier performance, and other key metrics. Facts and measures derived from transactions, such as purchase orders and receipts, can offer insights into specific data such as Purchase Order (PO) spend, total quantity received, and more.​​

The purpose of procurement reports is to monitor, analyze, and optimize procurement functions and business processes. By analyzing the data in these reports, organizations can identify trends, track performance, identify areas for improvement, and make informed decisions to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in their procurement activities. ​

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