SKF is transferring to an eProcurement system and one global approach for purchasing IDM&S. In that way SKF will get a common way of buying, leverage global buying power, increased operation efficiency and securing compliance. 

The solution of choice is SAP Ariba. SAP Ariba is a cloud based solution of purchases within indirect material and services. SAP Ariba is a global leader in eCommerce with 1.7 million connected companies on their market place.  

Ariba roll out plan for SKF countries:
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What does SKF require from its supplier before connecting to SAP Ariba Network?
- A supplier needs to be selected and approved by SKF Group Purchasing – which means a commercial agreement is existing.

What happens after being selected and approved as a SKF supplier? 
- See attached documents.

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