SAP Business ByDesign | Supplier Relationship Management

Supplier Relationship Management

SAP Business ByDesign ERP system’s supplier relationship management (SRM) module helps small- to medium-sized manufacturing and distribution businesses build and strengthen supplier relationships. SRM is a comprehensive method of managing interactions with suppliers through more streamlined processes. The SRM module in Business ByDesign enterprise resource planning solution integrates with other modules within the solution to aid in reducing costs and time while improving procurement processes. Built-in analytics provide the insights needed to find best savings opportunities.

SAP Business ByDesign SRM delivers the necessary tools needed for self-service procurement. Integrated analytics provide valuable insights into financial performance for better cost control and financial excellence. Centralized sourcing, procurement, and contract management permit businesses to interact with suppliers through multiple channels. Identify the best suppliers for services and materials.

The SRM module integrates seamlessly with the following SAP Business ByDesign ERP modules: Compliance Management, Customer Relationship Management, Human Resources, Finance, Project Management, and Supply Chain Management.

SAP Business ByDesign SRM enhances both sourcing and purchasing processes with the following features:


  • Build and maintain a centralized database of suppliers and product information for more improved contract negotiations.

  • Find best supply sources and manage the entire contract lifecycle.

  • Track and monitor supplier performance.

  • Bundle multiple purchase requests to gain pricing advantages via quantity discounts.


  • Streamline purchasing activities with electronic purchase orders and invoice verification.

  • Monitor company-wide spending with robust analytics.

  • Provide efficient invoice processing and supplier payments.

  • Reduce employee workload with self-service procurement capabilities.