SAP and Goldman Sachs announced that they have joined forces to make it easier for companies to do business with the millions of suppliers worldwide on Ariba® Network, where more than US$3.2 trillion in commerce is transacted annually. Goldman Sachs’ tech-forward and secure cross-border Global Payments capabilities will be available in select SAP® Ariba solutions, making it simpler and less costly for buyers to pay foreign suppliers in local currencies.
“We continue to expand our portfolio of ecosystem partners to add more value for customers,” said Sean Thompson, executive vice president, Network and Ecosystem, SAP Procurement Solutions. “Partnering with Goldman Sachs Transaction Banking allows us to deliver more innovative financial solutions, starting with these cross-border payment capabilities, which is critically important for so many of our customers on Ariba Network doing business in the global economy today.”
“We put clients at the center of this product to create a frictionless payment experience and provide competitive and transparent pricing,” said Hari Moorthy, global head of Transaction Banking at Goldman Sachs. “We are proud to partner with SAP to introduce this innovative yet simplified approach to making payments across the globe on Ariba Network.”
SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass® solutions for intelligent spend management help maximize efficiency in procurement operations for companies around the world. More than 4.6 million companies are connected to Ariba Network in 190 countries, making it the largest business network in the world.