Achieve a complete integrated solution that drives fast, sustainable results across sourcing with excelerateds2p. 

Sourcing provides you with the single greatest opportunity to impact the cost, quality, and performance of your supply chain and your business.

Benefits of maximizing Ariba Sourcing

Improve spend coverage across all categories

Help sourcing managers create and manage the sourcing pipeline to rationalize the supply base, negotiate lower pricing, and respond to demand. 

Execute your desired sourcing outcomes

Catalyze your sourcing strategy using a range of advanced RFP and auction tools, aligned to the requirements of each spend cagtegory.

Realise sustainable savings for the business

Enforce negotiated savings when you integrate sourcing with contracting, supplier management, operational procurement, and analytics processes.

Reasons for partnering with excelerateds2p

Sourcing Proof of Concept

Establish a business case for the ROI for future investment, through our flexible excelerated sourcing as a service managed solution, that provides Harman with:

  • Platform access to our own dedicated SAP Ariba Sourcing realm
  • Building and run a sourcing event (or several events)
  • Solution administration support to configure the system and reporting
  • Event coaching and support, focused on best practice


Deploying Sourcing Platform

SAP Ariba Sourcing module offers Harman the single greatest opportunity to impact the cost, quality, and performance of your supply chain and your business through:


  • Developing an informed sourcing strategy across all Harman spend categories
  • Simplifying and automating your sourcing activities
  • Executing enhanced supplier discovery and onboarding
  • Tracking and reporting savings and spending through a dashboard

Implementing Best Practice

Our Sourcing Optimization Review is a comprehensive assessment of Harman’s current sourcing processes and systems that includes the following activities and outcomes:


  • An assessment of Harman’s sourcing maturity against a series of best practice metrics
  • Identification of deficiencies within existing systems and processes
  • Documented easy-to-win improvements to deliver immediate benefits
  • A high-level  roadmap of how to achieve sourcing excellence

Learn from real world examples

Discover how excelerateds2p drove sourcing transformation for a leading international food and drink company.

Faced with an organization-wide cost-reduction initiative, they engaged with excelerateds2p to run a proof of concept exercise to drive cost savings across a key category spend, with a view to establish a business case that could be used to secure future investment to enable them to deliver additional cost savings further down the line.