Thank you to those of you who attended this Webinar.  Below are a few of the questions from the sessions with their corresponding answers.  The full list of questions and answers from the session is attached to this post.  Please feel free to use Ariba Exchange to respond to this post and interact with your peers.  We look forward to speaking with you again in a future session!

 

Question: Do the suppliers know who the buyer is when this posting is loaded. If so, is it possible to submit an "anonymous" posting?

Answer:   Yes, There is an option for every posting which allows for buyers to mask their company name and create an alias of their choice.

 

Question: Are the commodity code selections and delivery location specific to our data (e.g. taxonomy) or are the data options standardized for all Ariba clients?

Answer: Standardized for all Ariba customers. The commodity codes use the UNSPSC system.

 

Question: Does it mean that if you click "prefer supplier to have physical presence" that those who don't cannot participate?

Answer: It does not, but it includes a message letting all suppliers know that your preferred vendors will be located in the area you have designated.

 

Question: Does it have multy currency i.e. UK Sterling, Euro etc

Answer: Yes, using the "custom" option in the project amount will allow you to change to over 50 currencies.

 

Question: Does it mean that if you click "prefer supplier to have physical presence" that those who don't cannot participate?

Answer: It does not, but it includes a message letting all suppliers know that your preferred vendors will be located in the area you have designated.