Yes, you need to click on the registration link in the invitation email from SAP Ariba, log in with your existing user data and then fill out the ABB specific registration form.
Yes, with the registration questionnaire you provide ABB the general information, such as your contact details, scope of your business and account information. It means all ABB buyers will have a full picture about all your capabilities, even in countries where you are not collaborating with ABB yet.
Only successfully registered suppliers are eligible for the qualification stage to become a qualified ABB supplier. During the qualification, ABB checks, if you commit to ABB Code of Conduct, Social & Environmental Policy, Certified Quality Management System and your Security and Data Protection Policy.
Due to the international procurement organization of ABB, the registration form is only available in English. Please provide all your answers in English.
You can, however, ABB recommends you provide also the optional data to better qualify your company.
The registration and supplier management as well as the tender process are free of charge. For further information, please check the Vendor Interaction portal.
As a registered supplier for the Vendor Interaction portal, you already have SAP Ariba account. Please follow the instructions to register and qualify as an ABB supplier.
Data protection is guaranteed by the encryption of uploaded documents or sensitive information, before they are saved on the database and transmitted. The SAP Ariba servers are located in the Netherlands and the back-up servers in Germany.
The SAP Ariba portal can be used with the following certified Internet browsers: