Sourcing and Procurement with SAP S/4HANA, Updated and Revised 2020, 2nd Edition

  • 8h 2m
  • Justin Ashlock
  • Rheinwerk Publishing Inc.
  • 2020

Your comprehensive guide to SAP S/4HANA sourcing and procurement is here! Get step-by-step instructions to configure sourcing, invoicing, supplier management and evaluation, and centralized procurement. Learn how to integrate SAP S/4HANA with SAP Ariba, SAP Fieldglass, and more. Then, expertly run your system after go-live with predictive analysis and machine learning. See the future of sourcing and procurement!

  • Configure purchasing, sourcing, invoicing, evaluation, and more
  • Run your sourcing and procurement processes in SAP S/4HANA
  • Analyze your procurement operations

Key Functionality

Master the key features of SAP S/4HANA sourcing and procurement, from operational and automated procurement to inventory management, sourcing, invoicing, centralized procurement, and analytics.


Collaborative sourcing. Contract management. External sourcing. Configure sourcing and procurement according to your business needs, step by step. Get the most out of your SAP S/4HANA system!

What s New

Whether it s centralized procurement, legal content analytics, or machine learning, see what s new with sourcing and procurement in SAP S/4HANA. This second edition is packed with updated SAP S/4HANA 1909 screenshots, instructions, and more!

  • Source-to-pay process
  • Operational procurement
  • Automated and direct procurement
  • Inventory management
  • Contracts management
  • Invoicing
  • Supplier management and evaluation
  • Reporting
  • Analytics
  • SAP Fiori apps

About the Author

Justin Ashlock has spent over half of his 20-year-plus career in technology at SAP America, serving as the lead consultant for hundreds of global SAP customer projects and engagements supporting over $100 billion in procurement and logistics activities worldwide. Justin is a the vice president of procurement services delivery within SAP's CX success and services organization. In this role, he provides general management for the North American procurement services practice, while also providing global delivery strategy and consistency to MEE and CIS regions. Justin holds a bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame.

In this Book

  • Introduction to Sourcing and Procurement
  • Implementation Options
  • Organizational Structure
  • Master Data
  • Operational Procurement
  • Automated and Direct Procurement
  • Inventory Management
  • Contracts Management
  • Enterprise Contract Management and Assembly
  • External Sourcing
  • Invoice and Payables Management
  • Supplier Management
  • Centralized Procurement
  • Sourcing and Procurement Analytics
  • Integrating SAP S/4HANA with SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass
  • Customizing the UI
  • Conclusion