SAP Ariba Extension to create PDF for Sourcing Process 

QPM reduces the decision making time and transparency in the sourcing process flow, specifically in RFQ process with the automated PDF generation after the SAP Ariba auction process. All of this, using SAP Cloud technologies to extend the standard solution and stay aligned with SAP Best Practices.

Benefits and Features


Business decision making based on near real time information

Receive in the approval email a PDF with the summary of the quotation process with information extracted from the very SAP Ariba system without requiring access to any other system but everything from your email.

Standarized presentation aligned with most common business RFQ scenarios

The PDF generated by Quotation PDF Maker is easy to read and organize the relevant information in a concise manner to reduce the time to decide for stakeholders.

Automated documentation management

The PDF generated by QPM not only attaches the PDF by mail but also to the RFQ project in SAP Ariba to be able to access it from the Ariba platform to later validate the information or use it to send it to other teams or stakeholders.

A fast time-to-value solution

It brings value fast to the business since it has a short time-to-implement, at the time that it is a future-proof solution build using cutting-edge SAP technology.

Automated PDF creation and management

The PDF will be automatically created and send by email as well as attached to the Ariba RFX Document. QPM automatically creates a folder which the name can be customized and serves to group all the PDF generated during the RFX process.

Various PDF formats available

You can choose from various predefined PDF formats or you can request the creation of your own customized PDF template, also the PDF variants are available in a set of languages or can be translated into new ones upon request.

Almost real time PDF generation

Depending on the number of RFX processes that require a PDF generation, it is possible to generate a PDF as fast as every minute or in a different time interval if the business requires it.

Error and exception management

If an error occurs during the PDF generation, the right team and stakeholders will get informed of it by means of automated emails that are sent in case of any trouble is present.

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