The purpose of this page is to give an overview about the business background, configuration guide and the features of the localisations available for SAP SRM.
The following documentation covers the Expert Bid Evaluation and the Bid Security Enhancement functionality of SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) component. It gives an overview about Bid Security Enhancement and Expert Bid Evaluation and it's configuration guide as well.
Expert Bid Evaluation (EBE)
In SAP SRM Sourcing, during the bid evaluation by experts process, the purchaser has the option to create an evaluation committee for each RFx. This evaluation committee evaluates the bids submitted for that particular RFx. The purchaser can send notification to the evaluators for confirming their participation in the bid evaluation by experts process. Then, the purchaser can also send questionnaires using which the evaluators evaluate all the participating bidders’ responses. The system calculates the team scoring based on the calculation methodologies and provides a summarized report and award recommendation of the appropriate bidder.
For an overview about EBE refer to Expert Bid Evaluation (EBE) Overview wiki site.
For the configuration guide about EBE refer to Main configuration steps for SRM EBE wiki site.
Bid Security Enhancement (BSE)
The e-procurement process involves purchasers (Organizations) and bidders (Vendor). In the e-tendering application, the purchaser creates an RFx (Request for Information, Proposal or Quotation) and publishes the RFx inviting bids from bidders; the bidders in turn create and submit RFx Response. This bid is digitally signed and encrypted by the bidder. This ensures that the bidder's quote cannot be tampered with, and the bids cannot be opened until the Tender Opening Date, when the RFx Response is opened and evaluated by the purchasers. Subsequently, the contract is awarded to the highest bidder. BSE also ensures that multiple purchasers are present in order to open (decrypt) the bids thus preventing foul play.
For an overview about the BSE refer to Bid Security Enhancement (BSE) Overview wiki site.
Procurement Planning (PP)
According to procurement regulations in public sector companies, each purchasing organization should create and publish its procurement planning information for the upcoming calendar year in the official media specified by their government.
To facilitate this requirement in the procurement planning process, the SAP SRM system enables you to create documents such as purchase requisition forecasts, purchase plans, and aggregated purchase plans, which contain the procurement planning information for the upcoming calendar year. The system also allows you to generate XML files for the procurement planning information, which can be published on the required media.
For an overview about PP refer to Procurement Planning (PP) Overview wiki site.
For the configuration guide about SRM Procurement Planning refer to Main configuration steps for SRM PP wiki page.
For the configuration guide about SRM Procurement Planning for Russia refer to Main configuration steps for SRM PP for Russia wiki page