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Supplier collaboration within CLM

Hi All,

One of the stages of a contract within CLM is "open for supplier review". What is required to allow supplier collab oration in the contract negotiation process, does this take place using SUS or is it a direct connection to CLM?



Former Member replied

Hi Chris

there is no connection with SUS for the scenaripo that you have mentioned

Plesae note that the contract lifecycle management has 3 parts

1) Contract Creation

2) Contract Negotiation and Approval

3) Contract Performance management

Once you create a contract or an MSA, the net step is to collaborate with the supplier, when you move the phase of the contract to "Open for supplier review", the supplier will get a workbench alert and also an email alert if configured with the SAP E-Sourcing Vendor portal link, once he logs into that he can view the contract that you have sent for supplier review->modification->acceptance, once the supplier accepts, he will accept the version of the document and the Buyer will login on the SAP ESourcing Buyside to check for the vendor response and then accept/reject. This way we will collaborate with the supplier in realtime.

Every vendor get a link published to them when you create the vendor, this is the linke that the vendor will click to view RFx, Auctions, Contracts etc to collaborate with the Buy side in SAP E-Sourcing

This has nothing to do with Supplier Self Services component of SRM.

Hope this clarifies

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