SPEED for County Businesses
Download the below guide to assist you with submitting your proposal to Prince George's County Government using SPEED.
Having issues uploading bid documents. Technical support is available.
You can now access Prince George’s County Procurements regardless of ARIBA registration by visiting: https://service.ariba.com/Discovery.aw/ad/profile?key=AN01496591158
Once you have established your account, you will now be eligible to participate in "events." Once you are invited to participate in an event, you will receive an invitation e-mail from the buyer advising you of it. It will include the event’s title, the user name needed to access the site,
and an URL link that will direct you to the SPEED system. You may also access events via the Ariba Discovery platform: https://service.ariba.com/Discovery.aw/ad/profile?key=AN01496591158
Ariba manages and is the technical support for the SPEED platform. Since SPEED is a part of the Ariba network, Ariba provides support to suppliers similar to that provided to end users – they can advise suppliers on standard functionality. Supplier Support is accessible from the supplier login screen by clicking on the “?”menu to open the Help Center frame, and clicking on “Support”. Supplier support via phone is available from Sunday 8pm EST through Friday 8pm EST. To contact SAP Ariba’s end user support, select the “Get help by phone” option on the Support tab.
To obtain assistance, please visit the help link by clicking here.
Electronic procurement, commonly known as eProcurement, is the automation and management of the procurement process. It involves creating a shopping environment that is intuitive and enhances the overall procurement experience.s
SPEED is an SAP Ariba product that offers online strategic sourcing and contracting capabilities to enhance the procurement process. This cloud-based platform offers a digitized and simplified end-to-end procurement workflow in an integrated solution to drive consistency and efficiency. SPEED identifies qualified suppliers through the integrated Ariba platform to improve bid competitiveness.
This cloud-based solution not only helps locate suppliers and get a price, but also define and execute supplier selection, and create contracts that connect to actual savings.
Once you have established your account, you will now be eligible to participate in "events." Once you are invited to participate in an event, you will receive an invitation e-mail from the buyer advising you of it. It will include the event’s title, the user name needed to access the site, and an URL link that will direct you to the SPEED system.
Simply visit the SPEED online system to set up your username and password. You will need to select the best email to receive notifications and manage your account. There is no fee to participate in using this platform. If you are already registered with ARIBA, you would need to set up your account to include PGC SPEED to work with in the future.
Transforming our business process is an important part of an overall strategy for automating business services, which will reduce costs and result in more efficiency. The SPEED platform will result in faster procurement processing times and make it easier to navigate the procurement process. Access will be available to all sourcing and contracting opportunities, including the new ARC process, which will reduce procurement lead times.