National Grid

Supplier Information Portal

Welcome to the Supplier Information Portal that provides information for all suppliers conducting business with National Grid. For your organization, this means the traditional way of transacting with us is changing fundamentally. On this site you will find information regarding the transformation, as well as, a number of tools to help answer any of the questions you may have.

What information are you looking for?


Project Notification Letter & Supplier Summit

National Grid's introduction to the new way of conducting business over the SAP Business Network and supplier summit presentation materials.

New Suppliers:


Migrating Suppliers


National Grid and General Training Guides and Videos

Guides and videos to help suppliers transact via the SAP Business Network with National Grid.



Integration & Catalog 

Information regarding Integration & Catalog processes for transacting via the SAP Business Network with National Grid.

SAP Business Network offers the possibility to integrate with your back-end ERP system via cXML or EDI, for automatic exchange of electronic documents. 
*Only available to suppliers using an Enterprise account.

Catalogs are text files stored on the SAP Business Network (CIF) or on your own website (PunchOut) that describe your products, services, and prices. This allows customers to easily place orders with your company. 

If you wish to provide a catalog or complete an integration project with National Grid, please reach out to to start the project.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Documents covering answers for the most frequently asked questions from Suppliers.



Additional Support Resources

Find out who you can contact for your SAP Business Network and Business related questions.

  • Business related questions? Contact National Grid at 
  • How do I register, configure my account or transact with National Grid? Contact the Ariba Enablement Team via the National Grid Ariba Supplier Enablement Assistance.
  • My account is not working properly and I have a technical issue: Contact the Ariba Support Team by clicking on the question mark in the upper right-hand corner of your account then Support to submit a service request to Ariba Support. Be as clear as possible in your communication and provide any screenshots to expedite your request.


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