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New eProcurement System - SAP Ariba

The City of Tacoma (City) is transitioning to Ariba for its procurement processes.  SAP Ariba is an eCommerce website that facilitates procurement.  It streamlines buyers and sellers ability to connect and find each other.  It enables electronic sharing of procurement related documents like bids, contracts, purchase orders and/or invoices. For more information, view our Frequently Asked Questions


Register in SAP Ariba and complete the City of Tacoma profile questionnaire.  Once your registration is received, it will be reviewed by the City of Tacoma Finance Department, Procurement & Payables Division and you will be notified of your approval status. When all the needed information has been provided, your organization will become approved as a supplier.


Roster Information

Contractors and suppliers can join rosters to learn about business opportunities with the City. The different rosters are:

  • Small Works Roster (SWR) - Allows pre-registered contractors the opportunity to bid on small public works and improvement projects with a budget of $200,000 or less.  Visit the SWR web page for additional information.
  • Architectural & Engineering (A&E) Citywide Roster – Qualified suppliers currently practicing engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, and/or land surveying.  Visit the A&E web page for additional information.
  • Small Business Enterprise (SBE):  Allows small businesses an opportunity to increase their chances of getting City of Tacoma Public Works and goods and services contracts.  Visit the SBE web page for additional information.