Supply Chain Management

Managing your Design to Operate process lifecycle has never been more challenging, as customer demand patters and supply networks are constantly in flux making it more difficult to coordinate planning, production, and logistics.  Content in this group of categories will help customers understand what it takes to create nimble, flexible, product design and development, planning, production, and logistics. We’ll cover core solutions with SAP ECC and SAP S/4HANA as well as cloud based, planning, manufacturing and procurement solutions. You will learn from both thought leadership as well as case studies and best practices to get the most out of your investment in both SAP and non-SAP solutions

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  1. Manage Material Requirements Planning Exception Messages in SAP

    By Venkata Ramana Nethi, CSCP, CPIM

  2. Industry 4.0 – The Journey to the Future of Productivity

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  1. Security Weaver

    Manufacturing companies are often overwhelmed by the breadth of Industry 4.0 technologies and are not quite sure where to begin their digital transformations. Learn how to assess product bottlenecks and inefficiencies and how to build incrementally on end-to-end processes such as design to operate. Because unique customer demands heavily affect product design and manufacturing, manufacturers…
  2. Enterprise-Class Demand Planning at Agilent Technologies

    For Agilent Technologies, a manufacturer of analytical instruments for the life science and laboratories sector, growth has been dramatic over recent years, including a number of acquisitions. Such growth has caused the company’s pathology division to experience a rapid expansion of sales, but also revealed that the division had outgrown its demand planning practices, which…
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    Procurement Transformation: Automation in P2P

    By Shashi Jina Research Director SAPInsider Supply Chain   As we move towards a digital economy, supply chain organizations are faced with finding new and innovate ways to transform and drive efficiencies — either through elimination or automation A focus area for many of these organizations is repetitive and/or administrative low- to non-value-added tasks. A…
  4. Leveraging IoT Data for Inventory Planning and Management

    by Kumar Singh, Research Director, Data & Analytics, Supply Chain Management, SAPinsider   There is no doubt that Internet of Things (IoT) has the capability to significantly transform the way supply chains run. While we predominantly think of their usage in digital twins in a supply chain context, IoT has the potential to impact inventory…
  5. The Increasing Importance of Supply Chain Visibility and the Emergence of Enterprise Control Towers

    By Shashi Jina, Research Director, Supply Chain Management   As organizations continue their recovery from the pandemic, many will have to adapt and make permanent changes in their supply chain processes and technologies. The shift to establish and expand multi-echelon manufacturing and distribution networks closer to the customer, places greater emphasis on centralized, real-time visibility.…
  6. Real-Time Inventory and Order Visibility: Key for Successful Supply Chain Management

    With advancements in technology such as Internet of Things (IoT), cloud, and big data, demands and expectations for supply chain management have continuously grown over the past few decades. Greater organization of real-time data and visibility into inventory and orders can be a crucial tool in achieving more efficient operations and greater customer value. Large-scale…
  7. Leveraging Technology to Address Automotive Industry Challenges

    By Kumar Singh, Research Director, Automation & Analytics, SAPinsider Automotive- An industry prone to challenges Automotive industry is one of the most prominent industries as far as the world of manufacturing is concerned. As Cassia and Matteo quote in their bestselling book “The Economics of Cars” : “The history of the manufacturing industry and the…