Supply Chain Planning

In eras of disruption and constant change, sales and operational planning becomes both important and challenging. Modernizing your overall planning capabilities is essential to maintaining competitive advantage and meeting your customer needs. Content in this track provides strategies, best practices, and solution roadmaps to help guide you in upgrading your supply chain planning game from sales and operational planning to forecasting, demand management, inventory planning and demand-driven replenishment. Learn how to use critical supply chain analytics and predictive capabilities to use what if analysis and improve your overall supply chain responsiveness. Practical tips and best practices will help you optimize your use of existing SAP ECC planning capabilities, Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO), and consider migration to SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) and other cloud-based planning solutions.

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  1. Conexiom

    Now more than ever, in a year marked by the need to adjust to massive changes in business, restricted shipping capabilities, and limited providers, supply chain managers need modern planning tools to adapt to the volatility of the market as well as the ability to share and execute their plans. These tools include demand, supply,…
  2. SAPinsider Research: Integrating Supply Chain Planning & Operations

    Now more than ever, in a year marked by the need to adjust to massive changes in business, restricted shipping capabilities, and limited providers, supply chain managers need modern planning tools to adapt to the volatility of the market as well as the ability to share and execute their plans. These tools include demand, supply,…
  3. Case study: How can MRP help you apply the Theory of Constraints (TOC) to drive efficiencies

    Managing constraints in a supply chain is the most challenging and complex piece of the puzzle. Constraints move as demand shifts throughout the chain. Variability in demand is one thing but variability in the supply causes unwanted WIP, system pressures and exceptions everywhere. We all know MRP is good to help us automate managing supply…
  4. Part 2: How to Implement IBP

    This interactive session provides an overview of the Why, What, and How, of implementing SAP IBP. Learn how to implement IBP within 90 days by applying a combination of key design decisions, and an agile delivery model, which all starts and ends with the impact case. Through lecture, demonstration, use case examples, and interactive exercises,…
  5. Blueprint for digital supply chain transformation with SAP Integrated Business Planning

    Ready to get started implementing SAP Integrated Business Planning? In this session, hear expert recommendations and advice based on real use cases about what works in an implementation, tips in taking a successful approach, and pitfalls to avoid. Walk away with a blueprint for how efforts put forth during project preparation create a better path…
  6. A Comparison of Production Planning and Scheduling functionality on SAP S/4HANA vs. SAP APO

    This session provides key criteria to differentiate between production planning and scheduling functionality delivered in SAP S/4HANA and SAP APO. Discuss the key changes, similarities, and differences between SAP S/4HANA and SAP APO and how these changes affect your supply chain. Explore different landscape options for customers who want PPDS functionality. Attend this session to:…
  7. Case Study: Learn how Arla Foods integrated SAP IBP Demand Sensing in Short-term Demand Planning

    Demand sensing is a concept for capturing and modelling various big data demand signals into intelligence to foresee short-term sales demand patterns and demand changes to proactively adapt your operational supply chain planning. Reduction of scrap, increased customer service levels, lower inventories, improved replenishment decisions and reduced time spent by the planners are the business…
  8. Discover SAP’s Approach to Intelligent Asset Management: The Convergence of EAM and APM

    Please join us to understand how SAP supports your Industry 4.0 initiatives through the Intelligent Asset Management portfolio. Many companies historically have managed their equipment maintenance and work management processes through Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) systems. Today those processes and systems have grown, matching customer needs which have moved beyond solely managing the maintenance of…
  9. Reimagine Innovation with SAPs “Enterprise Product Development

    Adopt a strategy to survive and thrive in current times of uncertainty. Reimagine your design processes and empower your enterprise to innovate, iterate, and introduce new products through closed looped insights, processes, and people. Capture the voice of your customer, analyze, and simulate your product design with insights through IoT and Machine Learning. This content…
  10. Case Study: Johns Hopkins improves inventory management

    As a company operating healthcare facilities, Johns Hopkins Health Systems (JHHS) faces heavy regulations and must operate 24/7 with no downtime. JHHS Affiliates used to manage all inventory on non-SAP software. At the time, JHHS struggled to share all the information across its supply chain units and manage inventory in a way that guaranteed the…