Data Governance Strategy

Demand Driven Planning – Strategic Inventory Positioning – Step 1

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  • Marc Hoppe

    Manager SCM, SAP Deutschland Gmbh & Co KG

    Expert since 2023

Key Takeaways

⇨ SAP offers consulting solutions to enable strategic inventory positioning, the first step in demand-driven planning.

⇨ ‘MRP Monitor’, SAP's consulting solution, can be used to detect the ‘to-be’ buffered materials.

⇨ MRP Monitor can be used for materials, in addition to the multi-dimensional classification, to detect which parts are important/non-important

SAP offers consulting solutions to enable strategic inventory positioning, the first step in demand-driven planning. For this, organizations can use the consulting solution "MRP Monitor" to detect which of the materials should be buffered. MRP monitor is an integral component of the SCM Consulting Solutions and serves as an add-on program to the SAP ERP system. The MRP monitor allows to classify materials based on a business procedure and is also an instrument for monitoring master data and key performance metrics during day-to-day material requirements planning. This article focuses on the first step in Demand Driven Planning, Strategic Inventory Positioning, identified by the Demand Driven institute.

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