Data-Driven ESG Product Carbon Footprint Changes Value Chains, People & Vision

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  1. Use World-Class SOP Strategies to Balance Future Supply and Demand

    Reading time: 15 mins

    Having difficulty balancing supply and demand? Doing OK but want to do better? Learn the key strategies to put Sales and Operations Planning (SOP) to work for you. Key Concept One of the key activities in the area of supply chain planning is the periodic review of anticipated demand and available supply. This business process…...…
  2. Manage Supply Chain Risks with SAP Supply Chain Performance Management 2.0

    Reading time: 12 mins

    SAP Supply Chain Performance Management 2.0 offers extended performance and risk indicators in a number of key areas, including the Supply Chain Council’s Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model. Learn how to effectively map these key risk indicators to an enterprise risk management program using SAP Supply Chain Performance Management 2.0 and SAP Risk Management…...…
  3. Safety Stock: Which Method Is Right for You?

    Reading time: 141 mins

    Learn about various methods of safety stock supported by standard SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization (SAP APO), including a new method that provides a more cost-effective way of managing safety stocks in a supply chain. Key Concept Supply chains are exposed to multiple uncertain influencing factors, such as demand upsurges or production disruptions. Safety stock…...…
  4. Multilevel Supply Demand Matching with SAP APO-CTM Engine

    Reading time: 20 mins

    In this excerpt from Balaji Gaddam’s SAP PRESS book, Capable to Match (CTM) with SAP APO, gain insight into the CTM engine algorithm and understand the constraint-based programming techniques that the CTM engine uses to arrive at a feasible plan for a given demand. Key Concept Supply network planning using SAP SCM offers several planning…...…
  5. Outsourcing Operations? How to Design an Undisrupted Supply Plan in SAP APO

    Reading time: 35 mins

    See how a manufacturing company created a new third-party logistics (3PL) code to represent a third-party logistics service provider. By incorporating 3PL into supply chain planning, the manufacturing company could plan against changing demand and supply position at 3PL and replenish the 3PL site to achieve the desired customer service level. Key Concept A purchase…...…
  6. Creating Value Through End-to-End Supply Chain Planning

    Reading time: 6 mins

    Increasing supply chain complexity, coupled with rapidly evolving customer demand, has given rise to a set of challenges supply chain leaders have not encountered before. What extenuates these challenges for many organizations is the siloed approach to planning and tackling supply chain challenges.
  7. Control User Compliance to a Stipulated Source of Supply Using a Source List

    Reading time: 22 mins

    Learn how to set up and implement the SAP system functionality to enforce user compliance to an approved source of supply with a source list at the plant and material levels in the SAP ERP Materials Management Purchasing (MM-PUR) component. Key Concept A source list can be a vital tool for achieving 100 percent user…...…
  8. ifm Supply Chain for Planning and Execution Transformation

    Reading time: 6 mins

    Extending the core ERP capabilities with additional solution functionality can be approached in two ways, namely “add-on” and “add-in” solutions. When it comes to add-on solutions, integration of data, people, and processes is required, which can be a costly and time-consuming process. On the other hand, add-in solutions are natively embedded in the ERP system,…
  9. Meet Demand-Driven Scheduling Requirements with SAP ERP and SAP APO: Q&A on When to Use Which for Enhanced Supply and Production Planning

    Reading time: 31 mins

    SAP ERP and the production planning and detailed scheduling (PP/DS) and supply network planning (SNP) components of SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO) offer functionality that can be utilized in a variety of design options to optimize production plans and provide greater visibility into your inventory management, but when do you use which? Especially…...…
  10. Role of Integrated Labeling Solutions in Reducing Supply Chain Complexity

    Reading time: 6 mins

    by Kumar Singh, Research Director, Automation & Analytics, Supply Chain Management, SAPinsider   Complex SKU portfolios, scattered global manufacturing and distribution footprint, evolving customer segments, rise of omnichannel are examples of the aspects that are contributing to the ever increasing complexities of supply chains today. Organizations leveraging SAP ERP are no exception to this complexity trend.…