Demand-Driven Planning – Step 4 – Demand Driven MRP (DDMRP)

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  1. How to Achieve Optimal Inventory Levels with SAP Integrated Business Planning for Inventory

    Learn how to achieve optimal inventory levels for raw materials, work in process, and finished products across the supply chain with SAP Integrated Business Planning. Key Concept The unified planning area, SAP Integrated Business Planning’s standard planning area, provides end-to-end business processes related to all the technical details of a planning area in SAP Integrated…...…
  2. Inventory Optimization

    Maximizing Efficiency and Cost-Effectiveness Through Inventory Optimization

    Reading time: 3 mins

    The COVID-19 pandemic served as one of the significant disruptors to global supply chains, highlighting the vulnerabilities of traditional inventory management practices that made maintaining optimal inventory levels challenging for business leaders. While holding excessive inventory can be expensive and tie up valuable resources such as warehouse space and capital, having too little inventory leads…
  3. Combining Inventory Optimization With Additional Analytics Approaches

    Inventory Optimization emerged as a key focus area over the next two years for SAPinsiders in our recent research, Supply Chain Planning in The Cloud. As organizations still struggle with fluctuating demand patterns developed during the pandemic, inventory policies are also evolving. Hence, it is unsurprising that inventory management and optimization remain a key focus…
  4. Next-generation inventory management: Q&A on optimizing inventory levels while improving customer service

    An integrated approach offers a powerful way to meet all of these requirements for modern supply chains. SAP Enterprise Inventory and Service-Level Optimization and SmartOps solutions provide predictive analytics and advanced reporting functionality that allows the delivery of enhanced customer service with accurate, real-time inventory investment levels. When integrated with SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization…...…
  5. How Does Your Inventory Management Strategy Measure Up?

    Discover where your organization is in this inventory maturity model, understand the set of required capabilities, and identify the key SAP functionalities to implement at each level. Consider the guidelines described in this roadmap to achieve higher customer satisfaction levels and reduce inventory carrying costs. Key Concept The inventory maturity model is a proposed four-…...…
  6. Inventory Planning and Optimization with SAP Advanced Safety Stock Planning and SAP SmartOps

    Read two case studies to learn how to implement SAP APO Advanced Safety Stock Planning (ASSP) and SAP SmartOps Enterprise Inventory Optimization (EIO). Key Concept SAP SmartOps Enterprise Inventory Optimization (EIO) provides a comprehensive, enterprise-wide process for optimizing, managing, and monitoring inventory stocking levels for finished product and raw material components across the supply chain. …...…
  7. Make the Most of SAP WM Inventory Count Capabilities

    Reading time: 23 mins

    Learn about the three main inventory count methods in Warehouse Management — annual inventory, continuous inventory, and cycle counting — and see how you can determine which process is best for your situation. Then find out how to configure each process. Key Concept The goal of the inventory count process is to ensure the accuracy…...…
  8. Aggregate Inventory Management in SAP, Part I of II

    Organizations strive to achieve high standards in customer service with balanced investment inventory. Material planners, from the plant to managerial to the corporate level, work on managing inventory on a periodic basis to maintain balance between inventory to carry vs. customer satisfaction. The right tools can replace spreadsheets to help organize this information effectively on…
  9. Advanced Analytics Requirement in Inventory Management

    SAPinsider will publish a benchmark report on Inventory Management and Optimization in November 2022. There could not have been a better time to conduct research focused only on inventory management and optimization. Why so? Well, the first aspect, which is not surprising to any of us, is the immense focus on supply chain and inventory management…
  10. Supply Chain Optimization

    Factors Driving Inventory Management and Optimization in Supply Chains

    Reading time: 4 mins

    Effective inventory management and optimization require a deep understanding of the supply chain and its various components, including demand, supply, lead times, and costs. Companies that can effectively balance these factors can improve customer service levels while minimizing costs and improving overall supply chain performance. But a multitude of internal and external factors can pose…