Transitioning from APO to SAP IBP with CloudPaths

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  1. SAP Integrated Business Planning for Sales and Operations: Q&A on How to Optimize Demand and Supply Planning and Increase Profitability

    When it comes to your supply chain, accuracy, efficiency, swift and informed decision making, and timely responses and adjustments to market and business changes are critical — but a lack of communication between sales, marketing, finance, and operations can be a significant impediment to these goals. The ability to effectively and simultaneously evaluate data from…...…

  2. Meet Demand-Driven Scheduling Requirements with SAP ERP and SAP APO: Q&A on When to Use Which for Enhanced Supply and Production Planning

    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…...…

  3. Transitioning from APO to SAP IBP with CloudPaths

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    SAP Advanced Planner and Optimizer (APO) has long been a staple for real-time supply chain management, enabling coordination from suppliers to consumers. However, with SAP phasing out support for APO by 2027, users face potential operational risks without ongoing maintenance solutions. Transitioning to SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) emerges as a strategic move to preserve…

  4. Implementing SAP IBP Analytic Stories to Improve Supply Chain

    he SAP IBP Analytics Stories App, while incorporating several features from the SAP SAC product, remains exclusive to the SAP IBP product. Consequently, not all functionalities of SAP SAC are present in SAP IBP Analytics Stories. However, like all SAP products, enhancements are expected over time and SAP IBP Analytics Stories roadmap is still valid…

  5. 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…...…

  6. What you need to know about SAP ERP and APO data transfer using CIF: Q&A with SCM 2014 speaker Claudio Gonzalez

    Thank you everyone who joined us for our Q&A with SCM 2014 speaker Claudio Gonzalez of SCM Connections. Claudio answered reader questions on troubleshooting SAP ERP and APO data transfer with the CIF (core interface). Questions for Claudio included: If we CIF subcontracting SNP PDS, will it create any transportation lanes in APO? When should we use inbound queues…...…

  7. How to Setup Demand Planning in SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization

    SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization, demand planning allows a business to perform forecasting of their materials while considering all the factors that affect the demand. Demand planning is periodic and contains multi-step processes such as data gathering, statistical analysis, reviewing market intelligence reports, and performing adjustments against budgeted forecast to drive material requirements planning. SAP…

  8. Create Consignment Fill-Up Sales Orders Using SAP APO SNP

    Follow these prerequisite, configuration, and implementation steps to model the automatic creation of consignment fill-up sales orders in SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) using Supply Network Planning (SNP) deployment functionality in SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO). This process enables the automatic planning and creation of sales orders from SAP APO. It minimizes the…...…

  9. What to Consider When Integrating PP-PI in APO SNP and PP/DS

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    Watch out for surprises when you integrate Production Planning for Process Industries with Advanced Planning and Optimization. Learn how to best set up recipes and capacity consumption in this environment to avoid errors. Key Concept Production Planning for Process Industries (PP- PI) is a planning tool in R/3 and SAP ERP Central Component used in…...…

  10. A Look into the New World of SAP Integrated Business Planning

    Learn an approach for evaluating migration from SAP Advanced Planning and Organization (SAP APO) to SAP Integrated Business Planning based on two real-life case studies. Learn how some implementation considerations of a cloud-based planning solution such as SAP Integrated Business Planning are different from a traditional SAP APO implementation. Key Concept Planning operator functions or…...…