Maximizing SAP Supply Chain Performance with Reveal

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  1. How to Leverage Collaborative Demand Planning with APO

    Discover how to leverage, configure, and execute the business requirement of collaborative demand planning using SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO). Find out how to use the collaborative demand planning functionality of APO for a consensus demand forecast. Key Concept Collaborative demand planning is an agreement between business partners on demand quantity for a specific…...…
  2. 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…
  3. Supply Network Planning

    SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO) offers the technology required to streamline complicated planning processes. The system supports hierarchical data structures, giving planners the possibility of focusing on information that has been consolidated into families rather than juggling lots data for individual SKUs, plant, warehouses, etc. Key Concept Hierarchies consolidate master data objects into groups…....…
  4. 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…...…
  5. 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…...…
  6. Use World-Class SOP Strategies to Balance Future Supply and Demand

    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…...…
  7. How to Reduce the Bullwhip Effect by Following a Demand-Driven Supply Chain Strategy

    Learn how to integrate consumer demand signals to achieve a demand-driven supply chain that is used to optimize short-term forecasts and increase demand network visibility. From a demand planning perspective, planners can now compare the traditional consensus demand forecasts with a point-of-sale (POS) statistical forecast and therefore apply corrections based on true consumer demand. From…...…
  8. Improve Visibility of Critical Components Planning with SAP Integrated Business Planning for Sales and Operations

    Learn how to meet the challenges of visibility and planning of critical components by leveraging SAP Integrated Business Planning for sales and operations. Key Concept SAP Integrated Business Planning for sales and operations is a solution powered by SAP HANA that supports an organization’s end-to-end sales and operations planning business process. In SAP Integrated Business…...…
  9. Supply Network Planning: Aggregated Planning Eliminates Aggravated Planners

    Creating planning processes is extremely complicated. Planners must accommodate an almost endless list of demands and they run the risk of being overwhelmed by minutia. SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO) offers the technology to consolidate large volumes of data so that planners can have more control as they approach the task. Key Concept Hierarchies…...…
  10. Multilevel Supply Demand Matching with SAP APO-CTM Engine

    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…...…