Transforming Supply Chain Complexities Into Opportunities with LeverX

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  1. Improve Background Process Design with Process Chain Scheduling

    The true value of any new algorithm or process implementation can be derived only when the batch process in which these functionalities are executed has been optimally designed. Learn the fundamentals of process chain scheduling and then walk through eight scenarios in which you can implement such scheduling using sample utilities to improve your process…...…
  2. Live from SAPinsider Studio: Hans Thalbauer on Supply Chain Digitization

    Hans Thalbauer, Senior Vice President, Extended Supply Chain, SAP, joins SAPinsider Studio at the SAPinsider SCM 2016 event to discuss the four pillars of the supply chain digital framework: customer-centricity, individualization of products, collaboration, and resource scarcity. This is an edited transcript of the discussion: Natalie Miller, SAPinsider: Hi, I’m Natalie Miller with SAPinsider, and…...…
  3. Manage Supply Chain Risks with SAP Supply Chain Performance Management 2.0

    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…...…
  4. 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…...…
  5. Points to Consider on Your Supply Chain Digitization Journey

    For years supply chain management has involved a series of processes completed in disparate legacy systems. In today’s hyper-competitive digital business world, however, enterprises face challenges rising from customers’ demand for more customized products via varied channels and with faster delivery times. To meet this demand, enterprises need better collaboration and communication with their suppliers,…
  6. Achieving Resilient Supply Chain Networks with Accenture

    There are countless opportunities to apply generative AI across end-to-end supply chain networks. Performance gains are waiting to be tapped in everything from sourcing and planning, through manufacturing and fulfilment, to aftersales and service. There’s also significant cross-functional value to be gained in areas like sustainability, customer-centricity, supply chain resilience and supply chain data analysis.…
  7. Use Down Payment Chain Functionality to Improve Efficiency of Tracking Contractual Events

    Track contractual events that occur in long-term projects with the down payment chain functionality in FI. Walk through the end-to-end configuration of the functionality supported by process steps with an example. Key Concept SAP’s down payment chains functionality groups all the accounting documents that belong to one contract. It also allows you to structure the…...…
  8. Safety Stock: Which Method Is Right for You?

    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…...…
  9. IBM Practices What it Preaches in Supply Chain Transformation

    Modern supply chain management systems extend beyond conventional logistics, impacting factors like product and service excellence, delivery efficiency, expenses, customer satisfaction, and ultimately, overall profitability. This evolution has spurred global supply chain leaders to reevaluate traditional methods, recognizing that clinging to outdated practices poses significant risks amidst disruptions. However, despite progress, many supply chain operations…
  10. How to Control Process Chains Using Decision Variants

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    Follow these step-by-step instructions for an alternative mechanism to stop process chains from running without having to remove them from meta chains or from the schedule. This solution helps avoid human error and data discrepancies in BI reports. Key Concept A meta chain links several process chains together and allows you to use every process…...…