Enhancing the Efficiency and Sustainability of Global Supply Chains with Descartes

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  1. Supporting Corporate Strategy Through Supply Chain Optimization

    Supply chains exist and collaborate with other functions to help fulfill that customer expectation. A key question then arises - how do you determine what will help enhance your customer experience? The initial answers to this question start evolving at the corporate strategy level. Supply chain strategy, ideally, then gets derived from the corporate strategy.…

  2. Supply Chain Optimization With Planning in the Cloud

    The article discusses the critical role of cloud-based analytics in supply chain optimization across industries. This content is for Basic Access, SAPinsider Monthly Subscription, SAPinsider Annual Subscription, and SAPinsider Premium Annual Subscription members only.Log In Join Now

  3. Avoid the Top 3 Common Mistakes in Supply Chain Optimization

    Reading time: 39 mins

    Find out some best practices to follow when you want to incorporate new technology and software into your supply chain processes. Key Concept In any supply chain optimization project, you must address strategic factors to ensure your business benefits from sustainable improvement. These factors include the project vision, reward systems, and use of tools. I’ll…...…

  4. 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…...…

  5. 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…...…

  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. Best Practices for Implementing SAP APO SNP Optimizers

    An SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization (SAP APO) Supply Network Planning (SNP) Optimizer implementation requires that you perform specific tasks during each phase of the project. Follow these specific tasks along with a set of tips and tricks for modeling different types of business requirements. Case studies and examples reinforce the learning and are applicable…...…

  8. 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…...…

  9. 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…

  10. A Fireside Supply Chain Chat with SAP’s Darcy MacClaren

    Chief Revenue Officer for SAP Digital Supply Chain Darcy MacClaren recently sat down with SAPinsider Chief Content Officer Mark Vigoroso to share her thoughts on supply chain technology, transformation, and innovation. She shares key insights on how SAP organizations can anticipate and manage disruptions to become more resilient, as well as touching on the core…