Factors Driving Inventory Management and Optimization in Supply Chains

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  1. Supply Chain Optimization

    Supporting Corporate Strategy Through Supply Chain Optimization

    Reading time: 4 mins

    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.…
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    Supply Chain Optimization With Planning in the Cloud

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    The article discusses the critical role of cloud-based analytics in supply chain optimization across industries. This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
  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

    Reading time: 27 mins

    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. Inventory Planning and Optimization with SAP Advanced Safety Stock Planning and SAP SmartOps

    Reading time: 27 mins

    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. …...…
  6. Manage Supply Chain Risks with SAP Supply Chain Performance Management 2.0

    Reading time: 12 mins

    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…...…
  7. Reduce Risk in Your Supply Chain with Supply Chain Performance Management

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    As part of its positioning for the corporate boardroom set of enterprise performance management applications, SAP BusinessObjects Supply Chain Performance Management enables full visibility of the value chain using metrics and indicators. Learn how to reduce risks in material and intellectual property flow in your supply chain and create a more effective organization using the…...…
  8. Use World-Class SOP Strategies to Balance Future Supply and Demand

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

    Reading time: 20 mins

    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…...…