Enhancing the Efficiency and Sustainability of Global Supply Chains with Descartes

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  1. 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…...…
  2. 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…...…
  3. 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…...…
  4. Outsourcing Operations? How to Design an Undisrupted Supply Plan in SAP APO

    See how a manufacturing company created a new third-party logistics (3PL) code to represent a third-party logistics service provider. By incorporating 3PL into supply chain planning, the manufacturing company could plan against changing demand and supply position at 3PL and replenish the 3PL site to achieve the desired customer service level. Key Concept A purchase…...…
  5. Control User Compliance to a Stipulated Source of Supply Using a Source List

    Learn how to set up and implement the SAP system functionality to enforce user compliance to an approved source of supply with a source list at the plant and material levels in the SAP ERP Materials Management Purchasing (MM-PUR) component. Key Concept A source list can be a vital tool for achieving 100 percent user…...…
  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. 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…...…
  8. 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…
  9. Building a Digital Supply Chain Strategy for SAP S/4HANA

    Panelists: Martin Rowan and David Carroll from Reveal Date: Wednesday, August 22 Sponsor: SCM 2018 The Fourth Industrial Revolution has arrived, and the BIG question is… Is your business ready?  SAP S/4HANA is here to stay and other technologies that facilitate concepts like Machine Learning, AI, VR, Demand Sensing, etc., are moving fast.  Learn what to do when…...…
  10. Hyperscalers Focus on Supply Chain Platforms

    Supply chain planning solutions space has been a crowded and competitive segment for decades. As technology capabilities progress, we see more and more entrants in the segment, trying to compete with established players. However, a key fact of this space is that while bells and whistles may differ, the core features and functionalities remain the…