Five Supply Chain Strategies to Achieve Resiliency and Avoid Risk

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  1. Digital Supply Chain

    Risk-resilient and sustainable supply chains with SAP Digital Supply Chain solutions

    Reading time: 2 mins

    Building risk-resilient and sustainable supply chains is becoming increasingly important for organizations who want to succeed in today’s global marketplace. This requires a holistic approach to supply chain management that focuses on collaboration, technology, and culture, as well as a commitment to sustainability and risk management. By adopting an approach that connects processes, contextualizes decisions,…

  2. 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...…

  3. Sustainable Manufacturing Leveraging Smart Factories

    While supply chain leaders across industries and geographies grapple with managing the ever-increasing supply chain complexities and risks, there is an additional demand on the companies to be more resourceful and conscientious of environmental and social needs. There is no doubt that the collective awareness around Sustainability and specifically Sustainability in supply chains has increased,…

  4. 12 Tips to Automate BW Using Process Chains

    Reading time: 15 mins

    Process chains are the new generation (as of BW 3.0) of job scheduling and monitoring tools for tasks such as data loads, Reporting Agent jobs, or index rebuilds. The author recently automated a large BW system using process chains, and these 12 tips will get you started on your own automation project.   Those of...…

  5. Desires Delivered in an Experience Economy: Learn How to Successfully Manage Supply Chains to Improve Customer Experience

    Today’s consumers have expectations for instant gratification and customizable orders, and those demands are starting to creep into business-to-business (B2B) transactions. B2B organizations need to be responsive to change to satisfy customer demands, for example, making mobile app ordering a priority. This article reveals how SAP customers can become winners in the experience economy. You…

  6. The Strategic Role of Sustainable Procurement

    by Kumar Singh, Research Director, SAPinsider   The Growing Importance of Supply Chain Sustainability As supply chains become global and complex, every company faces environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues within their supply chain network. While the most talked-about aspects are environmental problems include climate change, carbon emissions, pollution, and waste management, social and governance...…

  7. Renewable Enterprise

    Supply Chain Sustainability

    Reading time: 3 mins

    Sustainability often requires significant investments in technology, infrastructure, and people, which can be challenging for many organizations. However, despite such challenges, it is crucial for organizations to prioritize sustainability in their overall business strategy to ensure long-term success and resilience in the face of environmental and social challenges. Companies must take a holistic approach to…

  8. 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...…

  9. Green IT = Sustainable Businesses

    Sustainability should be the new headline for everything humans do. Sustainability means fulfilling current generations’ needs without compromising the needs of future generations. However, this is difficult to achieve. Sustainability issues have already started to affect our lives and our economies. This article explains how sustainability issues are affecting business operations and how IT can…

  10. 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...…