Supply Chain Planning

In eras of disruption and constant change, sales and operational planning becomes both important and challenging. Modernizing your overall planning capabilities is essential to maintaining competitive advantage and meeting your customer needs. Content in this track provides strategies, best practices, and solution roadmaps to help guide you in upgrading your supply chain planning game from sales and operational planning to forecasting, demand management, inventory planning and demand-driven replenishment. Learn how to use critical supply chain analytics and predictive capabilities to use what if analysis and improve your overall supply chain responsiveness. Practical tips and best practices will help you optimize your use of existing SAP ECC planning capabilities, Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO), and consider migration to SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) and other cloud-based planning solutions.

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  1. OpsVeda

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    The surge in data availability, coupled with shorter product cycles and broader value chain networks, has made operational decision making incredibly complex. Organizations frequently end up with sub-optimal decisions, because they are based on incomplete, and error-prone manual analyses on stale data from BI systems and spreadsheets. OpsVeda eases the lives of business teams by providing them ready answers for questions they encounter daily. Powered by patented technology and passion for business agility, OpsVeda delivers comprehensive operations intelligence along with defined business outcomes. The OpsVeda mission, simply stated, is to make customer operations immensely agile and profitable, through operational intelligence and AI-powered automation. OpsVeda customers span consumer-packaged goods, food and beverage, fashion and retail, industrial and manufacturing, and high-tech industries.

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    Conquering the Next Disruption with a Built-to-Evolve Supply Chain

    Disruption keeps rewriting the rules for supply chains, and many companies simply cannot keep up. From changing customer demand to pricing pressures to shipping bottlenecks, constantly evolving supply chains require businesses to constantly transform. Discover how you can make your business more resilient and respond at the pace of disruption with built-to-evolve Kinetic Supply Chain…
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    SAPinsider Supply Chain Management Summit

    Disruptive events are rapidly changing the global supply chain. Resource shortages, transportation challenges, geopolitical instability, and the lasting effects of the pandemic are causing organizations to quickly and frequently alter plans and reconfigure their supplier networks. The SAPinsider Supply Chain Management summit is designed to help you leverage SAP technology to improve planning, streamline logistics,…
  4. Streamlining End to End Supply Chain with Rodan+Fields

    When global growth is your target, avoid manual processes that slow your progress and compound complexities. Facing widespread challenges in order fulfillment and supply planning, Rodan+Fields (R+F) needed to make a change. Rapid growth and a global reach led this skincare manufacturing and distribution company to outgrow its mostly manual processes. The company’s legacy processes…
  5. Operational Excellence: Achieving S&OP Success

    The majority of companies that have implemented S&OP do not have a fully mature process in place, leaving gaps between a company’s current S&OP process and what is possible. Many report they are “going through the motions,” lack executive support, struggle with end-to-end integration of their supply chains, and continue to operate in functional silos. Arguably, the biggest…
  6. Optimizing the balance sheet through inventory management and finance analytics

    The Covid pandemic created economic and logistical shockwaves across companies as their operating models rapidly needed to adapt. Operational disruptions caused a cash flow imbalance, which coupled with financial misalignment made it extremely challenging to manage inventories. The result? Finance has now become a strategic enabler on how operational excellence is achieved and controlled. Join…
  7. Optimizing the balance sheet through inventory management and finance analytics

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    The Covid pandemic created economic and logistical shockwaves across companies as their operating models rapidly needed to adapt. Operational disruptions caused a cash flow imbalance, which coupled with financial misalignment made it extremely challenging to manage inventories. The result? Finance has now become a strategic enabler on how operational excellence is achieved and controlled. Join…
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    2022 Call for Papers: SAPinsider Conference

    We want to know if you’ve had an SAP technology journey experience that could help guide your peers facing similar challenges, or did you master a process or discover best practices around implanting a new product – then we enthusiastically encourage you to amplify your voice as an expert with SAPinsider! As an SAP professional,…
  9. Sustainability Solutions in the Digital Supply Chain

    By Shashi Jina, Research Director, Supply Chain Management, SAPinsider   With an evolving and dynamic environment with many global challenges, stakeholders focus on their supply chain risks areas. Added to this is the demand to become more resourceful, more conscientious of the environmental and social needs.  This collective awareness has led to the emergence of…...…
  10. Enterprise Supply Chain Control Towers

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    By Shashi Jina Supply Chain Management Research Director SAPInsider In our continuing series on supply chain visibility and the emergence of enterprise control towers, we exam the importance of data. The emergence of big data, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML) have opened new possibilities for using real-time data to improve and drive greater…