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. Protiviti

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    In times of ever changing demand, companies need to make rapid changes to support a high degree of customer service including managing same day shipments. Hear how SAP’s Latest IBP and SAP S/4HANA innovations, Synchronized Planning connects your supply network plan with production planning and detailed scheduling. Released in October 2020 this innovation will help…
  2. SAP’s Latest – Synchronized Planning – Linking Planning to Execution

    In times of ever changing demand, companies need to make rapid changes to support a high degree of customer service including managing same day shipments. Hear how SAP’s Latest IBP and SAP S/4HANA innovations, Synchronized Planning connects your supply network plan with production planning and detailed scheduling. Released in October 2020 this innovation will help…
  3. Post-COVID: Lessons Learned from the Crisis and How our Supply Chains Need to Change

    In economic turmoil cash is especially king. CEO: “How come we have so much cash tied up in working capital and in some cases not enough inventory for the immediate need.” Products, materials, and therefore inventory is what we sell. To do that we need components and materials, i.e., inventory. How much we carry is…
  4. Case study: Campbell’s Soup improves inventory turns by 38%

    Get an inside look at how Campbell's Soup leveraged standard SAP technology to drive worldwide change in its core planning and supply chain processes to achieve stability, inventory turns and organizational capability. Hear how Campbell Soup tackled the transformation challenge to achieve significant benefits by: - Standardizing its global SAP supply chain utilizing one system…
  5. Managing a Supply Chain in Chaos

    Managing a supply chain in today’s environment is as unpredictable as it’s ever been. Changing demand, unpredictable global suppliers, and plant shutdowns. They can all upend any well made plan. SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain (SAP IBP) can provide functionality to provide predictable and understandable risk management to help smooth the chaos you…
  6. Plan, Optimize, and Execute with Advanced Supply Chain Tools Inside SAP ECC and SAP S/4HANA

    The number one supply chain challenge for manufacturing and trade companies is connecting planning with operational execution. A key contributor to this challenge is a disconnect between supply chain planning systems and ERP. SAP ERP can store your data, account for your business, and transact with customers and suppliers, and should be used to plan…
  7. Transform Supply Chain and Financial Operations with Cross-Functional Analytics: The GKN Story

    Many organizations struggle to translate their SAP data into actionable insights. Learn how GKN Automotive, the world’s largest supplier of driveline technologies to the automotive industry, has transformed its supply chain and optimized its systems by incorporating operational and financial analytics. This cross-functional reporting strategy enables the organization to focus on improving enterprise-wide KPIs and…
  8. SAP Industry 4.Now: SAP’s Strategy to Accelerate Industry 4.0/ IIoT Adoption and Achieve Outcomes

    Understand SAP’s Industry 4.0 strategy and its four priorities – intelligent products, factory, assets, and empowered people – for discrete and process industries. In this session, you will meet SAP’s Industry 4.Now Innovation Hubs that are tasked with helping customers implement and navigate their Industry 4.0 journey right now. This content is available to Premium…
  9. Ask the Supply Chain Experts – Insights on Managing Disruption

    Join our SAP Panel of experts, drawn from all of SAP’s Digital Supply Chain areas, for a lively Discussion, Insights, Ideas and Q&A. Bring your questions and learn from our panelists as they share their observations on best practices in Design, Planning, Manufacturing, Delivery, and Maintenance as companies work toward building a resilient Supply Chain.…
  10. Case Study: The Successful and Sustainable Supply Chain Optimization Initiative

    One of the most challenging questions to answer as a business leader who has embarked on an improvement project, or as the project manager who delivered the project to the client, is the one that comes a few months after the project has completed and been handed over to the local teams to entrench and…