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Manage Your Supply Chain Planning Processes in Real Time with SAP IBP

SAP IBP, Transparent and Real-Time Planning Solution

The increasingly faster variations in demand today make it necessary for organizations to perform high level planning. A number of factors such as volatile markets, the need to be more dynamic in the market and the competitive environment that reduces profit margins drive all companies in the globalized world toward more efficient and accurate planning. With SAP IBP, you can manage several processes end-to-end in real time by combining planning functions such as sales and operation planning, demand planning, inventory management and procurement planning.

Stay Ahead of the Competition with Strong Predictive Analytics

The cloud-based solution, supported by SAP HANA and in-memory computing technology, enables you to carry out efficient business planning by simulating the effects of customers’ demands on your processes in items such as capacity, cost and profitability. SAP IBP performs the planning processes effectively with real-time supply chain management while allowing you to analyze data and generate reports in real time with dashboard and other SAP Fiori applications.

Why SAP IBP is the Right Solution for You?

  • Create a seamless and fast distribution network: Accelerate your distribution using pre-set process templates.
  • High level of collaboration with content-based process allocation: Organize processes based on content, such as documents and data to enable people to focus on content updates.
  • Reduce stocks and improve your customer service with multi-stage inventory optimization. The solution enables optimization of multi-stage inventory targets to manage the problems that might arise from forecast errors and supply uncertainties in the most efficient manner, maximizing both customer satisfaction and inventory levels.
  • Take agile action with fast planning based on sets of rules and what-if analyses thanks to main procurement planning and intervention capabilities.

SAP IBP Solution – Key Features

Supply Chain Control Tower

Guides the user to make effective and accurate decisions through processes based on cause-effect relationships by monitoring metrics, alerts and forecasts end-to-end across the supply chain in real time.

  • Ensure end-to-end visibility
  • Improve on-time delivery performance
  • Reduce overall stock levels and mitigate risks
  • Increase agility while reducing supply chain costs

Demand Management

Ensure full transparency with advanced features for short, medium and long-term forecasts with demand perception and statistical forecasting models.

  • Develop more accurate statistical forecasts
  • React quickly to short-term changes in demand with ready-to-use algorithms and templates
  • Ensure more efficient product distribution based on demand

Inventory Management

Optimize targeted inventory to meet or exceed customer service levels most efficiently while ensuring balance between risks and costs and managing replenishment and distribution network processes accurately.

  • Reach optimum inventory level targets.
  • Automate and standardize planning processes to improve planning efficiency.
  • Achieve shorter and more seamless inventory target setting cycles in each layer.
  • Reduce product and distribution costs.

Sales and Operation Planning

Model processes flexibly by aligning them with your company strategy in a joint planning environment and maintain profitability and cost balance at optimum levels by considering financial and procurement restrictions.

  • Create the most suitable business plans to increase growth and market share.
  • Balance supply and demand effectively to reach financial targets.
  • Accelerate planning to support profitable operations.
  • Improve forecast accuracy and timely delivery.

Response and Supply

Achieve resource efficiency by creating procurement plans based on priority requests, allocations and supply chain constraints and quickly adapt to changes in demand, taking into account all effects across the supply chain, including production, distribution and procurement.

  • Support strategic, tactical and operational supply planning.
  • Prepare production network and distribution plans effectively with simulation and What-if scenarios.
  • Optimize profitability with restricted and unrestricted forecasts.
  • Manage resource allocations and priorities to provide the customer the best service.

How Our Customers Benefit from Us?

Mobily

Mobily provides integrated services for three main sectors, namely individuals, business, and carriers. It has one of the largest wireless networks by coverage in Saudi Arabia

Toyota Tsusho

Toyota Tsusho is the trading arm of the Toyota Group. It enriches society by creating value by the company as Metals; Global Production Parts; Logistics

Unipart Rail

The need for an improved supplier experience was identified as a priority requirement that led to a review of supplier interactions and the recommendation to invest in an SAP Supplier Portal.

Servimed implements SAP ERP and SAP Commerce B2B

Servimed chose NTT DATA Business Solutions for the re-implementation of SAP Suite on HANA (ECC) and SAP Commerce B2B due to its expertise in complex projects in this market.

The American Club Singapore

The data warehouse solution from NTT DATA Business Solutions Singapore provides decision-grade information to reduce information-to-decision lead time. The solution lowered reporting costs and saved time through automation of the report generation process and by producing automated reconciliations.

Vreugdenhil Dairy Foods

Together with the Vreugdenhil team, we successfully implemented SAP S/4HANA in an operative supply chain that has no room for disruptions or errors. Read how we broke down silos, upped business process efficiency, and went live during peak milk production season.

Royal Herkel

To gain more insight into future demands and in order to become more flexible, Royal Herkel implemented SAP S/4HANA in 2019. As a result, the company saw the turnover of their products grow by more than twenty percent in 2020.

Emirates Steel

Based in the industrial sector of Abu Dhabi, Emirates Steel produces home-grown high quality steel products that are shipped and used across the world and delivered into major global markets, for the construction, engineering and energy sectors.

Agthia

Agthia Group is a leading Abu Dhabi based food and beverage company. Agthia offers a world-class portfolio of integrated businesses providing high-quality and trusted food and beverage products for customers and consumers across the UAE, GCC, Turkey, and the wider Middle East.

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Future Proofing the University for the Digital Age with SAP S/4HANA

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