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Strategic Supply Chain Management, Part I of II

February 11, 2020

Key performance indicators (KPIs) allow organizations to measure performance as it relates to specific projects, products, or workflow and use the information to evaluate their success at reaching business objectives. KPIs, also known as level-1 metrics, can define the level... MORE »»

Desires Delivered in an Experience Economy

by Richard Howells, VP of Marketing, Digital Supply Chain, SAP | February 3, 2020

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... MORE »»

SAPinsider Magazine: The Inside Edge for SAP Customers Worldwide (Issue 4 2019)

December 31, 2019

Access the latest insights from SAPinsider in this digital edition of the magazine, which includes case studies of companies using SAP technology to improve their business outcomes, best practices, expert insights, and technical columns that provide deep-dive expertise. Get tips... MORE »»

An Experienced SAP Supply Chain Management Lead Shares Views on Implementations and Steps Toward Digital Transformation

by Muhammad Riaz Hussain Shan, SAP Lead (SCM, QM & PM) Lead, Sitara Chemical Industries Ltd. | December 24, 2019

In this Q&A, Muhammad Riaz Hussain Shan, SAP Lead for supply chain, quality management, and plant maintenance at Sitara Chemical Industries Ltd, shares with SAPinsider some key emerging trends in 2019. He offers insights from lessons and tips from his... MORE »»

How Stemcell Technologies Automated Its Labeling Processes — Reducing Templates by 80%

by Pierce Owen, VP, Research, SAPinsider | November 22, 2019

By integrating SAP S/4HANA with a validated label management system to automate labeling and digitize labeling quality assurance (QA), SAP customers can eliminate opportunities for errors and reduce the number of label templates they use. Learn how Stemcell Technologies underwent... MORE »»

Demand Sensing Improves Short-Term Demand Forecasting at Arla Foods

by Pierce Owen, VP, Research, SAPinsider | November 19, 2019

Discover how SAP customers can improve short-term forecast and delivery accuracy using SAP Integrated Business Planning demand sensing, which uses machine learning and pattern recognition to match and balance forecasts to patterns in demand with inputs from historical and future... MORE »»

SAP and the Circular Economy

by Lauren Bonneau, Senior Editor, SAPinsider | November 19, 2019

Organizations and citizens worldwide have seen the results of the global plastic crisis. In response, policymakers, society, and leading companies, such as SAP, are coming together to work on solutions — by avoiding single-use plastics, better managing and recycling the... MORE »»

Learn How Campbell’s Soup Saved $53 Million in Supply Chain Management

by Pierce Owen, VP, Research, SAPinsider | November 14, 2019

Learn how standard SAP technology can lead to massive savings in SAP customers’ supply chains. By having harmonized master and operational data across their systems, companies can achieve a more accurate view of their inventory performance, lot sizes, and dead... MORE »»

How to Leverage Customer Experience Data in Manufacturing

by Robert Merlo, Vice President, Digital Supply Chain, SAP Solutions Marketing, Manufacturing/R&D/DSC Strategy | November 11, 2019

Customer trends in the consumer and B2B marketplaces today are moving toward models where manufacturers can deliver unique services versus traditional “off-the-shelf” products. Demand for this sort of individualized manufacturing puts pressure on manufacturers to innovate/design and deliver goods faster.... MORE »»

It’s “Do or Die” for Many SAP Customers

by Jeanette Mifsud | October 1, 2019

The past few years have shown a rapid increase in new consumer products, proven by the vast array of new choices appearing daily. Shifting consumer demands and disruptive business models are driving manufacturers to introduce new products at an unprecedented... MORE »»