Best Practices for Demand Planning and Inventory Optimization with SAP ERP

February 4, 2016

According to a recent poll, 65% of supply chain professionals using SAP ERP are performing demand planning and inventory optimization tasks outside of their ERP system – taking data out of ERP and performing these tasks manually using off-line spreadsheets or third-party tools. Unfortunately, as soon as the data is exported, it is out-of-date. In today's dynamic business environment, it’s important to use real-time data when making critical decisions that affect our clients and stakeholders.

In this resource, learn how to optimize your supply chain and keep your data inside SAP, with real-time, integrated optimization tools that have SAP-certified integration. See highlights of real supply chain results achieved using these tools, and learn how to:
  • Eliminate manual off-line work and avoid replication of master data
  • Forecast using statistical models with auto-selection
  • Manage inventory with discrete optimization
  • Streamline the purchase and supply planning process to reduce cost, time, and errors
  • Optimize purchase order creation
  • Increase capacity utilization and throughput
  • Improve material availability and supplier performance

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