How much inventory is ideal? From setting service target levels and lead times to managing demand variability, learn to calculate and plan the best way to handle your inventory. Configure SAP Integrated Business Planning for inventory and model your supply network. Then optimize your inventory practices and measure your performance through KPIs, reports, and dashboards. Plan and control your stock levels with this all-in-one guide!
- Set up and use SAP IBP for inventory
- Run inventory calculations, build intuition, and conduct what-if analysis
- Measure inventory performance and analyze your results
In this book, you'll learn about:
1.Key Inventory Processes
Understand how variability, lead time, demand, safety stock, and other factors help determine your optimal stock level. Perform what-if analysis, calculate demand forecasts, and use other built-in tools to refine your inventory calculations.
2.Configuration and Integration
Set up the key elements of SAP IBP: time profiles, attributes, planning areas, key figures, and more. Discover the templates and data flows that are available to extract data from SAP ERP, SAP S/4HANA, SAP APO, and even non-SAP systems into SAP IBP.
3.Monitoring and Reporting
Measure the performance of your inventory plan using Excel and KPIs, and perform scenario analysis to providing feedback to your planning teams. To further tailor the system to your needs, create custom inventory alerts so you know w0hen something is amiss.
- Master data
- Planning areas
- Supply network models
- Lead times
- Safety stock
- Inventory types
- What-if analysis
- Implementation planning
- Case studies
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