Manage and analyze demand streams to feed operational planning and drive greater productivity and customer satisfaction
Match supply more closely with demand using SAP software for demand management to improve efficiency, productivity, and customer satisfaction levels. Collect internal and external demand streams, analyze their input, and use the resulting insight to create rational demand plans and update them as needed. Integrate internal and external demand data across sales and supply functions as a foundation for trade promotion activities and other means of demand shaping.
Read how this industrial machinery and components company improved accuracy of demand forecasts with SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization. The result: better material availability, quick reaction to changing markets, and more global transparency.
Integrate demand data to provide more accurate forecasts for operational planning
SAP software helps companies project demand with improved accuracy by integrating data from multiple sources with continuous updates from the field. Collaborative demand planning draws real-time data from salespeople, vendors, and customers. Robust tools support the statistical analysis and judgmental adjustments to turn the data into insight. Deeper insight means more accurate forecasts, tighter inventory control, and higher customer service levels.
Inventory planning across a distribution network based on parts volumes, velocity, and segments
SAP software supports comprehensive service parts planning and procurement, complete with full parts inventory visibility. You can make more informed distribution decisions based on what’s currently happening. You can also avoid missing opportunities to reduce costs as well as aggregate inventory data to determine parts availability. You benefit from increased efficiency; more aligned processes across parts planning, warehousing, and fulfillment; and superior customer service levels.
Drive more effective demand management with the SAP Demand and Supply Network Planning rapid-deployment solution. Easily create and verify demand plans for more accurate forecasting and enhanced inventory optimization.
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