Demand forecasting and management
Use demand sensing, statistical modeling, and machine learning algorithms to make accurate short- to long-term forecasts.
Multi-echelon inventory optimization
Set inventory targets to maximize profits, while leaving a buffer to help you meet unexpected demand.
Sales and operations planning (S&OP)
Collaborate on a cross-departmental sales and operations plan that balances inventory, service levels, and profitability.
Response and supply planning
Optimize supply management with plans based on prioritized demands, allocations, and constraints, such as production capacity.
The SAP solutions enable digitalized planning, procurement, inventory management, and delivery of the vaccines.
Lars Werthmann, Head of Logistics, DRK Landesverband Sachsen e.V.
SAP planning solutions offer a broad-range of scenarios that can help your teams deliver results with greater agility. By integrating SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP Integrated Business Planning (SAP IBP) for Supply Chain, you gain one connected planning solution across lines of business to strengthen collaboration throughout your entire organization.
Demand management and forecasting
Capture historical demand, adjust demand data, and apply dedicated forecasting models for the parts business.
Automate stocking and destocking decisions and calculate safety stock as well as economic order quantity (EOQ).
Parts supply planning
Perform distribution requirements planning (DRP) and generate order proposals.
Apply push or pull deployment, balance inventory across locations, and execute distribution.
Priority-based order promising
Allocate the right stock to the right demand in a supply shortage situation, and speed up delivery for key customers.
Optimized stock allocation
Allocate stocks based on business priorities, considering suitable alternatives.
Analytics-driven decision support
Analyze supply and demand and product allocation to understand the influence of product availability constraints.
Partner and supplier collaboration
Collaborate with global partners across processes for ordering, forecasting, quality checks, inventory management, and more.
Dashboards for status monitoring
Get order status updates from suppliers, and quickly identify quality issues and mismatches between supply and demand.
Rapid onboarding functionality
Provide on-demand tools or use supplier integration options for efficient supplier onboarding and rapid user adoption.
Improve compliance and on-time order delivery with standards-based, secure communications and configurable business rules.