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Inventory Optimization Services

Set up smarter inventory management with services and consulting from SAP

Optimize inventory management without jeopardizing service. Develop a successful inventory strategy, establish highly effective inventory planning and control, and fine-tune supply chain processes with help from experts from SAP.


When it comes to reducing costs, many manufacturing companies initially focus on their inventories since optimal inventory management can help to drastically reduce storage costs. SAP Consulting offers services that can help you rapidly establish effective inventory management — without jeopardizing the service level.

  • Develop a company-specific inventory strategy
  • Streamline supply chain processes and effectively implement new requirements
  • Improve forecast accuracy and optimize stock levels

Inventory optimization add-on tools

Our services experts have built advanced tools to optimize your inventory management processes managed by SAP S/4HANA, SAP ERP, SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization and SAP Integrated Business Planning solutions.

Add-ons for SAP ERP and SAP S/4HANA

Support standard functions in master data management, materials planning, capacity planning, purchasing, SCM and inventory controlling, and ERP forecasting.

Add-ons for indirect procurement for SAP ERP and SAP S/4HANA

Minimize workload in your purchasing department and reduce TCO with indirect procurement solutions from SAP.

  • Lean Catalog: Purchasing and spare part catalogs with tight integration into SAP procurement systems
  • Lean Request: Create requisitions with integration in MM and PM

Consulting services and add-ons for SAP Integrated Business Planning

Reduce the manual test effort that comes along with the quarterly upgrades with the ability to efficiently test your customer-specific configuration.

Assessment services for inventory optimization

Our on-site assessment services and remote workshops can help you develop a rule set in areas such as inventory forecasting, production, and more.

Assessment inventory optimization

Effectively optimize your organization’s inventory management with a prioritized list of recommendations from our experts. 

Forecast optimization

Get an expert analysis of your inventory forecasting accuracy – and understand how your current forecasts affect demand planning. 

Material requirements planning optimization

Increase the efficiency of your material requirements planning (MRP) processes so you can reduce inventory levels while retaining a high degree of availability.

Production optimization

Use recommendations on how to reduce lead times, improve delivery performance, and rapidly identify missing parts for your company-specific production processes.

Distribution optimization

Create a successful distribution strategy and refine KPIs for displaying and managing distribution logistics with a detailed analysis of your distribution process. 

KPI rule framework for supply chain planning

Achieve inventory optimization and transparency with a structured KPI rule framework from our experts. 

Inventory Optimization Webinar series

In this Webinar series, more about inventory optimization add-on tools and assessment services for your SAP ERP or SAP S/4HANA solutions.

Demand-Driven Planning with SAP Add-ons

Inventory Optimization with SAP Add-ons

Extended Production Planning with SAP Add-ons

Supply Chain Controlling with SAP Add-ons

Theory of Constraints with SAP Add-ons

Advanced MRP Postprocessing with SAP Add-ons

Shelf Life Planning with SAP Add-ons

Advanced Purchasing with SAP Add-ons

Extended ATP with SAP Add-ons

Catalog Buying with Lean Catalog

See how customers are succeeding with SAP

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