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Supply Chain Planning

Respond quickly and cost-effectively to changes in supply, demand, and market conditions – with integrated supply chain planning software from SAP.

Step up to intelligent supply and demand planning

Connect all your planning processes in an integrated supply chain planning system to improve lead times and service levels.

SAP Integrated Business Planning

Simplify demand planning with connected processes and visibility across operational, strategic, tactical, and external data.


Demand forecasting and management

Use demand sensing, statistical modeling, and machine learning algorithms to make accurate short-, mid-, and long-term forecasts. 

Inventory optimization

Set inventory targets designed to maximize profits while leaving a buffer to help you meet unexpected demand.

Sales and operations planning (S&OP)

Deliver 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.

Demand-driven replenishment

Tame supply chain variability and improve material flow using techniques for demand-driven material requirements planning (MRP).

“SAP Integrated Business Planning has clearly helped us navigate the COVID-19 crisis. It is completely transparent what is going on, and we actually have a huge improvement to what we had before.”

Philip Melchiors, Senior Director, Global Supply Chain Planning & Logistics, VELUX Learn more about this customer

SAP Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration for Buyers

Manage relationships with suppliers, partners, and contract manufacturers across your supply chain – in real time.


Real-time collaboration

Collaborate with global partners across processes for ordering, forecasting, quality, inventory management, and more.   

Dashboards for status monitoring

Get order status updates from suppliers, and identify quality issues and mismatches of supply and demand quickly. 

Rapid onboarding

Provide on-demand tools or use supplier integration options to facilitate efficient supplier onboarding and rapid user adoption.

Enhanced compliance

Improve compliance and on-time order delivery with standards-based, secure communications and configurable business rules. 

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Enabling resilient supply chain planning

Find out why companies with a resilient and capable supply chain will be able to avoid problems and seize new opportunities with integrated business planning.

How supply chain planning delivers success

Learn how leadership in planning can ensure a reliable, sustainable supply chain, and which steps you can take to achieve supply chain excellence.

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