Response and Supply Planning with
SAP IBP Response & Supply

Stay ahead with an integrated supply plan and
fulfill customer needs with response and supply planning

Overview

Proficient in Supply Planning and Response

AP IBP Response and Supply Planning is the only solution that accounts all type of supply chain conditions and ensures a balanced supply plan against the demand forecast. Planners can easily create various versions of their supply plan catering to constrained or unconstrained needs and make comparisons to formulate a concrete actionable plan. With the option of both time series and order-based planning, a rough-cut strategic plan for a longer time horizon can be made while an order-based capability can be used for short-term operational planning.

sing automatic alerts, planners can identify constraints that may cause unmet or delayed demands and discuss the causes of these exceptions and possible resolutions in sales and operations planning meetings. Seamless integration with execution system ensures supply plan is updated with firm orders, on-hand inventory, and other inputs making it reliable and accurate for all stakeholders.

Benefits

Balanced demand supply plan

Get the most feasible supply plan that matches with demand forecasts and incorporates network constraints.

Fully integrated solution

Have an accurate and complete plan with operational data by smooth integration with the external systems.

Planning horizon

Gain full visibility of the proposed plan across short, mid, and long-term horizons, providing a holistic view of demand fulfillment and impact of capacity constraints in the supply chain.

Features

Time Series

Create a constrained or unconstrained supply plan with different periodic buckets based on various supply parameters.

  • Heuristics: Create a long-range rough-cut plan using finite or Infinite planning with KPIs identifying supply bottlenecks.
  • Optimizer: Balance your plan across the network respecting all cost constraints and supply conditions.

Order Based

Perform real-time operational planning considering constraints, prioritizations, and deployment rules.