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CONSILIO SAP IBP Best Practices & Industry Solutions

Do you have planning requirements that go beyond the SAP standard for IBP?

Benefit from our industry expertise. You too can use CONSILIO's industry-specific templates and planning key figures in your IBP project.

Many companies have planning requirements that go beyond the SAP IBP standard. We are happy to support you with our industry expertise and provide you with our industry-specific templates and key figures for your IBP project.

Christoph Habla, Partner & Head of IBP CONSILIO GmbH Contact expert

OEM, machinery & plant engineering

  • Rolling hierarchical programme planning at line, product group and product levels
  • Strongly varying demand patterns and special features of the products
  • Demanding company-specific calculation logics
  • Consideration of monetary key figures incl. currency conversion
  • Mapping of variable assignments of types to type series over time
  • SAP IBP Quick Start 

Logistics & Transportation

  • Demand and capacity forecasts for transport and handling capacities.
  • Mapping of different means of transport (ship, rail, truck), customers, product and resource types:
    • Rail slots
    • Regular railways
    • Quays
    • Trade lanes & calendars
    • Loading terminals
    • Truck dispatch areas etc.
  • Shift models
  • Consideration of pull demand and push supply through planning logic
  • Integration of non-SAP logistics systems with the IBP Cloud solution


  • Strong seasonal fluctuations, sales and production not synchronised
  • Integration in order processing process and connection of dealers for order processing
  • Mapping of lines / cycles, variable shift models
  • Variable allocation of products to locations, resources, type families
  • In order to reduce combinatorial complexity, the product number in SAP IBP is modelled in such a way that it contains the end product.
  • The percentage allocation of quantities according to the other attributes is only kept at the end product level

Consumer Goods, Chemical & Pharmaceuticals

  • Long-term operational scenario planning
  • Short-term demand sensing
  • Planning without ERP master data desired ("what-if?")
  • Run-up curves for product launches
  • Seasonal fluctuations in supply and demand for pharmaceutical products
  • Availability of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs)
  • Limited capacities in formulation and packaging

CONSILIO IBP Potential Check

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