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SAP IBP for Inventory

Satisfied customers and low inventory - it is possible to achieve both!

In which areas should inventory be held and how much, so that delivery readiness levels towards customers are met, uncertainties are taken into account and inventory costs are minimized?

CONSILIO supports you in answering this question for your products and components. As part of an agile implementation, you use the dynamic, statistical approach of IBP for Inventory early on to optimize inventory across your entire supply chain. Uncertainties such as forecast errors, demand fluctuations and procurement uncertainties are taken into account.

Advantages for your inventory and multistage inventory optimisation

  • Multistage inventory optimisation across all areas of your supply chain.
  • Optimise the use of available stock, improve service levels and delivery performance
  • Perform what-if analysis to reconcile changes in sales volumes and the impact on your safety stock and capital commitment
  • IBP for Inventory calculates your safety stock and overall inventory targets based on a multi-level inventory optimisation across your entire network and all BOM levels
  • Uncertainties are compensated by stocks at optimal locations, reducing your bull-hip effect
  • The basis of the optimisation are stochastic algorithms
higher service level
reduced inventories

An excerpt of our IBP for Inventory projects.

Machinery & Plant Manufacturer

Machinery & Plant Manufacturer

Multi-level inventory optimisation at finished goods level

Network-wide propagation & pooling of demand quantities

Automatic determination of the correct stockholding location

Ensure you meet your delivery readiness levels while minimizing inventory costs. We are happy to support your company with the necessary know-how and guarantee inventory optimization across your entire supply chain as part of an agile implementation.

Sebastian Held, Senior Consultant SCM & IBP CONSILIO GmbH Contact expert

CONSILIO IBP Potential Check

Make an appointment with our SAP IBP experts for a potential check in preparation for your APO-IBP migration project. Together we look at your current system landscape and identify pain points and targets in the areas of demand, supply, S&OP and inventory planning. Based on this, we provide an initial recommendation for action.

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Our services

  • Analysis of inventories, service levels and replenishment cycles
  • Analysis of fluctuations and uncertainties regarding forecast quality, replenishment times and delivery reliability
  • Establishment and optimisation of inventory planning processes
  • Location-based inventory optimisation
  • Development of network-wide inventory optimisation across all areas of the supply chain

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