Training – Features in Supply Planning

Key Features in Supply Planning

This session is an introduction to Supply Planning fundamentals and the process of supply planning. The session offers a comprehensive overview of how supply planning works and the various capabilities offered. It will discuss the data that drives Supply Planning as well as the interactions between Supply Planning, Inventory Planning and Demand Planning. This session will cover such key topics as:

  • Supply planning process and capabilities
  • Constraint based planning in SP
    • Material planning
    • Raw material purchasing
    • Capacity planning
  • Vendor minimum planning
  • Load optimization and load building
  • Inventory Planning within SP
    • Using multiple ABC categories
    • Leveraging time-phased safety stock rules
  • The typical supply planning cycle
  • Evolving beyond unconstrained planning
    • Comparison of Replenishment Planner to Supply Planner