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Idea to Delivery
Overview Video
Watch the video to get an overview of SAP's vision from idea to delivery. The idea-to-delivery concept is a framework for viewing the entire value chain from original
innovation to final customer delivery and support for a customer-centric, cross-functional, and non-vertically-integrated business approach.

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From Idea to Delivery


SAPinsider Article
Learn about the idea-to-delivery concept from this SAPinsider interview with Thomas Ohnemus, head of solution marketing for product lifecycle management,
manufacturing, and enterprise asset management; and Richard Howells, head of solution marketing for supply chain management.
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Supply Chain Management


Overview Video
Learn how supply chain management software from SAP can help your organization replace traditional linear supply chains with a responsive supply network.

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SAPinsider Article by Lori Mitchell-Keller, SAP


Inside Edge
Global economic indicators continue to trend upward, showing that growth is returning to more companies and industries. The task of effectively managing and
fostering growth while mitigating risk in the post-recession economy brings a new set of challenges to your organization and, very likely, a new sense of urgency.

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SAPinsider Article by Michael Lipton, SAP


Become a More Demand-Driven Organization
Companies looking to become more demand-driven will benefit from improving their collaboration with partners, managing their inventory levels more effectively, and
increasing their ability to respond quickly to supply and demand fluctuations.
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Supply Chain Planning: Save Time and Money, and Satisfy Customers
Solution Brief
Learn how to transform your supply chain into a responsive supply network in which demand-driven companies share knowledge. Adapt to changing market
conditions and proactively respond to shorter, less predictable lifecycles. Find out how you can be up and running in weeks with rapid-deployment solutions from
SAP.
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Collaborative Demand and Supply Planning: Creating a Responsive Supply Network


Demo
Explore how SAP solutions allow you to manage demand, integrate field sales, achieve point-of-sale integration, manage unexpected promotions, and optimize
supply network planning.

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SAP SCM Rapid-Deployment Solution for Demand Planning


Overview Video
Take a tour of the functionality of the SAP SCM rapid-deployment solution for demand planning and see how effective demand-planning functionality integrated with
the SAP ERP and Supply Chain Management (SCM) applications can be.

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Arla Foods
Business Transformation Study
Learn how the world's seventh-largest dairy company used SAP software to improve its surplus sales planning and forecasting enabling it to increase annual
earnings by DKr 15 million (2 million) and reduce tied-up capital by DKr 42 million (5.63 million).
Read the Business Transformation Study (http://download.sap.com/SMIGlobal/download.epd?
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Braskem
Business Transformation Study
Braskem is a Brazilian petrochemical firm with 6750 employees. Learn how it optimized its supply chain processes, increased the accuracy of sales forecasts, and
reduced costs for its vinyl business after implementing the available-to-promise functionality in the SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization (SAP APO) component.

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Colgate-Palmolive
Business Transformation Study
Find out how this multinational manufacturer and marketer of products for the home and personal care has employed SAP solutions for more than 15 years to
improve supply chain processes. The results: better visibility for supply chain management, enhanced decision making, increased speed to market, and reduced
costs.
Read the Business Transformation Study (http://download.sap.com/SMIGlobal/download.epd?
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Conair
Business Transformation Study
Read how Conair improved its ability to forecast by implementing demand planning software within SAP APO. You can learn how Conair benefited from improved
real-time reporting by consolidating on to SAP APO.
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Dabur India Ltd.


Business Transformation Study
Discover how one of India's largest consumer goods manufacturers increased supply chain efficiency through improved planning by deploying SAP APO and the
SAP Supply Network Collaboration application. This resulted in fewer lost sales, more on-time deliveries, lower sourcing costs, and optimized revenues.
Read the Business Transformation Study (http://download.sap.com/SMIGlobal/download.epd?
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Danisco
Success Story
Get an idea of how this leading Danish manufacturer of food ingredients rolled out SAP APO throughout its organization. The result: it improved visibility and
enabled faster, better-informed decision making across its supply network increasing profitability and enhancing customer service.
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Ferrero Group
Success Story
Find out how Ferrero, the world's leading confections producer, optimized performance and minimized costs in a six-country rollout of SAP APO thanks to SAP
MaxAttention services and the SAP Active Global Support organization. Ferrero improved business process performance by 200% and reduced exceptions to zero.
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Graphic Packaging Int'l: Leveraging Data to Improve Forecasting


Video
Graphic Packaging Int'l is an innovative packaging company that makes boxes for leading companies such as Anheuser-Busch and Coca-Cola. See how the
company is leveraging SAP SCM to manage inventory, enhance forecasting, improve agility, and serve customers better and faster.

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LSI Logic: Synchronizing Supply with Demand


Video
A leading provider of silicon, systems, and software solutions for digital storage, LSI Logic needed to synchronize supply with demand. Find out how the company
is using SAP SCM to optimize equipment, avoid bottlenecks, make real-time available-to-promise commitments, and reduce lead times by more than 25%.

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Mibelle AG
Business Transformation Study
Read how Mibelle AG Cosmetics was able to bring its customers and suppliers closer together and create more value for all parties by implementing SAP APO.
The firm committed to a series of new processes in its supply chain, resulting in considerable savings and increased customer and supplier satisfaction.
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Pfleiderer
Success Story
Read how one of the world's leading manufacturers of engineered wood took a new approach to supply chain management with SAP Supply Chain Management
and SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization, so they can now respond more flexibly to demand fluctuations, plan better, and collaborate better with suppliers.
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Sauer-Danfoss
Customer Testimonial Video
Hear how Sauer-Danfoss is running 95% of its business on SAP software including SAP ERP 6.0, SAP APO, SAP Supplier Network Collaboration, and the SAP
Manufacturing Execution application for its manufacturing operations.

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Service Parts Businesses Run Better with SAP


Video
Discover how SAP helps businesses with needs in service parts management run better.

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SAP Software for Service Parts Planning or SAP APO


FAQ
Wondering which SAP software offering can best support your service parts planning operations? Let this discussion of the objectives, functionality, and supported
business processes of the SAP Service Parts Planning application and SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization guide you in selecting the best software for your
business.
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Cat Logistics: Reduced Costs and Improved Service


Video
Cat Logistics offers supply chain services to companies in aerospace, automotive, consumer durables, electronics, and other industries and segments. Discover
how the organization is using SAP solutions to dramatically reduce development, implementation, and maintenance costs and improve service levels.

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Ford Begins with SAP Service Parts Planning for Over 3 Million Location Products
Video
Learn why this global automotive industry leader selected SAP software to improve control over parts supply and logistics, and how Ford improved visibility into
inventory and customer orders, reduced inventory, and increased part sales.

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3 Questions to Ensure You're Collaborating Effectively Across


Your Supply Chain
SAPinsider Article
SAP SNC can help answer three questions: How can we better view customer demand and respond to changes? How can we improve supplier lead times and
responsiveness? How do we manage our manufacturing network outside of our own four walls? Included in the article are three case studies from Colgate-Palmolive,
Sauer-Danfoss and Conair.
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SAP Supply Network Collaboration: Enabling Outsourced Manufacturing


Demo
Discover how SAP Supply Network Collaboration, part of the SAP SCM application, enables you to outsource manufacturing processes, optimize relationships with
strategic partners, and gain control over your distributed supply networks.
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SAP Supply Network Collaboration Rapid-Deployment Solution for Customer Collaboration


Overview Video
Learn about how the SAP Supply Network Collaboration rapid-deployment solution for customer collaboration can help to improve the interaction with your
customers and increase customer service.

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Bharat Petroleum
Customer Testimonial Videos

Watch why the Bharat Petroleum lubrications division, after struggling to meet demand and losing sales opportunities, now uses the SAP SCM application to
optimize production, demand, and distribution gaining double-digit business growth.

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Conair
Business Transformation Study
Find out how this U.S.-based manufacturer of personal care products and appliances automated work order collaboration, improved supply chain visibility, and
reduced operating costs through increased efficiency by implementing SAP Supply Network Collaboration to unite its global supply chain of contract manufacturers.
Read the Business Transformation Study (http://download.sap.com/SMIGlobal/download.epd?
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Dabur India Ltd.


Business Transformation Study
Discover how one of India's largest consumer goods manufacturers increased supply chain efficiency through improved planning by deploying SAP Advanced
Planning & Optimization and SAP Supply Network Collaboration. This resulted in fewer lost sales, more on-time deliveries, lower sourcing costs, and optimized
revenues.
Read the Business Transformation Study (http://download.sap.com/SMIGlobal/download.epd?
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Sauer-Danfoss
Customer Testimonial Video
Learn how, with the use of SAP Supply Network Collaboration, Sauer Danfoss was able to present requirements to suppliers, give suppliers more visibility into the
company, and give suppliers real-time interaction. With SAP software, Sauer Danfoss can react faster to customer orders and quickly communicate out to the
supply tool.

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TriQuint Semiconductor
Success Story
Read how a leading high-tech company streamlined its complex supply chain by moving to a supplier-managed-inventory model using SAP Supply Network
Collaboration. By so doing, the firm increased buyer efficiency by 40%, improved annual inventory turns, and freed up buyers to focus on more value-added
activities.
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Supply Chain Performance Management


Overview Video
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Continuously Improve Supply Chain Effectiveness While Reducing Risk


Solution Brief
Get complete details on how the SAP Supply Chain Performance Management application helps you track performance, diagnose bottlenecks, assess risks, and
uncover new opportunities. Learn how you can benefit from lower costs, increased working capital, and greater customer loyalty.

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SAP Supply Chain Performance Management: Continuously Improving Supply Chain Effectiveness
Product Demo
See how SAP Supply Chain Performance Management allows you to analyze the financial and operational performance of your supply chain and capture and share
actionable information.

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SAP Supply Chain Performance Management


Solution in Detail
Find out how SAP Supply Chain Performance Management can help companies improve supply chain effectiveness with metrics that matter. Supply chain
practitioners can monitor the health of their supply chains and perform the relevant diagnostics to investigate bottlenecks, breakdowns, and opportunities.
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SAP Global Trade Services: Enable the Secure Global Supply Chain
Video
Learn how the SAP Global Trade Services application can help you protect revenue; minimize duties, taxes, and costs; automate compliance with global trade
regulations; and secure the global supply chain.

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Optimize Your Inventory and Increase Sales Through Better Supply Chain Planning
Solution Brief
Read about how the SAP Enterprise Inventory Optimization application by SmartOps is helping companies optimize inventory levels at every stocking location. The
application enables analysis and modeling of data from existing SAP software to identify changes in demand, supply, and network alignment.
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Meet Customer Demands and Capture Market Share


SAPinsider Article
Read this SAPinsider article to know more about solution extensions that help optimize inventory and procurement processes.
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Optimize Order Fulfillment and Inventory


Solution Brief
Find out how to drive revenues up and inventories down while maintaining customer service levels by establishing demand-driven planning processes. The SAP
Supply Chain Response Management application by icon-scm helps planners perform what-if analysis and adjust to accommodate up-to-the-minute changes to
supply and demand.
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SAP Supply Chain Response Management


Product Demo
Find out how the SAP Supply Chain Response Management application by icon-scm allows you to identify planning issues and their implications, manage demand
priorities using rules, and identify root causes of material and capacity shortages.

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Intelligent Response Management Strategies for Managing Demand-Supply Networks


Aberdeen Report
Read this case study that highlights the need for companies to focus on intelligent response management strategies that bridge planning and execution. Solution
extensions covered include SAP Supply Chain Response Management by icon-scm. (Aberdeen, 2011)
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Celestica
Customer Testimonial Video
See how this product lifecycle solutions company improved its forecast accuracy, reduced planning cycle time by 67%, and improved working capital by 14% with
enterprise inventory optimization software from SAP.

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