What is SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain?

Meet future demand profitably with SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain (SAP IBP). Powered by SAP HANA in-memory technology, this cloud-based solution combines sales and operations planning (S&OP), forecasting and demand, response and supply, demand-driven replenishment, and inventory planning. Take advantage of powerful supply chain analytics, what-if simulation, alerts, and more to stay ahead of change and improve responsiveness.

  • Automated, tightly coordinated supply chain planning processes
  • Advanced machine learning algorithms and planning capabilities 
  • Native integration with SAP Supply Chain Control Tower and other solutions


Predict and meet customer expectations

Increase service levels, responsiveness, and forecast accuracy with predictive modeling and demand sensing capabilities.

  • React faster to demand changes with pattern recognition-based algorithms
  • Optimize demand forecast accuracy across diverse product portfolios with machine learning technology
  • Promise deliveries based on priorities and previous commitments


Continuously align planning processes

Control planning processes on a strategic, operational, and tactical level using advanced analytics and simulations.

  • Improve collaboration with enterprise-wide process orchestration
  • Align financial and volume plans with budgets and targets
  • Provide executive analytics for decision support with what-if scenarios and simulations
  • Increase business predictability by adjusting plans against current actuals 

Make smart planning decisions in the moment

Use advanced planning features and machine learning algorithms for demand-driven, profit-optimized, and self-learning supply chains.

  • Do top-down and bottom-up forecasts with a statistical baseline
  • Set inventory targets using multi-echelon inventory optimization technology
  • Reduce the bullwhip effect and foster supply chain resilience with demand-driven replenishment
  • Enable multilevel response and supply planning using gating analysis

Increase real-time supply chain visibility

Get actionable insights from across your supply chain to understand impacts and execute adjustments in a timely way.

  • Consider external data factors such as weather, risk, compliance, and sustainability data dimensions in your plan
  • Detect and manage exceptions rapidly with automation and machine learning support
  • Achieve visibility into work in progress; inbound and outbound shipments; and on-order, on-hand asset availability
  • Work with suppliers and outsourcing manufacturers for easier and faster planning
Alchemy advantage:
  • Strong knowledge in SAP and Domain experience in S&OP and Inventory Planning processes
  • We offer an out of the box IBP Express solution that can help you get up and running in a short period of time
  • SAP Certified Partner
  • Alchemy offers SAP Certified and trained consultants
  • Our Team continuously working on leading innovations in the Digital Supply chain area that supports our client’s growth
  • we have the business and domain experience not only the Technology side
  • we offer a cost-effective solution by executing a hybrid approach between On-shore and Off-shore resources