Aggregate Planning with SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP)

Published: 21/January/2024

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⇨ It is not always possible to have a high fidelity forecast for each product at every node in the supply chain.

⇨ The outcome of aggregate planning is a comprehensive plan that guides the organisation in making operational decisions to meet demand while optimising resources, supply, and costs.

⇨ SAP IBP’s capabilities can be leveraged to model aggregate planning covering forecasting, inventory optimisation and supply planning (refer to step by step guide).

Aggregate planning is a planning process that involves balancing demand, inventory, capacity, and supply at a higher granularity in order to achieve efficient, cost-effective, and timely production and distribution of goods or services. The goal of aggregate planning is to align the organisation’s resources, such as workforce, production facilities, and inventory, with the expected demand...

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