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TUNING AND USER SUPPORT FOR IBP SUPPLY OPTIMIZER

PROJECT TYPE

IBP Supply Support

CLIENT PROFILE

Building Material Manufacturing

$2.5B Revenue

DATE COMPLETED

2020

“It’s amazing what was pulled off from a solutions standpoint!”

-Supply Chain Systems Analyst, Building Material Manufacturing

Project Overview

Client Problem

Client implemented IBP Supply Optimizer and wanted additional tuning and user support to refine the solution.

SCMC Solution

SCM Connections implemented telescoping time profiles to expediate the optimizer run time for long-term planning. SCMC also performed full regression testing after IBP 2005 upgrade, and worked with SAP to identify coding issue to Maximum and Minimum Aggregate Production Capacity Usage key figures in split weeks, resulting in subsequent IBP hot fix.

Results

Improved user confidence with the ability to determine more accurate sourcing ratios between customer regions and distribution locations while considering the capacities resources, transport modes etc.

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