SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP)

SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP)

SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) is a cloud-based solution for supply chain planning. It integrates sales and operations planning (S&OP), demand forecasting, inventory optimization, and supply planning, helping businesses achieve optimal supply chain performance.

How Does SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) Work?
Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)

The S&OP module aligns sales, marketing, and supply chain operations by providing a collaborative platform for planning and decision-making. It ensures demand and supply alignment, improves forecast accuracy, and enhances strategic planning.

Demand Planning

SAP IBP supports demand planning by offering tools for demand forecasting, promotion planning, and demand sensing. It helps businesses anticipate customer demand, reduce stockouts, and improve customer service levels.

Inventory Optimization

The inventory optimization module provides insights into inventory levels, turnover rates, and replenishment strategies. It helps businesses reduce excess inventory, lower carrying costs, and ensure product availability.

Supply Planning

SAP IBP enhances supply planning by offering tools for capacity planning, production scheduling, and supplier collaboration. It ensures efficient resource utilization, minimizes disruptions, and improves supply chain resilience.