Use This SAP NetWeaver BW Data Model for Easy Fill Rate and Cycle Time Reporting

  • by Anuj N. Babel, Deloitte Consulting LLP (July 2010)
  • June 15, 2010
Discover an SAP NetWeaver BW data model that you can use to generate fill rate and cycle time reporting using standard data sources from sales and distribution. This generic data model uses ABAP transformations, which you can modify to align with your specific business process flow.
Key Concept
Fill rate measures the service level for sales orders placed at an organization against the expectations of organization’s trading partners. You can measure fill rate in three different ways: the line count fill rate, quantity fill rate, and value fill rate. Cycle time is the amount of time required to complete the order-to-cash process.

Your organization’s supply chain management requires continuous monitoring of activities related to order processing. Sales managers look for vital signs from order processing data to make their groups perform even more effectively. They need reports that inform them whether orders are fulfilled and delivered on time.

I will show you an SAP NetWeaver BW data model you can use to report on sales-related key performance indicators (KPIs) such as fill rate and cycle time. The model uses standard data sources from sales and distribution. You can customize it to align with your organization’s business processes using ABAP transformation.

Anuj N. Babel

Anuj N. Babel is a senior specialist with Deloitte Consulting. He has seven years of technology management experience. He is an SAP-certified SAP NetWeaver BW solution consultant and specializes in designing and deploying information management models. His project experience includes designing and implementing data and reporting framework for Enterprise Asset Management, Channel Management, Logistics, Revenue Management, and Enterprise Consolidations.

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