10 Challenges of APO Implementation in the Consumer Goods Industry
- by Rajesh Ray, Senior Managing Consultant and SCM Product Lead, IBM Global Business Services
- March 20, 2014
This case study by Rajesh Ray shows the innovative solutions companies adopted to meet challenges when implementing SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization.
Reading this article you will learn:
- 10 solutions to common challenges facing companies implementing SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization
Disaggregation is a process by which values at a higher level of the product hierarchy are distributed to individual products.
The consumer goods industry has many industry-specific characteristics that present planning challenges. These characteristics include proliferation of stock keeping units (SKUs), promotions, complex disaggregation requirements, shelf life of items, contract manufacturing, and direct store delivery. Leading companies in this industry have designed innovative solutions to overcome 10 common planning challenges.
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