Supply Chain Management SIG

Tuesday 5th October 2021 - 9:30am - 3:15pm

SAP Clockhouse Place, Middlesex

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Our SCM SIG covers the entire supply chain: IBP (integrated business planning); forecasting; inventory optimisation; planning and scheduling; sales order processing; procurement; receipt of goods from suppliers; manufacturing; sub-contracting; warehousing and storage and despatches to customers - anything SAP related to these business processes.

Rachel Morris from Boeing will be delivering the following two sessions:

Detailed scheduling and dispatching – Trying to use core SAP ECC as the only production scheduling tool. Tackling the little used, and slightly dated functionality to provide detailed capacity driven scheduling for small fast turnaround parts. Using work centres, materials, and dispatching of planned and production orders.

Hints & Tips – A reminder of the basics for some, and unveiling time savers and tricks for others in SAP ECC6 (also compatible with HANA). It's always surprising what you don’t know, this is hopefully an opportunity to open up the floor for other tips from more experienced users.

Chris Stainthorpe & Ruan van Vuuren from Olivehorse will present Why would you want to transition from SAP APO to SAP IBP, and what are your options?

SAP APO is a dated solution with some deficiencies e.g. user experience, scenario planning, financialisation and embedded analytics & alerting.

SAP IBP has recently received significant development investment by SAP and has developed considerably as a replacement for APO. IBP now meets or exceeds the functional capabilities of APO in demand, time-series supply and inventory planning. Chris and Ruan will talk through some of the new functionalities and discuss how businesses who have already transitioned are leveraging SAP IBP to maximise the supply chain business value.

Moving from APO towards IBP presents an opportunity to also consider processes and system adoption issues. This session will discuss some of the learnings and best practices we have seen to grow supply chain planning maturity levels. Many customers have already undertaken this journey and the session will detail the various possible approaches and the pros and cons.

Olivehorse specialises in supply chain planning implementations and has a number of services to support a company from an APO landscape to an SAP IBP footprint and beyond, to create a sustainable process and technology solution.

John Robinson from SAP will present What is the business case for S/4HANA enabled Supply Chain transformation?

In this session we will discuss the challenges faced by supply chain professionals, IT departments and SAP with respect to S/4 enabled supply chains. Key topics will include:

  • Historic (pre-2020) supply chain developments
  • The impact of the last 20 months events
  • The need for change
  • A new approach to supply chain transformation – The Quorum Principle
  • The role of S/4 in supply chain transformation
  • Building the business case for S/4 based on supply chain & manufacturing value delivery (not TCO)
  • Customer examples

We are looking forward to seeing you in person again but please do not attend on the day if you or anyone in your household have any symptoms of COVID-19. We will keep you up to date on the secure measures taken to ensure your safety at the event, if you have any concerns please email us at [email protected]

Your UKISUG SIG Chairs for Supply Change Management:

Richard Symes: Richard is responsible for SAP running in a hundred countries at the British Council and has manufacturing and supply chain experience on SAP since 2000. Prior to SAP arriving In Richard’s working life he held management positions in Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Change Management roles.

Martin Crangle: Martin became involved in SAP during 2009, starting off as a ABAP developer and Basis analyst. Responsible for the scoping and implementing of SAP changes. Martin moved roles to become the SAP Application Specialist across Europe, helping in multiple Go Lives and system improvements. Martin now works as the IT BRM for BorgWarner in Bradford, responsible for the IT and SAP at Plant level.

Event Location

SAP Clockhouse Place
Middlesex
TW14 8HD

Event Speakers

Rachel Morris

IT Supply Chain & Manufacturing Business Partner

Boeing

Experience of working in the Aerospace & Defense industry, from project managing, through to programing, configuration & training. Now fulfilling the role of IT Business Partner for Boeing UK, increasingly involved with core Supply Chain, whilst still offering support to S/4HANA implementations.

Richard Symes

SIG Co-Chairs

British Council

Richard is responsible for SAP running in a hundred countries at the British Council and has manufacturing and supply chain experience on SAP since 2000. Prior to SAP arriving In Richard’s working life he held management positions in Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Change Management roles

Martin Crangle

SIG Co-Chair

BorgWarner

Martin became involved in SAP during 2009, starting off as a ABAP developer and Basis analyst. Responsible for the scoping and implementing of SAP changes. Martin moved roles to become the SAP Application Specialist across Europe, helping in multiple Go Lives and system improvements

John Robinson

Strategic Client Advisor – Manufacturing I4.0 - Digital Supply Chain EMEA North

SAP

John is currently part of the Digital Supply Chain COE responsible for manufacturing and Industry 4.0. Prior to joining SAP in June 2019, John’s career included global roles at EY, Atos and Schneider Electric (Wonderware) as well as roles in manufacturing and manufacturing automation.

Ruan van Vuuren

Head of Digital Supply Chain

Olivehorse

Ruan has expertise in Strategic Business Value Engineering, Architecting Digital Supply Chain Solutions, Roadmap Advisory, Supply Chain Maturity Diagnostics, Design Thinking

Chris Stainthorpe

Collaborative Enterprise Planning Practice Lead

Olivehorse

Chris is the Collaborative Enterprise Planning & Analytics Practice Lead for Olivehorse and has extensive experience of driving change from within the business, in particular related to S&OP / IBP

Matt Dale

Head of Business Development

UKISUG

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Event Sponsors

09:30 - 10:00

Coffee & Networking

10:00 - 10:35

Introduction & Welcome

Richard Symes

SIG Co-Chairs - British Council

Martin Crangle

SIG Co-Chair - BorgWarner

10:35 - 10:50

UKISUG Update

Matt Dale

Head of Business Development - UKISUG

10:50 - 11:30

Why would you want to transition from SAP APO to SAP IBP and what are your options

Chris Stainthorpe

Collaborative Enterprise Planning Practice Lead - Olivehorse

Ruan van Vuuren

Head of Digital Supply Chain - Olivehorse

11:30 - 12:00

Coffee & Networking

12:00 - 12:45

Detailed Scheduling and Dispatching

Rachel Morris

IT Supply Chain & Manufacturing Business Partner - Boeing

12:45 - 12:50

Comfort Break

12:50 - 13:15

Hints & Tips

Rachel Morris

IT Supply Chain & Manufacturing Business Partner - Boeing

13:15 - 14:15

Lunch & Networking

14:15 - 15:00

What is the Business Case for S/4HANA enabled Supply Change transformation?

John Robinson

Strategic Client Advisor – Manufacturing I4.0 - Digital Supply Chain EMEA North - SAP

15:00 - 15:15

AOB

15:15

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Event Resources
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Transitioning from SAP APO to SAP IBP - Chris Stainthorpe & Ruan van Vuuren, Olivehorse

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Detailed Scheduling & Dispatching - Rachel Morris, Boeing

Detailed scheduling and dispatching – Trying to use core SAP ECC as the only production scheduling tool. Tackling the little used, and slightly... Read More

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Hints & Tips - Rachel Morris, Boeing

Hints & Tips – A reminder of the basics for some, and unveiling time savers and tricks for others in SAP ECC6 (also compatible with HANA). It's... Read More

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Additional event resources provided by John Robinson from SAP

Includes links to the Quorum Principle, Innovation Hub in Waldorf and articles John has had published

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