Organisations that constantly strive for optimal operation of their supply chain will thrive in times of economic uncertainty. Companies need to be able to direct resources effectively and minimize operating costs. If you run SAP, you own powerful tool-sets that your day-to-day operational staff must use to achieve strategic supply chain optimisation objectives.
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    I often talk about how SAP’s supply chain exception monitors can be used to identify the human behaviours that cause i ...
    Jun 10, 2020
  • MRP Straw Poll Results
    We were very curious to see what the SAP user community thought of MRP, particularity amid the so called COVID-19 pandem ...
    May 19, 2020
  • Black Swans & Supply Chains: Steps to alleviate the pain
    Whether you regard COVID-19 to be a Black Swan event or not, there is no doubt that the consequences to our supply chain ...
    May 06, 2020
  • MRP Straw Poll
    We are really curious to get a sense of what SAP users think of MRP right now. ...
    May 04, 2020
  • Crucial COVID-19 Survival Tools: Plant Maintenance Visibility
    Visibility is key as COVID-19 Lockdown begins to ease, businesses start coming back online, and maintenance begins to ra ...
    Apr 28, 2020
  • Crucial Covid-19 Survival Tools: Supply Chain Visibility
    As your supply chain is being thrown into disarray by untold disruptions linked to Covd-19, visibility is key. Below is ...
    Apr 16, 2020
  • South Africa’s 21 Day Lockdown: End of Week One
    As week one of South Africa’s lockdown draws to an end, I thought I’d share my experience (and very high-level plan) ...
    Apr 02, 2020
  • Coaching & mentoring in times of crisis: You have the Power!
    Throughout my working career I have been astounded by the resilience my clients have shown during times of turmoil and c ...
    Mar 31, 2020
  • Optimisation with SAP can be as easy as 1, 2, 3 …
    SAP has some very powerful tools that will help you with your optimization efforts. This blog takes you through a quick ...
    Jan 28, 2020
  • SAP’s Inventory Graphs tell a story - are you paying attention?
    I have often written about how you can use SAP’s standard reports to facilitate a visual understanding of how MRP can ...
    Sep 05, 2018
  • Supply Chain Digital Transformation and the SAP Tech you already bought
    SweetThorn is once again a proud partner at The Eventful Group’s 2017 Mastering SAP Conferences in Johannesburg. ...
    Apr 04, 2017
  • What will happen if you don’t get SAP’s MRP working
    Some time ago a client asked me to prepare a list of risks associated with not getting SAP’s MRP working as intended. ...
    Jul 27, 2016
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