Supply Chain Management Software for SAP ERP
Optimize your supply chain processes with the #1 Native SCM Add-In for SAP ERP
With more than 800 customers worldwide, ifm business solutions is a leading software provider of supply chain planning optimization for small, medium, large, and Fortune 500 companies that run SAP ECC & S/4HANA.
Our collective industry knowledge and track record of process expertise ensures a smooth and successful business transformation, and we fully support you in laying the organizational groundwork to thrive far beyond implementation.
We extend SAP’s standard functionality with advanced tools specifically designed to help SAP companies achieve supply chain convergence by connecting S&OP to S&OE.
More than 40,000 users leverage ifm business solutions to transact, record, plan, and optimize supply chain tasks without ever leaving their SAP environment. Our high level of SAP specialization makes us one of the leading supply chain planning companies serving the marketplace.
ifm business solutions: Transform Your Internal Supply Chain
More accurately predict demand. Automate with our machine learning forecasting process.
Optimize purchase orders, reduce transportation and disposition costs, and synchronize processes between business partners.
Maximize inventory turns and fill rates. Automate and improve inventory planning.
Increase capacity utilization and throughput while lowering production costs.
MRP Operations & Procurement
Streamline your MRP process. Proactively monitor supply and demand issues.
Remove friction, reduce manual work, and lessen disruptions in your supply chain through collaboration with your suppliers.
- Forecast accuracy increased by 113%
- Customer fill rates increased from 88% to 95%
- Open PO value reduced
- Improved employee efficiency by 53%
- Increased inventory turns by 10%
- Service levels increased over 90%
- Within 7 months stock levels reduced by 30%
- Higher receipt of 25% within the same period
- Backorders reduced by 47%
- Within 9 months stock levels reduced by 20%
Managing a High Volume Business on SAP
Ram Tool Construction Supply Co., based in Birmingham, AL, is a second generation female owned and lead organization with 43 locations that provide construction supplies to general contractors, subcontractors, electricians, welders, plumbers.
After implementing GIB Suite, Ram Tool reduced their stock out rate from 8% to 2%, creating a service level of 98% and improving buyer productivity four-fold.
Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning
Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning (SI&OP) is the cornerstone of SAP supply chain management. ifm business solutions delivers easy to implement, powerful solutions to forecast demand, balance inventory, plan production, and better manage the MRP and procurement processes.
Our solutions, called the GIB Suite, extend and enhance the capabilities of SAP ECC and SAP S/4HANA, working in perfect harmony with standard SAP processes to create an optimal environment to transact, record, plan and optimize your supply chain.
Achieve end-to-end supply chain optimization inside your SAP ERP system.
Instead of a patchwork of integration solutions to solve various use cases, organizations can adapt to future business changes and navigate supply chain idiosyncrasies with the proper tools.
Specifically designed to facilitate, support, and help evaluate multiple business scenarios that aid S&OP process goals both now and in the future, ifm's suite of business solutions offer visibility, quality, and granularity in critical supply chain areas.
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Planning for a Resilient Supply Chain: How Agile is Your S&OP Process?
Since the beginning of 2020, supply chain disruptions have been omnipresent. Nearly two years of lockdowns as well as home schooling and home office, plus unpredictable damages, have proven that no industry or organization is immune to disruption.
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