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

Demand Planning

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.

Inventory Optimization

Maximize inventory turns and fill rates. Automate and improve inventory planning.

Production 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.

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“Those using GIB had better operational visibility with 64% saying they had the visibility, quality, and granularity they need for supply chain operational data versus 57% of SAP IBP customers.”

Source: SAPinsider Benchmark Report, Modernizing Supply Chain Planning and Operations, September 2020

The No. 1 challenge among manufacturing companies is connecting S&OP planning to operational execution.

Source: Gartner, Set Up Sales and Operations Execution Process to Support the S&OP Cycle, January 2019

87% of the respondents chose deep integration between supply chain planning and operational execution as their top priority.

Source: SAPInsider, Modernizing Supply Chain Planning and Operations, September 2020

ifm business solutions provides the only ‘optimization-in’ approach to connecting your SAP sales planning and execution functions for SAP users.

Our unique approach to SAP supply chain management results in an optimized, connected supply chain process delivered in less time, effort and cost than any other solution in the market.

With advanced tools specifically designed to improve the execution of MRP, procurement and production scheduling tasks, you can make proactive supply chain decisions and avoid service disruptions.

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