Consuming Applications -
Transform your planning processes
The planning applications on the SAP CAR platform provide consistent, end-to-end planning for retail, wholesale and digital business strategies (e.g. web shop) based on proven best practices.
The solutions integrate and facilitate various processes in the areas of strategic financial and merchandise planning, store planning, assortment planning, open-to-buy and intelligent automated distribution planning.
All applications share a central repository for all activities. This allows you to quickly coordinate strategic merchandise and assortment plans and significantly reduce manual effort. Spreadsheets are no longer necessary in planning processes.
HANA-based architecture in SAP CAR for better performance and user-friendly user interface
Merchandise Planning serves the detailed configuration of the overall strategic guidelines
Top-down / bottom-up / middle-out planning of your key figures at every level of the merchandise category and article hierarchy
Plan assortments on the basis of historical sales figures for the various merchandise groups and sales locations
Align the breadth and depth of the product range with the strategic goals
Determination of the expected requirement quantity through collaboration of various processes in Assortment Planning
Automated allocation management based on sales, potentials and strategies to meet consumer demand for a specific period of time
Complete end-to-end integration into the upstream planning processes as well as the downstream operative ordering and logistics processes
An "In-Season Distribution" can be carried out on the basis of UDF forecasts
For creating promotional offers and customer-oriented advertising material for the retail, wholesale and digital consumer goods industry
Use of intelligent forecasting algorithms for quantity planning to increase the sales quota and avoid shrinkage
Complete end-to-end integration with our promotion management tool "PP&C", the SAP marketing tool for customer-specific offers, as well as the settlement of supplier remuneration via the condition contract