CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly
November 13, 2019


SAP Integrated Business Planning at Tyson Foods: Demand Planning Best Practices

As we enter the Digital Age, now is the time to actively rethink how our supply chains function. Unified planning centers, streamlined data collection, and collaborative planning capabilities are essential to compete in today's hyper-connected world.

SAP's Integrated Business Planning software helps customers achieve competitive advantage by leveraging a familiar Excel user interface with unified planning processes, "what-if" scenario generation and analysis capabilities, and collaboration functionality.

Tyson Foods Inc., one of the world's largest producers of meat and poultry, has experienced broad business benefits through SAP Integrated Business Planning, including more mature Integrated Business Planning and Sales and Operations Planning processes. In this webcast, John Buckley, Director of Strategic Projects at Tyson Foods, and David Kahn, Director, Supply Chain Solution Management at SAP SE, share the business opportunities Tyson addressed and the improvement and value the company now extracts from Integrated Business Planning.

Here's what you'll learn:

  1. Why Integrated Business Planning needs to be an organizational pursuit and objective
  2. How improved visibility into the drivers of demand enables process changes directly impacting the bottom line and leads to better servicing of customers
  3. Why technology enablers that are easy to use and implement help to accelerate time to value
  4. How the cloud-based SAP Integrated Business Planning solution facilitates the delivery of an integrated, standardized Sales and Operations Planning process to the business while further leveraging an integrated, digitized extended supply chain

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