PwC is a premier-level sponsor
NEW YORK, February 27, 2013 - PwC US today announced its participation in several sessions at SAPinsider Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2013 conference. Attendees will learn about SAP functionality to enable innovation and operational excellence to the extended supply chain. PwC is a premier-level sponsor of the event, which takes place at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, March 5-8, 2013.
“As business dynamics continue to grow in complexity, it is crucial for industry leaders to understand how to be proactive, efficient, and responsive with their extended supply chains,” said Rodney Seligmann, principal and SAP Strategic Alliance Leader, PwC. “During our sessions at Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2013, we will share insightful business strategies to leverage solutions offered by companies such as SAP that drive results at every level.”
According to PwC's 16th annual CEO Survey, 44 percent of U.S. based CEOs are investing to increase the operational effectiveness of their company and are looking for innovation and competitive advantage to offer customers more -- but at a lower cost. The survey also found 53 percent of U.S. CEOs plan to strengthen engagement with key suppliers to both minimize costs and maximize supply chain flexibility and delivery performance.
At SAPinsider’s Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2013 conference, attendees will learn how to get more from their SAP systems to enhance the planning and management of SAP SCM, PLM, manufacturing, and procurement projects.
During its sessions, PwC will uncover latest strategies and updates in product ideation through to delivery, including: proven forecasting techniques, project and portfolio management solutions, demand and supply optimization, sourcing and procurement techniques, warehouse and transportation management, shop floor integration and more:
Pre-conference Interactive Workshop: “Interactive workshop: Assess, improve, and execute an effective reporting and analytics strategy for your extended supply chain: A comprehensive guide to the SAP tools, process maps, and implementation tips”
Track 10: Inventory optimization and collaboration: “Lessons for configuring SAP ERP to support the bundling of POs and STOs for faster fulfilment and lower transportation costs”
Track 8: Demand and supply planning: “Interactive discussion forum: SAP Forecasting and Replenishment: Recommendations for retail, CPG, and food and beverage industries”
Track 7: Ordering processing: “Special 2-part session on variant configuration: A comprehensive guide to leveraging standard variant configuration functionality for make-to-order scenarios: Part 1: Modelling and master data best practices”
Track 7: Ordering processing: “Special 2-part session on variant configuration: Part 2: A comprehensive guide to leveraging standard variant configuration functionality for make-to-order scenarios: Analytics for greater cost and margin visibility”
Track 1: Business process transformation, network design, benchmarking, and improvement strategies: “A look at the 6 key findings that distinguish supply chain leaders from the PwC benchmark study findings”
Track 5: Procure-to-pay: “Best practices to reduce costs with strategic procurement optimization leveraging SAP NetWeaver BW”
As a SAP global services partner, PwC works with SAP on companies' business transformation initiatives to help drive performance improvement throughout the extended enterprise and the supporting SAP environment. To learn more about PwC’s SAP capabilities, visit: www.pwc.com/SAP.
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