Event in Ratingen

Optimise your FMCG supply chain

– with SAP Integrated Business Planning


25 April 2019

Prepare to take your supply chain to the next level in a more global and volatile business world

Implement Consulting Group and SAP hereby invite you to an inspiring day with focus on the FMCG industry and the various aspects of SAP Integrated Business Planning, including sales and operations planning, demand planning with demand sensing, sales forecasting and more specifically implementation cases regarding these topics.

This will be done through keynote presentations by companies, multiple café sessions and the opportunity to discuss individual topics with experts within the field. Industry expert Martin Lyngaa Simonsen will share insights on the overall future trends within the FMCG industry.

In addition, we will be covering the topics of differentiated planning with DDMRP, S&OP in FMCG with SAP IBP, Simplifying Sales Forecasting and Demand Sensing.

Join us for an inspirational and hands-on-oriented day where you can learn more about the innovative value-creating capabilities of SAP, gain insight into the various planning solutions and discuss them with experts and peers.



Doors open and light breakfast


Introduction and welcome

Implement Consulting Group and SAP


Future trends in FMCG industry

Martin Lyngaa, Implement Consulting Group

Insights into new trends and how these will influence the retail landscape in the future as well as the strategic choices towards building revenue and closer connections with consumers within other channels.


SAP’s end-to-end Digital Supply Chain Planning accelerated roadmap

Thomas Klemm, VP Chief Product Owner SAP IBP

SAP will share detailed insights into the accelerated roadmap of Supply Chain Planning with SAP IBP, the vision and the functionalities.


Arla Digital Demand Planning, a differentiated approach

Benny Christensen, Arla Foods

Arla will share their experience with implementing and using a differentiated approach in Demand Planning by using IBP Demand Sensing. Learn more about how Arla improved their short-term forecasting process with SAP IBP as an enabler for making better decisions in their demand planning.


Lunch and networking


Breakout sessions with parallel tracks

This session covers the following topics:

  • Case: How Orkla improved S&OP with SAP IBP. Hear how Orkla, as a large FMCG company, has addressed typical challenges of S&OP.
  • IBP end-to-end. Get an overview of SAP IBP and experience the full power of the end-to-end planning process to elevate your supply chain planning.
  • Differentiated planning and DDMRP: Experience how to create a stable planning process in a volatile market.

Simple forecasting in FMCG improves accuracy and trust

Mathias Mikalsen, Implement Consulting Group

The most vital elements in forecasting are accuracy and trust. We will show how this can be achieved in a simple and efficient way.


Wrap-up and networking

Implement Consulting Group and SAP will stay around for questions, remarks etc.

Practical information


SAP Deutschland SE & Co. KG
SAP-Platz 1
D-40882 Ratingen

25 April 2019
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

The event is free of charge.


More and more companies have started the journey to enhance their supply chain planning with the latest and newest technologies using SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP).

Powered by SAP HANA in-memory technology, this real-time supply chain planning solution combines capabilities for sales and operations, demand, response and supply planning and inventory optimisation. While natively taking advantage of powerful supply chain analytics, what-if simulation, alerts and more, it is delivered through the cloud to enable fast innovation.