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Hello Anaplan Supply Chain Group - Anaplan is starting to help more and more companies with their Sourcing and Procurement Planning activities. This relates to purchasing decisions that happen downstream from traditional Supply Chain S&OP, Demand and Supply Planning workflows. Below are some example use cases we are starting to see across industries. > Question for the Group: > Are there any Procurement workflows or use cases you feel are well suited to be managed in Anaplan? Any and all feedback welcome! Many thanks, Bryan Baum | Anaplan | Director, Procurement Solutions __________________________________________________________________________ Sample Sourcing and Procurement Solutions Supplier Spend Analysis Categorization and analysis of Supplier Spend data as part of tracking FP&A (Capex and Opex) across vendor expenditures related to Operations, Raw Materials, IT, Travel, Facilities, etc. Spend Analysis is critical for Customers to: plan future budgets, identify non-compliance purchases, track plan vs actuals, identify cost savings opportunities and prepare for sourcing/negotiations with suppliers, and other business activities. Supplier Collaboration Using Anaplan for global Supplier Collaboration, includes Supply Plan Review, Supplier Collaboration for Pricing, Procurement Planning, and Supplier Performance Management, etc Request for Quote (RFQ) for Direct Materials Focus on the management of Quotation, Supplier Allocation and Procurement Planning for Companies that Manufacture or manage Direct Materials. Includes RFQ, Bill of Material (BOM) Costing, Supply Plan Review and Approval, and other Direct Procurement use cases. Contingent (Contractor) Workforce Planner How Procurement departments managed spend for non-Employee labor such as Consultant, Contractor and other contingent workers. Procurement Savings Tracker Model showing how Procurement Departments can leverage Anaplan to plan and track their annual Savings Targets. Project Procurement Planner Model for how Anaplan can help plan and track Procurement activities for large Capital Projects Procurement Commodity Pricing Analysis Model for management of Commodity and other Supplier Pricing using Anaplan Procurement Rebate Planning & Governance Model for tracking and monitoring rebates paid by Suppliers to the Customer, managed by Procurement. Inventory Procurement and Cost Optimization Model for tracking the quantity and cost (including carrying costs) for Customer and Vendor Management Inventory (VMI). Commodity Procurement Operations Planning Leveraging Anaplan to track and manage the monthly/weekly/daily purchasing planning and supplier allocations that happen prior to creating purchase orders. Cloud Spend Management Leveraging Anaplan to Understanding current costs and managing spend from Cloud providers such as Amazon AWS and Google GCP.
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Join the next Anaplan Live! Spotlight on April 28 at 11:00 a.m. (GMT+8) to hear from Metro North Hospital and Health Service, an Anaplan customer, about why it's critical to start with the business process when designing a new application. See a demo of their app and model and hear how their very intentional approach in designing an incredible user experience has helped them design a tool that drives outcomes for their stakeholders . Connect live with our speakers during the event to get all your questions answered. After the session, join one of our virtual tables hosted by Anaplan Groups to continue the discussion. Register here: https://usergroups.anaplan.com/e/mnwjmb/ Note: This event is timed and targeted for the Asia Pacific region, but will be recorded All registrants will receive access to the recording following the event (so it is still relevant to non-APAC registrants!). However, only attendees who participate live will have the opportunity to interact directly with the presenters and other attendees.
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Supply Chainers! As some of you may have already discovered, lock and spread is not supported in the New UX, only classic. https://community.anaplan.com/t5/Idea-Exchange/Hold-and-Release-functionality/idi-p/77486 @sandeep_bk posted this idea back in July but it hasn't gotten much attention. This is a pretty important feature for supply chain in general so I hope you'll consider giving it an upvote!
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Hello, and welcome to the Supply Chain User Group! We’re glad you’re here. We (your group facilitators) are here to help you as best as we can, so please reach out at any time. Use the Forum to ask questions and start new discussion topics. You can also tag us on a post or send us a private Community message. Meanwhile, please take a moment here to introduce yourself to the rest of the group. Since introductions can sometimes feel a little awkward, here are a few questions to help you get started: How did you find the Anaplan Community? What specifically are you working on at the moment and how can this group assist you? What goals do you have for your participation in this group? — Prashant Shukla (@PrashantS) and Michael Detampel (@MichaelD)
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