NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
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.
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"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:
Monday, March 4 | 2:00pm-5:00pm Wednesday, March 6 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Pre-conference Interactive Workshop: Track 8: Demand and supply planning:
"Interactive workshop: Assess, improve, and "Interactive discussion forum: SAP Forecasting
execute an effective reporting and analytics and Replenishment: Recommendations for
strategy for your extended supply chain: A retail, CPG, and food and beverage industries"
comprehensive guide to the SAP tools, process
maps, and implementation tips" Thursday, March 7 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Track 7: Ordering processing: "Special 2-part
Wednesday, March 6 | 10:30am - 11:30am session on variant configuration: Part 1: A
Track 10: Inventory optimization and comprehensive guide to leveraging standard
collaboration: "Lessons for configuring SAP variant configuration functionality for make-to-
ERP to support the bundling of POs and STOs order scenarios: Modeling and master
for faster fulfilment and lower transportation data best practices"
Thursday, March 7 | 2:30pm - 3:30pm Thursday, March 7 | 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Track 7: Ordering processing: "Special 2 part Track 1: Business process transformation,
session on variant configuration: Part 2: A network design, benchmarking, and
comprehensive guide to leveraging standard improvement strategies: "A look at the 6 key
variant configuration functionality for make-to- findings that distinguish supply chain leaders
order scenarios: Analytics for greater cost and from the PwC benchmark study findings"
Friday, March 8 | 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Track 5: Procure-to-pay: "Best practices to
reduce costs with strategic procurement
optimization leveraging SAP NetWeaver BW"
This event arms attendees with the practical information they need to make the most of their investment with SAP solutions for their extended supply chain.PwC will showcase its services and solutions at booth #435 in the exhibit hall. For more information about the event, visit: www.SCM2013.com.
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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