Digital Supply Chain


Digital Supply Chain

Accelerate SAP Central Procurement Transformation with Deloitte

Turn procurement into a value engine. Deloitte can help enable an SAP Central Procurement hub—integrating multiple ERPs so you can better manage source-to-pay processes, consolidate spend, and unlock savings to fund ongoing transformation.

Enabling Central Procurement for Kinetic Enterprise

Cash is king, meaning today’s procurement function has a huge role to play—to generate savings, boost efficiencies, and control costs. Put procurement at the center of things, and you can more effectively power tomorrow’s supply chain—to keep products and services flowing to demanding customers, with procurement leaders playing a strategic, intelligent role in how the business operates.

For organizations with multi ERP backends and using or considering SAP® solutions for Procurement such as SAP® Ariba® and SAP S/4HANA®, the challenge lies in unifying and centralizing procurement and supply chain capabilities across disparate, siloed backend ERP systems to streamline and simplify processes yet providing a unified and seamless user experience and provide a single source of actionable insights.

Integrated for insights and action

Deloitte’s Intelligent Supply and Central Procurement solution can help. The offering brings together a portfolio of SAP solutions to create an integrated, intelligent procurement environment focused on generating new bottom-line value for your business. Intelligent Supply and Central Procurement encompasses: SAP Central Procurement, SAP S/4HANA, SAP Ariba cloud solutions, SAP Fieldglass® and SAP® Concur®.

Driven by intelligent technologies

Intelligent Supply and Central Procurement can deliver an integrated procurement platform that enables robotic process automation for sourcing and procurement, AI-driven purchasing optimization, cognitive spend management, precision forecasting, and more.

The solution supports your ability to source goods and services from suppliers at the best value while driving efficiencies in procurement operations, improving supplier relationships, providing cost transparencies and reduction opportunities, mitigating risks and giving visibility into alternate sources of supply across multiple Business Units. Intelligent Supply and Central Procurement touches on every dimension of the procurement function:

  • Category management
  • Sourcing execution
  • Intelligent contract management
  • Procurement and compliance
  • Invoice/payment processing
  • Supplier collaboration
Focused on impact: building the business case

Intelligent Supply and Central Procurement encompasses a host of capabilities that can help you:

  • Govern, Manage and Centralize a distributed Source to Pay function
  • Maintain compliance with business policy
  • Integrate rapidly with new business units
  • Leverage innovations quickly and adapt to disruption
  • Get greater visibility into purchasing decisions
  • Provide seamless user experience across business units
Future-facing functionality

Intelligent Supply and Central Procurement supports your ability to:

  • Enable central requisitioning, approvals, confirmations, and returns
  • Manage locally created and back-end requisitions via a central hub—and centrally manage procurement responsibilities
  • Centralize sourcing to create and manage RFQs, by consolidating requirements from connected ERP systems
  • Create, manage, and distribute central contracts
  • Centralize invoice lists in a single hub, with workflows
  • Track central contract consumption and monitor central PO spend
  • Integrated with guided buying for enhanced user experience
Centered on value

The Central Procurement component of Intelligent Supply and Central Procurement supports an SAP Ariba guided buying experience—leveraging six key capabilities enabled in SAP S/4HANA: Central Requisitioning, purchasing, sourcing, purchasing Contracts, invoicing and analytics.

Potential benefits with Intelligent Supply and Central Procurement

With an integrated suite of SAP solutions and other technologies, Intelligent Supply and Central Procurement can help you unlock several potential results categorized as below:

Scalability & Agility:
  • Facilitates a scalable platform that can help address future disruption and support the “built to evolve” Kinetic Enterprise
  • Provides an ability to scale more readily and integrate heterogenous ERPs as your business evolves
  • Unfolds enhanced capabilities for business planning, what-if scenarios, spend modeling, and predictive/proactive operations
Increased Process Integration:
  • Offers intelligently automated processes across the procure-to-pay spectrum, encompassing both direct spend and indirect spend
  • Allows Buying Organization to control and manage the sourcing & procurement processes of distributed environments via a single hub with simplified data, IT, and process landscape
Improved Visibility:
  • Enables a single source of the truth for supply / procurement decision-making
  • Provides greater efficiency and usability in supply / procurement processes
  • Increases compliance, resulting from central governance and workflows
Global Savings:
  • Cost savings across multiple business areas—from direct materials to vendor transactions
  • Provides transparency, cost leverage and savings opportunities
  • Provides a unified, real-time view of data, spending, and savings across categories and business areas
  • Reduces off-contract spend, improves negotiations, and more competitive pricing—leveraging the effects of scale
Mitigate Risk:
  • Reduces supply chain risk
  • Improves supplier collaboration and action on discounts
  • Enables tighter collaboration, provide flexibility in procurement operations
The Deloitte differences

When you work with Deloitte to transform procurement, you get access to our deep industry-specific experience—which grows daily as we help enterprise leaders across the globe solve complex business challenges. Our team understands not only how to help you deploy SAP solutions effectively—but how to align those technologies with the way you operate and with your business goals. It’s about deeply understanding the big things and the small things that matters—from specific SKUs to critical supplier relationships—and then prioritizing them to help you make an impact.

Deloitte’s work on behalf of clients has earned us the 2019 North America SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass Services Partner of the Year (2019) Award, as well as multiple SAP® Pinnacle Awards.

Take the next step

If getting ahead of procurement and supply chain disruption is a priority for your organization, we should talk. We can provide a demo of the solution in action, share additional transformation insights, or discuss a specific challenge your organization is facing. Contact us to get the conversation started.


2019 Global CPO Survey

Internal engagement issues, external risks, talent challenges, and technology-related factors have entangled procurement organizations in a web of complexity. How can procurement officers find opportunities to move their organizations forward amid a challenging global landscape? The Deloitte Global Chief Procurement Officer Survey 2019 examines procurement complexity across four key areas: external, internal, talent, and digital and offers key actions for CPOs to consider.

A cloud plan for planning and procurement

How can you integrate SAP® Ariba® offerings, SAP S/4HANA® Cloud, and SAP® Integrated Business Planning to get the benefits of cloud and a modern digital core? Learn how Deloitte can help you address cloud-to-cloud needs across a number of areas.

Beyond EDI - Unlocking new value with transactions enabled by SAP Ariba and the Ariba Network

For many organizations, electronic data interchange (EDI) remains the go-to-method for reliably exchanging the documents involved in buying and selling goods and services. But as the focus of business falls on engagement, collaboration, adaptability, and new value, many organizations have shifted their attention to solutions such as SAP Ariba and the Ariba Network, which serves as a modern digital platform for commerce. How does the Ariba Network compare with EDI? Explore some core differences here and discover what it takes to unlock value with SAP Ariba solutions.

Digital Workforce for SAP Ariba

Deloitte’s Digital Workforce for SAP Ariba can help you rapidly deploy Intelligent technologies to drive new efficiencies in procurement processes—with pre-built bots and use cases that can bring next-level automation, accuracy, and quality.

Intelligent spend. Intelligent team. Intelligent enterprise

Procurement and supply chain leaders today understand that the challenges of spend management are never-ending. Constant disruption creates a completely new business environment, requiring intelligent spend management and a new vision for the procurement function.

Kinetic Procurement enabled with SAP Central Procurement

Cash is still king—and nobody knows it better than procurement leaders. Learn how Intelligent Spend Management and Central Procurement leverage SAP solutions to put procurement at the center of things—to keep products flowing to customers, unlock insights, and enable the “built to evolve” Kinetic Enterprise.

Reimagining direct materials spend management

Intelligently transform direct materials spend management with help from Deloitte. Move more strategically, operate more reliably, and innovate rapidly.

SAP Ariba and the transforming landscape of procurement

As the supply chain industry continues to evolve, SAP Ariba plays a key role in defining the future of procurement.

Shifting to cloud - Accelerated procurement transformation

For organizations that rely on SAP Supplier Relationship Management and SAP E-Sourcing, today’s cloud technologies offer a chance to reimagine the supply chain. Learn how Deloitte can help transform procurement with SAP Ariba cloud solutions.

Streamlining Travel and Expense in the Cloud Leveraging SAP® Concur®

Solutions from Concur offer a path to a more streamlined and user-friendly T&E process. With Concur Travel & Expense, organizations can simplify and integrate their T&E activities through an intuitive cloud-based solution.

Take contract compliance to the next level

Learn how Deloitte can help you leverage SAP technology to take contract compliance to the next level, with an integrated digital and automated solution that can yield potentially significant benefits for your bottom line.

The Conundrum of Spend Management

Spend Management is an important discipline, not just because it helps organizations provide visibility and reduce spend, but it also has an impact on income statements. Intelligent Spend Management is an important and relevant lever to tackle external factors like economic downturn and recession.

Transforming source-to-pay processes with cloud

Transforming source-to-pay activities can bring big benefits, but how do you find a rapid path forward? Learn how Deloitte Accelerator for SAP Ariba can help you move fast with cloud capabilities for supply chain execution and collaboration.


Deloitte bots for procurement and purchasing

Want to get more value from SAP Ariba implementations? Deloitte’s procurement and purchasing-focused bots can help by using RPA to take on a wide range of manual, repetitive tasks. Here’s a closer look.

Source-to-Pay Direct series

Procurement and Supply Chain leaders are faced with significant challenges to understand, manage and control the impact that direct material has on their organizations. This series of on-demand short videos is designed to give focused insights to address direct materials challenges.

The Kinetic Enterprise: Built to Evolve

A new podcast series is designed to help enterprise leaders get smart about the Kinetic Enterprise—Deloitte’s vision for activating an intelligent, cloud-enabled organization that is built to evolve.

Case studies

Deloitte achieves intelligent spend management

Deloitte is learning lessons first hand as it adopts SAP® Ariba® and SAP Fieldglass® solutions—to help enable intelligent spend management, generate savings, fund its own roll-out of SAP S/4HANA®, and support a “clean ERP” approach.

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Frederic Girardeau-Montaut

Frederic Girardeau-Montaut
Managing Director
Deloitte Consulting LLP

Frederic is a Managing Director in Deloitte’s Technology practice, leading our SAP Source-to-Pay and SAP Ariba business development and delivery activities. Frederic has 21 years of experience in business and practice development, procurement transformation, process improvement, IT strategy development and global project planning/execution, with a focus on global Procurement Transformation programs supported by SAP Source-to-Pay On Premise (SRM, Sourcing, CLM, SLC, MM, SNC, SPM) and SAP Ariba Cloud solutions.

Sanjib Mukherjee

Sanjib Mukherjee
Managing Director
Deloitte Consulting LLP

Sanjib is a Managing Director in Enterprise Operations with a focus on Technology enabled Supply Chain transformations, leveraging SAP and other ERP products. He has 20 years of deep industry and consulting experience across multiple industries. He has a proven track record of creating compulsive business cases of business led and technology enabled transformation initiatives. He specializes in visioning, planning, designing and implementing large global Supply Chain solutions leveraging Cloud and on-premise technologies in Enterprise Transformation Programs which has helped reduced cost, improved Supply Chain efficiency and performance and visibility. A thought leader, Sanjib has taken initiatives to develop solutions and POV's with key alliance partners which has been widely recognized in the market. Sanjib has authored whitepapers and presented in leading conferences focused on Supply Chain transformation success stores.

Smart Factory—powered by SAP® Digital Manufacturing

If you want to build a smart factory, you’re not alone. In fact, 86% of surveyed manufacturers believe that smart factory initiatives will be the main driver of manufacturing competitiveness in the next five years[1]. But making manufacturing smart will take more than intelligent tools and processes. It will require a total approach to transformation—and a deep understanding of what’s possible. Deloitte can help.

Envision, build, and run the intelligent factory

To help you transform manufacturing and support tomorrow’s digital supply chain, Smart Factory by Deloitte combines industry-specific services plus a portfolio of SAP® solutions. The offering is designed to help you envision, build, and run the disruption-ready factory and enable intelligent capabilities that go beyond the traditional “four walls” of the shop floor.

Smart Factory enables a flexible system that can enhance performance across a broader network, self-adapting and learning from new conditions in real-time or near real-time, and autonomously run entire production processes across four key areas: secure, connected, transparent and agile.

Smart Factory is focused on helping manufacturers operate more efficiently, effectively, and securely with an integrated and intelligent production environment that can deliver new levels of insights, service, and bottom-line value for your business. It can also help support the “built to evolve” Kinetic Enterprise—an intelligent, cloud-enabled enterprise capable of moving at the pace of disruption, operating with a clean core and an inclusive ecosystem of capabilities. The offering brings together a range of transformation services from Deloitte, as well as SAP® Industry 4.0 solutions and other SAP technologies:

Advisory Smart Factory services:
  • Deloitte SAP Digital Manufacturing Transformation Strategy
  • Deloitte Smart Factory Capability Diagnostic
  • Deloitte cybersecurity maturity assessment
Smart Factory technology implementation:
  • SAPS/4HANA® Manufacturing
  • SAP Digital Manufacturing Suite
  • SAP Digital Manufacturing Cloud
  • SAP Environmental Health and Safety (EHS)
  • SAP IoT Edge services
  • SAP Cloud Platform
  • SAP Fiori® and UI5 user experience and apps
Modular, flexible, and scalable shop floor operate services
  • Application management services (AMS) for shop floor technologies (OT-IT)
  • Evaluating the performance of OT-IT applications, interfaces, and equipment integration
  • Establishing a governance model to enable the effective delivery of services to support the shop floor
  • Implementing monitoring tools to increase the visibility of daily operations
  • Delivering services efficiencies through equipment automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions
Making the possible real

Smart Factory capabilities support the vision of the digital supply chain and help enable “built to evolve” manufacturing capabilities, providing functionality such as: Internet of Things (IoT) and vision analytics via the cloud, integration of the shop floor with SAP solutions for manufacturing and back-office processes, data-driven manufacturing insights, Labor tracking and efficiency and cyber risk management program.

Smart Factory can help you unlock increased value while getting ahead of challenges and reducing risks. Smart Factory leverages machine intelligence, connected sensors, advanced analytics, control tower capabilities, and other intelligent tools to help you address several potential use cases, including:

  • Factory asset intelligence and performance management—Apply data science tools to provide insights around improving factory floor operations
  • Quality sensing and detection—Prevent quality issues in near real-time while reducing the need for human quality inspections
  • Factory synchronization & dynamic scheduling—Coordinate scarce factory resources for enhanced manufacturing and operational activities
  • Augmented workforce efficiency—Improve workforce efficiency through enhanced technologies and equipment
  • Plant consumption and energy management—Leverage contextual data to refine energy usage and reduce overhead costs
  • Smart warehousing solutions—Automate warehouse operations by analyzing inventory distribution and use rates
  • Smart conveyance—Enhance warehouse material transfers using digital orders and autonomous vehicles
  • Engineering collaboration | Digital twin—Use product performance data to improve design, engineering, and production
  • Cyber risk management—Design and implement a broad cyber management program that extends across the enterprise (OT and IT) to help identify, protect, respond to, and recover from cyberattacks by performing a cybersecurity maturity assessment, establishing a formal cybersecurity governance program that considers OT, prioritizes actions based on risk profiles, and builds in security
Potential benefits with Smart Factory
  • Greater insights and information transparency for intelligently automated processes and decision-making
  • Increased operational efficiency
  • Improved order fulfillment rates
  • Predictive, intelligently automated processes
  • A more connected, integrated OT/IT and process landscape
  • A unified, real-time view of operational data
  • Agility and responsiveness to address current needs and future disruption—and to support the “built to evolve” Kinetic Enterprise
  • Reduced supply chain risk
  • Greater overall impact from transformation, with the quality implementation of new technology
The Deloitte difference

Ready to transform the supply chain—from the factory floor to the customer’s door? Deloitte can help you achieve the desired impact from a manufacturing transformation. Our team understands not only how to help you deploy SAP solutions effectively—but how to align those technologies with how you aspire to operate and with your business goals. It’s about deeply understanding the details and the demands of your business—and then prioritizing them to help you make an impact.

Relationships are also key. Deloitte’s relationship with SAP dates back more than 30 years, with a lengthy history of collaboration and co-innovation. Today, our worldwide team of more than 25,000 SAP specialists brings a tested methodology for creating value with the “built to evolve” Kinetic Enterprise.

A smart next move

The future of operations will be smart. What’s your plan for bringing greater intelligence to your production processes—to help unlock greater value to your business? What’s your strategy for making manufacturing more connected, intelligent, and efficient?

A conversation with Deloitte can be an excellent place to begin. We can provide demonstrations of Smart Factory use cases, share additional transformation insights, or discuss a specific challenge your organization is facing. We can even help you better understand your challenges, leveraging the Smart Factory Capability Diagnostic tool as a first step. Contact us to get the conversation started.

[1]Source: Deloitte analysis of the 2019 Deloitte and MAPI Smart Factory Study data


A digital “control tower” for the procurement function

Learn how Deloitte can help airlines leverage SAP solutions to build back-office digital “control tower” capabilities—giving the procurement function fresh insights into fueling, food service, cabin cleaning, and other flight-related activities.

Enabling SAP Extended Warehouse Management

How can you respond to disruption in the retail space, the supply chain, and your distribution function? For some, the way forward will involve SAP Extended Warehouse Management. Explore insights that can help you enable the solution effectively.


An intelligent mobile work solution for manufacturing and warehouse operations

Smart Factory—powered by SAP® solutions

The future of the factory will be intelligent. Smart Factory by Deloitte can help, combining industry-specific services and innovative SAP® solutions—for an integrated environment that can deliver new levels of insights and bottom-line value.

Case studies

Ansaldo Energia - The work of creating power, seen in a new light

Helping a major energy generation equipment producer use Industry 4.0 methods to craft the plant of the future.

IMA Sustain Ability

Using cloud architecture to improve asset availability, effectiveness, and maintenance in its equipment.

Applying the power of SAP® Leonardo

Deploying a platform to collect large-scale heterogeneous data in a scalable way.


The Kinetic Enterprise: Built to Evolve

A new podcast series is designed to help enterprise leaders get smart about the Kinetic Enterprise—Deloitte’s vision for activating an intelligent, cloud-enabled organization that is built to evolve.

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Jacob Gregg
Managing Director
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Jacob is a Managing Director in Deloitte & Touche LLP’s Cyber Risk Services practice with over 15 years of experience assessing, designing, and implementing general computer controls, business process controls, application security controls, and segregation of duties (SoD) with special emphasis in the SAP environment. He has served as the Security and Controls team lead for multiple full lifecycle ERP implementations; is a leader in Deloitte’s SAP Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) practice assisting clients in various industries with their compliance initiatives; Jacob also serves in Deloitte’s quality control group assisting engagements with their internal risk management activities.

Stephen Laaper
Deloitte Consulting LLP

Stephen leads Deloitte Consulting’s Smart Factory practice, working with clients to create impact at the intersection of operations and technology. He is passionate about advanced manufacturing techniques, connecting the logical and physical world, and leveraging cognitive tools across the enterprise to build new capabilities and transform the productivity frontier.

Eduardo Morales
Managing Director
Deloitte Consulting LLP

Ed is a Managing Director in the firm’s SAP Practice. He has over 18 years of global consulting experience implementing SAP and optimizing processes in different industries. Ed is currently serving as the SAP Smart Factory lead for Deloitte and he is focused on assisting clients with supply chain transformations and end-to-end SAP implementations

He has led and delivered several medium and large-scale global projects and has a track record of success and deep knowledge of Shop floor, Quality Management, Plant Maintenance, Logistics, and end-to-end Supply Chain integration. His experience spans a wide variety of industries including Consumer Products, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Chemicals and Automotive.

Vadhi Narasimhamurti
Deloitte Consulting LLP

Vadhi Narasimhamurti is a partner in Deloitte’s SAP practice. His focus is to help Consumer Products clients improve their supply chain efficiencies largely through SAP enabled business transformations. He is a leader in the Supply Chain practice and his expertise spans the breadth of the supply chain from planning, procurement, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution. Vadhi leads the IoT practice from a Supply chain standpoint and has been driving the thinking around leveraging Industry 4.0 Technologies to enable Smart Operations.

Powering up predictive business planning

Demand planning and supply planning both hinge on having the right insights at the right time. Make the wrong call, and the consequences can include lost productivity, higher operating costs, excess inventory sitting on the books, product loss, or an inability to deliver to customers as expected—to name only a few.

Make planning more intelligent, predictive, and integrated, and you can avoid or reduce perennial challenges—such as excess inventory, insufficient inventory, products being stored far from where they are needed, or products moving through the supply chain at the wrong time.

Integrated and insights-driven—for impact

Deloitte’s Synchronized Planning solution can help you take integrated business planning to the next level. Synchronized Planning combines a number of SAP® solutions plus services from Deloitte to deliver a tightly integrated, intelligent planning environment focused on generating new bottom-line value for your business. Synchronized Planning encompasses: SAP Integrated Business Planning, SAP Supply Chain Control Tower, SAP® Ariba® cloud solutions for procurement, SAP S/4HANA®, SAP Cloud Platform and SAP Analytics Cloud.

Connected to address complexity

Synchronized Planning can help you build a cohesive, more predictive planning environment driven by intelligent technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence. The solution helps address today’s complex business planning challenges, providing digital functionality for three key needs: Uniformity, insights and efficiency.

Capabilities to help you elevate planning

With an integrated Synchronized Planning solution, you can get a more complete view across demand, model different scenarios, and leverage predictive machine intelligence capabilities to get ahead of needs and challenges. Synchronized Planning is designed to intelligently analyze data to automate key supply chain processes, supporting capabilities that include:

  • Predictive sensor-driven replenishment
  • Autonomous transportation and “last mile” delivery optimization
  • Cognitive source-to-contract capabilities
  • Automated purchase-to-pay functionality
  • Intelligent procurement operation management

Synchronized Planning is designed to deliver key capabilities across the entire strategic-to-operational spectrum, including:

  • Dynamic flow optimization
  • Responsive demand-supply matching
  • Supply network design
  • Intelligent demand management
  • Portfolio lifecycle planning
  • Enterprise plan reconciliation
Potential benefits with Synchronized Planning
  • Reduction in excess inventory
  • More efficient use of resources
  • Improved customer satisfaction
  • Improved transportation capacity/operations
  • Reduction of warehouse constraints and potential space needs
  • Workforce optimization
  • Reduced waste (including product shelf-life and spoilage issues)
  • Intelligently automated processes across the planning spectrum
  • A unified, real-time SAP Supply Chain Control Tower view of data
  • Responsiveness to address future disruption and support the “built to evolve” Kinetic Enterprise
  • Reduced supply chain risk
The Deloitte difference

Deloitte can help you achieve maximum impact from a planning transformation. Our team understands not only how to help you deploy SAP solutions effectively—but how to align those technologies with the way you operate and with your business goals. It’s about deeply understanding the details and the demands of your business—and then prioritizing them to help you make an impact.

Deloitte’s work on behalf of clients has earned us the 2019 North America SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass Services Partner of the Year (2019) Award, as well as multiple SAP® Pinnacle Awards.

Planning the next step

There’s no end in sight for business disruption. How will you plan for it—and how will you transform your planning capabilities so that you can respond rapidly no matter what the future throws at your business? As you explore answers, a conversation with Deloitte can be a great start. We can provide a demo of Synchronized Planning in action, share additional transformation insights, or discuss a specific challenge your organization is facing. Contact us to get the conversation started.


Deloitte Exponential Supply Chain (DESC) Powered by SAP S/4HANA®

Deloitte Exponential Supply Chain, powered by SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management, provides a preconfigured solution to help you rapidly streamline processes, unlock insights, improve decision-making, and transform your business. Learn more.

Digitize supplier collaboration with SAP® Supplier Portal

Collaborating with suppliers has never been more important. Deloitte can help you leverage SAP S/4HANA® Supplier Portal to replace legacy methods so you can move faster, generate savings, and unlock new insights.

Inventory Planning and Optimization with SAP IBP

How much inventory is ideal? From setting service target levels and lead times to managing demand variability, learn to calculate and plan the best way to handle your inventory. Configure SAP Integrated Business Planning for inventory and model your supply network.

Managing third parties in the digital era

A modern third-party management solution can help improve supplier management, increase customer trust, and boost compliance. Explore insights that can help you activate next-generation capabilities with SAP solutions.

Synchronized Planning – Building a predictive, insights-driven enterprise

by Deloitte leverages SAP solutions to create an integrated planning environment, provide a more complete view across demand and supply, model scenarios, and enable predictive capabilities for getting ahead of challenges.

Ten weeks to value: Jump start supply chain improvements with SAP Integrated Business Planning

Supply chain leaders know that the supply chain itself is the subject of endless scrutiny from the business at large—when times are tough, it’s a natural target for cost-cutting, and at times of growth, supply chain planning can play a big role in addressing increased demand. As a result, many view the supply chain as a constant work in progress—and have enlisted a host of tools such as SAP’s Integrated Business Planning suite (IBP) to help.

Case studies

Casting a new standard for real-time data visibility in manufacturing

Implementing IoT capabilities on top of SCADA and MES to collect and standardize data in heavy manufacturing.

Gruppo Cimbali

Driving control and supply chain excellence so they can sip with confidence

Measuring production quality

Leveraging SAP® solutions to help modern metal-forming processes benefit from continuous, data-driven refinement.


The Kinetic Enterprise: Built to Evolve

A new podcast series is designed to help enterprise leaders get smart about the Kinetic Enterprise—Deloitte’s vision for activating an intelligent, cloud-enabled organization that is built to evolve.

SAP High Tech

Explore the potential value enterprise leaders can deliver with SAP Integrated Business Planning, SAP S/4HANA®, and SAP® Ariba® solutions.

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Deb Bhattacharjee
Partner, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Deb brings in over 20 years of experience in technology and technology enabled business transformation. He has served more than 70 companies in architecting their business transformation vision and led large transformations programs. His experience spans variety of clients in different industries and building strategic transformation blueprint to executing large transformation such as helping consolidate several business units into one entity. He also has market eminence as a thought leader in Supply Chain and led Deloitte’s Supply Chain activities across North Americas. Prior to Deloitte, Deb has served i2 Technologies, SAP, Sun Microsystems and Ernst & Young. Civil Engineer by training, he holds degrees in Engineering and Management from top schools: Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Management, Asian Institute of Technology and Purdue University. Deb brings in strategic thinking, deep business transformation experience, depth in supply chain, experience working in industry, s/w vendor and consulting, deep problem solving skills and hands on attitude to the table.

Subit Mathew
Managing Director
Deloitte Consulting LLP

Subit is a Managing Director in Deloitte’s Enterprise Performance Consulting Practice. He specializes in advising companies on Supply Chain Mgmt., IT roadmap strategies, ERP business case development as well as planning, managing & delivering global SAP S/4HANA transformation programs.

Drawing on his industry & consulting experience, Subit serves as an advisor to senior executives on applying innovations leveraging latest technology from SAP. These efforts have helped organizations drive supply chain cost optimization, reduce working capital, and maximize supply chain operational efficiencies. His areas of expertise include re-engineering processes across Supply Chain Management, Product Lifecycle Management, Sales & Service capabilities. He has worked with companies of all sizes across the Life Sciences/Medical Devices, Consumer Products, F&B, Industrial Products & Chemicals, Automotive & Semiconductor Hi-tech manufacturing sectors.

Subit has held a variety of leadership positions at Deloitte and currently serves as Deloitte’s US SAP Supply Chain Market Offering Leader. Subit is also a frequent speaker at numerous SAP conferences and Universities on topics related to SCM process and technology transformations.