FAST SAP IBP for Automotive

Manage uncertainties in the automotive supply chains with Integrated Business Planning

As a tier 1 supplier in the automotive industry, you are in the middle of a perfect storm.

With this solution, you can start looking beyond the boundaries of your own ERP system, upstream and downstream, in order to better absorb the demand shockwaves and bullwhip effects.

Anticipate on the demand and supply volatily in the automotive supply chain by improved mid- and long term planning
Increase transparency throughout the supply chain, by going beyond what is covered in your ERP
Translating volume plans to financial plans -and viceversa- as part of the yearly budget excercise

Value Proposition

These days, imposed by the many causes, automotive supply chain are less predictable, has to cope with a constant price pressure, and deal with new vehicle types that phase in more frequently.

With FAST SAP IBP for Automotive, delaware offers a package to kickstart integrated planning at Tier-1 companies in the automotive sector.

The key goals are to enhance the up- and downstream supply chain visibility, improve the internal tactical and strategic long term planning, translate volume plans to financial plans.

The approach is based on our long expertise with SAP IBP and sound knowledge of the sector.

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With FAST SAP IBP for Automotive, delaware offers a package to kickstart integrated business planning at a tier-1 companies in the automotive sector.

The approach is based on our long expertise with SAP IBP and sound knowledge of the sector.


  • Extend the supply chain planning scope, manage the bullwhip effects
  • Starting your planning journey with a vehicle based forecast
  • Run over the options and take rates
  • Translate this product forecast to requirements of your products
  • Plan these products over your supply chain and factories
  • Extend this to the planning of your suppliers
  • Follow the critical equipements at your vendors
  • Translate the volume product forecasts and component forecast into a value forecast

The Fast packages comes with:

  • A preconfigured SAP IBP Planning Area,
    • based on the SAP IBP best practise
    • Enriched with specific planning levels, keyfigures, data objects
  • SAP IBP Excel templates
  • Templated blueprint and configuration documents

FAST SAP IBP for Automotive

Set up fee starts from €135,000

What is included?

  • Blueprinting of the templated solution with fit-gap analysis
    • Supported by the delaware SAP IBP demo system for show & tell
  • A preconfigured SAP IBP Planning Area
    • based on the SAP IBP best practise model
    • enriched by delaware with dedicated planning levels, key figures, data objects
  • Fully automated Interfaces to/from the SAP ERP system (ECC or S/4HANA)
  • Configured planning operators for statistical forecasting (basic models) and supply network planning (S&OP Heuristic) the fall fully within the SAP for S&OP licence.
  • Configured planning job templates to automated the process
  • Role specific SAP IBP Excel templates (User Interface)
  • Implementation of the template solution,
    • With the possibility to add customer specifics in Time and Material
  • Configuration documents of the template solution
  • Key-user training and training documents

Prerequisites / not included in this package

  • License subscription for SAP IBP for S&OP
  • SAP ECC or SAP S/4HANA as ERP system

Optional components

  • Change- and adoption consulting
  • SAP ERP modifications (outside the required for interfacing)
  • SAP ERP master data completion

Our references

Contact our expert

Kristof De Backer

Kristof De Backer is an experienced SCM professional with an extended SAP and business background.
He assimilates his IT and business expertise into a sound end-to-end offering.
- Civil engineer, KU Leuven Belgium
- Master’s in supply chain management, Vlerick Management School
- Certified SAP IBP consultant
- Extended business background in supply chain management, S&OP and logistics
- Involved in numerous SAP IBP, APO, SAP R/3, S&OP, S/4 implementations
- S&OP and SAP IBP lead at delaware

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