SAP Integrated Business Planning: Fashion Apparel and Contract Manufacturing

Intrigo Systems and SAP will spotlight how SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) can be leveraged to address business challenges in the fashion apparel and contract manufacturing industries. At this webinar, you will learn how IBP:

– can provide integrated, scalable solution to support finished goods, raw materials, rough-cut capacity management, raw materials commitments and vendor/supplier collaboration

– can provide global visibility and collaboration in the planning cycles, decisions, and outcomes

– can effectively balance demand and supply to attain financial targets

– can support collaborated planning and manufacturing process


  • Gregg Lawrie, Director, SAP
  • Sam Rajakumar, Practice Director, Intrigo Systems

From the Farm to the Table: Leveraging SAP IBP for Orchestrating Demand & Supply Planning

Blue Diamond Growers (BDG) is a California agricultural cooperative and marketing organization that specializes in almonds. Founded in 1910 as the California Almond Grower’s Exchange, it serves around 3,500 almond growers, and helps make the almond crop (valued at over $1 billion) California’s largest food export.

– Demand Planning: Manage Forecasts that not only leverage advanced statistical models offered by IBP & consensus Demand planning process but also how existing contracts received from Customers can influence the Final Demand Plan thereby increasing Forecast Accuracy

– Supply Planning: Generate an Optimized Supply Plan (Procurement, Production & Transportation) that can be published to SAP ERP for execution considering various influencing factors like Forecast, Sales Orders, Contracts, Inventory Targets etc.

– Product Availability: Ability to provide crucial inputs to planners that are used to come up with Product Mix for Finished Goods leveraging Version & Scenario capabilities in SAP IBP

– Real-time visibility into in quarter financial performance


  • Steven Birgfeld, VP Information Technology and Services, Blue Diamond Growers
  • Tushar Bhalla, Senior Director – Client Success, Intrigo Systems

Building an Agile Supply Chain with SAP IBP and Ariba

Oclaro started the digital transformation journey with a vision of transparency of information across the Oclaro ecosystem. Oclaro adopted a single unified SAP platform across the BUs with a next generation supply chain system to ensure visibility across the supply chain and to make data driven supply chain decisions. In 11 months, the Intrigo team implemented SAP IBP, Ariba, S/4, and MII across 4 countries and 4 currencies and this put Oclaro in a position to expand its product portfolio and consolidate market share through inorganic growth.

– Integrated supply chain – Demand, supply, S&OP and in quarter assurance

– Real-time visibility into in quarter financial performance

– Collaborative forecasting with sales, marketing and business units

– Leverage forecast collaboration and WIP visibility with CEM’s for supply planning

– Multilevel planning across the BOM’s, rough cut capacity planning at the manufacturing facilities


  • Edward Herridge, Planning Manager, Oclaro Inc.
  • Matthias Vogel, Digital Supply Chain Solution Principal, SAP
  • Navajeevan Lekkala, Regional Director – Client Success, Intrigo Systems
  • Ashutosh Kumar, Managing Director – EMEA, Intrigo Systems

Building A Real Time Manufacturing Interface Between MES Systems and SAP ERP

Intrigo built bridges, using SAP’s Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence (MII) module, between Oclaro’s new S/4HANA ERP System and its four (4) MES legacy systems in China, Japan, United Kingdom and Italy. This presentation describes:

– The approach that enables the interface to (i) be modular, (ii) be extensible and (iii) be accommodative of a wide variety of requirements from different manufacturing processes.

– The business reason and benefits associated with building these interfaces (bridges).

– The collaboration and implementation approach that enabled the factories to report production in a very robust fashion, without hiccups, immediately after go-live.


  • Steve Lefevre, Sr. Director, Global IT, Oclaro Inc.
  • Ravi Ravi, Solution Architect, Intrigo Systems