SRM Sourcing - Overview


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  • SRM Sourcing - Overview

    1. 1. SRM – Sourcing Product Management SAPMarkets
    2. 2. Strategic vs. Operational Purchaser <ul><li>Part of enterprise management team </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible for strategic evaluations and decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Cross-product (category) decisions </li></ul><ul><li>No transactional use of software tools </li></ul><ul><li>Part of purchasing department </li></ul><ul><li>Operational decision making </li></ul><ul><li>Daily ‘ supplier relationship management’ </li></ul><ul><li>Transactional use of software tools </li></ul><ul><li>Specialist for specific product categories </li></ul>Strategic Purchaser Operational Purchaser
    3. 3. Strategic vs. Operational Purchaser Strategic Purchaser Operational Purchaser Software Requirements Software Requirements <ul><li>Access to external market data </li></ul><ul><li>Permanent monitoring / reporting on demand </li></ul><ul><li>Support by SEM tools for scenario management </li></ul><ul><li>Workflow-based, cross-application procurement tool </li></ul><ul><li>Access to centrally maintained master data </li></ul><ul><li>Predefined communication channels with business partners </li></ul>Operational purchaser will use sourcing cockpit for daily tasks!
    4. 4. Sourcing Cockpit as Part of the SRM Initiative SAPMarkets SRM Procure Enable Suppliers Execute Analyze Source Design Plan mySAP SRM / Sourcing <ul><ul><li>The sourcing cockpit focuses on operational procurement tasks. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It enables seamless communication with your suppliers. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The sourcing cockpit relies on data that is based on strategic decisions. </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Evolution: E-Sourcing EBP Backend SAP & Non-SAP <ul><li>Catalog </li></ul><ul><li>ESS </li></ul><ul><li>‘ PO cockpit’ </li></ul><ul><li>Local orders </li></ul><ul><li>Tendering </li></ul><ul><li>BW Reporting </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Direct’ procurement </li></ul><ul><li>Contract Management </li></ul><ul><li>Content Workbench </li></ul>LES LES LES LES LES + + + <ul><li>Assignment / evaluation of local contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Vendor list </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Sourcing cockpit’ </li></ul><ul><li>SUS </li></ul><ul><li>C-Room </li></ul><ul><li>OPI </li></ul><ul><li>DAB </li></ul>+ BBP 1.0 BBP 2.0 / EBP 1.0 EBP 2.0 EBP 3.0 EBP 3.5
    6. 6. <ul><li>Activities: </li></ul><ul><li>Goods receipt </li></ul><ul><li>ASN </li></ul><ul><li>Invoicing </li></ul>Fulfillment <ul><li>Activities: </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiating contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Auctions </li></ul><ul><li>Supplier management </li></ul><ul><li>Vendor list </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Selection / Decision / Negotiation </li></ul></ul>Operational Procurement <ul><li>Activities: </li></ul><ul><li>Manage require - </li></ul><ul><li>ments(aggregation) </li></ul><ul><li>Select SoS </li></ul><ul><li>Determine new SoS for specific demands (Tendering) </li></ul><ul><li>Create PO </li></ul>Strategic Evaluation <ul><li>Based on: </li></ul><ul><li>Product innovation (‘Make or buy‘) </li></ul><ul><li>Vendor evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Sales forecast </li></ul><ul><li>Sourcing strategy </li></ul><ul><li>External market data </li></ul>From Strategic to Operational Sourcing Permanent analysis / monitoring Analytics / SEM Tools for Negotiation / Tendering E-Procurement / Materials Management / Analytics E-Procurement / Materials Management / Order Management
    7. 7. From Strategic to Operational Sourcing Strategic Evaluation <ul><li>Based on: </li></ul><ul><li>Product innovation (‘Make or buy‘) </li></ul><ul><li>Vendor evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Sales forecast </li></ul><ul><li>Sourcing strategy </li></ul><ul><li>External market data </li></ul><ul><li>Activities: </li></ul><ul><li>Goods receipt </li></ul><ul><li>ASN </li></ul><ul><li>Invoicing </li></ul><ul><li>Activities: </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiating contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Auctions </li></ul><ul><li>Supplier management </li></ul><ul><li>Vendor list </li></ul>Fulfillment <ul><ul><li>Selection / Decision / Negotiation </li></ul></ul>Operational Procurement <ul><li>Activities: </li></ul><ul><li>Manage require- ments (aggregation) </li></ul><ul><li>Select SoS </li></ul><ul><li>Determine new SoS for specific requirements (Tendering) </li></ul><ul><li>Create PO </li></ul>Permanent analysis / monitoring Analytics / SEM Tools for Negotiation / Tendering E-Procurement / Materials Management E-Procurement / Materials Management / Order Management Sourcing Cockpit
    8. 8. Internal and external requirements <ul><li>Dynamic Auction and Bidding </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration Room </li></ul><ul><li>Service Provider </li></ul><ul><li>Vendor List (VL) </li></ul><ul><li>Contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Business Warehouse Information </li></ul><ul><li>Catalog, Product Master </li></ul><ul><li>Vendor Master Data </li></ul>Create purchase order Create requirements via shopping cart or external system Transfer requirements to sourcing cockpit Sourcing Cockpit Internet Intranet Worklist Operational Purchaser’s View
    9. 9. Work Areas in the Sourcing Cockpit Worklist Search area Requirement grouping Area Details <ul><ul><li>Purchasers can search for requirements using different criteria such as product category or delivery date. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The system automatically creates a worklist . The worklist contains all requirements of the purchasing group for which the purchaser is responsible. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Within the group area, purchasers can group requirements together into a single purchase order . The system can indicate which requirements can be grouped into one purchase order. </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Sourcing Cockpit: Screen
    11. 11. Functions in Detail: Process Flow System boundary System boundary Shopping Cart Shopping Cart External Demand Approval Sourcing Cockpit Purchase Order BE Purchase Req. BE Purchase Order Transfer Transfer <ul><li>Customizable transfer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In Customizing, you can choose which products appear in the sourcing cockpit. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This is controlled by the product category and whether or not a source of supply exists. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>With a BAdl it is possible to control the transfer to the sourcing cockpit more specifically , using criteria other than the product category </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Functions in Detail (1) Search for supply proposal Display product details Business Information Warehouse Feature Description Coverage and price <ul><ul><li>Professional purchasers can display product details for a requirement in the external catalog via a hyperlink. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The system enables purchasers to find an appropriate source of supply for a requirement. Sources of supply can be contracts , product links or vendors . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The corresponding vendor evaluation report can be viewed with BW. In the requirement list, purchasers can also find the purchasing history in BW for a specific item. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The system shows how many items of the requirement a specific vendor can cover and, at which price. The potential sources of supply can be sorted by those criteria. </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Functions in Detail (2) Feature Description Create c ontracts <ul><ul><li>Purchaser can issue a contract requirement , which can be discussed and negotiated in the C-ROOM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Purchasers can access external vendor directories to search for sources of supply via the Open Partner Interface </li></ul></ul>Open Partner Interface Master data display <ul><ul><li>Purchasers can display vendor data and contract data . </li></ul></ul>Dynamic Auction/ Bidding <ul><ul><li>Purchasers can start an auction in the Dynamic Auction and Bidding (DAB) from within the sourcing cockpit. </li></ul></ul>Grouping and splitting <ul><ul><li>After purchasers have moved requirements to the grouping area, the system applies splitting criteria to them to create multiple purchase orders for multiple requirements. </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. Restrictions (1) <ul><li>No additional items can be added to shopping cart </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Purchasers can only change shopping cart items. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is not possible to add additional items to an existing shopping cart. (This requires an additional approval step, which is not possible with 3.5). </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Only limited functionality of OPI interface </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Idea is an interface for external service providers offering supplier information. This will only be partially covered (only one way, that is, with no transfer of supplier data, in EBP 3.5). </li></ul></ul><ul><li>No requirements from the SAP APO scenario </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Direct procurement scenario with SAP APO creates purchase orders. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>As the requirement object of the sourcing cockpit is a shopping cart, requirements from APO will not appear in the sourcing cockpit at the moment. </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. Restrictions (2) <ul><li>No requirements for the ‘classic’ scenario </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If a customer uses the ‘classic scenario’ (PO generated in the backend system), requirements will not appear in the sourcing cockpit. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>No different delivery address at item level </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When grouping, requirements have to have the same delivery address. It is not currently possible to have different addresses at item level. </li></ul></ul>