GATP

Global Availability to Promise (GATP)

Efficiently Meet the Demand and Delivery Promises

 

What is GATP?

Global Available-to-Promise is a module in SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO) that enables organizations to combine demand information from various sources into one central repository in the SAP ERP. In other words, when a customer places an order, it checks to see if the product that was ordered can be confirmed, contingent on whether the product is coming out of the available stock or from production. Essentially, it tries to fulfill customer demands by checking against the current stock at hand by using Available to Promise (ATP) rules. This helps confirm if the customer orders can be delivered. If the demand cannot be fulfilled using the stock at hand, then the system triggers production.

One of the crucial ways in which it differs from general ATP is that GATP analyzes the entire supply chain network including other plants, alternative locations, and product substitutions. This enables organizations maximize serviceability and reduces client demand loss.

Benefits

Reduced inventory costs

Fulfill customer orders on time and in desired quantities

Faster response times in spite of having massive amounts of data

Higher customer satisfaction as a result of improved customer serviceability

Improved visibility across the entire supply chain

Intrigo Advantage

Our team is comprised of supply chain experts who have been associated with the definition and design of SAP’s Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO) since its inception. With Intrigo’s industry expertise, deep product knowledge and close SAP Collaboration, we are able to help companies increase the usability of SAP APO for improved visibility into planning information. We foresee changing market dynamics and help APO customers adapt to this market by switching to SAP’s new demand-driven strategy.

Collective team experience of over 150 implementations globally

Strong relationships with SAP teams worldwide – product, solutions management, and sales

A recognized leader in the space and SAP Supply Chain Management

Core team working with APO since Version 1

Designed and implemented all components of the SCM suite

Expertise in all aspects of the implementation lifecycle

Own application instances with integration to other systems

Development and training templates and methodologies to drive rapid value realization

 
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