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In addition to the TOP 10 Sessions for Supply Chain Planners, here are the top 5 must-see customer sessions from a Logistics perspective that will get you the most of your experience at this year’s SAPPHIRE:

DAY 1 (Tuesday)

See how AO Smith leverages SAP Transportation Management for its operations (Session A5596)
May 17 at 11:00 am

AO Smith has several plants that independently perform transportation planning, carrier selection and tendering, and freight settlement. The company had previously used legacy and third-party systems to manage these operations. By leveraging the SAP Transportation Management application, AO Smith aims to centralize operations, improve optimization, and increase visibility to their supply chain.

Learn from Ford Motor’s experience in implementing SAP EWM (Session A4663)
May 17 at 11:00 am

If you are considering implementing the SAP Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM) application, this session is for you. Learn best practices, implementation challenges, and lessons learned from Ford Motor Company’s SAP EWM application implementation approach for launch strategy and timeline, as well as integration with service parts planning.

Build Resilience into Digital Supply Networks by Using Live Business (Session LB37272)
May 17 at 12:30 pm

Improve your ability to predict where the next disruptions in your supply network will come from. Hear from Hans Thalbauer, SVP for Extended Supply Chain at SAP, about the latest research on the top sources of supply network volatility and how tapping into Live Business can help you build resilience and agility into your network to deal with this volatility.

DAY 2 (Wednesday)

Gain insights on Florida Crystals’ optimized business operations with SAP EWM (Session ES34597)
May 18 at 3:00 pm

Florida Crystals was among the first companies to move to SAP S/4HANA software. As the IT transformation journey continues, see how the SAP Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM) application has improved warehouse management processes, resulting in increased inventory visibility, survivability (zero downtime), and smooth warehouse operations.

Promote Business Growth by Streamlining Transportation Management (Session 33606)
May 18 at 3:00 pm

Maximize return on your transportation spend. Streamline freight management, tendering, and invoice and dispute management processes, and monitor and analyze shipment data with the SAP Transportation Management (SAP TM) application. See how SAP TM helped Woodgrain Millwork, a leading manufacturer of mill products, grow its business and trim costs.