Material Requirement Planning and Capacity Management SMB


In SMB short and long-term demands of Daimler AG are compared to the stocks and capacities of the suppliers. The course teaches the process of short-term and long-term inventory and capacity reconciliation with the requirements of Daimler AG and the implementation in the SMB system.


  • Introduction to SMB
  • Demand capacity management
  • Demand inventory management
  • Capacity management in new product projects (NPP)


The participants

  • know the importance and the process of short-term and long-term balancing of requirements with capacities or stocks
  • can correctly interpret demands and inventories reported by Daimler
  • understand the traffic light logic in BBM and BKM
  • recognize need for action and know in which steps conflicts can be resolved
  • can administrate the system SMB
  • know the various search functions in BBM and BKM


  • Balancing the long-term demands with the capacities of the suppliers (BKM)
  • Comparison of the short-term demands with the stocks of the suppliers (BBM)
  • Bottleneck detection in BBM and BKM
  • workflow-led complaint process in case of shortage
  • Capacity management in new product projects (NPP)
  • Administration of the SMB system

Prerequisites for participation


Target audience

The course is aimed primarily at employees of suppliers of Daimler AG who work in the area of production control, capacity management, sales, logistics or scheduling.

Qualification Certificate

certificate of attendance


1 day

Important Advice

As part of the training, the portal and system operation is explained, but it will not worked be directly in the system environment during the training.


There are currently no dates planned. Please contact us if you have an inquiry.