Demand Driven Planning – Dynamic Adjustment – Step 3

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  • Marc Hoppe

    Manager SCM, SAP Deutschland Gmbh & Co KG

    Expert since 2023

Key Takeaways

⇨ With SAP consulting solution safety stock and buffer simulation, buffers can be dynamically adjusted according to the demand driven planning logic in SAP ECC 6.0.

⇨ Using dynamic adjustments of buffers, organizations can react quickly to market changes or supply interruptions.

⇨ Demand driven planning can be used for MRP planning in SAP ECC 6.0 or extend the demand driven logic on S/4HANA.

Buffers need to be re-calculated dynamically if material, market or company-related parameters change. This can be done with the consulting solution safety stock and buffer simulation. Buffers must be recalculated if the average daily usage changes and changed daily, weekly, or monthly depending on the analysis period. If the average daily usage is calculated based on the last three months, the key figure should be checked daily or weekly. If the base is more than six months, it is sufficient to recalculate the key figure monthly. With the SAP add-on safety stock and buffer simulation (TCODE: /SAPLOM/SSS), demand influencing factors like the average daily usage can be changed This article focuses on the third step identified by the Demand Driven Institute, called Dynamic Adjustments.

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