Driving Outperformance – Hershey, SAP, and PwC Managed Services Collaboration for a Data-Driven TPM System

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  1. Planning for Shelf Life in the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry Using SAP APO

    Learn key design challenges in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry for shelf life planning using SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO). Key Concept Shelf life restrictions directly influence inventory levels, obsolescence costs, and stock-out costs, so there could be a competitive advantage for companies in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industries that provide…...…

  2. 10 Challenges of APO Implementation in the Consumer Goods Industry

    This case study by Rajesh Ray shows the innovative solutions companies adopted to meet challenges when implementing SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization. Key Concept Disaggregation is a process by which values at a higher level of the product hierarchy are distributed to individual products. The consumer goods industry has many industry-specific characteristics that present planning…...…

  3. Moving Average Price: Learn How It Functions in Project Stock and Figure Out How to Explain the Unexplainable

    A lot can go wrong if you don’t understand moving average price. Sort out the complexities that arise when material movements, invoices, reversals, and purchase order history interact with moving average price. Understand both the cause and the cure for the frustration and confusion. Key Concept Materials that are entered into an SAP system as…...…

  4. How to Deal with 12 Complex Business Scenarios in the Automotive and Other Aftermarkets

    Based on numerous Fortune 500 implementations, this article details the SAP mappings and settings to be made in various scenarios in the aftermarket business. It shows how to meet the challenges using standard SAP systems, avoiding a lot of custom development. Although it is written with the automotive aftermarket in mind, it can benefit other…...…

  5. How a Co-Product Differs from a By-Product

    Understand the difference between a co-product and a by-product in production processes. Walk through both options and see the pros and cons of each. Key Concept In addition to the main material made during the production process of semi-finished or finished goods, additional products often are produced. These additionally produced materials can either be used…...…

  6. Capture the Value of Stock in Transit Using a New Business Function in Enhancement Package 5

    The classic sales process is a three-step procedure: create a sales order, create a delivery with reference to the sales order, and invoice for the delivered goods. Handling the potential time gap between the goods issue and the invoice has long been an issue for organizations trying to keep their financial accounts and Profitability Analysis…...…

  7. Automate All Your Goods Movement in SAP Inventory Management Using a Single Program

    Learn the step-by-step process of how to use a standard BAPI program to perform all mass transactions in SAP Inventory Management. With small variations in settings, you can automate all the goods movement-related transactions in SAP ERP Central Component (SAP ECC) via a single program to perform mass upload and updates. Learn how to use…...…

  8. Convert Dangerous Goods Master Data Accurately in Your ECC Upgrade

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    Eliminate potential risks with proven step-by-step instructions to convert dangerous goods master data during your next major upgrade to SAP ERP Central Component 5.0 or 6.0. Failure to perform these steps may result in erroneous master data. Key Concept A dangerous good is a hazardous material that poses a risk to people or the environment…....…

  9. A Look at Some Enhancements Under the SAP Transportation Management Hood

    Learn about major enhancements introduced in SAP Transportation Management (SAP TM) 9.1 that will help in managing transportation process across industries. Find enhanced transportation planning functionality that enables you to efficiently manage truck loads. Find out how functionalities such as the collaboration portal and strategic freight procurement enable close collaboration with your partners. Discover how…...…

  10. SAP and SuccessFactors – An Overview

    In this exclusive in-depth report, learn about SuccessFactors and what the acquisition means for SAP ERP HCM and your business. Get a detailed, comprehensive overview of SuccessFactors, SAP’s strategy, the future of SAP ERP HCM, and how the acquisition of SuccessFactors affects your business. It aims to dispel any myths or confusion around SuccessFactors and…...…