Demand Driven Planning – Dynamic Adjustment – Step 3

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  1. Improve Safety Stock Accuracy with APO’s Extended Method

    Do your safety stock levels always seem too high or too low? It’s possible that you have not chosen the right APO method or have set it up in a less-than-optimal manner. We explain the considerations, drivers, and settings for using APO’s extended safety stock method and show you why it might be more accurate...…

  2. Use Lead Scoring to Qualify Business Opportunities

    Leads that are created in SAP CRM can be scored automatically using criteria that you configure in the system. In addition, you can allow users to manually score your company’s leads to give better insights into your most viable growth opportunities. Key Concept Leads are sales opportunities that have not been fully evaluated and qualified....…

  3. Use Lead Scoring to Qualify Business Opportunities

    Leads that are created in SAP CRM can be scored automatically using criteria that you configure in the system. In addition, you can allow users to manually score your company’s leads to give better insights into your most viable growth opportunities. Key Concept Leads are sales opportunities that have not been fully evaluated and qualified....…

  4. Exceptions in Early Warning System Notify Your Team of Lead-Time Errors

    SAP Early Warning System, a function within Logistics Information System, can enhance your company’s supply chain monitoring capabilities. Learn how to set it up and create exceptions that can alert your team members to possible problems, such as production delays. Key Concept An exception is a user-defined query on the data in an information structure...…

  5. Lead-Time and On-Time, In-Full: Essential Metrics for Supply Chain Success

    Insufficiencies in supply chains can occur due to a variety of factors, such as inadequate capacity, delays in transportation or production, or issues with suppliers. Supply chain insufficiencies can cause several challenges for businesses. These can pertain to lost sales, customer dissatisfaction, and damage to the company’s reputation. In addition, supply chain inefficiencies can result…

  6. 5 Steps of S&OP to Achieve an Integrated Business Plan

    Sales and operations planning (S&OP) is a set of decision-making processes that regulate and coordinate overall capacity, inventory levels, and lead times across engineering, projects, manufacturing, finance, supply chain, and operations based on forecast information about the market. S&OP focuses on changes from the previous plan and links that with the strategic goals of cost…

  7. Pinpoint Performance Bottlenecks Using ABAP Profiling

    In today’s IT landscapes, software developers must not only support the daily operations of modern business, but also balance the performance expectations of end users demanding short response times and IT administrators requiring minimal resource consumption. This article explains how to use transaction SAT (the ABAP Trace tool, also known as Runtime Analysis) to collect…

  8. Real-Time Supply Chain Planning with Demand-Driven MRP in SAP S/4HANA

    Learn how to use the new demand-driven material requirements planning (DDMRP) method to decouple the lead time. It minimizes the bullwhip effect to achieve real-time supply chain planning in SAP S/4HANA. Key Concept The demand-driven material requirements planning (DDMRP) concept was introduced in SAP S/4 HANA 1709. DDMRP is a new planning method introduced by...…

  9. Safety Stock: Which Method Is Right for You?

    Learn about various methods of safety stock supported by standard SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization (SAP APO), including a new method that provides a more cost-effective way of managing safety stocks in a supply chain. Key Concept Supply chains are exposed to multiple uncertain influencing factors, such as demand upsurges or production disruptions. Safety stock...…

  10. Select the Right Time Evaluation Starter Schema: Part 1

    It’s important to select the appropriate time evaluation starter schema because this decision impacts how you plan your R/3 time management environment. Learn more about how to select a time evaluation starter schema, how time schemas differentiate between positive and negative time evaluation, and how the TIMTP and TYPES functions work. Key Concept A time...…