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  1. Meet Demand-Driven Scheduling Requirements with SAP ERP and SAP APO: Q&A on When to Use Which for Enhanced Supply and Production Planning

    SAP ERP and the production planning and detailed scheduling (PP/DS) and supply network planning (SNP) components of SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO) offer functionality that can be utilized in a variety of design options to optimize production plans and provide greater visibility into your inventory management, but when do you use which? Especially…...…
  2. Create Consignment Fill-Up Sales Orders Using SAP APO SNP

    Follow these prerequisite, configuration, and implementation steps to model the automatic creation of consignment fill-up sales orders in SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) using Supply Network Planning (SNP) deployment functionality in SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO). This process enables the automatic planning and creation of sales orders from SAP APO. It minimizes the…...…
  3. How to Set Up Master Data and Configuration for VMI Using SAP APO 7.0 and SAP ECC 6.0

    Learn how to easily set up the master data, configuration, and technical parameters for the Vendor-Managed Inventory (VMI) process. Key Concept Vendor-Managed Inventory (VMI) helps with collaboration between the vendor and the customer using SAP applications such as SAP ERP Central Component (SAP ECC) and SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization (SAP APO). However, to seamlessly…...…
  4. 10 Tips for Implementing SAP APO SNP

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    As you implement Advanced Planning and Optimization Supply Network Planning, consider these 10 preparation and setup tips to help you maximize your system resources and eliminate potential data problems. Key Concept Supply Network Planning (SNP) in SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO) provides a link between Demand Planning’s (DP’s) forecasting functionality and the more detailed…...…
  5. Eliminate SAP APO Time Zone Confusion

    Time zones and the added complication of Daylight Saving Time changes can confuse an SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization user. Learn the customization tasks and master data settings to keep your SAP system time settings in sync. Key Concept Time zone is both a technical and configuration parameter that is important in operating an SAP…...…
  6. Meeting Demand with a Constrained Supply Using Product Allocation in SAP APO Global ATP

    Learn the process flow of how product allocation can be used in SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO) Global available-to-promise (Global ATP) to meet customer requirements by managing the supply of scarce products. The system can perform availability checks in conjunction with product allocation checks. Key Concept Availability checks, also known as available-to-promise (ATP),…...…
  7. Accurately Plan Configurable Products with SAP APO Characteristics Dependent Planning

    Learn about the basic concepts of characteristics dependent planning (CDP) and how to use CDP for accurately planning configurable products within an SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization environment. Key Concept Configurable products are make-to-order (MTO) products in which variations are managed under a single product number as attributes (characteristics). The final product is dynamically configured…...…
  8. Best Practices for Implementing SAP APO SNP Optimizers

    An SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization (SAP APO) Supply Network Planning (SNP) Optimizer implementation requires that you perform specific tasks during each phase of the project. Follow these specific tasks along with a set of tips and tricks for modeling different types of business requirements. Case studies and examples reinforce the learning and are applicable…...…
  9. Supply Chain Info Center Operational Analytics Application for SAP APO

    Learn about the Supply Chain Info Center, a new operational analytics application for SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO) based on HANA Live. Understand the concept of operational analytics and HANA Live technology and see how to set up the Supply Chain Info Center application. Key Concept The Supply Chain Info Center is an add-on…...…
  10. Improve Runs for Products with Recurring Time Constraints Using SAP APO SNP

    You can configure the SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization (SAP APO) Supply Network Planning (SNP) module to create a real-time shop floor plan based on production frequency. This approach is useful if a company has dedicated manufacturing lines and manufacturing weeks in a month for different product groups, and wants to generate the production plan…...…