To Enable Transformation, SNP Tackles SAP Data Management

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  1. Design SAP NetWeaver BW for APO SNP Reporting and Save Your Planners’ Time

    SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization (SAP APO) Supply Network Planning (SNP) is used by supply planners in many companies for distribution requirements planning (DRP) and master production scheduling (MPS). However, it is not user friendly to log in to SAP SNP books to display planning data. Instead, I show how to display the data on…...…
  2. SAMPLE: Design SAP NetWeaver BW for APO SNP Reporting and Save Your Planners’ Time

    SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization (SAP APO) Supply Network Planning (SNP) is used by supply planners in many companies for distribution requirements planning (DRP) and master production scheduling (MPS). However, it is not user friendly to log in to SAP SNP books to display planning data. Instead, I show how to display the data on…...…
  3. Efficient Production Planning Using SKU Groups with the SNP Optimizer

    SCMFind out how to overcome the limitations of Supply Network Planning’s aggregate and block planning capabilities. Key Concept Aggregate planning is a feature in Supply Network Planning (SNP) whereby net requirements calculation from medium to long term can be executed at a product group level using aggregate objects such as SKU groups, location groups, resource…...…
  4. 10 Tips for Implementing SAP APO SNP

    Reading time: 15 mins

    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. Execute Shelf Life Planning Using SNP Heuristics

    Learn how to configure Supply Network Planning (SNP) heuristics to consider various shelf life requirements, such as minimum and maximum shelf life conditions, during planning. Read about the limitations and enhancements associated with SNP when considering shelf life planning. Key Concept Consideration of shelf life requirements is not adequately addressed by the various planning engines…...…
  6. 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…...…
  7. How to Use Resource Network Planning in SNP Optimizer Planning

    Resource network planning is used to describe the physical relationships between resources in a plant. It also shows the product flow between resources. The limitation of this functionality is that Supply Network Planning (SNP) tools are unable to read this logical sequencing while planning. SNP planning is purely based on resource and material availability. See…...…
  8. 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…...…
  9. To Enable Transformation, SNP Tackles SAP Data Management

    Reading time: 5 mins

    As business landscapes evolve, so must their operational frameworks and data structures. SNP assists organizations in adapting their foundational data aspects to mirror their current operational reality more accurately. This includes realigning fiscal calendars, purging obsolete data from previous divestitures, and streamlining the new SAP S/4HANA system to eliminate data redundancy.SNP excels in navigating the…
  10. What to Consider When Integrating PP-PI in APO SNP and PP/DS

    Reading time: 17 mins

    Watch out for surprises when you integrate Production Planning for Process Industries with Advanced Planning and Optimization. Learn how to best set up recipes and capacity consumption in this environment to avoid errors. Key Concept Production Planning for Process Industries (PP- PI) is a planning tool in R/3 and SAP ERP Central Component used in…...…