Cross-Plant Planning in SAP ERP or S/4HANA with the Add-On Cross-Plant Planning (CPP) – Part 2

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  1. SAP R/3 and SAP ERP Offer New Stock Transport Orders Features

    Find out what is new with stock transport orders in SAP R/3 4.7 and SAP ERP. The new and enhanced features enable stock transport orders in more business scenarios and reduce the amount of required data maintenance. Key Concept Companies use stock transport orders (STOs) to transfer inventory between two network sites. SAP ERP manages…...…

  2. Implement ATP and Stock Transfer Flows for Virtual Distribution Plants in SAP ECC 6.0

    By Amir Ashfaq Hussain, Infosys Technologies, Limited In business scenarios in which virtual plants are created within SAP ERP systems for administrative purposes, managing available-to-promise (ATP) checks and stock transfers presents challenges. SAP provides two options that address plant-to-plant transfer issues in virtual plants. Based on North American or European business scenarios, these lessons learned…...…

  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. Configure Capable-to-Promise for Both External and Internal Demands

    Learn how to configure Capable-to-Promise in SAP Global Available-to-Promise (GATP) in a manufacturing environment for both external as well as internal demands. Understand the various configuration aspects of both GATP and Production Planning (PP) /Detailed Scheduling (DS). Key Concept Production can be directly triggered through a Capable-to-Promise check within the SAP Global Available-to-Promise (GATP) module…...…

  5. 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…...…

  6. Integration Aspects of Global Available-To-Promise: The Integration of SAP SCM and SAP ECC Necessary to Implement Global ATP

    Learn about the key integration points between SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) and SAP ERP Central Component (SAP ECC) required to effectively implement Global Available-To-Promise (Global ATP). Understand the configuration and master data elements that can influence this integration and learn about the potential impact of Global ATP on the order fulfillment processes. Key Concept…...…

  7. Stock Transport Order Exceptions No Longer a Problem with This Technique

    As companies increasingly turn to international networks to manage production, sales, and distribution, they depend on R/3 MM’s Stock Transport Order (STO) to support volume transactions across plants. However, STO has limited capability to deal with exceptions such as an expedited replenishment. The author describes a workaround that will allow STO to more easily handle…...…

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    Cross-Plant Planning in SAP ERP or S/4HANA with the Add-On Cross-Plant Planning (CPP) – Part 2

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    There are two primary methods for conducting cross-plant planning within S/4HANA. One involves utilizing the special procurement key in MRP, while the other entails employing the SAP Add-on Cross-plant planning. This series aims to familiarize users with the cross-plant planning options available in SAP S/4HANA. Part 1 covers the options with MRP Live or the…

  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. Assess Your Transport Management Requirements

    Ivan Mans discusses some transport functionalities of the SAP Transport Management System and transport management solutions offered by third-party software developers. Key Concept Transporting configuration and development changes through an ERP landscape is done almost daily via the enhanced SAP Change and Transport System (CTS). Part of CTS is SAP’s Transport Management System (TMS), the…...…