SAP APO Articles

Understanding SAP APO and ROI
What This Article Covers Return on Investment (ROI) Benefits Improvements in Sales Sustainable Improvement? Costs Inventory Management Labor Costs ROI Estimation Recommendations ROI Estimation: Managing the Process Selecting the Right People Allowing Enough Time Don’t Overemphasize Finance Assign a Data Expert to the Team Consider a ...
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How to Get More From SAP APO
What This Article Covers Where to Look for Improvement Recovering Failed SAP SCM Implementations Accountability of Partners Finding Implementation Partners Improving or Enhancing Successful Implementations Areas of Functionality Worthy of Analysis Subcontracting in SAP SCM Prioritizing Demand for the SNP Optimizer Repair Functionality in Service ...
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Introduction to SAP APO CIF
What This Article Covers An Explanation and Introduction to CIF The Technology of CIF Basic Functionality and Concepts of CIF Master Data Volume and Sequence Transactional Data Integration Models CIF Variants Models in SAP SCM Models and Versions CIF Tools CIF Versus BAPIs and Custom ...
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Introduction to SAP APO EM
What This Article Covers An Explanation and Introduction to EM Basic Functionality and Concepts of SAP EM How Event Management Is New for SAP SCM Procurement Asset Management Event Handler Types Event Notifications Event Messages Service Matching Analytics: SAP NetWeaver BW and Trend Analysis Web ...
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Introduction to SAP APO TM
What This Article Covers An Explanation and Introduction to TM Basic Functionality and Concepts of SAP TM High-Level Processes Shipment Creation Carrier Tendering and Selection Carrier Selection Carrier Cost Estimation Transportation Load Builder Important SAP TM Structures Transportation Lanes Location Geo-coding Transportation Modes Transportation Zones ...
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Introduction to SAP APO GATP
What This Article Covers An Explanation and Introduction to PP/DS GATP and CTM Availability Checking Available to Promise Different Levels of ATP Checks Multilevel ATP Check (M-ATP) Availability Checking for Kits (or BOM) Rules-Based Availability Checking What Attaining ATP Proficiency Can Mean Capable to Promise ...
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Introduction to SAP APO PP/DS
What This Article Covers An Explanation and Introduction to PP/DS Methods of Running PP/DS Capacity Leveling Versus Capacity Constraining Settings for PP/DS in the Product Location Master Manufacturing Strategies Fixed or Dynamic Pegging Lot Size Settings Planning Sophistication in SAP APO Versus ERP Heuristic Planning ...
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Introduction to SAP APO SNP
What This Article Covers An Explanation and Introduction to SNP Basic Functionality and Concepts of SNP The SNP Optimizer The SNP Network and Deployment Heuristic Capable to Match Capable to Match Configuration SNP Resources Common SNP Objects Capacity Leveling Capacity Leveling Profiles The Planning Book ...
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How to Replace the Optimizer in SNP and PP/DS
What This Article Covers SNP and PP/DS The Real Story with SNP and PP/DS Real Word Recommendations on the Optimizer The State of ILOG Pulling the Optimization out of SAP What is a Cost Optimizer? Improving Outcomes on SNP and PP/DS Optimization Projects Introduction SAP ...
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common-issues-with-dp
What This Article Covers A Guide to Common SAP DP Issues the Prevent Effective Forecast Modeling Common Solutions to SAP DP Infographic Introduction To perform effective forecast modeling it is necessary to have SAP DP working properly. To do this it is beneficial to know ...
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How to Repair SAP Demand Planning Infographic
What This Article Covers The Common Areas to Look for Improving SAP Demand Forecasting SAP Demand Forecasting Improvement Infographic Introduction SAP DP is very commonly used far below its potential. There are the areas to look at within the application for areas of improvement. Generally, there ...
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How to Best Understand the MRP Type and the SNP and ERP Location Interaction
What This Article Covers The MRP Type Full List of MRP Types What the MRP Type Does The APO Relevant Field The Field Specifics How the MRP Type and APO Relevant Field Work Together Why Are the Different Locations Coded as They Are Present? Different ...
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problem_with_gr_processing
What This Article Covers SAP's View on the Issue Examples of GR Processing Not Being Respected The Alternate Solution Previous Screen Shot Example of the GR Processing Time Being Considered by SNP Introduction This document is designed to analyze the recommendation provided by SAP. SAP's ...
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transportation_report
What This Article Covers Adding STO Order Data to the SNP Transportation Report Introduction Adding the STO Order Date to the SNP Transportation Report. This document is designed to explain a request to add a field to the List of Outbound Deliveries. The VLO60 List ...
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How to Best Use Deployment and DRP
What This Article Covers Definition of Deployment The Relationship Between DRP, Distribution Requirements Planning and Deployment What Distribution Requirements Planning Considers DRP for Deployment Deployment Defined Distribution Requirements Planning Examples A Simple Way of Understanding DRP Location Links in Distribution Requirements Planning Our Work in ...
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