SAP APO Articles

Replacing 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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repair-sap-dp
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 Use SNP Alert Infographic
What This Article Covers The SNP Alert Infographic SAP APO Alerts in Practice Introduction The diagram below describes some of the important features of alerts in SNP when run with the use of the deployment optimizer. SAP APO Alerts in Practice On implementations planners at ...
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delete-purchase-requisitions
What This Article Covers How Purchase Requisitions Sent to Outlier Locations from SNP are used by R/3 The Automated Job for the Delete Setup of the Deletion Runs by IT Introduction This document is designed to describe the requirement for the deletion of SNP generated ...
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location_interaction
What This Article Covers The MRP Type 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 Accuracy Levels Introduction This document is designed to provide background ...
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Forward and Backward Scheduling
What This Article Covers Backward Forecast Consumption Does SNP Take into Consideration the Unconsumed Forecast from Previous Periods? Does this Smooth Out Peaks? Implications of the Question of Backward Forecast Consumption The Example The Timing of Sales Orders and the Effect of the Current Backward ...
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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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deployment
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 inDistribution Requirements Planning Our Work in Deployment ...
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ReDeployment
What This Article Covers Different Redeployment Designs in Conjunction with APO Redeployment Decision Matrix Integrating with the SAP Deployment Solution The Approach for Transportation Lane Management The Downsides Introduction Redeployment is a much less discussed supply planning thread. Some redeployment is necessary at most companies ...
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deployment
What This Article Covers Setting Up Virtual Locations as Means of Transport Customizing a Solution for Deployment How the DPA Would Work Using the Pegging Relationships for Deployment for Prioritization Introduction We will go through a custom solution for deployment. Setting Up Virtual Locations as ...
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configuration_documentation
What This Article Covers How to Document and Store SAP Configuration Settings Configuration Spreadsheets Extracting Configuration Data From SAP Introduction In SAP, the configuration is everything from the time settings (for a detailed explanation of the many different time settings that can be found in ...
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global_instance
What This Article Covers Background on Planning Versions and Simulation Some Common Reasons for Using Different Versions Version Copy In APO Copying Back Changes to the Active Version from the Inactive Version Process Issues of the S&OP Thread Security Issues and Simulation Version Report Generation ...
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global_instance
What This Article Covers The Emphasis of the Various Supply Planning Threads During the Setup Setting Up a Global SAP Planning System from the Beginning The Forethought Required for Setting up a Global SAP SNP Instance Introduction In this article, we will be describing the ...
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