This is your go-to guide for demand and supply planning with SAP APO! Use APO-DP and APO-SNP to forecast demand and capture demand patterns for tactical supply planning. A blend of big-picture descriptions and step-by-step instructions, this book covers everything from configuring SAP APO to using it for interactive, characteristic-based, and collaborative planning. Translate your demand and supply requirements into technical processes by following along with an in-depth case study. Everything you need to know in one place!
* Model and optimize your demand and supply planning processes with SAP APO-DP and SAP APO-SNP
* Manage different products and supply chain planning scenarios
* Enhance SAP APO functionality using SAP HANA
Basic Principles and Advanced Planning Concepts
Cement a foundation in basic sales and operations planning principles to support weekly and monthly planning cycles. Then learn about advanced concepts like promotion planning and customer segmentation in DP, and forecast consumption and shelf-life planning in SNP.
Configuration and Optimization
Configure your solution to optimize planning: set up the optimizer model, implement multi-level demand and supply planning with business priorities using the Capable-to-Match (CTM) functionality, and perform inventory modeling for supply chain optimization.
Improved Architecture and Interface
Achieve faster, streamlined planning. Discover SAP APO’s architectural and UI improvements: SAP APO on SAP HANA, best practices for rapid deployment solutions, the SAP APO Add-on for SAP ERP, and SAP Fiori apps.
* Demand Planning (SAP APO-DP)
* Supply Planning (SAP APO-SNP)
* Interactive planning
* Collaborative planning
* SNP optimizer
* Inventory planning and optimization
* Characteristic-based planning
* SAP HANA
* SAP Fiori