Demand Planning with SAP APO – Execution

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Demand Planning with SAP APO – Execution

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  • By
  • Avijit Dutta,
  • Shreekant Shiralkar

257 Pages, 1. Edition , ISBN: 9781508431640

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Demand planning (DP) is an important process for supply chain management (SCM) across businesses and has a significant impact on the overall efficiency of business operations. With this book you will learn how to use the SAP ERP system for production planning and supply chain execution activities and how to use the Advanced Planner and Optimizer Supply Network Planning (APO SNP) system for supply planning in the network.

Using a detailed case study and screenshots, you will walk through the entire demand planning execution process from APO DP, to APO BW, and the SAP ERP system using configurations, master data and transactions in SAP. The authors also provide methodologies and a roadmap for a template-based SAP global rollout and SAP implementation that is applicable for SAP APO DP. This expert guide to demand planning execution in SAP APO covers:

  • The data loading process to target systems using APO BW
  • Statistical forecasting, aggregation, and disaggregation of the demand plan
  • Product life cycle planning, promotion planning, cannibalization, and consensus planning
  • Mass processing methods for releasing and transferring supply and production planning