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By Hartmut Stadtler, Bernhard Fleischmann, Martin Grunow, Herbert Meyr, Christopher Sürie

Advanced making plans structures (APS) are a key enabler of the availability chain administration. although, APS are hugely complicated and hard to understand. This publication offers scholars with priceless insights into the services of state of the art APS and bridges the space among thought (model construction and answer algorithms), software program implementation, and model to a particular enterprise case. Our enterprise case – named Frutado – offers a unifying framework for illustrating the various making plans initiatives that come up in a firm – from call for making plans to the distribution of products – which are addressed through APS. additionally, the ebook publications via interactive studying devices that have been created and recorded for every module of SAP´s APS. studying devices should be downloaded for free able to be displayed in an internet browser. jointly, the textbook and the educational devices give you the required abilities to higher comprehend the ideas, versions, and algorithms underlying today´s APS.

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Finally, the management of Frutado has decided to test the SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO) which satisfies the above planning requirements. Its modules, which are explained in the following chapter, cover exactly the planning tasks of the mid-term and short-term levels of the SCP matrix. Questions and Exercises 1. Why do we have a planning interval of several time periods if only the first period’s decisions are implemented? 2. What is your proposal regarding the aggregation of production coefficients for “Ice Tea - Product 4”, if for the DK- and the PL-variant the production coefficients are 10% higher than for Germany (D)?

An increase of the delivery quantity results in a resource overload for the shipment). In the real world, master data and transactional data have their origin 43 44 Christopher Sürie in an ERP system. A sales order impacts demand planning by consuming forecasts. SNP and PP/DS use sales orders as requirement elements for planning and scheduling of planned (production) orders. Deployment uses sales orders for making the right assignments of supply to demand, and TP/VS plans shipments to deliver to customers according to their sales orders on-time.

While the left side shows the resource selection, the right side can be individually configured with different “charts”. The screenshot SAP® APO - Module Matrix and General Principles Navigationon productsand locations PreͲdefinedselectionsforan SNPplanner 55 Interactiveplanninggrid Ͳ Overallplanningsituation Ͳ DrillͲdownoptions Ͳ SNPHeuristicandoptimizer Ͳ Deploymentheuristicandoptimizer Selectionofplanningbookand dataview shows a Gantt chart like display of resources and scheduled operations on the top of the screen.

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