By Hartmut Stadtler, Bernhard Fleischmann, Martin Grunow, Herbert Meyr, Christopher Sürie
Advanced making plans platforms (APS) are a key enabler of the availability chain administration. in spite of the fact that, APS are hugely complicated and hard to understand. This ebook presents scholars with worthwhile insights into the functions of cutting-edge APS and bridges the space among idea (model development and resolution algorithms), software program implementation, and model to a selected company case. Our company case – named Frutado – presents a unifying framework for illustrating different making plans projects that come up in an organization – from call for making plans to the distribution of products – which are addressed by means of APS. additionally, the e-book publications via interactive studying devices which were created and recorded for every module of SAP´s APS. studying devices might be downloaded at no cost able to be displayed in an online browser. jointly, the textbook and the training devices give you the required talents to raised comprehend the innovations, versions, and algorithms underlying today´s APS.
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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. g. ERP and SAP® APO) is a vital part of any supply chain planning project. However, the focus of the Frutado case is on planning concepts and its modeling in a supply chain planning software. Therefore, integration is not in scope of this book and rather an exemplary stand-alone SAP® APO solution is described in the subsequent chapters of this book to reduce complexity.
2). Questions and Exercises 1. Describe the ﬁve modules of SAP® APO (DP, SNP, PP/DS, TP/VS, and Global ATP). In which time horizon are they primarily used and which planning tasks do they support? 2 Data Flows (Technical and Process-Related) With respect to data ﬂows between the SAP® APO modules as well as data ﬂows to and from external systems one has to distinguish between diﬀerent views, a more technical system architecture related view and a business process driven view. Even within the individual modules there exist data ﬂows from a system architectural point of view.
SAP AG. 12 Interactive vehicle scheduling (TP/VS) © Copyright 2011. SAP AG. Questions and Exercises All rights reserved 1. What is the purpose of having models and planning versions in SAP® APO? How is the relationship to a transactional system (ERP) being managed? 2.