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by Gaetano Altavilla, Senior SAP Solutions Architect, Instructor, Project Manager, and Team Leader | August 26, 2015
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Dr. Gaetano Altavilla explains how to use evaluated receipt settlement (ERS) for managing invoices and purchases in an organization. He describes solutions already implemented in production environments for SAP materials management (MM) and integrated modules in SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) 6.0. The processes he describes also apply to previous versions.

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by Srinivas Krishnamoorthy, Principal APO Consultant, SCM Practice, Infosys | August 25, 2015
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Demand and supply variability in the supply chain network may cause production schedule adherence to be low, meaning execution may be entirely different from what was planned to be produced. However, transportation and warehousing processes require sufficient lead time to plan optimal cost-effective transportation loads. Srinivas Krishnamoorthy explains how to customize SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO) to match up the latest inventory positions, as an output of production, with the shipments already planned in the system.


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by Surajit Mohanty, Independent Consultant | August 25, 2015
Financials/SCM – 
Surajit Mohanty describes a solution that uses three valuation views in SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) to capture transfer pricing postings. This solution can integrate with any final consolidation system (such as SAP Business Planning and Consolidation [SAP BPC] or Hyperion) seamlessly. He also explains how to configure the settings that are used for this solution.

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by Gaetano Altavilla, Senior SAP Solutions Architect, Instructor, Project Manager, and Team Leader | July 29, 2015
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Dr. Gaetano Altavilla explains how to manage sales with options available in SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) for configurable products. He describes the complete sales cycle using configurable products to allow you to replicate these concepts in your own SAP environment. He also covers the integration aspects with other major SAP logistics modules. Based on his experience, he describes solutions already implemented in production environments for the SAP sales and distribution (SD) module and central functions for variant configuration in ECC 6.0. The processes he describes also apply to previous versions of SAP.

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by Mehulkumar Patel , Senior System Engineer, Conagra Foods | July 29, 2015
Financials/SCM – 
Mehulkumar Patel shows you how to improve standard costing performance for split valuated materials without batch archival.

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by Gaetano Altavilla, Senior SAP Solutions Architect, Instructor, Project Manager, and Team Leader | July 28, 2015
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Gaetano Altavilla explains the complete purchasing cycle using configurable products so that you can replicate these concepts in your own SAP environment. He explains how to use solutions already implemented in production environments for the SAP Purchasing (MM-PUR) module and central functions for variant configuration in SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) 6.0.


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by Sanket Kulkarni, Solution Architect, Accenture Services Private Limited | Rajesh Ray, Senior Managing Consultant and SCM Product Lead, IBM Global Business Services | July 10, 2015
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Sanket Kulkarni and Rajesh Ray explain major functionalities offered by SAP Transportation Management (SAP TM) 9.1. They also explain functionalities such as strategic freight procurement, the collaboration portal, and load planning. They describe industry-specific functionalities relevant for rail, ocean, and parcel industries. They explain integration of SAP TM with SAP Customer Relationship Management (CRM), SAP Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM), and SAP Global Trade Services (SAP GTS) modules.