Automate Shop Floor Scheduling Rules with APO PP/DS

  • by Parijat Chakraborty, Director, Falcon Prime, Inc.
  • August 15, 2007
Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling (PP/DS) heuristics and optimizer support constraint-based shop floor production sequencing. Through implementation of the right components, PP/DS helps you automate the production planning process to avoid customer delays or increased setup costs and time.
Key Concept
You can use Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling (PP/DS) in SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization for material requirements planning, finite scheduling of the production plan, and production sequence optimization. PP/DS allows you to plan your production and procurement of raw materials to minimize customer delay. This in turn optimizes your shop floor resources.

Parijat Chakraborty

Parijat Chakraborty is a director of SAP SCM Solutions at Falcon Prime, Inc. He has 14 years of experience in SAP technology. He focuses on implementing various components of SCM, such as Demand Planning, Supply Network Planning, PP/DS, and Global ATP. He specializes in supply chain manufacturing systems and optimization techniques.

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