McKesson’s Upgrade Lessons

  • by John Marwick, Sr. SAP Developer, McKesson and Marie Leou-Briones, Business Analyst, McKesson
  • October 15, 2007
McKesson Pharmaceutical recently replaced a legacy SCM system and upgraded from SAP SCM 4.1 to SAP SCM 5.0. See how McKesson has fared for the first part of its upgrade, which included implementing Global Available-to-Promise.
Key Concept
Global Available-to-Promise (GATP) in Advanced Planning and Optimization checks the global availability of finished products, components, and resources in real time. SAP liveCache runs GATP processes that allow you to manage orders, create sales orders, and develop transportation and delivery schedules.

John Marwick

John Marwick is a senior ABAP developer at McKesson Corp. in San Francisco, CA. He currently is the project manager for the GATP performance and scalability test project and is the development lead for other projects. He has more than 10 years of SAP experience across multiple modules and applications, including SD, MM, HR, FI, and GATP.

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