Procurement Best Practices

APO Vendor Scheduling Agreements Explained

  • by Wolfgang Eddigehausen
  • June 1, 2004
APO-based vendor scheduling agreements (SAs) are tentative agreements that state an intention to buy products over a predefined period. The author explains how to take full advantage of SAs. He describes production planning approaches, the SA vocabulary, and the progression of an SA from creation to confirmation.

Wolfgang Eddigehausen

Wolfgang Eddigehausen is a highly experienced consulting expert in the areas of business process re-engineering and applied information technology. He is working as a solution architect for Fujitsu Australia. His industry knowledge includes general manufacturing, distribution, and consumer goods. Wolfgang is the author of the first available SAP APO-related book, Understanding SAP APO, followed by The APO Knowledge Book - Supply and Demand Planning.


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