SAP SCM 7.0: What’s New in SAP APO?

  • by Adolfo Menéndez Fernández, Application Architecture Manager, Repsol
  • July 27, 2009
Find out about enhancements in SAP SCM 7.0 in the areas of demand planning, supply network planning, and Capable-to-Match. Learn about characteristics-based planning, Customer Forecast Management (CFM), and other functionalities and process improvements in SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization.
Key Concept
A new SAP SCM release, SAP SCM 7.0, has been recently shipped. Supported by the most recent SAP technology, it contains planning processes that allow you to manage more complex supply chains and products. This new release is based on the SAP NetWeaver 7.01 platform. The end of maintenance is the end of 2015.
SAP SCM 7.0 became generally available in May 2009 after a six-month period of a Ramp-Up phase in which several companies tested and verified the robustness and new processes included in this new release.

Adolfo Menéndez Fernández

Adolfo Menéndez Fernández is the application architecture manager at Repsol in Madrid. Previously, he worked at SAP Consulting Spain as the logistics consulting manager. He studied at the University of Oviedo, where he earned an electronic engineering degree. He is a certified SAP consultant in supply and demand planning (SNP and DP), order fulfillment (Global Available-to-Promise), production planning and detailed scheduling (PP/DS), as well as procurement and materials management (MM). Adolfo has more than 10 years of SAP implementation experience in the consumer product goods, pharmaceutical, automotive, furniture, textile, chemical, oil & gas, and steel industries using SAP ERP logistic modules (including PP, MM, and sales and distribution [SD]) as well as SAP SCM (DP, SNP, and PP/DS). He is APICS certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM).

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