Search Results

[11 Matches Found]
 
Article icon
by Ranjan Sinha, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM February 15, 2016
SCM – 
Ranjan Sinha explains how to configure check instructions in SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO) for a Capable-to-Promise (CTP) check. He shows you how to set up the planning strategy and some of the nuances of stock transport order configuration in SAP ERP Central Component (ECC). He also explains how fixed pegging works for both sales and stock transport orders in a CTP context.

Article icon
by Ranjan Sinha, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM February 13, 2015
SCM – 

Ranjan Sinha explains the steps to prepare SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO) to use location substitution functionality that is time sensitive for order promising in a consolidation scenario.


Article icon
by Ranjan Sinha, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM August 25, 2014
SCM – 

Ranjan Sinha explains the steps to prepare SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO) for order promising in a consolidation scenario.


Article icon
by Ranjan Sinha, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM August 17, 2010
SCM – 
In an environment where product allocations are used to constrain the confirmation of sales orders, the use of a single product allocation procedure can make the check against product allocations inflexible and restrictive. The product allocation sequence functionality can help surmount such challenges.

Article icon
by Ranjan Sinha, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM February 15, 2009
SCM – 

Learn about the different locking options you can use in a planning area to eliminate the problem of locked data selections. See how you can share data with other users at the same time.


Article icon
by Ranjan Sinha, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM August 15, 2007
SCM – 
Find out how to configure custom calendars for use in Demand Planning through fiscal year variants. You can use a single planning area for multiple planning books. For example, you can create one planning book for custom weeks and another for custom months using fiscal year variants.


Article icon
by Ranjan Sinha, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM March 15, 2007
SCM – 

Find out how the sort profile and filter type affect backorder processing (BOP). In this example based on a real-world scenario, see how the author developed a workaround that allowed the company to use the material availability date as a sort criterion for BOP. 


Article icon
by Ganesh Sundaramoorthy, SAP Senior Consultant, Infosys Technologies Ltd. November 1, 2006
SCM – 
Find out how to make your Available-to-Promise (ATP) processes in R/3 work even better by controlling how you use safety stock. Then see how you can further tweak ATP checks with the product allocation tool.


Article icon
by Ranjan Sinha, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM August 1, 2006
SCM – 
You can carry out an available-to-promise check for a sales order when the items in the sales order have a bill of material structure by using the correlation functionality in R/3 and Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO).

Article icon
by Ranjan Sinha, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM April 1, 2006
SCM – 
If you do not link product allocation to supply data properly, the two can fall out of sync quickly. This requires more manual intervention by planners and leads to problems such as shipping to the wrong customers and artificial shortages. Learn how to avoid this pitfall.

Quick tips icon
SCM – 
Are you skipping a critical step in supply and demand planning? Find out if you are and how to do the customization required to take advantage of important information already in your Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO) system.