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by Wolfgang Eddigehausen, June 19, 2009
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Get the answers to three common questions regarding implementing SAP SCM.

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by Adolfo Menéndez Fernández, Application Architecture Manager, Repsol March 15, 2008
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Discover how one team integrated a geo-coder connected to Google Maps with SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization to enhance transportation planning, achieve more precise master data, and increase accuracy in its supply chain network.

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by Ganesh Sundaramoorthy, SAP Senior Consultant, Infosys Technologies Ltd. November 1, 2006
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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.


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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.

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Having difficulty balancing supply and demand? Doing OK but want to do better? Learn the key strategies to put Sales and Operations Planning (SOP) to work for you.

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by Wolfgang Eddigehausen, January 1, 2006
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Does your manufacturing requirement strategy in APO match your business plan? Find out how to determine if it does and adjust it if it doesn’t.

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by Wolfgang Eddigehausen, August 1, 2005
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Minor daily fluctuations in safety stock requirements, while they may be accurate reflections of forecast demand and other factors, have no practical significance and may create extra work and confusion in production planning. Learn how to use macros to smooth out the unnecessary bumps in your safety stock calculations.

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by Wolfgang Eddigehausen, March 1, 2005
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APO allows you to create and maintain lanes of transportation for your own facilities as well as those to and from your suppliers and customers. It also provides the tools to determine the most cost-effective way to transport materials. This overview explains the technology and provides some great tips for using it.

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You can modify the standard Supply Network Planning (SNP) interactive planning page to better support end users. Here’s how to improve the way that data is displayed so that users can quickly identify critical conditions.

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by Wolfgang Eddigehausen, December 15, 2004
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The standard interactive planning table that ships with the Supply Network Planning (SNP) module in APO works just fine out of the box, but there's plenty of room for improvement. Fortunately, you can customize it in a number of ways that not only make it look terrific but also add value and functionality for planners.

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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.


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by Wolfgang Eddigehausen, December 1, 2003
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Subtle differences in the way SAP APO SNP and the Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling (PP/DS) applications calculate safety stock are often a source of confusion. Gain an understanding of these differences and see how you use the SAP safety stock methods in PP/DS.


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by Wolfgang Eddigehausen, October 1, 2003
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Do your safety stock levels always seem too high or too low? It's possible that you have not chosen the right APO method or have set it up in a less-than-optimal manner. We explain the considerations, drivers, and settings for using APO's extended safety stock method and show you why it might be more accurate than APO's basic method.