SCM230V-v098 Supply Network Planning (APO-SNP)

At the end of this course, students will be able to:
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of how to create cross-location production plans, distribution resource plans, and procurement plans that take into account work center capacities, supplier capacities, and transportation capacities in SAP APO.
  • Determine feasible stock transfers in the short-term horizon (deployment) and to group these into stock transfer orders.
  • Business Processes in Planning (SAP SCM)
  • Features and Functions of Demand Planning
  • Integrated Supply Chain Modeling
  • Demand Planning
5 Days/Lecture & Lab
Those who can benefit from this Supply Network Planning (APO-SNP) course include:
  • Project Team members
  • Key users responsible for creating and optimizing a cross-location supply chain including production, procurement, and distribution plans.
  • Overview of Supply Chain Planning in SAP SCM (APO), Integration with Demand Planning (DP) and Production Planning (PP/DS)
  • Overview of exchanging master and transaction data with SAP ECC
  • Master data for supply network planning, interchangeability, and shelf life.
  • Configuring Supply Network Planning and interactive planning using planning books and macros
  • Introduction to the Planner Home Page (EhP 3)
  • Collaborative Supply Planning (supplier and manufacturer exchange data over the Internet)
Integrated exception management in the alert monitor
  • Discussions about the different planning methods: Heuristic including capacity leveling, optimization, capable-to-match, and VMI
Standard and advanced cross-location safety stock planning
  • Deployment: Implementing stock transport requisitions into manageable stock transport orders. Calculating and optimizing short-term replenishment plans for distribution centers and customers
  • Transport Load Builder (TLB): Group stock transfers by threshold values for volumes, weight, and pallets

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