The authors of »Introducing Demand-Driven Replenishment (DDMRP) in SAP S/4HANA«

Ferenc Gulyássy

Ferenc Gulyássy has worked as an SCM consultant at SAP Deutschland SE & Co. KG since completing his degree in business administration and economics at the University of Cologne in Germany. The focus of his work is capacity-based project and production planning. Within the framework of SAP IBP, SAP ERP PP, SAP APO PP/DS, and SAP APO CTM components and functions, he has implemented a wide range of projects for large companies such as Siemens, Bosch, and GEA, and medium-sized businesses such as Metabo and Samas. His activities in addition to implementing SAP systems include optimizing system settings to improve processes. Based on these experiences, he played a significant role in the specialist design of the SAP Consulting add-on tools for optimizing MRP settings.

Jawad Akhtar

Jawad Akhtar is an SAP logistics and supply chain management expert with a focus on business sales and delivery. He earned his chemical engineering degree from Missouri University of Science and Technology in the United States. He has 20 years of professional experience, 14 of which have been spent working with SAP systems. He has experience working on several large-scale, end-to-end SAP project implementation lifecycles, including rollouts. He works with SAP clients to help them identify root causes of business issues and address those with the appropriate SAP products and change management strategies. He now focuses on next-generation SAP products such as SAP S/4HANA, SAP IBP, SAP Ariba, and SAP Hybris.

Akhtar is also a technical advisor to SAPexperts, an ASUG speaker, and a contributor to SearchSAP, where his "Ask the Expert" column shares real-life lessons and best practices gleaned from SAP implementations, ways to avoid common project pitfalls, and features of various SAP products that solve key business issues.

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    Quality Management with SAP

    Jawad Akhtar

    883 pages, hardcover

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    Configuring Kanban in SAP ERP MM and PP

    Jawad Akhtar

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    Materials Management with SAP ERP: Functionality and Technical Configuration

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    Get the most out of your Materials Management implementation with this updated, comprehensive guide to configuration and functionality. Whether you work with SAP MM or with peripheral SAP applications, you'll learn the ins and outs of materials management in SAP More about the book

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    S&OP with SAP ERP Production Planning

    Jawad Akhtar

    93 pages

    Balance supply and demand, optimize production processes, and avoid waste with sales and operations planning! Use standard planning (PP-SOP) to devise a simple production plan or use flexible planning (LO-LIS-PLN) to meet more complex planning requirements. Understand version management, forecasting, More about the book

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    Processing and Configuring Quality Notifications in SAP

    Jawad Akhtar

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    Production Planning and Control with SAP ERP

    Jawad Akhtar

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    Run your SAP PP system like a finely tuned machine! Learn how to configure SAP ERP Production Planning for discrete, process, and repetitive manufacturing and master BOM status definitions, process message characteristics, and master data. Dive into SAP PP workflows More about the book

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