Your guide to SAP MRP in SAP ERP!

Materials Planning with SAP ERP

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519 pages, , Print edition hardcover
ISBN 978-1-4932-1197-5
519 pages,
E-book formats: EPUB, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-4932-1198-2
519 pages, , Print edition hardcover
E-book formats: EPUB, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-4932-1199-9
Balance the art and science of materials planning! Learn how to use SAP ERP to calculate what, when, and how many items are required for production with this comprehensive guide. From portfolio management and policy setting to exception monitoring and inventory optimization, you'll see the complete manufacturing picture that materials planning paints. Once implemented, evaluate your materials planning to make improvements, and move your materials planning from routine to strategic!
  • Implement, customize, and use SAP ERP for materials planning
  • Evaluate and monitor your materials planning process
  • Model your materials planning calculation using simulations
About the Book About the E-book 519 pages, hardcover, 1.4 in. Reference book format 6.9 x 9 in. Printed black and white on 60# offset paper from sustainable sources. Casebound for durability. Reader-friendly serif font (Linotype Syntax 9.5 Pt.). One-column layout. E-book in full color. PDF (50 MB), EPUB (48 MB) file for download, DRM-free with personalized digital watermark. Copy and paste, bookmarks, and print-out permitted. Table of contents, in-text references, and index fully linked. Including online book edition in dedicated reader application.

In this book, you'll learn about:

  1. Materials Planning 101

    Understand what can and cannot be achieved with materials planning, and what tasks and trends you’ll encounter in your daily work.

  2. Portfolios, Policies, Exceptions, and Inventory

    These four pillars of the materials planning calculation are key to evaluating what you’ll require and when. Learn how to manage them in with critical tools and add-ons from SAP.

  3. Calculation Simulations

    Learn modeling techniques from case studies and simulations that will help you apply materials planning concepts to your own planning.

Highlights include:

  • Supply chain management
  • Portfolio management
  • Automatic and periodic policies
  • Exception monitoring
  • Inventory optimization
  • Inefficiencies
  • Key performance indicators
  • Value streams
»Materials planning from start to finish.«

SAP Mentor Uwe Goehring has worked in supply chain optimization for more than 20 years. He is the founder and president of bigbyte software systems corporation, which optimizes SAP supply chains around the world by coaching planners, buyers, and schedulers in policy setting and strategic and tactical planning.

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