The author of »S&OP with SAP ERP Production Planning«

Jawad Akhtar

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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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  • Cover of Quality Management with SAP ERP
    Quality Management with SAP ERP

    Jawad Akhtar

    883 pages, hardcover

    Get the most out of your Quality Management system in SAP! From QM configuration to business process management to working in the system, this is the resource you need. Get a 360-degree view of the component, learn about QM concepts More about the book

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    • Your one-stop reference for QM with SAP ERP
    • Optimize your QM business processes for planning, notifications, and inspections
    • Integrate QM with your supply chain in SAP ERP
  • Cover of Configuring Kanban in SAP ERP MM and PP
    Configuring Kanban in SAP ERP MM and PP

    Jawad Akhtar

    80 pages

    Dreaming of a lean inventory management system? Discover how implementing Kanban in SAP ERP MM or PP can help you pull only the stock you need. From the basic concepts of Kanban through configuration, customization, and reports, this guide will More about the book

    $24.99

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    • Employ the Kanban principle for lean manufacturing
    • Configure and personalize the Kanban method in SAP ERP MM and PP
    • Replenish using Kanban cards for production, procurement, and stock transfer
  • Cover of Materials Management with SAP ERP: Functionality and Technical Configuration
    Materials Management with SAP ERP: Functionality and Technical Configuration

    Martin Murray, Jawad Akhtar

    739 pages, hardcover

    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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    • Configure SAP MM to reflect your unique logistics requirements
    • Maintain critical materials data: materials, customer, and vendor records
    • Master functionalities like batch management, inventory management, purchasing, and quotation management
  • Cover of Processing and Configuring Quality Notifications in SAP
    Processing and Configuring Quality Notifications in SAP

    Jawad Akhtar

    66 pages

    Get the means to manage complaints and trace quality problems in SAP ERP with this E-Bite! Begin by configuring notification types and defining nonconformity costs. Handle external customer complaints in sales and distribution and internal quality issues in production or More about the book

    $9.99

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    • See the complaint workflow from its defined start to a successful end
    • Process quality notifications throughout your supply chain
    • Configure quality notifications in SAP ERP Quality Management
  • Cover of Production Planning and Control with SAP ERP
    Production Planning and Control with SAP ERP

    Jawad Akhtar

    940 pages, hardcover

    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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    • Master SAP ERP Production Planning for discrete, process, and repetitive manufacturing
    • Streamline your SAP PP processes using tools like S&OP
    • Configure master data, manufacturing profiles, work centers, and more
  • Cover of Introducing Demand-Driven Replenishment (DDMRP) in SAP S/4HANA
    Introducing Demand-Driven Replenishment (DDMRP) in SAP S/4HANA

    Ferenc Gulyássy, Jawad Akhtar

    108 pages

    Thinking about replenishment with SAP S/4HANA or even SAP ERP? In this E-Bite, you’ll discover how demand-driven replenishment (DDR) changes the game! All the classic MRP elements are present—classifications, stock positioning, lead time, and buffers—see how SAP S/4HANA recalculates these More about the book

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    • Discover demand-driven replenishment with SAP S/4HANA
    • Explore SAP Fiori apps for stock positioning, lead time, and more
    • See how DDR minimizes demand-supply variability
  • Cover of Materials Management with SAP S/4HANA
    Materials Management with SAP S/4HANA
    Business Processes and Configuration

    Jawad Akhtar, Martin Murray

    946 pages, hardcover

    Looking for MM in SAP S/4HANA? Whether your focus is on materials planning, procurement, or inventory, this guide will teach you to configure your critical processes in SAP S/4HANA. Start by creating your organizational structure and defining business partners and More about the book

    from $79.99

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    • Configure SAP S/4HANA for your materials management requirements
    • Maintain critical material and business partner records
    • Walk through MRP, inventory management, purchasing, and quotation management
  • Cover of Production Planning with SAP S/4HANA
    Production Planning with SAP S/4HANA

    Jawad Akhtar

    1010 pages, hardcover

    Allocate your materials, personnel, and machinery with SAP S/4HANA! This comprehensive guide will show you how to configure production planning in SAP S/4HANA for discrete, process, and repetitive manufacturing. Then run those processes using step-by-step instructions. Master production workflows, like More about the book

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    • Implement production planning for discrete, process, and repetitive manufacturing with SAP S/4HANA
    • Configure and run MRP, batch management, capacity planning, and more
    • Analyze your data with standard analytics and SAP Fiori apps
  • Cover of Business Partners and Customer-Vendor Integration (CVI) in SAP S/4HANA
    Business Partners and Customer-Vendor Integration (CVI) in SAP S/4HANA

    Jawad Akhtar

    130 pages

    If you're new to SAP S/4HANA or converting from SAP ERP, learn what's changed from the days of "customers" to "vendors". Then set up business partners in your system: configure vendor account groups and the business partner role itself, and More about the book

    $24.99

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    • Transition from vendors and customers to business partners
    • Configure and maintain business partners in SAP S/4HANA
    • Perform customer-vendor integration (CVI)
  • Cover of Quality Management with SAP S/4HANA
    Quality Management with SAP S/4HANA

    Jawad Akhtar

    935 pages, hardcover

    Keep your product standards high with this comprehensive guide to quality management in SAP S/4HANA! You’ll learn how to make QM an integral part of your existing supply chain by connecting to materials management, production planning, warehouse management, and other More about the book

    approx. $79.99

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    Available on 11/21/2019

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    • Implement QM with SAP S/4HANA for planning, inspections, and notifications
    • Integrate QM processes across your supply chain
    • Master batch management, stability studies, quality issue management, FMEA, and more