SAP Advanced Planner and Optimizer (APO), is a planning tool which is used to plan and optimize supply chain processes by making use of various modules viz. Demand Planning, Supply Network Planning, Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling, Global Available to Promise and Transportation management & vehicle Scheduling or Transportation Planning & Vehicle Scheduling.
Demand Planning (DP) – The demand planning component of APO can create a forecast of market demand for a company’s products. Demand Planning is a flexible tool that supports the demand planning process in a company.
Supply Network Planning (SNP) – This component integrates purchasing, manufacturing, distribution, and transportation allowing tactical planning and sourcing decisions to be simulated and implemented using a single consistent model.
Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling (PP/DS) – This component allows the planning and optimization of multi-site production while taking into account product and capacity availability.
Global Availability to Promise (GATP) – This functionality is required by companies as they manufacture and sell items in the global marketplace.
MODULE 1 – Demand Planning:
Introductions, APO Overview
Overview of Demand Planning Concept
Datamart, info-cubes & Demand Planning
Planning area and Planning Books
Macros & Notes
Statistical toolbox, Promotions and Life Cycle Planning
Mass Processing and Release of Plans
Exception Processing and Alert Generation
MODULE 2 – Supply Network Planning / (CIF)
Overview of Supply Planning Concept
Supply Planning, Interactive Supply Planning, Integration with other SCM components
Planning Methods: Heuristics, Optimization & CTM
Transport Load Builder
Releasing Supply Plans to DP, PPDS, ECC
CIF Core Interface : Introduction to Architecture of Integration
Master Data, Integration to R/3
Planning in ECC – APO with Integration Model Generation
Initial & Change Transfers, Background Jobs
Monitoring & Handling CIF Errors
Comparison & Reconciliation
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