Supply Chain Management Based on SAP Systems

Supply Chain Management Based on SAP Systems

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Supply Chain Management (SCM) is not a buzzword like many others in management and IT - it is here to stay. 'Megatrends' such as globalization and increasing specialization result in a complex division of labor at national and international levels. Lean and agile supply chains have become a major management target, and the interorganizational coordination of business processes has become highly relevant. The complexity of today's supply chains cannot be mastered without the support of powerful information systems. SAP has established itself as the market leader in this type of IT systems. The book describes SCM using a pyramidal framework and relates it to the SAP SCM Solution Map. Desired features of IT support for SCM are formulated, and the extent to which SAP systems provide these features is shown. We describe the functionalities of SAP APO in detail, present case studies on implementing and running SAP SCM systems, and discuss SCM aspects of the new SAP Business ByDesign approach.The challenge for maintenance and service planning is to plan the checks before the compliance date but not too early, in order ... The task lists are not transferred from SAP ERPTM but have to be maintained in SAP APOTM. orders ( representing the tasks for ... For the combination of different checks it The MSP planning run creates the demands for the maintenance, the check notification to the revision.

Title:Supply Chain Management Based on SAP Systems
Author:Gerhard F. Knolmayer, Peter Mertens, Alexander Zeier, Jörg Thomas Dickersbach
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2009-02-11


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