Advanced Planning in Supply Chains

Advanced Planning in Supply Chains

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Advanced Planning Systems (APS) are a key enabler of the supply chain management. However, APS are highly complex and difficult to comprehend. This book provides students with valuable insights into the capabilities of state-of-the-art APS and bridges the gap between theory (model building and solution algorithms), software implementation, and adaptation to a specific business case. Our business case a€“ named Frutado a€“ provides a unifying framework for illustrating the different planning tasks that arise in a company a€“ from demand planning to the distribution of goods a€“ that are addressed by APS. In addition, the book guides through interactive learning units which have been created and recorded for each module of SAP Is APS. Learning units can be downloaded free of charge ready to be displayed in a web browser. Together, the textbook and the learning units provide the required skills to better understand the concepts, models, and algorithms underlying today Is APS.Illustrating the Concepts Using an SAPAr APO Case Study Hartmut Stadtler, Bernhard Fleischmann, Martin Grunow, ... All available transactions are presented to the user in a tree-like navigation structure. ... (e.g. customer orders) or read/write (e.g. planned production) which allows for direct (manual) planning activities.

Title:Advanced Planning in Supply Chains
Author:Hartmut Stadtler, Bernhard Fleischmann, Martin Grunow, Herbert Meyr, Christopher Sürie
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2011-10-26


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