Production Planning and Control with SAP: Basic principles, processes, and complete customization details

Production-Planning-and-Control-with-SAP-Basic-principles-processes-and-complete-customization-details-1st-Edition -SAP PP BooksBook Details

  • Hardcover: 477 pages
  • Publisher: SAP PRESS; 1 edition (December 28, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1592291066
  • ISBN-13: 978-1592291069
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 6.8 x 9.2 inches

Book Description

This book provides readers with a concise and easy-to-follow description of the production planning and control processes in SAP. Expert insights provided by the authors help consultants, implementation teams, and production employees learn how to master the processes and customizing features of SAP PP (mySAP ERP 2005 release).

This comprehensive reference covers all major production planning and control aspects as well as key details on mySAP SCM (APO) integration—all bolstered by volumes of examples and a complete glossary.

Highlights include:

  • Industrial Operations Tasks
  • Production Planning and Control in mySAP ERP
  • Organizational Structures
  • Master Data
  • Sales and Operations Planning
  • Demand Management
  • Material Requirements Planning
  • Long-Term Planning
  • Production Order Creation
  • Capacity Requirements Planning
  • Production Execution
  • Supply Chain Management and Integration with SAP APO

About the Author

Dr. Jörg Thomas Dickersbach works as a Solution Architect for supply chain management at SAP AG. His work focuses on project reviews, critical implementation projects, and workshops on specific SCM-related subjects. Since 1998, Jörg Thomas Dickersbach has been engaged in modeling and implementing logistical processes in the industries of discrete manufacturing, high technology, consumer goods, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals using SAP programs. He worked as a consultant for five years at SAP Deutschland AG & Co. KG and IMG AG.

Having been awarded a doctor’s degree by Prof. Dr. August-Wilhelm Scheer, Dr. Dipl.-Kfm. Dipl.-Ing. Gerhard Keller was responsible for method development and the structuring of reference processes for the mySAP ERP system (formerly R/3 system) at SAP AG. Gerhard Keller is a shareholder and partner of Bonpago GmbH, Germany (, where he is responsible for value-based consulting and advanced evelopment of concepts and new approaches in the areas of strategy, processes, and IT for industrial enterprises and financial service providers. In addion to that, he is an associate lecturer for process management and architectures in the information management section of the Central European Master of Business Administration (CeMBA) program at the European School of Management (ESCP-EAP).

Klaus Weihrauch joined SAP in 1990 where his work focuses on the production planning and control solution (PP). Among other things, Klaus created the data and process model for the R/3 component, PP, and was responsible for the production planning area in the context of AcceleratedSAP. Klaus Weihrauch currently manages projects in the area of best practices for mySAP SCM in which preconfigured solutions for supply chain management are created.

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