Production Planning and Control with SAP ERP
"No one would argue that the processes of production planning and production control can be quite complex. The authors chose to be straightforward. Illustrations are hypothetical examples based on the production of air-conditioning systems. I like the concise and practical presentation throughout.
This is a good reference book for SAP Production Planning and Control if you are looking to get certified. Also good for end-users that want to explore different functionalities of SAP BOMs/Routings."
Whether your company uses discrete, process, or repetitive manufacturing, this book is here to break down the different production planning processes that you can use in SAP ERP. You'll learn the elements that are common to each process, and then explore the detailed configuration steps for each type of manufacturing approach. Use the expert tips throughout the book to increase the effectiveness of your supply chain, and save time and money.
Learn what discrete, process, and repetitive manufacturing are, and then set them up in your SAP ERP system.
Production Type Workflow
After configuration, you'll understand how to tweak your system to meet your specific business processes and discover which production type works best for your needs.
Understand the extras that SAP provides. Make the PP component yours by adding notes, signature requirements, and co-products and by-products to your processes.
PART I Production
Planning Core Concepts
PART II Configuration
Specifics for Manufacturing Types
PART III Production
Planning Workflow by Production Type
PART IV Production
Planning Workflow Tools
PART V Optimizing
PART VI Monitoring
About the Author:
Jawad Akhtar is the author of three SAP PRESS bestselling books "Production Planning and Control with SAP ERP," and "Quality Management with SAP". He's also the co-author of the SAP book "Materials Management with SAP ERP". He has authored several e-books on SAP-centered topics and is a contributing author for book "Discover SAP".
Jawad earned his Chemical Engineering degree from Missouri University of Science & Technology, USA. He has 18 years of professional experience, of which 12 years are in SAP. He has completed several large scale and end-to-end SAP project implementation lifecycles in the areas of PP, QM, MM, PM, and DMS in the steel, automobile, chemical, fertilizer, FMCG, and building products industries. He also has worked as an SAP Integration Manager and an SAP Project Manager, and has been proactively involved in a business development and solution architect role for seven years.
Jawad prolifically writes for some of the top SAP publications such as SAPexperts, SearchSAP and ERPtips. He's the technical adviser for SAPexperts and SearchSAP in the SAP Logistics and Supply Chain Management (SCM) domains.
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