Inter-organizational Cooperation with SAP Solutions: Design and Management of Supply Networks / Edition 2

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Inter-organizational Cooperation with SAP Solutions - now in its second edition -describes the potential for cooperation in supply chain networks as well as the use of mySAP solutions in an inter-organizational context. The main focus is on applications from the fields of XML/EDI, data warehousing, supply chain management and electronic markets. On the basis of five case studies from the automotive industry, the use of mySAP solutions is demonstrated in practice. This second edition has been totally revised to take account of current challenges concerning building up cooperation from both the management and the software perspective. In order to achieve this, the author team was expanded.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540200758
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 3/5/2004
  • Series: SAP Excellence Series
  • Edition description: 2nd ed. 2004
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 242
  • Product dimensions: 0.63 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Inter-organizational Cooperation in Supply Networks.- 1.1 Forms and Motives of Building Cooperation.- 1.2 Inter-organizational Cooperation in Logistics: Supply Chain Management.- 1.3 Using Information and Communication Systems in Supply Chain Management.- 2 Basics of and mySAP Technology.- 2.1 The Solutions.- 2.2 The Infrastructure and Services.- 2.2.1 Portal Infrastructure.- 2.2.2 Exchange Infrastructure.- 2.2.3 SAP Web Application Server.- 2.2.4 Infrastructure Services.- 3 EDI and XML/EDI: Concepts and SAP Solutions.- 3.1 Classic EDI: Concepts and SAP Solutions.- 3.1.1 The Basics of EDI.- 3.1.2 SAP Solutions for Supporting EDI.- 3.2 XML/EDI: Concepts and SAP Solutions.- 3.2.1 The XML/EDI Concept.- 3.2.2 The SAP Business Connector for Supporting XML/EDI.- 4 Data Management: Concepts and SAP Solutions.- 4.1 The Data Warehouse Concept.- 4.1.1 Principles of the Data Warehouse Concept.- 4.1.2 Inter-organizational Data Management.- 4.2 SAP Business Information Warehouse.- 4.2.1 Data Extraction and Structure of a Data Basis.- 4.2.2 Generating ODS Objects.- 4.2.3 Generating InfoCubes (Multidimensional Data Cubes).- 4.2.4 Data Analysis and Presentation.- 4.2.5 Business Content.- 4.2.6 Interaction of BW and APO.- 5 Collaborative Planning in Supply Networks: Concepts and SAP Solutions.- 5.1 Basics of the SAP Advanced Planner and Optimizer (APO).- 5.1.1 Application Components.- 5.1.2 liveCache and Integration Technology.- 5.1.3 Optimization Architecture.- 5.2 Demand Planning.- 5.2.1 Concepts and APO Application.- 5.2.2 Collaborative Forecasting.- 5.3 Procurement Planning.- 5.3.1 Concepts and APO Application.- 5.3.2 Collaborative Supply Planning.- 5.4 Production Planning.- 5.4.1 Concepts and APO Application.- 5.4.2 Collaborative Production Planning.- 5.5 Transportation Planning.- 5.5.1 Concepts and APO Application.- 5.5.2 Collaborative Transportation Planning.- 5.6 Process-oriented Perspective: Collaborative Management of Delivery Schedules Using APO.- 5.6.1 Process Overview.- 5.6.2 The Customer: Collaborative Procurement.- 5.6.3 The Vendor: Sales Scheduling Agreement Processing.- 5.6.4 Data Transfer between the Business Partners.- 5.6.5 Integration with the ERP Execution Systems.- 6 Electronic Marketplaces: Concepts and SAP Solutions.- 6.1 Electronic Marketplaces: An Overview.- 6.1.1 Classification and Service Offers of Electronic Marketplaces.- 6.1.2 Phases of Marketplace Transactions.- 6.2 mySAP Exchanges.- 6.2.1 MarketSet Infrastructure.- 6.2.2 MarketSet Applications.- MarketSet Procurement.- MarketSet Order Management.- MarketSet Dynamic Pricing Engine.- MarketSet Supply Chain Collaboration.- MarketSet Life -Cycle Collaboration.- MarketSet Analytics.- 6.3 Electronic Marketplaces based on mySAP Exchanges: An Overview.- 7 Case Studies from the Automotive Industry.- 7.1 Schenker Case Study: Management of a Supply Chain for Automobile Manufacturing Overseas.- 7.1.1 Management of a Supply Chain for Automobile Manufacturing Overseas — Status Quo.- Overview of the Case Study.- Management of the Processes to Supply the Consolidation Center in Bremerhaven..- Management of the Processes from the Goods Receipt in the CC Bremerhaven through to the Loading in the Shipping Harbor.- Management of the Processes from Loading through to the Goods Receipt at the Deconsolidation Center in Brazil.- Management of the Processes from the Transition of the Containers in the Warehouse through the Delivery to the Factory.- Overall Summary of the Logistics-related Information Infrastructure.- Internet-based Reporting (SOURCE).- 7.1.2 Evaluation and Outlook.- 7.2 Case Study for the APO Implementation at Bosch Eisenach GmbH.- 7.2.1 The Challenge.- 7.2.2 Planned Implementation of APO at Bosch EhW.- Demand Planning.- Production Planning.- 7.2.3 The Process of the Collaborative Management of Delivery Schedules at Bosch.- 7.3 Case Study Goodyear: Use of mySAP Supply Chain Management.- 7.3.1 APO.- Task.- Using APO.- Demand Planning.- Supply Network Planning and Deployment.- Available to Promise.- Supply Chain Reporting.- SAP APO — An Evaluation.- 7.3.2 Support for Logistics Processes Using the SAP Logistics Execution System.- Starting Point and Task.- Transportation Management with LES.- Order Picking with LES.- SAP LES — An Evaluation.- 7.3.3 Use of the SAP Business Information Warehouse at Goodyear.- 7.4 Case Study for Spare Parts Logistics at Porsche.- 7.4.1 Strategic Background.- 7.4.2 Project Structure and Process.- 7.4.3 SAP-based Processes in the Spare Parts Logistics at Porsche.- 7.4.4 Evaluation of the SAP-based Spare Parts Logistics at Porsche.- 7.5 EM in the Automotive Industry — Case Study SupplyOn.- 7.5.1 Creation of SupplyOn (Operator Collaboration).- 7.5.2 Marketplace Characteristics.- 7.5.3 Inter-organizational Processes with SupplyOn: Support of Various Forms of Requests for Quotation.- Request for Quotation.- Online Bidding.- Live Bidding.- 7.5.4 Evaluation and Outlook.- Abbreviations.- References.

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