Supply Planning with MRP, Drp and APS Software

Supply Planning with MRP, Drp and APS Software

by Shaun Snapp

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Overview

Finally, a book that explains supply planning.

Many methods for performing supply planning are available in enterprise software solutions. However, not understanding how these methods work and how they are configured and controlled can be a major obstacle to switching to a better method or a more efficient application. In clear and concise language, backed up by real-world examples, this book explains constraint-based planning, reorder point planning, backward and forward consumption, and scheduling and simulation. Through extensive use of graphics and screen images from many of the leading software packages-including Demand Works, JDA, and SAP-this book demonstrates how supply planning is applied in different vendor applications and how they will benefit your company.

By reading this book, you will:
• Understand the major supply planning methods and how supply planning works in top enterprise software vendors' applications.
• Learn how to avoid many common software implementation issues.
• Gain real experience from actual supply planning software implementations.
• Get the most from supply planning systems by understanding how to improve their configuration.
• Know how to leverage the tools available within supply planning applications.
• Easily access helpful information through the book's companion website and links included throughout the book.

Your company can benefit from a thorough understanding of supply planning. Read this book and be on your way to improved supply planning and successful supply planning software implementation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780983715511
Publisher: SCM Focus
Publication date: 10/03/2012
Pages: 234
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.49(d)

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