SAP PP Scheduling: Intro Guide for Beginners

This document, created by Ajay Nagargoje, provides a comprehensive overview of the SAP Production Planning (Scheduling) module, which is a critical component in the manufacturing process. Scheduling plays a crucial role in determining the start and end dates/times for production orders or operations, enabling efficient resource allocation and planning.

The document delves into the concept of scheduling in SAP PP, discussing the two primary methods: Basic Date Scheduling and Lead Time Scheduling. It also explores various scheduling types, such as Backward, Forward, Current Date, and Capacity Requirement Scheduling, each serving a specific purpose in the production planning process. Additionally, the document covers the concept of Scheduling Margin Keys, which allow for the inclusion of buffer times and float periods, ensuring accurate scheduling calculations.

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SAP PP MTO Planning Strategy 20 User Manual

This document, created by Ajay Nagargoje, provides a comprehensive guide to the Make-to-Order (MTO) production planning scenario in SAP’s Production Planning (PP) module. It explains the MTO strategy, where manufacturing is initiated only after receiving a customer or sales order, as opposed to producing goods based on forecasts. This approach is suitable for highly customized or expensive products, where holding inventory is not desirable.

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