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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MRP Procedures in SAP

This PDF document provides a comprehensive overview of SAP MRP (Material Requirements Planning) procedures, detailing different MRP types, customization settings, planning and execution examples, lot-sizing procedures, and forecast models. It covers traditional MRP, Consumption-Based Planning (CBP), Master Production Schedule (MPS), and various lot-sizing and forecasting methodologies.
Although interfaces, fundamental concepts and functionalities could be outdated due to the advancements in SAP S/4HANA, this document still holds foundational MRP concepts and procedures.
List of document content are;

  • MRP Procedure
  • MRP Type PD
  • MRP Type PP
  • MRP Type PV
  • MRP Type PW
  • MRP Type P6
  • MRP Type P7
  • MRP Type P8
  • MRP Type P9
  • MRP Type ZP
  • MRP Type Z8
  • CBP Type VB Manual Reorder Point
  • CBP Type V2 Automatic Reorder Point
  • CBP Type R1 or VS Time phased Planning
  • MRP Type RS Replenishment retail
  • Calculation of lot-sizes for the procurement proposal
  • Static lot-sizing procedure
  • Periodic lot-sizing procedure
  • Optimum lot-sizing procedure
  • Other tools in lot-sizing procedure
  • Consumption values
  • Forecast values
  • Forecast execution
  • Forecast models
  • Creation indicator
  • Planning mode
  • MRP Storage location with special procurement
  • MRP availability check per stock type
  • Planning strategy 40 and VE
  • Key property of strategy VE and procedure
  • Strategy VE example
  • Scheduling for externally procured materials
  • Scheduling for in-house manufactured materials
  • SMT Kanban Procedure (KTEC)
  • STT and SRK Kanban Procedure
  • SST – GI Year-forecast Procedure

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SAP S/4HANA PP Basics Configuration Guide

This document, prepared by Akshay Kulkarni, provides basic configuration requirements of SAP PP module starting from master data setup to order execution and integration touchpoints. Major topics covered in the document are;

  • BOM and routing master data configuration
  • Work center and resources configuration
  • Material master and MRP parameters definition
  • Production order types and integration points
  • Planning runs like MRP and scheduling
  • Production order creation, scheduling and costing
  • Confirmations, valuations and settlements

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SAP PP Master Data: Sample Key User Guide for Agriculture Industry

This training document provides an overview of production planning master data in SAP, specialized for agriculture industry. Master data forms the foundation for production planning and execution. In this guide Production Planning Master Data is explained under 5 key master data elements as below;

  • Material Master: Used to catalog all materials, provides central source for product information.
  • Bills of Material (BOM): Displays list of materials and quantities needed to produce a product.
  • Resource: Refers to work centers or machines used in production.
  • Master Recipe: Lays out production process steps and resources required.
  • Production Version: Combines BOMs and master recipes needed for production.

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By Product and Co Product in SAP PP: Concept, Configuration and Transactional Guide

In SAP, by products and co products are two types of outputs that can be produced from a manufacturing process. By products are secondary products that have a low value compared to the main product, while co products are products that have a similar or higher value than the main product. By products and co products can be handled differently in SAP depending on the business scenario and the accounting method. For example, by products can be either inventoried or deducted from the cost of production, while co products can be either allocated a percentage of the cost of production or valued separately using a sales order or a production order.

This document provides an overview of the concepts of by-products and co-products in SAP Production Planning and illustrates the configuration settings and transaction postings involved. It highlights the key differences between by-products, which have low value relative to the main product, and co-products, which have significant value.

The key sections covered are:

  • Definitions of by-products and co-products
  • By-product configuration and postings for production order creation, goods receipts, and settlement showing variance allocation to main product
  • Co-product configuration settings like co-product indicator in MRP, appointment structure, settlement profile
  • Co-product postings for production order with variance allocation based on appointment structure
  • Relevant configuration for appointment structure like source structure, settlement profile, order type assignment

In summary, the document demonstrates by-product and co-product scenarios in SAP PP through configurations and postings, focusing on variance allocation as a key differentiator.

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SAP PP-PI: Basic Overview Guide

This document is a detailed guide that provides a basic understanding of the Production Planning for Process Industries (PP-PI) in SAP, primarily designed for batch-oriented process manufacturing in industries such as chemical, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and batch-oriented electronics.

The document explains the concept of PP-PI, which supports integrated planning of production, waste disposal, and transport activities within a plant. It also facilitates the integration of plants within the company, both vertically through an information flow and horizontally through the coordination of planning between production plants, recycling and waste disposal facilities, and production laboratories.

The guide then delves into a full-cycle scenario of SAP PP-PI, providing practical examples of creating material masters, bills of material, resources, master recipes, production versions, material allocation, standard costing, planned independent requirements, and running MRP. It also explains the process of updating stocks of raw materials, converting planned orders to process orders, checking material availability, releasing orders, issuing goods, confirming orders, receiving goods, calculating variances, doing settlements, and completing TECO.

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