PurposeWelcome to the APO-PPDS page.
The purpose of this page is to explain the Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling (PP/DS) functionality in APO by describing basic functions, related transactions, important notes and documents.
APO Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling is a set of functionalities around In-house Production Planning, External Procurement Planning, Resource Scheduling and Sequence Optimization.
PPDS is primarily divided in two areas - Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling. This component has the highest amount of integration between APO and the OLTP (R/3 or ERP) system for real-time transaction data transfer back and forth. This is made possible by a standard interface from SAP named Core Interface Function.
Table of Contents
Practical Examples, Articles, SCN Blogs/Documents and Useful OSS Notes
The subpages contain simple examples to build up fast a small scenario:
Useful Community Documents and Blog Posts
Interesting SCN Discussions
Useful OSS Notes
Implementation Recommendation Notes
Other useful notes
Frequently Asked Questions
Link to PPDS FAQ
Interesting External Links