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SCM 7.0 Overview and Details

Documentation

Presentation

Details

SCM 7.0 Release Notes

Release notes for SCM 7.0 published in Service Marketplace

What's new in APO 7.0

Delta Overview of APO 7.0

SAP Notes for upgrading to SCM 7.0

Note 1170834 - Prerequisites for upgrading to SCM 7.0



SAP Notes

Notes

Description

1405656

Implementation recommendations for APO 7.0 DP

1405636

Implementation recommendations for APO 7.0 MD, INT, INC

1405601

Implementation recommendations for APO 7.0 SNP, CTM and VMI

1406424

Implementation recommendations for APO 7.0 PP/DS

1409611

Implementation recommendations for APO 7.0 gATP

1281192

Implementation recommendations for SNC 7.0

1412844

Implementation recommendations for APO 7.0 SPP

1410295

Implementation recommendations for SAP F&R 5.1 on SCM 7.0

1284758

Implementation recommendations for SAP EWM 7.0



Application Component-wise Delta Overview

Application Component

Enhancement

Enhancement / Improvement Description

APO - DP

Forecast Methods

  • Forecast Trend Dampening (Phi Parameter) only for Exponential Smoothing Method
  • Reinitialisation feature in Exponential Smooting on detection of structural interruption or major change in trend

APO - SNP

Master Data


Performance

  • Master Data Object Selection based LLC generation
  • Process Chain Type for LLC for SNP
  • Interactive Planning - Master Data Queue Performance improvement

APO - PPDS

Master Data


Deployment

Optimisation


Product Planning Table

  • Use of Resource Network
  • Finite Tank Planning
  • Deployment in PPDS - Heuristic SAP_PP_024
  • Container Planning (SAP Note 1171154)
  • Resource Networks considered by Optimisers
  • Optimisation creates new orders and adjust/delete existing orders (SAP Note 1155421)
  • Cross-Location view: Periodic Chart in Product Planning Table
  • Filter to display Sales Orders that match selected characteristics
  • Display of orders either inclusive or exclusive of Goods Receipt Processing Time
  • Selection of coponents with requirements and not Output Products

APO-General

CIF


Alert Monitor Profiles

  • Incremental Load option for Product and PDS
  • Parallelised transfer for PDS
  • New Alert Profile Maintenance
  • Alert Profiles are transportable
  • Maintainenance of profile checked against authorisation object C_APO_APRF

SPP

User Interfaces

  • Detailed display of BOD by default
  • Personal Object Worklists with different queries



Application Component-wise New Functionalities

Application

New Functionality

Industry Coverage

Enhancement Details

APO

Characteristic-based Cross Location Planning

Mill, Industrial Machinery
& Components, Hi Tech, Chemicals, Pharma


* Forecast Release and Consumption with Configuration
* CTM with Characteristics-based Planning
* New Cross Location Planning Heuristics (JJ_INT_SRC, SAP_PP_022)
* Shelf Life Propagation across locations and production levels
* Rescheduling of Operation at Block Changes
* Shipment Creation in TPVS based on planned Stock Transfers
* New Requirements Strategy 35 assigned to segment Characteristic-based Planning without Final Assembly
* Planning with Configuration in MTS segment for non-DIMP clients

APO

Resource Neworks

Chemicals, CPG, Oil & Gas,
Pharma, Mill, Mining


* Describes physical relationships between resources in a plant
* Relevant for mulit-operation orders representing product flow between resources
* Eliminates need for mode coupling in PPM & PDS
* New Master Data element - Resource Network

APO

Finite Tank Planning

Chemical, CPG, Oil & Gas, Pharma


* Development of feasible plan considering capacity limitations of container (storage) resources
* Constraint to store multiple products in container resource considered
* Tank selection part of PPDS Optimiser Run
* New Master Data element - Product Storage Definition

APO

Customer Forecast Management within VMI

 


* Integration of Customer Forecast to sense demand
* Ability to analyse & approve customer forecast
* Customisable settings for analysing customer forecast to generate alerts
* Waterfall (view forecast at different points of time) Analysis of Customer Forecast

APO

CIF Incremental Load

Cross-industry


* Relevant for initial load of Location-Product and PDS master data
* Enables retransfer of only master data objects with error only
* Parallel CIF load logic to enhance transfer performance

APO

Integrated Consignment VMI process

 


* Transfer of Intransit Consignment Speical Stock (Category EV)
* New keyfigure Consignment Stock in Transit in 9AVMI planning book
* Split of TLB Shipments in case of parallel consigned and non-consigned scenario
* Products at "Ship-To Customer" Location via CIF
* Automatic ATP check for TLB Shipments published to ERP

APO

New Forecast Method for POS Data

 


* Enable usage of POS data to create accurate short-term Statistical

Links

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APO-DP
APO-SNP
APO-PPDS
APO-GATP
APO-TPVS
Integration - Core Interface (CIF)
APO-Technical
SCM EM
SCM SNC
SCM EWM
SCM SPP
SCM Master Data

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Forums
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