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ALSO CALLED: Supply Chain Management Software, Fulfillment Software
DEFINITION: Advanced Planner and Optimizer (APO) is a set of software applications from the German-based software company SAP for supply chain management. According to SAP literature, Advanced Planner and Optimizer is designed to help a company improve production planning, pricing, scheduling, and product shipping. APO works by getting real-time updates from retailers about customer demand. The updates are used  … 
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10 Ways To Use ERP To Lean The Manufacturing Supply Chain
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives four tips to help you bring lean supply chain improvements to your manufacturing operation. Additionally, it discusses six technology tools that help automate these lean supply chain practices.
Posted: 19 Jun 2009 | Published: 19 Jun 2009

IFS

Which SAP® Warehouse Management Application is Right For You?
sponsored by CDC Global Services - Catalyst
WHITE PAPER: This white paper is designed to give warehouse operations managers and IT managers a useful framework for understanding SAP's newer Warehouse Management (WM) application functionality. It encompasses a look at both the core ERP Central Component (ECC) functionality in addition to the SCM Extended Warehouse Management product.
Posted: 17 Jun 2009 | Published: 16 Jun 2009

CDC Global Services - Catalyst

How Successful Manufacturing ERP Selections Are Made: The Top Things to Look for, Look at, and Look beyond When Evaluating an ERP Purchase
sponsored by IQMS
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the major considerations manufacturers looking to add, upgrade of replace Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software should be aware of. By being cognizant of these aspects you'll ensure that you'll be able to select a solution that best fits your needs, both now and in the future.
Posted: 24 Dec 2008 | Published: 24 Dec 2008

IQMS

Using Web Technology for Competitive Advantage: How Manufacturers Leverage the Web for Internal Efficiency, Enhanced Customer Service and Increased Sales
sponsored by Bowen & Groves
WHITE PAPER: More than simply serving a marketing role, a Web presence can boost internal efficiency, enhance customer service and increase sales.
Posted: 16 Sep 2008 | Published: 19 May 2008

Bowen & Groves

Dealing with Chaos: 4 Steps to Manufacturing Success
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Manufacturers must be prepared to recognize impending change as early as possible, assess the potential impact, determine the optimum strategy for dealing with the change, and implement that strategy in the most effective way possible. In this white paper you'll learn 4 steps toward developing chaos-tolerant business processes.
Posted: 04 Sep 2008 | Published: 04 Sep 2008

Infor

The Dirty little Secrets of the Warehouse Management Systems Industry
sponsored by HighJump Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn five secrets you should know before you purchase a WMS. Guide your evaluation and selection processes in a way that best benefits your business, your customers and your long-term success and competitive advantage.
Posted: 26 May 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

HighJump Software

Debunking the Top Eight Myths Surrounding Small-Business Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)
sponsored by HighJump Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn why companies of all sizes are turning to best-of-breed warehouse management systems (WMS) in an effort to reduce costs and boost productivity in the face of increased globalization, regulation and competition.
Posted: 26 May 2008 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

HighJump Software

Managing a Bountiful Harvest: Blending Long-term Planning with Short-term Scheduling: Constraint Based Planning and Scheduling for Food Manufacturers
sponsored by Logility, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains strategies for effectively using existing manufacturing capacity with a constraint-based production planning and a scheduling method to predict and minimize the impacts of seasonal harvests on manufacturing.
Posted: 30 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Logility, Inc.

SOA Blueprint for Supply Chain Visibility
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how improved supply chain visibility can be attained through use of an SOA.
Posted: 27 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

IBM Software Group

Implementation Study: Dell IT Scales Supply Chain Management with Oracle Database 10g and Real Application Clusters
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Dell IT made the transition from proprietary Unix-based servers to running mission critical supply chain management applications on standards-based servers to avoid significant expenditures, increase server uptime, and improve scalability.
Posted: 09 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Dell, Inc.
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SUPPLY CHAIN SOFTWARE DEFINITION (continued): … Advanced Planner and Optimizer (APO) is a set of software applications from the German-based software company SAP for supply chain management. According to SAP literature, Advanced Planner and Optimizer is designed to help a company improve production planning, pricing, scheduling, and product shipping. APO works by getting real-time updates from retailers about customer demand. The updates are used to create APO "demand triggers" that take into account many complex variables, such as the delivery schedule of raw materials and productions cycles, to forecast the right amount of product mix the company will need to meet future customer demands. APO can be integrated with the SAP R/3 and legacy enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. APO consists of eight application levels: network design, demand planning, supply network planning, production planning and detailed scheduling, global availability, transportation planning and vehicle scheduling, and supply chain collaboration.
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