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 The Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) Guide

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To really manage the supply chain, companies need timely access to information that helps facilitate rapid decision-making.

A supply chain manager must be able to see everything, to change anything, and to consider all aspects of the supply chain when making major decisions.

Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) can give supply chain decision makers the visibility and decision support capability they need.

In order to help companies to improve their supply chain performances and to increase customer value, Imants BVBA provides the Advanced Planning and Scheduling Guide, a practical and comprehensive Powerpoint 97 Presentation.

This Presentation includes all aspects of Advanced Planning and Scheduling.



The Advanced Planning and Scheduling Guide is a Powerpoint Presentation consisting of 11 chapters and 40 slides:
  1. Terminology (Supply Chain Planning, Supply Chain Execution, APS, ERP)
  2. Definitions (Planning, Scheduling)
  3. What has to be planned (Strategic level, Tactical level, Operational level)
  4. Evolution in Planning (manual, spreadsheets, MRP, MRPII, ERP, limitations)
  5. Current Trends (Customers, Products)
  6. Steps to APS (Finite Capacity Scheduling, Memory-resident Planning, APS)
  7. APS key features (Constraint Management, Concurrent Planning, Synchronized Planning,   Modeling, Optimization, Simulation, Available-to-Promise)
  8. APS advanced features (Capable-to-Promise, Real-time Planning, Collaborative Planning)
  9. APS benefits
  10. APS selection (APS types, approaches, strategies of ERP vendors, key points)
  11. APS implementation (ERP/MRP versus APS, Implementation steps)
  12. Future APS systems


Target group

This guide provides strategies, tools and techniques for both executives and managers in manufacturing and logistics.

It also meets the growing needs of students studying business and especially production/operations management.



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