Safety Stock Options in SAP Material Requirements Planning

Safety Stock Options in SAP Material Requirements Planning

Do you know what safety stock buffering options are available in SAP? This course will teach you the difference between a static safety stock and a dynamic safety stock as well as how to make the safety stock (partially or fully) available for material requirements planning. It will also teach you the necessary configuration settings.

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Course Goal

  • Understanding buffering options for materials planning
  • Learn material master settings necessary for each option
  • Learn how to configure a Range of Coverage Profile
  • Learn how to configure an MRP Group
  • Understanding planning results for each buffering option


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  • End users
  • IT/Business analysts
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Lesson Plan

Introduction / Agenda
1 Welcome Preview
2 Meet your Instructor
3 Agenda & Overview
Defining Safety Stock
4 What is Safety Stock?
Static Safety Stock
5 Overview & Manual Maintenance
6 Automatic Update
Dynamic Safety Stock
7 Overview & Material Master Setting
8 Range of Coverage Configuration
9 Planning Result
Safety Stock Availability
10 Overview & Material Master Setting
11 MRP Group Configuration
12 Planning Result
13 Course Summary
14 Course Handout - PDF


Elke  Roettig

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Elke  Roettig

SAP MM Business Analyst

Elke has worked in SAP software since 1985 with a focus on the Materials Management (MM) area. For more than 24 years she has implemented SAP with many companies of various sizes and industries and has consulted them on all aspects of MM. In recent years her focus shifted to Supply Chain Optimization, especially in the area of materials requirements planning (MRP). She has worked on complete and extensive end-to-end implementations and worked in SAP R/2, R/3 3.1H, 4.6C, 4.7, ECC 6.0 and S4 HANA In February 2016 she published the SAP Press book “Inventory Management and Optimization in SAP ERP”. Elke is currently working as an independent SAP MM Consultant and Business Analyst.

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Language: English
Level: Intermediate
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