ABB Switzerland: SAP Planning Cockpit based on planned orders

Starting point

  • The risks of an inflexible production planning should be contained and, in particular, order scheduling facilitated while taking into account bottlenecks in production.

Solution

  • Implementation of the entero planning cockpit in SAP, based on planned orders, i.e.
    • Integrated view of available capacity and the planned orders in a mask
    • Automatic and manual scheduling and deallocating of planned orders
    • Initiation of MRP run for individual items possible (with full system integration through access to SAP standard tables)

Success

  • Extreme reduction of:
    • Lead times
    • Safety stocks
    • Production control requirements