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Production Planning (PP)

Sep 13, 2013

Create Bill of Materials – CS01

Use Excel to improve the process of creating SAP bills of materials Winshuttle technologies provide an easy way for users to create SAP bills of materials (BOMs) from Excel spreadsheets. Users can prepare BOM data files offline in the customized spreadsheet format with which they are most comfortable. The BOM file can contain multiple material BOMs and users can also download SAP materials master lists into Excel to lookup items. Winshuttle enables users to then quickly and easily validate the data before they upload it into the SAP system. Increase productivity Winshuttle significantly reduces the number of screens that users... Read more


Sep 13, 2013

Materials Requirements Planning by Plant

Create reports to improve production decisions Winshuttle Query provides a non-technical and easy way for users to extract materials information from SAP into variety of formats, such as Excel, Access, text, and SQL. Production managers can use this timely data to minimize inventory levels and the associated carrying costs, track material requirements, determine the most economical lot sizes for orders, and better plan for future capacity needs. With Query, business users can easily extract live materials and plant data (without programming expertise), including: Materials by plant, purchasing group, and profit center Safety stock, reorder point, and maximum stock level SAP... Read more


Sep 13, 2013

Create Production Order – CO01

Automate SAP production order creation Winshuttle Transaction enables business users to create and upload scripts and data templates to create SAP Production Orders. Users can source data from non-SAP sources, such as Excel and Access, which enables them to support online and offline data entry and helps companies avoid expensive investments in custom ABAP interfaces. Customize templates and processes for business needs The users who create the templates can also customize them for specific order types. The templates enable users to create consistent orders and they can distribute the templates to production planners to standardize order creation across the company.... Read more


Sep 13, 2013

Change Production Order – CO02

Accelerate the process of making mass changes Winshuttle Transaction enables users to make mass changes to production orders and post them directly to SAP from Excel or Access. With the SAP interface, when users need to change certain fields on production orders they must use CO02 to change each order individually. Transaction enables them to automate these changes and create Excel templates that can save hours of work and significantly reduce the risk of data-entry errors. Benefits of using Transaction to manage changes to SAP production orders Consistent and simplified templates for data entry with CO02 Accelerated mass change and... Read more


Sep 13, 2013

Material BOM Lookup

Expedite production planning and bill of material preparation Bill of Materials is an important part of Production Planning and is often needed by organizations to communicate with their partners or even among other manufacturing plants. It is critical to work on the live data in a secure environment, especially when multiple stakeholders are involved. Winshuttle Query provides users an ability to have the up-to-date bill of materials information available at any point in time in familiar Microsoft Excel and Access formats. You can create your own templates to add in filter criteria to lookup specific BOM categories (e.g. Engineering, Sales,... Read more


Sep 13, 2013

Maintain Plan Data – PP01

Automate plan data maintenance using non-SAP data sources Manufacturers have ongoing demands for the establishment of costing assignments, routings, and control keys in SAP. Failure to maintain production planning attributes can result in improper allocation of resources, malformed processes, and incomplete or wrong information. Companies that have complex sub-activities associated with the creation or manufacture of goods may need to define and assign hundreds of attributes. Assigning these attributes in SAP can be time-consuming and involve repetitive steps on similar items. Quick and accurate definition and assignment of information in SAP helps to ensure the success of downstream processes. Appropriate... Read more