Sales & Distribution - Available to Promise (ATP

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2009

Table of Contents
Available to Promise (ATP)................................................................................................ 2 Dates:- ............................................................................................................................. 2 Order Date .................................................................................................................. 2 Material Availability Date .......................................................................................... 2 Transportation Planning Date ..................................................................................... 2 Loading Date ............................................................................................................... 2 Goods Issue Date ........................................................................................................ 2 Delivery Date .............................................................................................................. 2 Times:- ............................................................................................................................ 3 Pick/Pack Time ........................................................................................................... 3 Transportation Lead Time........................................................................................... 3 Loading Time .............................................................................................................. 3 Transit Time ................................................................................................................ 3 How do we View Availability Situation? ....................................................................... 3 When is Availability Check Triggered? ......................................................................... 4 How we arrive at a Confirmed Delivery Date? .............................................................. 5 Below is the logic the system uses to check availability: ........................................... 5 Backwards Scheduling ................................................................................................ 6 Control of Availability Check ..................................................................................... 7 Forward Scheduling .................................................................................................... 8 Result of Availability Check: Some Sample Scenarios .............................................. 9 One-time delivery ..................................................................................................... 10 Complete dlv. ............................................................................................................ 10 Delivery proposal ...................................................................................................... 10 Continue .................................................................................................................... 10 Case: Confirmation on Requested Delivery Date ..................................................... 11 Case: Confirmation after Requested Delivery Date (Complete Delivery) ...... 12 Case: Confirmation after Requested Delivery Date (Partial Delivery) .................... 13 See the screens below corresponding to this situation. ................................................. 14 Case: Confirmation after Requested Delivery Date (Replenishment Lead Time) ... 16 What Configuration & Data do we need? ..................................................................... 21 Controlling Elements:- .............................................................................................. 21 Material Master Data:- .............................................................................................. 22 Scheduling Data:-...................................................................................................... 22

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Posted by: Sudipta Sanyal on Aug 2009

@sdn.sap.som

Sales & Distribution - Available to Promise (ATP)

2009

Available to Promise (ATP)
Dates:Order Date
Date on which the sales order is entered. System proposes the current date by default.

Material Availability Date
The date on which the material must be available. On the material availability date, the vendor must start the activities relevant for delivery, such as picking and packing the goods. The material availability date must be sufficiently early enough so that the goods are prepared by the loading date.

Transportation Planning Date
We must arrange transportation by this date, so that the delivery can be sent to the customer. The date from which the organization of goods transport must begin. The transportation planning date must be selected early enough so that the transport is available on the loading date to load the goods.

Loading Date
Picking and packing must be completed by this date so that the goods are ready for loading.

Goods Issue Date
Goods must physically leave the shipping point by this date. The date on which the goods must leave the company to arrive at the customer location in time.

Delivery Date
Customer should receive delivery of the goods by this date. The date on which goods are to arrive at the customer's premises. Example: The delivery date can be the delivery date requested by the customer (desired delivery date) or the date confirmed in the vendor's order acknowledgment or shipping confirmation (confirmed or acknowledged delivery date).

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Posted by: Sudipta Sanyal on Aug 2009

@sdn.sap.som

Transit Time Number of days required for delivering an item from your company to the customer via a certain route.Sales & Distribution . Transportation Lead Time Number of days required for organizing a shipment for an item to be delivered. For Sales Order Checking Rule = A. Loading Time Difference between loading date and goods issue date. How do we View Availability Situation? Run Transaction: CO09 Enter Plant & Checking Rule.sap. Back Order = BO 3 Posted by: Sudipta Sanyal on Aug 2009 @sdn. against which the Availability is to be checked. Delivery = B.som .Available to Promise (ATP) 2009 Times:Pick/Pack Time Difference between the material availability date and loading date.

Production Order. (Discussed later) Run Transaction: VA01 4 Posted by: Sudipta Sanyal on Aug 2009 @sdn. Below is a screen from Sales Order./Reqd qty Column (Leave out the last row. If that is not included in the Configuration.Available to Promise (ATP) 2009 In this screen. Delivery. then this field is not visible. Totals Display:** Receipts = Sum of all +ve Quantities in Rec. MRP Element 001. the system goes to Availability screen automatically. • • When is Availability Check Triggered? While creating a Sales Order./Reqd qty Column These are all the Planned Outgoing Movements Confirmed issues = Sum of all (+ve) Quantities in Confirmed Column These are the confirmations against ATP.som . if the Availability situation cannot meet the requested delivery date. Also while creating the order. At the bottom is a button for Check Material Availability. since it is a total) These are all the Planned Incoming Movements Issues = Sum of all -ve Quantities in Rec.Sales & Distribution . we can see: • • • • Availability Checking Group (Avail Check): 02 Check Rule : A End Lead Time Refers to the end of Replenishment Lead Time. etc.sap.

The new date is then the new Material Availability Date. System moves into the future till it finds the required Available Qty.sap.Sales & Distribution .som . • • • 5 Posted by: Sudipta Sanyal on Aug 2009 @sdn. On getting the confirmed Material Availability Date. as seen in CO09 in column Cum. the system does the backward calculation from the Requested Delivery Date.Available to Promise (ATP) 2009 How we arrive at a Confirmed Delivery Date? Below is the logic the system uses to check availability: • Using the Scheduling data from Delivery & Transportation Scheduling. This is used to arrive at Material Availability Date. If the Available Qty is > than Required Qty. On the Material Availability Date. Requested Delivery Date is confirmed. system checks the Available Qty. system does the Forward Scheduling to arrive at a Confirmed Delivery date. Otherwise. ATP Qty.

Sales & Distribution .Available to Promise (ATP) Backwards Scheduling 2009 6 Posted by: Sudipta Sanyal on Aug 2009 @sdn.sap.som .

Sales & Distribution .Available to Promise (ATP) Control of Availability Check 2009 7 Posted by: Sudipta Sanyal on Aug 2009 @sdn.sap.som .

sap.Sales & Distribution .Available to Promise (ATP) Forward Scheduling 2009 8 Posted by: Sudipta Sanyal on Aug 2009 @sdn.som .

sap. It has following Buttons: 9 Posted by: Sudipta Sanyal on Aug 2009 @sdn.Sales & Distribution .Available to Promise (ATP) Result of Availability Check: Some Sample Scenarios 2009 Above is the Availability Screen as seen in Sales Order.som .

The details of this are visible in the second sub screen below. when we can confirm the Customer's Requested delivery in partial quantities at future dates. we have 3 options to choose from. the same gets saved in the ATP results. Delivery proposal This is Case 3.Available to Promise (ATP) One-time delivery 2009 In the results of Availability.Sales & Distribution . 10 Posted by: Sudipta Sanyal on Aug 2009 @sdn.sap. Complete dlv. Otherwise. when we can confirm the Customer's Requested complete delivery at a future Date. This is Case 1. when we can confirm the Customer's Requested delivery Date. Continue If we select one of the above options. The details of this are visible in the first sub screen below.som . The details of this are visible in the third sub screen below. This is Case 2. system leaves the ATP screen without saving the ATP results. we can select this button. In that case.

Sales & Distribution .Available to Promise (ATP) Case: Confirmation on Requested Delivery Date 2009 11 Posted by: Sudipta Sanyal on Aug 2009 @sdn.som .sap.

som .Available to Promise (ATP) 2009 Case: Confirmation after Requested Delivery Date (Complete Delivery) 12 Posted by: Sudipta Sanyal on Aug 2009 @sdn.Sales & Distribution .sap.

sap.som .Sales & Distribution .Available to Promise (ATP) 2009 Case: Confirmation after Requested Delivery Date (Partial Delivery) 13 Posted by: Sudipta Sanyal on Aug 2009 @sdn.

jpg!In the second screen We have created a SO (VA01) on 09 Feb. See the screens below corresponding to this situation. The first screen shows the Availability (CO09) Overview. See the new Cum ATP qty. !image038. The first screen shows the Availability (CO09) Overview.jpg!In the second screen We have created a SO on 09 Feb. !image034.sap. 14 Posted by: Sudipta Sanyal on Aug 2009 @sdn.som . date wise accordingly. by changing the PO Date to 12 Feb.Sales & Distribution . See that the Delivery got staggered according to the new Availability situation.Available to Promise (ATP) 2009 See the screens below corresponding to this situation. We have an incoming PO on 12 Feb. with requested Delivery date for 09 Feb. We have an incoming PO on 19 Jan. Now we change the Availability situation. with requested Delivery date for 09 Feb.

Available to Promise (ATP) 2009 15 Posted by: Sudipta Sanyal on Aug 2009 @sdn.sap.Sales & Distribution .som .

Available to Promise (ATP) 2009 Case: Confirmation after Requested Delivery Date (Replenishment Lead Time) In the screens below. So out of 500 only 21 is confirmed. see below: 'Check without RLT'. The system considers only the confirmed inward movements. we have simulated the RLT. See IMG Guide > SD > BF > AC & TOR > AC > AC with ATP > Control of Availability Check 16 Posted by: Sudipta Sanyal on Aug 2009 @sdn. In the first scenario RLT is not activated.sap.som .Sales & Distribution .

complete 500 are confirmed immediately. Material is procured In-House (E). but corresponding data in material master is not st maintained. So.som .Available to Promise (ATP) 2009 See VA01 In the second scenario RLT is activated. The system assumes both these times as Zero.sap. See MM01 17 Posted by: Sudipta Sanyal on Aug 2009 @sdn. but In-house Production time (1 screenshot) & nd RLT (2 screenshot) are not maintained.Sales & Distribution .

Sales & Distribution .Available to Promise (ATP) 2009 18 Posted by: Sudipta Sanyal on Aug 2009 @sdn.sap.som .

Available to Promise (ATP) 2009 In the third scenario RLT is activated. corresponding data in material master is maintained. 19 Posted by: Sudipta Sanyal on Aug 2009 @sdn. This is because 10 working days for in-house production + 4 holidays (Sat-Sun).som . Rest 479 is confirmed after 14 days. Material is procured In-House (E). The system confirms 21 on basis of incoming material. In-house Production time (10 days) & RLT (not maintained).sap.Sales & Distribution .

Sales & Distribution . Material is procured In-House (E). The system confirms 21 on basis of incoming material.sap. Rest 479 is confirmed after 14 days. corresponding data in material master is maintained. In-house Production time (10 days) & RLT (20 days). 20 Posted by: Sudipta Sanyal on Aug 2009 @sdn. This is because 20 working days for in-house production + 8 holidays (Sat-Sun).Available to Promise (ATP) 2009 In the fourth scenario RLT is activated.som .

sap.som .Sales & Distribution .Available to Promise (ATP) 2009 What Configuration & Data do we need? Controlling Elements:Requirements Type Requirements Class Schedule Line Category Delivery Item Category Checking Group Checking Rule Scope of Check Strategy Group Partial Delivery Agreement Replenishment Lead Time 21 Posted by: Sudipta Sanyal on Aug 2009 @sdn.

Available to Promise (ATP) Material Master Data:MRP 1 > MRP Group MRP 2 > Planned Delivery Time MRP 2 > GR Processing Time MRP 3 > Checking Group for Availability Check MRP 3 > Strategy Group MRP 3 > Total Replenishment Lead Time 2009 Scheduling Data:Transit Time Loading Time Pick/Pack Time Transportation Planning Lead Time 22 Posted by: Sudipta Sanyal on Aug 2009 @sdn.sap.som .Sales & Distribution .

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