Note 517898 - PP: Standard methods for safety stock planning

Version / Date 6 / 2003-08-06
Priority Recommendations/additional info
Category Consulting
Primary Component SCM-APO-PPS Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling
Secondary Components SCM-APO-PPS-HEU-PP PP Heuristics


This note explains the standard methods SB, SZ, SM, MB, MZ and MM for the safety stock planning and safety days' supply planning as part of production planning.

Other terms

Production planning run, MRP, planning with standard lot sizes, heuristic, lot-size calculation, safety stock, safety days' supply, documentation, product heuristic

Reason and Prerequisites

Planning with a safety days' supply or safety stock.

Solution (SAP Service marketplace login required)

Key words : safety stock, location product, product master, standard methods, technical execution, dynamic methods, dependent maintenance, stock planning, production planning, dynamic safety, stock method, period dependent,

Affected Releases
Software Component Release From Release To Release And subsequent

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374624APO overcoverage alerts for safety stock