SAP PP - Lean Manufacturing

To optimize the production planning and material handling process, organizations can involve Lean management principles. This allows organizations to smoothen the production process in a repetitive or discrete manufacturing environment.

Technical details of the component −

Technical Name of Business Function


Type of Business Function

Enterprise Business Function

Available From

SAP ERP Enhancement Package 2005.2

Technical Usage

Central applications

ECC Application Component

Production Planning and Control(PP)

Supplementary Constituents in Further SAP Applications

SAP Auto-ID Infastructure All 5.1, SAP Netweaver 7.0 BI Content Add-On3

Business Function Requiring Activation in Addition

Not Relevant

Using this business function, material requirement planning gets a better idea on crossmaterial overviews of available inventory and requirement in the production process.

This new function enhances the flexibility option in production, provides more transparency, optimizes the production process and makes efficient use of stock in production planning and control.