What's New Viewer - SAP S/4HANA

Enhancements for Scheduling

In the scheduling settings, you can now choose between two scheduling strategies and indicate a location attribute.

Technical Details

Type

Changed

Functional Localization

Not applicable

Scope Item

Not applicable

Application Component

TM-PLN (Planning)

Available As Of

SAP S/4HANA 2020

Additional Details

The following functions are available:
  • In the scheduling settings of your planning profile, you can now choose between two scheduling strategies:
    • VSS_EMBED: Scheduling (Embedded)

      This is the new default scheduling strategy. It doesn't require a remote communication and control framework (RCCF) call. You can indicate in the scheduling settings, that the system is to take into account cost-based requested dates/times.

    • VSS_DEF: Scheduling (Optimizer Server)

  • In the scheduling settings of your planning profile, you can now also specify a location attribute, for example the location type, which can be used to influence the determination of the following:
    • Fixed and variable durations for loading and unloading at a location

    • The duration required for preparing and finalizing a location

    • Operating times and handling resources for loading and unloading