THE FUNCTIONAL SCOPE OF AN APS
There is some confusion about the definition of an APS (Advanced Planning System - Decision Support Solution for Supply Chain Planning), mainly related to its functional scope. Many vendors describe their software as an APS despite it only covering part of the core functionality required.
RETURN ON INVESTMENT IN LESS THAN ONE YEAR ... IT IS POSSIBLE TODAY
The capabilities of simulation and anticipation within an APS solution make the Return On Investment (ROI) of APS projects much more rapid than those of other solutions such as ERP and logistics execution software (MES, WMS, TMS).
This white paper from DynaSys will first detail the areas of optimisation offered by a comprehensive and integrated APS, and then present a set of calculation rules and benchmark elements for evaluating the ROI.