Using of SAP EWM in Manufacturing Industry

Digital transformation gains importance and momentum year after year in the field of warehouse management, as it is in every field. Businesses make investments to make warehouse management processes, which is the most important stage of the supply chain, more efficient.

Digital transformation in warehouse management is a process that involves using digital technology to improve the efficiency and accuracy of warehouse operations. This can include the implementation of automated systems such as robotic arms, automated guided vehicles, and other software solutions. These technologies can help eliminate manual processes, reduce errors, and increase the speed of warehouse operations. Additionally, digital technologies can help warehouses increase visibility into their operations, provide better inventory tracking, and facilitate better communication and collaboration between departments. By utilizing digital transformation in warehouse management, companies can reduce costs, increase agility, and meet customer needs more effectively.

Warehouse Management in SAP

SAP, which is used by approximately one hundred thousand companies all over the world, offers various solutions for businesses to manage their logistics and warehouse operations. SAP's first warehouse management system is the SAP Warehouse Management solution launched in the 1990s.  As SAP continues to update the WM module from year to year, it has released SAP Extended Warehouse Management to offer a more comprehensive and innovative solution to warehouse management.

Understanding SAP EWM

SAP EWM (Extended Warehouse Management) is SAP's powerful warehouse management system that provides businesses with a comprehensive solution to manage their warehouse operations. SAP's latest WMS solution offers a host of features such as inventory management, order picking, goods issue and goods receipt. With the help of EWM, businesses can improve stock accuracy, optimize warehouse operations and reduce storage-related costs. Additionally, EWM can provide real-time visibility into inventory levels that helps businesses make informed decisions about warehouse operations. SAP EWM also supports mobile devices and can be integrated with other SAP modules such as SAP SCM and SAP ERP.

Warehouse Management in Manufacturing

Warehouse management is critical for manufacturing companies. Warehouse management in manufacturing companies involves the efficient control and storage of goods, materials and products within the facility. For manufacturing companies, effective planning and scheduling of inventory levels, product locations and movement, as well as orders, shipments, and receipts are essential for the smooth running of operational processes.

Key Warehouse Management Processes in Manufacturing Companies

  • Receiving and storing of raw materials and finished goods
  • Picking, packing, and shipping of orders
  • Creating and maintaining accurate inventory records
  • Monitoring and controlling inventory levels
  • Optimizing warehouse layout and space utilization
  • Planning and coordinating warehouse activities
  • Ensuring safety and security standards are met
  • Ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Communicating with suppliers and customers
  • Tracking and managing shipments
  • Ensuring timely delivery of goods

Using of SAP EWM in Manufacturing Companies

With SAP EWM, manufacturing companies can automate the receipt, storage and retrieval of materials, manage inventory levels, and ensure the right materials are available when needed. It can also be used to monitor and optimize SAP EWM picking strategies, helping to minimize time spent fulfilling orders and maximize productivity. Additionally, it can be used to monitor warehouse operations, providing real-time visibility into inventory data and helping to ensure stocks are accurate and up-to-date.

SAP Extended Warehouse Management solution can also be used to manage inventory movements in multiple warehouses, making it ideal for manufacturing companies with multiple locations.

Additionally, SAP EWM can help manufacturers to improve their customer service by providing accurate data on the availability of goods. This allows them to provide accurate delivery times and better track their orders. Finally, EWM can help to reduce labor costs by automating warehouse processes and reducing manual tasks.

SAP EWM Consulting

We are happy to offer end-to-end SAP EWM consultancy services to our business partners with our experienced SAP EWM consultants who have SAP EWM usage in different industries. Do not hesitate to contact us for information about our SAP EWM services.

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