EXTENDED WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT

  • SAP Extended Warehouse Management delivers deep visibility into inventory, along with robust functionality for modeling warehouses and material flow processes – and configuring processes and systems.
  • By integrating warehouse management with the production management and delivery processing power of SAP enterprise software to keep planning and execution tightly meshed.
  • By automating and optimizing traditional warehouse operations – from goods receipt, through storage, to packing and shipping, to contribute effectively to the corporate bottom line.
  • By optimizing the use of transportation resources, ensure multinational compliance, and respond to supply chain events in real time – all through a single-technology solution.

ORCHESTRATING GOODS MOVEMENT AND STORAGE PROCESSES

  To orchestrate inbound and outbound processing and all storage and retrieval operations in between. automate goods movement and manage inventory flexibly, addressing the key requirements of even complex processes and high-volume warehouses. For production management and delivery processing power of SAP enterprise software, can keep planning and execution tightly meshed. consistently organize and monitor goods movement triggered by processes for procurement, shipping, production supply and receipt, quality management, transportation management, and foreign trade compliance. To have full visibility into inventory and logistics, with advanced support for special services like the creation of kits and modules and comprehensive analytics for strategic reporting and operational optimization. SAP Extended Warehouse Management also includes functions for transportation cross-docking, import and export quality management, picking from goods receipt, and pushing deployment. Also integrate the application readily with the latest technologies for pickby-voice, augmented reality, and radio-frequency identification (RFID). An array of capabilities specific to complex warehouses and large freight-forwarding operations, including multilevel kitting, labor demand planning, advanced yard logistics, and environment, health, and safety management.

MANAGING INBOUND PROCESSING

SAP Extended Warehouse Management makes short work of a wide array of core inbound processes: • Data receiving and validation for advanced shipping notifications (ASNs) • Goods receipt and receipt optimization • Direct receipt from production • Put away and put-away bin determination • Internal routing • Deconsolidation • Returns management, also for e-commerce • Transportation unit management

CONTROLLING STORAGE AND INTERNAL PROCESSES

with SAP Extended Warehouse Management, optimize all the activities that help manage goods in inventory and move them within the warehouse: • Rearrangement • Slotting • Inventory counts • Verification of record accuracy • Replenishment • Freight order management • Scrapping • Kitting to stock • Warehouse billing

FINE-TUNING OUTBOUND PROCESSES Core processes

for outbound delivery orchestration in SAP Extended Warehouse Management include: • Order deployment • Route determination • Transportation unit management • Wave management • Picking bin determination • Warehouse order creation • Work assignment • Picking, packing, and staging • Loading and goods issue • Kitting to order • Direct outbound delivery • Production supply • Production staging and consumption • Shipping

Taking Advantage of Cross-Functional Features

SAP Extended Warehouse Management is integrated with additional cross-functional features related to material flow, opportunistic and merchandisedistribution cross-docking, management of stock-specific units of measure, and labor management. can harness extended functionality for packaging specification; management of batches, serial numbers, and catch weights; and dock appointment scheduling. The application further includes rich cross-functional analytics and sophisticated processes for compliance and traceability. A comprehensive set of implementation tools helps get up and running and fine-tune processes. Expect sizable reductions of both total cost of operations and total cost of inventory with the efficiencies gain across the full range of warehousing functions

AUTOMATING THE WAREHOUSE

set up a full material flow system to facilitate automated storage and retrieval functions – for example, for high-rack storage, small parts warehousing, and shuttle warehousing – by simply connecting a programmable logic controller to SAP Extended Warehouse Management. The material flow system can help to control movement of handling units in automated systems; activate and deactivate conveyor segments; group conveyor segments; or activate and deactivate correspondence at various levels. The application also manages automated materialhandling equipment for pallets, containers, and cartons; distribution vehicles; sorters; pick, pack, and pass technologies; and label applicators. Ready access to functionality for graphical warehouse layout, European article numbering (EAN), cartonization, task interleaving, execution constraint management, system-guided work, and claims and returns processing.

MANAGING TRANSIT WAREHOUSING

The transit warehouse is an intermediate shipping location between an initial source of and a final destination for goods. SAP Extended Warehouse Management helps manage the disposition of transit goods to store them optimally and make sure they are not subject to picking for other orders.

INTEGRATING MOBILE DEVICES

A wealth of apps built with the attractive and intuitive interface of the SAP Fiori® user experience help stakeholders access role-related detail and complete assigned inbound- and outbound-processing tasks from smartphones. Mobile data terminals can further increase employee engagement and productivity in activities across the warehousing and logistics spectrum. Integrate wearable devices such as headsets and smart glasses into SAP Extended Warehouse Management, along with equipment for picking goods or moving vehicles by voice.

TALLYING THE BENEFITS OF SAP EXTENDED WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT

MANAGEMENTwith SAP Extended Warehouse Management, put a global warehousing and logistics powerhouse to work for,helping orchestrate processes from planning and storage to picking, packing, and shipping, and boosting readiness, throughput, and agility. The application is a key element in our platform strategy for supply chain execution, empowering to operate, monitor, and improve processes continuously across the material flow. benefit from seamless integration with procurement processes, shipping processes, production supply and receipt, quality management, transport management, and foreign trade processing. SAP Extended Warehouse Management brings a wealth of significant business benefits. Count on maximum flexibility for modeling warehouse layout and processing, along with high visibility at all times into stocks and operations. Optimize storage planning, through automatic creation and release of pick waves. Tighten process execution as well – through sophisticated warehouse order management and work package creation. Design and repeat such value-added services as creating kits and modules and directly controlling automated warehouses Comprehensive analysis and monitoring functions at fingertips, including strategic reporting, operational reporting, and warehouse monitoring.