SAP Supply Chain Management

SAP Supply Chain Management is one of the key modules in SAP ERP and controls production planning, business forecasting and demand planning. It helps the organization to manage their supply chain process in a dynamic environment. SAP SCM covers key processes such as supply chain networking, supply chain planning & coordination and supply chain execution.

This real-time SAP Supply Chain Management connects stakeholders across the organisation and integrates S&OP, demand & supply planning and inventory optimization to rapidly and profitably meet demand.

Features of SAP SCM

  • It helps the organization to manage their supply chain process in a dynamic environment.
  • SAP SCM process helps suppliers, customers, manufacturers, business partners and retailers connect with each other to manage supply chain process effectively and efficiently.
  • It helps organizations to accelerate and optimize end-to-end procure-to-pay process.
  • Integrate processes and enforce contract compliance for supply-side and supplier- side requirements using supply chain processes in distributed environment.
  • SAP SCM is a complete software to cover the key processes – supply chain networking, supply chain planning and coordination, and supply chain execution.

Integrated supply chain planning


Real-time predictive analytics


Responsive supply chain management


Cloud deployment


Run real-time operations with SAP SCM that harnesses new technologies such as AI and the Internet of Things. It provides full visibility and advanced analytics to help you plan, source and deliver the right goods and materials at the right time.

Streamline and integrate your transportation management processes. This solution helps you accurately forecast demand and shipment volumes, consolidate orders and enhance transport logistics management. It maximise the return on your transportation spend and improve on-time deliveries and customer satisfaction.

  • On-premise deployment
  • Transportation and demand planning
  • Interactive freight tendering
  • Collaboration portal.

Enhance your storage and inventory management processes and support goods movement by all modes of transportation with the SAP Extended Warehouse Management system. This gives you greater control over high-volume warehouse operations and supply chain execution.

  • On-premise deployment
  • Inbound and outbound processes
  • Storage bin management
  • Object-based and object-oriented programming

Work with partners across your supply chain, including multiple tiers of suppliers and contract manufacturers in real time.
This collaboration platform gives you full visibility across multiple time horizons and can help you improve supplier relationship management (SRM).

  • Cloud-based deployment
  • Broad supply chain collaboration
  • Supplier onboarding and support
  • Actionable intelligence

SAP SCM Components

SAP Supply Chain Management allows organizations to perform effective planning and execution of logistics within supply network and to perform workflow management. The defined set of activities helps customers, suppliers and retailers connect with each other to provide an effective supply-chain management solution.

  • Forecasting: Perform demand planning and forecasting by linking to
    Customer Relationship Management CRM to get data related to customer campaigns.
  • Supply Network Planning (SNP): View organization as a network of locations to check stock projections and stock keeping criteria. Calculations in SNP drive dependent requirements down to supplying locations production and receiving stores.
  • Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling: This checks the dependent requirements from locations within the supply network, passed down from SNP.

SAP SCM Benefits

  • Reduce accounts receivable collections with better visibility into the AR process, aging, and extension of credit and consequently, help to reduce the day’s sales outstanding.
  • Effectively manage forecasting and handling sudden changes in demand and supply process.
  • Effectively use Net Fixed assets (NFA) like plants and equipment.
  • To meet customer demands, you can smartly plan and manage Supply Chain Management process in an organization.
  • Proper inventory optimization, order fulfillment and shipment of goods.
  • Distribution of the key information to all the stakeholders spread across the network.
  • Improve communication and collaboration between different business lines to manage demand and supply process in an organization.

SAP SCM Advantages

Better Planning and Control

Integrated, real-time views


Mobile support

Demand forecasting