SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM)
SAP Supply Chain Management (SAP SCM) enables collaboration, planning, execution, and coordination of the entire supply network, empowering you to adapt your supply chain processes to an ever-changing competitive environment.
Supply chain management (SCM) is the oversight of materials, information, and finances as they move in a process from supplier to manufacturer to wholesaler to retailer to consumer. Supply chain management involves coordinating and integrating these flows both within and among companies.
SAP SCM stands for Supply Chain Management and it is one of the important module in SAP. Supply chain management (SCM) covers the areas of production planning (PP), business forecasting and demand planning. It controls product flow and information flow across the organizations.
Supply chain Management is integrated with other business process such as product discovery, development process, material purchase process and production planning process. Supply chain enables the maximum customer satisfaction with less costs to the organizations.
Supply chain enables to plan for and streamline the organization network of logistics and resources that come together to form a supply chain. SAP Supply Chain Management is a advanced planning engine and is able to meet the complex supply chain challenges in Demand Planning, Supply Chain Planning, Production Planning and detailed Scheduling, Distribution Planning and Transport planning.
Advantages of SAP SCM (Supply Chain Management)SCM enables the forecasting the business, handle the large no of constraints and capability of cost based planning.
Analysis and planning of Supply & demand.
Analysis, Planning and management of order based capacity.
SAP SCM is divided in to three type of flows, Such as
Information of Flow: – It includes the delivering of information that related to the orders and updating the delivery status.
Finance flow: – It contains the financial accounting
data that related to finances such as credit, debits, payments, etc.