Supply Chain and Logistics in SAP BlogLatest news and articles related to SAP Supply chains
Including articles related to the following SAP solutions, how to optimize them and use them in the real world.
- SAP WM. SAP’s first warehouse management solution included with SAP ERP since version R/2
- SAP EWM (Extended Warehouse Management), SAP’s Tier 1 Warehouse Management Solution, is a powerful platform for the management of warehouses and distribution centers. Unlike the basic WM (Warehouse Management) that has been around for years, EWM brings increased power and functionality to the warehouse.
- SAP TM – Transportation Management
- SAP APO – Advanced Planner
- SAP IBP – Business Planner
Very little thought is usually give to the setup of carriers in our ERPs systems, in most cases they are considered just another vendor. Because of our experience over the years integrating our own solutions and third party shipping systems. We have adopted some...
How Amazon’s outbound logistics network works.
In a previous post I talked about the various freight optimization techniques available in logistics to optimize freight costs. We received some good feedback and want to expand the conversation to discuss bill of ladings documents and the leading practice for the use/creation of bill of ladings in most scenarios you will encounter in domestic transportation.
In this multi-part series I will discuss and give you ideas on common ways to optimize your transportation and then show you how these can be supported within SAP.
In this blog posts we will define a Bill of Lading and a proof of delivery document and describe when they can be used.
In this blog post we will show you various ways there are to generate a bill of lading in SAP.
In this article I am going to take you step by step through the process of setting up a Packing station in SAP ECC.
Quick tip for reprocessing SAP IDOC’s and resetting status for testing or support purposes.
Last year saw the release of EWM 9.5 and we are finally starting to see some actual implementation so I wanted to put together a list of the enhancements and some perspective on each one. Support changes to outbound delivery after sync Supported Changes Batch Dates...
In this article I will discuss Web API’s and why they will not be replacing existing EDI systems anytime soon.
Partners complain about the time and money it takes to integrate their SAP EDI processes with partners. And they’re not wrong. Here are the two things that stand in the way of SAP EDI efficiency.
Key performance indicators (KPIs) can help you understand the efficiency of your distribution center. In this blog series, we’ll review the core KPIs and key figures that are central to the process.
AdvanceLabel templates for producing new GM product load labels.
In this article Ill explain and walk you through setting up a weight scale for packing purposes in SAP using standard settings.
Step-by-step process for uploading an ITF file and using it in a new SAPscript form.
This is the first in a new series of blog posts on leading practices we've observed in best-in-class facilities. I thought we would start with the basics. Many of you might remember years ago when the Dymo label maker was popular. I had an assistant at the time who...
In this article we will discuss step-by-step process to copying SAP IDOCs from one instance to another.
In today’s article we will show you how to print barCoded bin labels onDemand from SAP.
Occasionally, a client's environment has restrictions on user access to a browser or to run restricted desktops that cannot access the BarTender Web Print server to generate on-demand Barcode labels. If this is the case, you still have the option of printing using a...
Determining the correct freight class for your LTL shipments may seem like a daunting task, especially when your materials fall into various classes and your loads are various sizes. Customers using AdvanceShip should rarely need to think about this. But, in case you...