SAP stands for System applications and product development. It is also known as SAP ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning)founded in the year 1972 by Tschira, Platter, Wellenreuther, Hopp, Hector. Now ChantiSoft is going to give you a brief introduction of SAP Extend Ware House Management(EWM).
In olden days, data was stored in a traditional database. But these traditional databases were incapable of maintaining the bulk amount of data that we are experiencing. WareHouses were introduced so as to overcome this problem. This can handle Terabytes and Pera Bytes of data that were experiencing nowadays. These Warehouses must be managed in an efficient way so as to retrieve the data immediately whenever required. But these War Houses also has some problems. To overcome that problem Extended WareHouse system was introduced.
The SAP Extended Warehouse Management (EWM) is a comprehensive warehouse application, which enables you to improve the efficiency of the Warehouse management which enables you to improve the efficiency of warehousing, optimize the workflows in order to strengthen your position in the market. It was released in the year 1993 and undergone the release of several version with latest version of 9.4 in the year 2016. The aim of EWS is to provide the staff and managers. with information necessary to efficiently handle all the data present in the warehouse. It allows you to maximize the transparency of the workflows and process.
SAP VM was the first company to put forward in Warehouse Management solution.SAP EWM is similar to SAP WM which comes under supply chain management and supports all the parts in the logistics chain. The integrated functions and business process within the warehouse management system provides a high level of process and inventory processes. Most EWM implementations result in both qualitative and quantitative methods which are responsible for increased productivity, reduced errors, trigger inventory control and order quality. SAP EWM gives maximum transparency of your stock and process.
Before going to define the EWM function it is good to define the physical structure of a warehouse. It is possible to define the individual warehouse areas such as bulk storage or racking or storage types within the warehouse. For each storage type, it is possible to define the bin locations found in that area. The stock resides in bin location move from one place to the other within the warehouse. It is possible to logically combine number of storage bin in the activity area which can be concatenated for stock replacement
This firm has an ability to control the warehouse process and can manage the movements in the warehouse mitigate the problems and issues through Enhanced Warehouse efficiency and transform the operations though Supply chain management. SAP EWM is similar to WM with additional features like Warehouse storage structure and many more. SAP EWM is incorporated with external elements like activity areas and work centers. At the end, it offers own warehouse management application which proves flexible automated support for processing goods and maintaining current stock inventories.