Newsbyte: SAP Delivers Updates to Supply Chain Execution Suite on Centralized Platform

Germany (November 20, 2012) –  SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced the latest versions of supply chain management solutions, which will be presented and demonstrated in various sessions and pods at the SAP-Infotag Lager- und Transportmanagement Conference being held in Mannheim, Germany, November 22.

SAP solutions for supply chain execution include the SAP® Transportation Management (SAP TM), SAP® Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM) and SAP® Event Management applications, all integrated in a single platform. Designed to work independently or integrated with the other solutions, the newest versions of these solutions aim to deliver substantial new tools and features. Planned updates for each application include:

  • SAP TM: improved ocean and air freight management, superior manual transportation planning, integration with Extended Warehouse Management, improvements to transportation cost distribution, freight settlement and tracking and additional transportation management analytics, reports and dashboards
  • SAP EWM: new dock appointment scheduling capability to collaborate with carriers and manage the activities at the warehouse docks, rapid-deployment solutions to deploy SAP EWM, a rapid-deployment solution for migrating warehouse management from SAP ERP to SAP EWM or use SAP EWM in a retail environment and integration to SAP TM
  • SAP Event Management: additional content for supply chain execution visibility, geo-tracking capabilities and embedded maps, usability improvements and enhanced content for SAP TM

“With the help of our partner GOPA we are deploying SAP TM -the most robust platform we have seen- to gain agility, reliability and flexibility in our business processes,” said Miguel Angel Diez, CIO of Panalon, a leader in the multi-modal transport sector. “This foundation will help us grow our business in the very competitive European transportation market.”

SAP has enjoyed considerable success with supply chain management solutions, including being named market leader in overall transportation management systems (TMS) and revenue leader in warehouse management systems (WMS) by ARC Advisory Group.

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Source: SAP AG

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