SCM/Logistics

SAP SCM and SAP ERP logistics systems— including SAP APO, sales and distribution, materials management, logistics execution system, and production planning.

BOOKS

Supply Chain Execution in SAP

SAP Supply Chain Execution: Implementation, Integration, and Optimization Strategies (COMING SOON!)

This all-new insiderBOOK helps readers make informed decisions about their organization’s global IT strategy for supply chain execution (SCE) using SAP solutions. Immediately understand all of the SCE options available from SAP, and learn how best to achieve complete visibility throughout your supply chain. The author provides detailed, step-by-step instruction with a focus on integrating processes end to end and realizing business value in both the short and long term. If you are evaluating, integrating, or optimizing your implementation of SAP solutions for supply chain execution, this book is your ideal guide.

View

Developing Manufacturing Composite Applications Using SAP MII

Developing Manufacturing Composite Applications Using SAP MII (Electronic Editions)

$79.95
SAP Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence (SAP MII) enables connected manufacturingand provides an impressively clear picture of what your operations are doing. Just how does SAP MII do this? The answers lie in the pages of this anthology. For example, in the first article you’ll learn about the various system layers within a manufacturing environment that you need to connect to, integrate with, and report on—all in a secure and personalized manner—to ensure smooth operations. View
Customizing Materials Management Processes in SAP ERP (2nd Edition)

Customizing Materials Management Processes in SAP ERP (2nd Edition)

$69.95
$49.95
$20.00 (29%)

Are you tired of being constantly bogged down by overly technical information? This book provides exactly what functional consultants are looking for: information on how to connect Materials Management (MM) in SAP with industry best-business processes and practices.

View
SAP Product Lifecycle Management

SAP Product Lifecycle Management

$79.95
$59.95
$20.00 (25%)

This comprehensive guide to SAP Product Lifecycle Management walks you through the business processes, functions, and features of the software solutions that manage the countless product-specific business objects. From product innovation and design to...

View
100 Things You Should Know About Sales and Distribution with SAP

100 Things You Should Know About Sales and Distribution with SAP

$49.95
$29.95
$20.00 (40%)

Have you ever spent far more time than you should on a sales activity, only to discover that you could have saved time with a simple tip? Here you go...

View
Product Cost Controlling with SAP (2nd Edition)

Product Cost Controlling with SAP (2nd Edition)

$79.95
$59.95
$20.00 (25%)

Run your business more transparently and effectively: use this updated reference and configuration guide to learn about product cost planning, cost object controlling, and integrated planning. Easy-to-understand process overviews and configuration setup requirements will help you customize product cost controlling to your business needs.

View
Production Planning with SAP APO (2nd Edition)

Production Planning with SAP APO (2nd Edition)

$69.95
$39.95
$30.00 (43%)

This book provides you with a comprehensive and practical guide to implementing, customizing, and using production planning in SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization (APO). You’ll learn how to set up the data exchange between SAP ERP and SAP APO to ensure that you’re making the most out of the versatile functions and options of APO-PP/DS.

View
Optimizing Reverse Logistics with SAP ERP

Optimizing Reverse Logistics with SAP ERP

$84.95
$64.95
$20.00 (24%)

This is the book you need to master reverse logistics. You’ll learn how to configure and use SAP ERP to optimize reverse logistics practices, particularly returns, repairs, and refurbishment.

View
Maximize your Warehouse Operations with SAP ERP

Maximize your Warehouse Operations with SAP ERP

$69.95
$49.95
$20.00 (29%)

New -- now shipping! Learn how to streamline your essential warehouse processes to improve cost control and productivity. With this book, discover how to examine all of your warehouse processes from incoming products to shipment completion, and review...

View
100 Things you Should Know about Materials Management in SAP ERP

100 Things you Should Know about Materials Management in SAP ERP

$49.95

Work smarter with Materials Management in SAP ERP! Are you ready to wow your client or supervisor with your new and improved MM knowledge and techniques? 

View
Discover Logistics with SAP: SAP ERP and SAP SCM

Discover Logistics with SAP: SAP ERP and SAP SCM

$39.95
$29.95
$10.00 (25%)

From goods issue and goods receipt, to procurement, to inventory and warehousing, the pace of logistics is picking up. Keep yours moving with this reader-friendly guide to SAP ERP and SAP SCM. 

View
Procurement with SAP MM — Practical Guide

Procurement with SAP MM — Practical Guide

$69.95
$39.95
$30.00 (43%)

Cut straight to the heart of the matter with this book: efficiently using Materials Management (MM) in SAP ERP. This book teaches you everything you need to use MM in your everyday job. You’ll find explanations of key procurement processes and how MM fits in, and then get down to the nitty-gritty. 

View

CHAPTERS

Chapter 2: Internal (Cross-Module) Integrations

This chapter takes a look at cross-module integration in SAP SuccessFactors, which is the integration of two or more modules. Included in this chapter are the benefits of integrating several modules, as well as prerequisites for doing so and tips and takeaways you can use to make things easier. Learn how to use the On-Page Business Card to create smooth workflows and step-by-step instructions on how to integrate the different modules.


Read More

Chapter 1: Overview of the Internal/Third-Party Integration Choices Available with the SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Execution Suite

This chapter will provide an overview of the different modules in SAP SuccessFactors. It will provide an introduction to the SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Execution (REC) Suite, as well as the various modules contained within the suite. From there, later chapters will cover the integration of two or more SAP SuccessFactors modules.


Read More

Chapter 6: Master Data Creation Using Screen Programming

This chapter is about master data creation using a screen program. We are starting screen programming for managing master data, but at this level we are using a simple screen design and very basic screen elements. We will design screens for site master data, site assignment to a user, and article master data. While in the development process, you will get an understanding of the different screen elements and the flow logic of screens. You will experience the creation and use of a selection screen and learn about screen validation by applying different input checks that restrict use to ensure the correct values are entered in screen fields. Details on dealing with the database for reading, creating, and modifying records and how to create transaction codes are included. At the end of this chapter we will go through the process of attaching a search help to any field on general or selection screens.


Read More

Chapter 4: SAP User Management

This chapter introduces SAP user management. You will learn about preinstalled users in SAP NetWeaver Application Server (AS) ABAP and their responsibilities, and how to change the password of any user, lock or unlock a user, create new users, and copy new users from an existing user. We will also create roles for assigning transaction code authorizations to users.


Read More

Chapter 5: Introduction to the ABAP Data Dictionary and Managing Data Dictionary Objects

In this chapter we start our point of sale (POS) project development. This chapter provides an overview of the ABAP Data Dictionary and its different objects (e.g., data elements, domains, structures, tables [database tables], views, search helps, and table types [internal table types]). We will then go through the process of creating all the main ABAP Data Dictionary objects that we will use in the development of the POS project in the following chapters. Finally, we will learn how to change or delete ABAP Data Dictionary objects.


Read More

Chapter 7: Integration Roadmap Update

After reviewing the different integration options of the SAP BusinessObjects BI clients in combination with SAP BW and SAP HANA, we will take a look at some of the upcoming changes and enhancements to the SAP BusinessObjects BI portfolio.


Read More

Chapter 1: Introduction to SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.2

In this chapter we will provide a quick overview of the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform, as well as learn more about the different SAP BusinessObjects BI client products. After the overview, we will take a look at the business requirements on which each of the BI client products is focused, as well as the types of user audiences.


Read More

ARTICLES

Avoiding the 10 Worst Practices of SAP Development Projects

It is a common misconception that unsuccessful SAP projects, regardless of purpose or scale, fail due to a lack of time, money, and/or people. Research shows that this is rarely the case. Projects typically fail for other reasons, like faulty business practices. While there are obviously an infinite number of things that can go wrong, this article zeroes in on the 10 worst — the ones that are the most common, potentially detrimental, and above all avoidable. And although some of these observations may seem obvious at first glance, as an intertwined whole, they will provide a strong safety net for your next project.
Read More

Mastering the SAP HANA Backup and Restore Process

When organizations implement SAP HANA, they need to devise a strategy to protect the data that the system manages in-memory. Depending on your SAP HANA use case, failure to protect this data can lead to significant monetary or productivity losses. One way to protect the data is through the implementation of a backup and restore strategy. This article helps to fortify your general knowledge of the SAP HANA backup and restore process.
Read More

Protect Your SAP HANA Investment with HA and DR Options

Implementing an SAP HANA system involves more than just selecting a standalone server. Organizations must also consider the different options available in terms of high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR). Depending on the organization’s service level requirements, multiple servers, storage devices, backup devices, and network devices might be required. This article gives an overview of the different ways organizations can achieve SAP HANA HA and DR. Equipped with this information, you can develop the right SAP HANA architecture and business continuity strategy more easily.
Read More

Complement Warm Data Management in SAP HANA via Dynamic Tiering

Bonus Article
Christian Savelli describes the Dynamic Tiering option available starting with SAP HANA Support Package 9, which enables a more effective multi-temperature data strategy. It offers management of warm data content via the extended table concept, representing a major enhancement from the loading/unloading feature currently available.
Read More

How to Build an Analytical Dashboard with SAP Lumira Based on SAP CATS Data

Walk through a number of practical steps for setting up a simple analytical dashboard with SAP Lumira. Learn how to complete visualizations in SAP Lumira for a number of real Cross-Application Time Sheet (CATS) key performance indicators (KPIs). Analyzing proper business performance indicators on an analytical dashboard helps you make appropriate business decisions faster. The approach described for setting up a dashboard on CATS KPIs can be applied to any other business area with SAP or non-SAP data sources.
Read More

Popular Chapters

View More
  • Chapter 1: On Premise vs. The Cloud

    Before we get into what goes into cloud security, we need to have a basic understanding of what a cloud deployment means to your IT environment. We’ll talk about the types of clouds and the layers of cloud computing that you can use, then finish with a discussion of what an SAP system can look like in a cloud environment and some of the threats that the system can face.

    Read More
  • Chapter 2: Why Choose the Cloud?

    Companies are choosing the cloud to deliver responsive IT and to innovate the way people work. Regardless of your role in your organization, you may find that cloud computing can open the door to business transformation. This chapter attempts to explain some of those advantages.

    Read More
View More

Do you #LearnLikeAnInsider?

See what it means to redefine reading and start to #LearnLikeAnInsider today.

insiderBOOKS Video

From The Blog