SAP | SAP WM | Warehouse Management
SAP WM (Warehouse Management) is a module within the SAP ERP system that is used to manage and optimize processes in a warehouse. It provides tools for warehouse management tasks such as inventory management, inventory turnover and processing of receipts and shipments.
SAP WM is used to manage material movements and storage within a warehouse. It helps companies track and control the movement of goods and materials within a warehouse and provides tools to optimize warehouse layout and item location. It also integrates with other SAP modules such as Materials Management (MM) and Production Planning (PP) to support the procurement, production and distribution of goods.
Some of the key features of SAP WM are:
Inventory management – With SAP WM, you can track and manage inventory levels in real time, including tracking stock movements, inventory counts, and reservations.
Goods receipt and issue: SAP WM supports the processing of goods receipts and issues, including the creation of inbound and outbound delivery documents and the management of transfer orders.
Warehouse layout and storage: SAP WM provides tools for optimizing the layout of a warehouse and managing the storage of materials within the warehouse, including assigning storage bins and managing storage types.
Material handling: SAP WM supports the handling of materials within a warehouse, including the management of material flow and the use of material handling equipment such as forklifts and conveyors.
SAP WM is typically used in conjunction with other SAP modules and technologies, such as SAP Material Management (MM) and SAP Production Planning (PP), to support the procurement, production, and distribution of goods. It can also integrate with other systems and technologies such as RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) and barcode scanners to help track and move materials within a warehouse.
BITS experts have used SAP WM in a wide range of projects. A selection of case studies and references can be found below.