SAP Simple Logistics is also called SAP S/4 HANA Enterprise Management. It consists of all the key modules under SAP ERP Business Suite – Material Management, Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Sourcing and Procurement, Contract Management, and Manufacturing.
Following business processes can be managed using SAP S/4 HANA Enterprise Management with improved performance and efficiency for all these processes −
- Inventory Management − SAP S/4 HANA Enterprise Management provides a simplified data model resulting in increased throughput and flexible analytics at the most granular level.
- Procurement − With SAP S/4 HANA Enterprise Management, you can achieve increased efficiency in the Procure-To-Pay processes, new Analytical Apps and Spend KPIs, Ariba Network Integration for PO Order and IV.
- Material Requirements Planning − You can perform fast MRP run, and a new working model for MRP controllers based on decision support.
- Order Management & Billing − Using S/4 HANA Enterprise Management, you can perform end-to-end order-to-cash process and take action for any exceptions, information on the exceptions to resolve the issues, lower TCO due to data model simplification, support for the most recent versions of business features such as FSCM Credit Management, GTS Foreign Trade, SFIN Revenue Accounting, and new analytical capabilities
SAP S/4 HANA Business Suite ─ Key Features
Following are some of the key features of SAP S/4 HANA Business Suite −
- SAP S/4 HANA is designed based on new Fiori user experience which provides a role-based integrated user experience.
- S/4 HANA can be connected to different applications in real time to provide realtime data processing and analysis.
- S/4 HANA runs on in-memory HANA database to provide simplifications – no indexes, no aggregates, and no redundancies.
- SAP S/4 HANA provides a choice of deployment – On-Premise, Cloud, and Hybrid.
- S/4 HANA provides new architecture and data models.
- Customers can use the customization even after migration of the system. Migration of SAP Business Suite to S/4 HANA is done via implementation package in the form of SAP Simple Finance and Simple Logistics, and many more.
- With SAP S/4HANA, SAP is providing a new product and a next generation of business applications – simple enterprise software for Big Data and is designed to help you run simple in the digital economy.