In this video we will look at another of the many picking strategies provided by SAP Extended Warehouse Management; Picking with Packing at Work Center. With this picking strategy, you can pick orders faster, since multiple workers may pick on the same sales order – in parallel. You can increase accuracy through the additional control the packing step provides. Finally, You can easier cater to product and customer-specific packaging requirements.
SAP EWM represents more than 13 years of continuous innovation. The Fiori based Pick Cart app is just one example of innovations that brings efficiency as well as intuitive user experience. With this app, you can pick multiple customer orders with a pick cart in a single trip through the warehouse. Besides, reducing the overall walking distance, the process provides sorting during picking and eliminates subsequent consolidation or packing steps. Multi-order picking, aka batch picking, is especially suitable when you have multiple orders with the same SKU and the standard orders have relatively few order lines. A situation that is quite common for online retailers, among others. This video takes you through a practical example.
By using wave management in SAP EWM, you will improve the planning and control of warehouse operations. With wave management, you should also see an improved order fulfilment rate, by securing that each order is picked, packed and staged, well ahead of departure time. In addition, wave management will help you to more optimized usage of the existing workforce, including an opportunity to actually save significant cost of manpower. This is a consequence of being able to even out the workload during the day, avoiding unnecessary workload peaks, that if not managed properly, will lead to a higher demand for warehouse staff.
Pick, Pack and Pass is used to coordinate picking, packing and transportation of products in different activity areas of your warehouse. You use this function to coordinate picking, packing and transportation of products in different activity areas in your warehouse. For example, you transport products from one activity area to another using a conveyor belt. From an organizational point of view, an activity area can correspond to an aisle, for which a warehouse worker is responsible. As soon as the warehouse worker has picked a warehouse order in his area, he or she passes on the goods.
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Stock Room Management has been introduced as a successor for WM in SAP S/4HANA. In this video you can learn about: the background for Stock Room Management, the options you have regarding warehousing when using S/4HANA, the functional differences and how to get there.
Embedded or decentralized EWM? That's the question! In fact, it's such a common question in the area of SAP EWM, that it deserves some attention. In this video, we will go through the main drivers that may lead you to conclude on one option over the other. I hope you will enjoy it, and that it will help you to a better understanding of this fundamental question.