Swisslog’s software offering includes SAP EWM, an advancedwarehouse management solution from SAP. SAP’s Extended Warehouse Management System controls and optimizes logistics processes across the entire supply chain and ensures higher transparency through seamless integration with the SAP ERP system.
SAP EWM is a highly standardized and efficient warehouse management system for manual and automated warehouse solutions with material flow functionality that allows the direct connection of PLC-level controls. SAP EWM is integrated into the SAP ERP solution as a decentralized system. The advanced functions improve operational processes and increase transparency in the warehouse.
The high level of standardization minimizes risk of error and failure rates in daily operations, resulting in a high degree of employee satisfaction and ensuring maximum throughput. The comprehensive mobile warehouse functions (RF for mobile devices), which come standard with SAP EWM, is a compelling reason to invest in SAP EWM despite its higher price compared to the classic SAP WM solution. In addition, SAP EWM offers a complete Warehouse Management Monitor with Warehouse Cockpit option and, as a standard feature, includes material flow control (EWM-MFS) to link to automated material handling systems.
One of the main benefits of SAP EWM is its excellent integration in today’s SAP world and its ability to leverage existing SAP expertise and associated tools such as SAP Business Warehouse (SAP BW) to analyze large volumes of data in order to obtain meaningful information for sound decisions.