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SAP-Solution: SCM

SCM, Supply Chain Management, and increasingly Supply Chain Planning describe a wide range of IT applications from the areas of production planning, procurement and logistics. Supply chains are an essential component of a holistic ERP.

Many companies are still running their SAP EWM on SCM. A structured approach ensures a smooth migration to S/4. SAP Extended Warehouse Management is the strategic solution for complex warehouse management.
There is still a lot of potential for digital process support. The company Deutz in Cologne, Germany, uses a mobile and lean application to drastically simplify and speed up processes.
Deutsche Amphibolin Werke built a state-of-the-art logistics center with a high-bay warehouse and AutoStore and benefits from the holistic and direct integration in EWM. Only through the direct EWM integration of automated systems can automation solutions develop their full potential.
Digitization, automation, and orchestration are the drivers for further value creation in industry. The term Industry 4.0, which is mainly used in German-speaking countries, does not go far enough because it is only understood as digital transformation. This E3 cover story in collaboration with Orbis clearly demonstrates that industrial digitalization also encompasses business management, organization, and technology.
AI assistant Joule understands business context and is directly integrated into enterprise business critical process solutions
An agile and resilient supply chain represents a competitive advantage. Those who remain capable of acting in any situation strengthen customer loyalty. An important linchpin is efficient production planning.
Workforce issues dominate the supply chain, with respondents citing time to train workers (52 percent) and high turnover (50 percent) as the biggest challenges.
SAP CEO Christian Klein wants to focus on ERP, the core strength of the ERP world market leader. This focus is honorable, but of little help to SAP's customers. The B2B world is more than just ERP.
Agile, secure and reliable process communication with the innovative Retarus Cloud Services for integration and automation.
Delivery plans are supposed to link customers and suppliers, increase efficiency and delivery reliability, and avoid bottlenecks due to the bullwhip effect. But in many cases, the plans cause more trouble than they benefit.
The new supply chain due diligence law has been in force in Germany since January 1. For companies, this means even more documentation and complex compliance.
The end of SAP as the community knows it. The supervisory board, the executive board, and the IT community would have the chance to save SAP. But false consideration and convenience are preventing the retread.

Working on the SAP basis is crucial for successful S/4 conversion. 

This gives the Competence Center strategic importance for existing SAP customers. Regardless of the S/4 Hana operating model, topics such as Automation, Monitoring, Security, Application Lifecycle Management and Data Management the basis for S/4 operations.

For the second time, E3 magazine is organizing a summit for the SAP community in Salzburg to provide comprehensive information on all aspects of S/4 Hana groundwork. All information about the event can be found here:

SAP Competence Center Summit 2024


Event Room, FourSide Hotel Salzburg,
At the exhibition center 2,
A-5020 Salzburg

Event date

June 5 and 6, 2024

Regular ticket:

€ 590 excl. VAT


Event Room, Hotel Hilton Heidelberg,
Kurfürstenanlage 1,
69115 Heidelberg

Event date

28 and 29 February 2024


Regular ticket
EUR 590 excl. VAT
The organizer is the E3 magazine of the publishing house AG. The presentations will be accompanied by an exhibition of selected SAP partners. The ticket price includes the attendance of all lectures of the Steampunk and BTP Summit 2024, the visit of the exhibition area, the participation in the evening event as well as the catering during the official program. The lecture program and the list of exhibitors and sponsors (SAP partners) will be published on this website in due time.