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Manufacturing Operations Solutions

Increase process visibility and performance

Improve your plan-to-produce process with SAP software for manufacturing operations. Execute batch-managed materials precisely with continuous, in-process control. Gain details on batch lifecycles and quantities with built-in reports, enabling product traceability. Enable production operators to better meet quality standards by using receipts and process instructions. Enhance decision making with automated transfer of production results and real-time updates on performance.

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Solution Capabilities

Included Capabilities

Production Planning

Shorten lead times at low cost with responsive production planning

Use responsive production planning, critical in today’s dynamic business environment where customers increasingly seek shorter lead times and companies have to respond at lowest cost – with SAP solutions. Enable fast and responsive production planning scenarios closely linked to manufacturing execution. Increase your visibility to manufacturing capacity, and react to changes on the plant floor more efficiently to maintain quality products and customer service, while decreasing costs.

Production Scheduling

Run higher-quality operations that reduce costs and increase efficiency

With SAP software, you can improve your entire quality inspection process. Real-time access to integrated quality-related data from across your supply chain supports proactive responses to new quality requirements. This improves product consistency; speeds inspections and issue processing; and reduces defects, scrap, and rework. You can standardize processes – whether in the lab or on the shop floor – reducing operational costs while you continue to meet changing customer expectations.

Production Warehouse

Improve your enterprise productivity with efficient production and process material flow

Improve your visibility and optimize enterprise material movements between warehousing and production operations through synchronized material flow with SAP software for production warehouses. Stage materials that are required for production and process operations in production supply areas in timely and required quantities, to support efficient consumption during the production process cycle. Improve your enterprise productivity, supporting agile manufacturing principles.

Process Manufacturing Orchestration and Execution

Automate integrated production control with process manufacturing execution

Control process manufacturing orchestration and precise execution of batch-managed materials continuously. Our software can help:

  • Support product traceability with reports on batch lifecycle and quantities
  • Create and manage receipts and process instructions to meet quality standards
  • Automate transfer of production results and real-time updates on production KPIs
  • Help ensure consistent product quality across batches, quick response to changes, and optimal use of production assets
Enterprise Performance Management

Enable continuous improvement with integrated, accurate operational performance data

Integrate knowledge and disparate software solutions by reporting live data and passing it in a generic way to other systems with SAP software for enterprise performance management. Quickly connect and integrate a wide range of manufacturing systems for reporting and system collaboration. Resolve operational issues with communication and data sharing in near real time.

Quality Management and Compliance

Exceed expectations through optimal quality management and compliance

Run enterprise-wide, closed-loop quality manufacturing management processes using our quality management and compliance solutions:

  • Prevent deficiencies, improve process improvement continuously, and sustain quality control
  • Gain visibility to continuously improve operations and produce high-quality goods at low cost
  • Help ensure compliance with regulatory and manufacturing regulations
  • Reduce operating costs, limit poor product quality, and meet customer and stakeholder expectations

Quickly adopt and maintain SAP solutions

Get the support you need to efficiently implement and operate your SAP solutions – and take advantage of new technologies. We offer a range of support services, from foundation level to strategic engagement and co-innovation.

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Get a wealth of information – about everything from installation and upgrades to security, integration, and product availability.


Reimagine the way you do business with SAP Digital Business Services

Businesses everywhere are transforming into digital enterprises – but it’s not always that easy. SAP Digital Business Services can help guide your transformation journey every step of the way, from strategy to technology implementation and beyond.

Our experts take a holistic approach, helping you identify and implement new processes and capabilities while ensuring your operations continue to run smoothly. We’ll work to make sure your SAP software delivers ongoing, unsurpassed value as you address the evolving demands of the digital economy. 

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