Manufacturing Collaboration

Enhance visibility across the network with manufacturing collaboration software from SAP

Share ideas and information with contract manufacturers as easily as with your own engineers with supply chain and SAP manufacturing collaboration software. Collaborate on BOMs, drawings, instructions, and other documents to support specific customer requirements. Reduce the volume of e-mails, phone calls, and faxes – while you improve customer satisfaction.

  • Profitably replenish your supply network, while quickly responding to change
  • Forecast and plan anticipated demand for products or product characteristics
  • Track quality and work in process of outsourced manufacturing
  • Enhance decision making through increased visibility
  • Automate business processes with subcontracting and monitor material flow across the network


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