What is Supply Chain Management?

Supply Chain Management (SCM) refers to the oversight of materials, information, and finances in the process from supplier to consumer. Supply chain management involves the coordination and integration of the flow of these processes that range from supplier to manufacturer to wholesaler to retailer to consumer. The goal of any effective supply chain management system is to reduce inventory and improve efficiency.

SAP Supply Chain Management (SAP SCM)

Companies face high pressure to reduce costs while increasing innovation and improving customer service. SAP SCM allows businesses to collaborate, plan, execute, and coordinate the entire supply network. It empowers users to adapt supply chain process to meet market needs.

As part of the SAP Business Suite, SAP SCM provides businesses with the ability to perform essential processes using modular software that is designated to work with both SAP and non-SAP software. SAP SCM can help transform a linear, sequential supply chain into a responsive supply network.

The application:

  • Delivers planning and execution functions that are integrated by design

 

  • Supports best practices and provides preconfigured software for enabling collaborative business, accelerating implementation, and reducing costs

 

  • Is recognized by key industry analysts as the market-leading SCM application

Equal-Plus Supply Chain Management services

As part of our SAP Business Suite consulting services, we provide quality SCM services. We will help you model your existing supply chain by setting goals and forecast as well as optimize the scheduling of time, materials, and other resources. Supply chain planning functionality enables you to maximize return on assets and ensure a profitable match of supply and demand.