You might like this latest book release from the SAP Community. [shutterstock: 532904239, jakkaje808]

You might like this latest book release from the SAP Community. [shutterstock: 532904239, jakkaje808]

Review: Logistics With S/4Hana – An Introduction

S/4Hana is all the rage. SAP’S current, state-of-the-art ERP is constantly adding new features, functionality, and modules. And while the offerings were initially geared toward finance, SAP has been branching the S/4 moniker out into other areas including business intelligence and logistics.

The latter, originally called SAP Simple Logistics, has been on the market long enough to beg for a detailed overview. SAP Press is about to publish one.

What will you learn?

Logistics with SAP S/4HANA: An Introduction (due on shelves on October 26) is the starting point anyone with an interest in moving their logistics processes from R/3 upward—or jumping into SAP Logistics solutions for the first time—needs to read.

The book covers everything from procurement to production, and looks at each supply chain line of business and how they work within the S/4 landscape. Whether you’re looking for information on how in-memory data processing can help streamline your inventory management, or whether plant maintenance can be even better, this book has answers.

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One of the biggest benefits of utilizing S/4 for one’s logistics needs is the use of SAP Fiori apps, which help streamline your supply chain processes. This book covers those, embedded analytics, and more. And by the time you’ve finished this book, you’ll have previewed the migration process—know exactly what you’ll need to do to get your systems online with S/4’s latest release, 1709.

One of the biggest benefits of utilizing S/4 for one’s logistics needs is the use of SAP Fiori apps, which help streamline your supply chain processes

Other highlights include:

  • Sourcing and procurement
  • Warehouse management
  • Inbound and outbound logistics
  • Manufacturing operations
  • Quality management
  • MRP Live
  • Embedded SAP EWM

Who is this book for?

The book will be beneficial for multiple audiences: IT executives, managers, consultants, super users, or subject matter experts, looking for information on how S/4 can enhance the logistics landscape of a company. You’ll find answers from four thought leaders in the SCM with SAP space.

Those who are in charge of the actual implementation of a new system will be able to get a complete understanding of the solution and what will be needed to ensure a smooth transition. And lastly, anyone with an interest in the business supply chain will be well-informed by the processes covered in this 400-page book.

You can find the book on the SAP Press website and read a sample chapter by clicking on the “Browse the Book” button beneath the book’s cover.

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