What is SAP ERP?

SAP ERP is the world’s leading Enterprise Resource Planning software, developed in 1972 by the German company SAP AG. SAP ERP incorporates the key business functions of an organization. It is an enterprise-wide information system designed to coordinate all the resources, information and activities needed to complete business processes such as order fulfillment, billing, human resource management, informative reporting and analysis. SAP stands for “Systems, Applications and Products” in data processing. The latest version is (SAP ERP 6.0)

The Advantages

SAP has the following advantages over other ERP programs in the market.
  • It allows for easier global integration (barriers of currency exchange rates, language, and culture can be bridged automatically)
  • Provides real-time information, reducing the possibility of redundancy errors
  • User interface is completely customizable allowing end users to dictate the operational structure of the Software as needed.

Business Processes

Business Processes included in SAP ERP include :
  • Operations Sales & Distribution (SD), Materials Management (MM)
  • Production Planning (PP), Logistics Execution (LE)
  • Quality Management (QM), Financial Accounting (FI)
  • and Human Capital Management.

Who uses SAP Systems?

320000
Companies in 190 Countries
1740
of Forbes Global 2000 companies
100
of the 100 most valued brands
82
percentage of world's medical devices

What is SAP MM?

Overview

SAP MM (Material Management) is one of the most important modules in SAP ERP software. The Material Management module supports the procurement and inventory functions occurring in day-to-day business operations.

This MM module contains many aspects such as purchasing, goods receiving, material storage, consumption-based planning and inventory management.

SAP MM is integrated with other SAP Modules such as Financial Accounting (FI), Sales and Distribution (SD), Quality Management (QM), Production Planning (PP) and Warehouse Management (WM).