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SAP EWM enables customers for a first class warehouse logistics. It offers a very broad range of process support for warehouses of different size, complexity and industry. SAP EWM streamlines and optimizes the logistics processes. It offers an integrated material flow system and is seamlessly integrated in the end-to-end-processes with the SAP ERP.

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SAP is the world leader in enterprise applications in terms of software and software-related service revenue. Based on market capitalization, we are the world’s third largest independent software manufacturer. Browse company facts and information below.

  • More than 296,000 customers in 190 countries

  • More than 75,600 employees – and locations in more than 130 countries

  • A 44-year history of innovation and growth as a true industry leader

  • Annual revenue (IFRS) of € 20.8 billion

  • Listed under the symbol »SAP« on stock exchanges, including the Frankfurt Exchange and NYSE


In 1972, five entrepreneurs had a vision for the business potential of technology. With one customer and a handful of employees, SAP set out on a path that would not only transform the world of information technology, but also forever alter the way companies do business.

Now 44 years and 296,000 customers stronger, we’re just getting started. Building on a track record of innovation and a vision proven true throughout every economic and IT shift, now more than ever, SAP is fueled by the pioneering spirit that inspired its founders to continually transform the IT industry.

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TMSSAP S/4HANA Supply Chain for Transportation Management SAP S/4HANA TM 2020 *
WMSSAP Extended Warehouse Management SAP S/4HANA 1909


SAP EWM helps you to handle your goods movements in a flexible and automated manner – likewise the stock management in the warehouses. The application is tailored to the requirements of warehouses with high-volume and complex processes, as well as for simple ones with lower volume. With the complete integration of warehouse management with the inventory management and delivery processing of SAP ERP, you can fine-tune your planning and execution close to each other: Goods movements triggered by business processes in other applications organizes, manages and monitors SAP EWM consistently.

Among other benefits, SAP EWM offers the following Business benefits:

  • High flexibility in modeling the warehouse and processes
  • High transparency into stocks and processes
  • Optimization of storage planning, for example, automatic creation and release of pick waves
  • Optimization in process execution, e.g. via optimized work package creation (warehouse orders)
  • Support for advanced services in the warehouse, such as value-added services and creation of kits and modules.
  • Seamless integration of technology through the direct control of automated warehouses
  • Close integration with SAP Transportation Management on the SAP Supply Chain Execution Platform
  • Seamless integration with procurement processes, shipping processes, production supply and receive, quality management, transport management and foreign trade processing
  • Comprehensive analysis and monitoring functions: strategic reporting, operational reporting and warehouse monitoring

The IT benefits are:

  • State-of-the-art SAP technology platform: SAP Netweaver, SAP HANA …
  • No additional middleware for data connectivity of radio frequency processes and material flow control
  • High flexibility in the system and process configuration
  • Ability to upgrade
  • Multiple extensibility options
  • Standardization and harmonization through templates and scalability

Target group

  • EWM addresses customers in the following industries: consumer goods, retail, automotive, wholesale, chemicals, engineering, transport and logistics, high-tech, life science
  • Medium-sized and large enterprises
  • Customer install base in more than 37 countries
  • SAP EWM addresses the requirements of different warehouse categories: distribution center, production warehouses, service parts warehouses, regional and central warehouses, cross dock / transit warehouses

Operation area

On the subject of automation, SAP distinguishes between two areas:

1. Process Automation

The sub-process steps for supporting the activities in the warehouse can either be created manually or automatically and can be assigned to the individual employee in a system-guided way. Moreover, there is a flexible tool for exception handling. You can model various follow-up activities, which in the case of exception handling, start automatically in the form of a workflow.

2. Warehouse Automation

SAP EWM has an integrated material flow control (EWM MFS) with flexible direct interface to the PLC. Thereby various automated systems could be directly control by SAP EWM:

Warehouse technology

  • Fully automatic high-rack storage
  • Automatic small parts warehouse
  • Shuttle warehouse

Automated material handling equipment

  • for pallets, containers and cartons
  • Distribution vehicles
  • Sorter
  • pick, pack and pass technology
  • Label applicator


  • Rail-bound transport systems, e.g. monorail system
  • Automated guided vehicles (AGV)


SAP EWM provides support beyond the classical warehouse logistics. Examples: integrated yard management, value-added services, cross docking, labor management, and auto ID handling and much more.

Furthermore, SAP EWM offers multi-client and multi-warehouse capability.

SAP EWM is offered in 22 languages ​​and is currently used in more than 37 countries.

SAP EWM is embedded in a unique eco-system. SAP services and a variety of excellent partner companies lead the customer through project implementation.

Product roadmap

SAP is working on:

  • Simplification of connection to warehouse automation
  • eCommerce
  • Strengthening the SAP SCE platform by combining processes for transport logistics and warehouse logistics and tracking
  • Expansion of industry-specific processes
  • Improving of user experience for selected roles, e.g. worker working on returns
  • Simplification and acceleration of the implementation
  • Strengthening material flow competence
  • Expanding SCE Integration
  • Expanding planning and analytics capabilities
  • User experience
  • Industry 4.0

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Location and contact information

SAP (UK) Ltd.

Clockhouse Place - Bedfont Road 0

TW14 8HD Feltham - Middlesex

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 870 608 4000

Fax: +44 870 608 4050

SAP Deutschland SE & Co. KG

Hasso-Plattner-Ring 7

69190 Walldorf


Deutschland, Österreich, Schweiz

Matthias Nater

Solution Advisor Logistics - EWM

Telephone: +49 160 90820336

Fax: +49 6227/78 39384

SAP Deutschland SE & Co. KG

Hasso-Plattner-Ring 7

69190 Walldorf


Deutschland, Österreich, Schweiz

Anselm Roth

Solution Advisor Logistics - TM

Telephone: +49 175 2907187

Fax: +49 6227 78-23263


Dietmar-Hopp-Allee 16

69190 Walldorf


Jörg Michaelis

Chief Product Owner EWM

Telephone: +49 (0) 62 27 / 7-4 74 74

Fax: +49 (0) 62 27 / 7-5 75 75

SAP Österreich GmbH

Lassallestraße 7b

1021 Wien


Sunita Mathur

Telephone: +43 (0) 1 / 2 88 22

Fax: +43 (0) 1 / 2 88 22-222

SAP Belgium NV/SA

Avenue des Olympiades 2

1140 Brussels


Belgium, Luxemburg

Daniel Karsai

Telephone: +32 (0) 2 / 6 74-65 11

Fax: +32 (0) 2 / 6 74-67 09

SAP (Schweiz) AG

Althardstrasse 80

8105 Regensdorf



Dieter Neufeld

Telephone: +41 (0) 58 871 61 11

Fax: +41 (0) 58 871 61 12

SAP Nederland B.V.

Amerikastraat 10

5231 BE's-Hertogenbosch


Eric Tiels

Telephone: +31 (0)73 645 75 00

Fax: +31 (0)73 645 73 00

SAP Italia Spa

Via Monza 7/a

20871 Vimercate (MB)


Andrea Ricciarelli

Telephone: +39 039 6879 1

Fax: +39 039 6091005

SAP France

rue d'Alsace 35

92300 Levallois-Perret



Solution Architect Frédéric Mainaud

SCM Sales Support

Telephone: +33 1 41 25 21 21

Fax: +33 1 41 25 31 00

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