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SAP SCM (Supply Chain Management)

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Uplatz offers this comprehensive bundle course on SAP SCM module. It is a self-paced course with video lectures. You will be awarded Course Completion Certificate at the end of the course.

SAP SCM stands for Supply Chain Management and it is one of the important module in SAP. SAP SCM covers the areas of production planning (PP), business forecasting and demand planning. It controls product flow and information flow across the organizations.

The courses included in the SAP SCM bundle are:

  1. SAP APO (Advanced Planner and Optimizer)
  2. SAP MM (Materials Management)
  3. SAP PP (Production Planning)
  4. SAP SD (Sales and Distribution)
  5. SAP WM (Warehouse Management)
  6. SAP EWM (Extended Warehouse Management)
  7. SAP S/4HANA MM, Sourcing & Procurement
  8. SAP S/4HANA EWM (Extended Warehouse Management)
  9. SAP S/4HANA TM (Transportation Management)
  10. SAP S/4HANA Logistics
  11. SAP S/4HANA SD (Sales and Distribution)
  12. SAP Ariba Sourcing
  13. SAP Ariba Procurement

SAP Supply Chain Management is one of the key modules in SAP ERP and controls Production Planning, business forecasting and demand planning.

The key features of SAP SCM are -

  • It helps the organization to manage their supply chain process in a dynamic environment.
  • SAP SCM process helps suppliers, customers, manufacturers, business partners and retailers connect with each other to manage supply chain process effectively and efficiently.
  • It helps organizations to accelerate and optimize end-to-end procure-to-pay process.
  • SCM products from SAP allows an organization to integrate their processes and enforce contract compliance for supply-side and supplier-side requirements throughout using supply chain processes in distributed environment.
  • SAP SCM is a complete software to cover the key processes- Supply Chain networking, supply chain planning and coordination, and supply chain execution.
  • It includes different planning applications related to Advanced Planning and Optimization APO, and for the integration with other SAP execution applications.
  • The primary applications are SAP General Areas, SAP Supply Network Collaboration SNC, SAP Extended Warehouse Management EWM, Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO), Forecasting and Replenishment FRE and SAP Transportation Management TM.


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In today's interconnected and globalized business landscape, efficient supply chain management (SCM) is crucial for organizations to remain competitive. SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) offers a comprehensive suite of tools, processes, and solutions to streamline and optimize various aspects of the supply chain, from planning and procurement to production, logistics, and distribution. In this article, we will delve into the key features, benefits, and components of SAP SCM.

Key Features and Components of SAP SCM:

  1. Demand Planning: SAP SCM enables organizations to forecast customer demand accurately based on historical data, market trends, and other relevant factors. This helps in optimizing inventory levels, reducing stockouts, and enhancing customer satisfaction.

  2. Supply Network Planning: This component facilitates end-to-end visibility of the supply chain, allowing organizations to optimize production and distribution across multiple locations, suppliers, and partners.

  3. Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling (PP/DS): SAP SCM assists in creating feasible production plans and schedules, considering capacity constraints, resource availability, and production requirements. It helps organizations meet customer demands efficiently while optimizing resource utilization.

  4. Advanced Planning & Optimization (APO): SAP APO offers advanced planning tools for demand, supply, production, and distribution planning. It enables organizations to model complex supply chain scenarios and make informed decisions.

  5. Logistics Execution: This component focuses on the execution of logistics operations, such as transportation planning, route optimization, warehouse management, and order fulfillment. It ensures goods are delivered to customers accurately and on time.

  6. Supplier Collaboration: SAP SCM allows organizations to collaborate closely with suppliers to enhance visibility, communication, and coordination in the supply chain. This leads to improved supplier performance and reduced lead times.

  7. Integrated Business Planning (IBP): SAP IBP is a cloud-based solution that combines advanced analytics and real-time data to enable integrated business planning across various departments. It helps align financial, operational, and supply chain plans.

  8. Real-Time Analytics: SAP SCM provides powerful analytics and reporting tools that offer insights into key performance indicators (KPIs), supply chain metrics, and trends. This data-driven approach helps organizations make informed decisions.

Benefits of SAP SCM:

  1. Improved Efficiency: SAP SCM streamlines supply chain processes, reducing manual efforts and optimizing resource utilization. This leads to increased operational efficiency and cost savings.

  2. Enhanced Visibility: Organizations gain real-time visibility into their supply chain, allowing them to monitor inventory levels, track shipments, and identify potential bottlenecks.

  3. Optimized Inventory: By accurately forecasting demand and aligning it with production and distribution, SAP SCM helps organizations maintain optimal inventory levels, reducing carrying costs and minimizing stockouts.

  4. Better Collaboration: SAP SCM facilitates collaboration between various stakeholders, including suppliers, manufacturers, and distributors. This leads to smoother communication, reduced errors, and improved relationships.

  5. Faster Decision-Making: With access to accurate and timely data, organizations can make faster and more informed decisions, responding quickly to changes in market conditions or customer demand.

  6. Improved Customer Service: Efficient supply chain management translates into better customer service through timely deliveries, accurate order processing, and improved product availability.

  7. Risk Mitigation: SAP SCM enables organizations to model "what-if" scenarios and assess potential risks in the supply chain, helping them develop contingency plans and minimize disruptions.

SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) plays a pivotal role in helping organizations optimize their supply chain processes, enhance collaboration, and drive operational excellence. By leveraging SAP SCM's powerful tools and functionalities, businesses can achieve greater efficiency, reduce costs, improve customer satisfaction, and gain a competitive edge in today's dynamic marketplace. As technology continues to evolve, SAP SCM remains an essential solution for organizations seeking to build resilient and agile supply chains.

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Career path

  • SAP SCM Consultant
  • SAP Functional Consultant
  • SAP MM/WM/EWM/SD/PP Consultant
  • SAP APO Consultant
  • SAP Ariba Consultant
  • SAP SCM APO Advanced Planning & Optimization Application Developer
  • Package Specialist: SAP SCM APO
  • Package Consultant: SAP SCM
  • Support Engineer - SAP SCM

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Adebanke asked:

How many exams do I have to write to be a professional in SAP Supply Chain Management. Also, am I going to write exams after studying this modules


Hi Abebanke Following is the SAP certification exam to get certified in SAP SCM: C_S4CSC_2208 SAP Certified Application Associate - SAP S/4HANA Cloud (public) - Supply Chain Implementation The course will help you prepare for exam but the course is much broader because it is meant to enhance your knowledge significantly in SAP SCM related modules. This can help you apply for job roles in this area. While for certification, you might need to consult reading material etc. also. Team Uplatz

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ADITI asked:

I need to do a certification course in as much minimum time as my master's will be completed in August and I need to find a job too.


Hi Aditi The SAP SCM course is essentially a combo of the core SAP modules such as SAP MM, WM, EWM, etc. So within this course you can focus on any specific module that you want to apply the job for or for certification purposes. This way you can be focused on particular SAP modules that won't consume much time. You'll have lifetime access to this course hence later on you can progress with the other modules covered in this course. Team Uplatz

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