WHAT IS THE SAP Extended Warehouse Management?

SAP Extended Warehouse Management (EWM) is part of the SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) Suite of solutions and it is used to efficiently manage inventory in the Warehouse and to support processing of goods movement.


SAP EWM manages high-volume warehouse operations and integrates complex supply chain logistics with your warehouse and distribution processes – delivering the ultimate in visibility and control. Optimize inventory tracking, cross-docking, distribution operations, multichannel fulfilment, and more – all in real time.

  • On-premise and cloud deployment   

  • Comprehensive warehouse solution

  • Fully integrated quality, production, and track-and-trace processes

  • Direct control of warehouse automation equipment


SAP EWM overview


  • Reduce warehouse costs

    Maximize the use of resources – such as equipment, space, time, and people – and realize new savings.  

  • Improve service

    Reduce order cycle times and offer modern, value-added services to customers.  

  • Increase productivity and accuracy

Standardize processes and procedures, reducing error rates and increasing inventory accuracy.

  • Enhance flexibility and scalability

Make processes more malleable and use automation to handle high-volume transactions seamlessly.

  • Boost transparency

Gain new visibility into stock, processes, labor utilization, and warehouse automation.

  • Ensure compliance

Ensure multinational regulatory compliance for international trade processing and sustainability requirements.


  • Advanced shipment notification

  • Yard management

  • Inbound optimization

  • Quality management

  • Physical inventory

  • Replenishment

  • Slotting and re-arrangement

  • Kitting and value added services

  • Warehouse order optimization

  • Wave management

  • Packing control

  • Process monitoring

SAP EWM Highlights

  • Collaborative Dock Appointment Scheduling

  • Simple and Complex Inbound processing

  • Real-time Operational Insight

  • Monitoring & Execution

  • Real-time Device Integration

  • Warehouse Automation


World-class analytics with SAP EWM

  • Operational reporting of Inbound and Outbound

  • Smart Business Dashboard based on SAP Fiori design

  • Analysis via HANA Live

  • In/outbound processing and good issue with/without TU

  • Lean and intuitive goods receipt and goods issue processing

  • Parcels returned from customer

  • Focused for E-commerce operation


Leading-edge warehouse technology integration


Extended Warehouse Management

Connected Devices

  • Mobile Devices

  • RFID Scanners

  • Pick by Voice

  • Augmented Reality

  • Pagers & Phones

  • Label Printers

  • Scales

Connected Automation

  • Conveyors

  • Lifts

  • Cranes

  • Robots

  • Picking Systems

  • Manufacturing Execution Systems

  • ASRS

  • AGV

Which industrIES can be supported by EWM?


  • Production supply

  • Kit to stock

  • Kit to order

  • QM Integration

  • MES integration

Service parts

  • Slotting

  • Kit to stock

  • Kit to order

  • QM integration

  • MES Integration

Chemicals and Oil & gas

  • Batch Management

  • Dangerous Goods

  • Quality Management

Transport & Logistics

  • Transport Cross Docking

  • Dangerous Goods

  • Transit Warehousing

  • Warehouse Billing

Consumer Goods

  • Catch weight

  • Batch Management

  • Shelf-life

  • Production and MES Integration

High Tech

  • Serial Number Management

  • Production supply


  • Merchandise crossdocking

  • High volume business

  • Batches and Serial Number

  • Catch Weight

Life sciences

  • Batch Management

  • Shelf-life

  • QM Integration


  • Comprehensive, deep warehouse management expertise

  • Best-in-class, integrated warehouse management solution

  • Strong and growing customer base

  • Clear roadmap strategy & strong execution

  • Strategic investment area for SAP

  • Higher inventory turns and revenues, reduced stock-outs, and revenue loss

  • Higher on-time delivery, reduced order lead times, using inventory more efficiently to better buffer against uncertainty

  • Reduced warehouse and transportation spend, improved flexibility, and lower customer order cycle times

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