SAP S/4 HANA for Fashion and vertical business is a ‘vertically integrated fashion solution’ covering and harmonizing specific Wholesale, Retail and Manufacturing processes in one backend system based on the SAP S4 Retail.
The key benefits of using the SAP S/4 HANA system includes:
SAP S/4 Fashion and Vertical Business is a comprehensive solution, designed to help fashion businesses to meet the demands of the digital economy. With a simple and intuitive interface, it provides fashion companies access to every aspect of their business.
SAP Fashion Management is a multichannel, vertically integrated fashion solution covering and harmonizing specific wholesale and retail (in the future manufacturing) processes in one backend system based on the SAP IS-Retail.
SAP Fashion Management is an integrated solution which brings in capabilities of SAP FMS and SAP Retail. It brings the business process of manufacturing and retailing in to a single vertical solution. This allows the companies to manage their business process across a single (large) system landscape. And this is developed in Big by Business Suite powered by HANA. The Release 1.0 of SAP Fashion Management was released to the market on June 2014.
SAP FMS is definite to help the fashion customers support global multi-channel business. The key benefits for customers are lower inventory, high customer satisfaction, less charge backs. This all comes from this solution sharing key processes over a global inventory.
The solution comes as an add-on to SAP ERP for SAP Retail, and it’s based on the SAP Components – Material Management, Sales and Distribution and Logistics General.
SAP Apparel and Footwear (SAP AFS) is the SAP e-business solution for the apparel and footwear industry. SAP AFS was developed in collaboration with renowned industry leaders to address the particular requirements of the apparel and footwear industry.
SAP AFS enables you to benefit from the latest SAP technology and infrastructure enhancements. It is the obvious choice for companies operating in the apparel and footwear sector.The AFS-System contains special structures for mapping products and their characteristics (such as sizes, colors, etc.). These special structure concepts (Grid values / Categories) facilitate the handling of logistic processes at levels below the material master. Beyond that, the AFS-System provides special functions for the sales and distribution processing.
AFS Sales allows the realization of different business transactions based on sales documents stored in the system. When creating a sales order, you can carry out an availability check to determine whether the desired models / articles / colors or sizes are in stock.
The most important functional features in the SAP - AFS Module are:
|AFS - Master Data||AFS - Pricing|
|AFS - Allocation Run||AFS - Material Grids|
|AFS - Seasons & Scheduling||AFS - Sales Order Processing|
The SAP sales and distribution is part of the logistics module that support the customers. SAP Sales and Distribution module is used to perform day to day business transactions and handles the entire business process; like Inquiry, Quotation, Sales Order, delivery and invoicing of a customer.
Learn the system configuration, and transactions to complete the Order to Cash process that will help you optimize your sales and distribution procedures. SAP SD is tightly integrated with the MM and FICO functional modules.
The most important functional features in the SD Module are:
|Sales Document Processing||Pricing|
|Credit Management||Availability Check|
|Deliveries & Invoicing||Output Determination|
|Text Processing||Account Determination|
SAP MM is the materials management that is used for Procurement and Inventory Management. Materials management is integrated with other modules such as SD, PP and FICO. It supports all the phases of materials planning and control, purchasing, goods receiving, inventory management and the final payment to vendor using the invoice verification module.
MM is having two important master data - material and vendor. Broadly, the various levels that can be defined for a SAP MM implementation are: Client, Company Code, Plant, Storage Location and Purchase Organization.