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 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|
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.
SAP FICO module handles the statutory and managerial finance of the organization. The SAP FICO module includes 2 major categories of functionality needed to run the financial accounts of a company.
Financials (FI) and Controlling (CO). FI includes accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger, also procedures to post accounts, close books, and prepare financial statements and balance sheet.
All accounting-relevant transactions made in Logistics (LO) Human Resources (HR) components are posted real-time to Financial Accounting by means of automatic account determination. This data can also be passed on to Controlling (CO).
It is a process or methodology used to learn more about customers' needs and behaviors in order to develop stronger relationships with them. The more useful way to think about CRM is as a process that will help bring together lots of pieces of information about customers, sales, marketing effectiveness, responsiveness and market trends.
CRM helps businesses use technology and human resources to gain insight into the behavior of customers and the value of those customers.
CRM “is a business strategy that aims to understand, anticipate and manage the needs of an organisation’s current and potential customers”