Plan and manage inventory levels for peak performance!

Inventory Management and Optimization in SAP ERP

written by






Print edition E-book Bundle
523 pages, , Print edition hardcover
ISBN 978-1-4932-1310-8
523 pages,
E-book formats: EPUB, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-4932-1311-5
523 pages, , Print edition hardcover
E-book formats: EPUB, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-4932-1313-9
Oversee your stock with this guide to inventory management and optimization with SAP ERP! Manage the inventory you have through replenishment, goods issue, goods receipt, and internal transfers; then optimize future stock by avoiding bottlenecks, setting lead times, using simulations, and more. Finally, evaluate your operations using standard reports, the MRP Monitor, and KPIs. Keep your stock levels just right!
  • Master daily inventory processes using SAP ERP
  • Create a sustainable inventory strategy to optimize stock levels
  • Monitor inventory performance and measure results
About the Book About the E-book 523 pages, hardcover, 1.4 in. Reference book format 6.9 x 9 in. Printed black and white on 60# offset paper from sustainable sources. Casebound for durability. Reader-friendly serif font (Linotype Syntax 9.5 Pt.). One-column layout. E-book in full color. PDF (35 MB), EPUB (40 MB) file for download, DRM-free with personalized digital watermark. Copy & paste, bookmarks, and print-out permitted. Table of contents, in-text references, and index fully linked. Including online book edition in dedicated reader application.

In this book, you'll learn about:

  1. Key Inventory Processes

    Understand essential business processes like good receipt, goods issue, internal stock transfer, reservations, and using materials documents. Then map these processes to their specific master data settings like service levels and lot size.

  2. Planning and Optimization

    Learn how the entire supply chain influences inventory planning, and jump into methods and tools for inventory optimization including SAP ERP Add-On tools for simulations and inventory cockpits.

  3. Monitoring, Reporting, and Analysis

    Employ Logistics Information Systems methods to control and monitor inventory, use the MRP Monitor for inventory analysis, and calculate key indicators to measure inventory performance.


  • Inventory management
  • Inventory optimization
  • Supply chain management
  • Goods receipt/goods issue (GR/GI)
  • Stock transfer
  • SAP ERP Add-Ons
  • Lot size
  • Demand planning
  • Material requirements planning (MRP)
  • MRP Monitor
  • Key performance indicators (KPIs)
»Efficient and effective management of inventory is the core of supply chain management.«
The Author

Elke Roettig works at bigbyte software systems, inc., a New York-based international management consulting firm that provides expertise to optimize and streamline SAP Supply Chain Management.

more >

You may also like:

  • Cover of Materials Planning with SAP ERP

    Materials Planning with SAP ERP

    Uwe Goehring

    519 pages, hardcover

    Balance the art and science of materials planning! Learn how to use SAP ERP to calculate what, when, and how many items are required for production with this comprehensive guide. From portfolio management and policy setting to exception monitoring and More about the book

    from $74.99


    E-book | Print edition | Bundle
  • Cover of Production Planning and Control with SAP ERP

    Production Planning and Control with SAP ERP

    Jawad Akhtar

    940 pages, hardcover

    Run your SAP PP system like a finely tuned machine! Learn how to configure SAP ERP Production Planning for discrete, process, and repetitive manufacturing and master BOM status definitions, process message characteristics, and master data. Dive into SAP PP workflows More about the book

    from $74.99


    E-book | Print edition | Bundle