The authors of »Materials Management with SAP ERP: Functionality and Technical Configuration«

Martin Murray

Martin Murray was a respected Logistics consultant and worked with IBM for more than 15 years. He joined the computer industry upon his graduation from Middlesex University in 1986. In 1991, he began working with SAP R/2 in the materials management area for a London-based multinational beverage company, and in 1994 he moved to the United States to work as an SAP R/3 consultant.

Jawad Akhtar

Jawad Akhtar is an SAP logistics and supply chain management expert with a focus on business sales and delivery. He earned his chemical engineering degree from Missouri University of Science and Technology in the United States. He has 20 years of professional experience, 14 of which have been spent working with SAP systems. He has experience working on several large-scale, end-to-end SAP project implementation lifecycles, including rollouts. He works with SAP clients to help them identify root causes of business issues and address those with the appropriate SAP products and change management strategies. He now focuses on next-generation SAP products such as SAP S/4HANA, SAP IBP, SAP Ariba, and SAP Hybris.

Akhtar is also a technical advisor to SAPexperts, an ASUG speaker, and a contributor to SearchSAP, where his "Ask the Expert" column shares real-life lessons and best practices gleaned from SAP implementations, ways to avoid common project pitfalls, and features of various SAP products that solve key business issues.

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    Materials Management in SAP ERP
    100 Things You Should Know About...

    Martin Murray

    316 pages, paperback

    Work smarter with Materials Management in SAP ERP! Are you ready to wow your client or supervisor with your new and improved MM knowledge and techniques? Here you go: SAP PRESS equips you with “100 Things” that unlock the secrets More about the book

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    • 100 little-known time-saving tips and tricks
    • Step-by-step instructions and guiding screenshots
    • Creative, consultant-tested solutions for MM in SAP ERP

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    Discover Logistics with SAP
    SAP ERP and SAP SCM

    Martin Murray

    412 pages, paperback

    From goods issue and goods receipt, to procurement, to inventory and warehousing, the pace of logistics is picking up. Keep yours moving with this reader-friendly guide to SAP ERP and SAP SCM. Learn how each component works, the advantages it More about the book

    from $34.99

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    • Discover how SAP Logistics benefits an organization
    • Improve your supply chain and transportation processes
    • Complete guide to SAP‘s logistics solutions with SAP ERP and SAP SCM

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    Quality Management with SAP

    Jawad Akhtar

    883 pages, hardcover

    Get the most out of your Quality Management system in SAP! From QM configuration to business process management to working in the system, this is the resource you need. Get a 360-degree view of the component, learn about QM concepts More about the book

    from $69.99

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    • Your one-stop reference for QM with SAP ERP
    • Optimize your QM business processes for planning, notifications, and inspections
    • Integrate QM with your supply chain in SAP ERP

  • Cover of Configuring Kanban in SAP ERP MM and PP
    Configuring Kanban in SAP ERP MM and PP

    Jawad Akhtar

    80 pages

    Dreaming of a lean inventory management system? Discover how implementing Kanban in SAP ERP MM or PP can help you pull only the stock you need. From the basic concepts of Kanban through configuration, customization, and reports, this guide will More about the book

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    • Employ the Kanban principle for lean manufacturing
    • Configure and personalize the Kanban method in SAP ERP MM and PP
    • Replenish using Kanban cards for production, procurement, and stock transfer

  • Cover of SAP Transaction Codes
    SAP Transaction Codes
    Your Quick Reference to Transactions in SAP ERP

    Venki Krishnamoorthy, Martin Murray, Norman Reynolds, Peter Teesdale

    648 pages, paperback

    From A to Z, or more appropriately, from AB01 to XK99, this is the SAP transaction code encyclopedia you’ve been waiting for! Learn how to use more than 3,000 transaction codes with ease in your daily SAP ERP work, whether More about the book

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    • Easily find all important transactions in SAP ERP
    • Access codes by application, task, and short text
    • Learn when and how to use each transaction

  • Cover of S&OP with SAP ERP Production Planning
    S&OP with SAP ERP Production Planning

    Jawad Akhtar

    93 pages

    Balance supply and demand, optimize production processes, and avoid waste with sales and operations planning! Use standard planning (PP-SOP) to devise a simple production plan or use flexible planning (LO-LIS-PLN) to meet more complex planning requirements. Understand version management, forecasting, More about the book

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    • Use standard functionality (PP-SOP) for your basic S&OP needs
    • Take advantage of the flexible planning (LO-LIS-PLN) functionality for complex requirements
    • Extend your planning through version management, forecasting, and more

  • Cover of Warehouse Management with SAP ERP: Functionality and Technical Configuration
    Warehouse Management with SAP ERP: Functionality and Technical Configuration

    Martin Murray, Sanil Kimmatkar

    665 pages, hardcover

    Ensure an efficient and orderly Warehouse Management implementation with this comprehensive guide to SAP WM in SAP ERP! Learn to customize and use critical functionalities, like goods receipt and goods issue, as well as advanced technologies such as RFID, EDI, More about the book

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    • Configure SAP WM in SAP ERP for your warehouse requirements
    • Use basic and advanced warehouse functionalities for moving stock in, out, and around your warehouse
    • Employ ITSmobile and new planning and monitoring tools

  • Cover of Processing and Configuring Quality Notifications in SAP
    Processing and Configuring Quality Notifications in SAP

    Jawad Akhtar

    66 pages

    Get the means to manage complaints and trace quality problems in SAP ERP with this E-Bite! Begin by configuring notification types and defining nonconformity costs. Handle external customer complaints in sales and distribution and internal quality issues in production or More about the book

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    • See the complaint workflow from its defined start to a successful end
    • Process quality notifications throughout your supply chain: sales and distribution, production, and procurement
    • Configure quality notifications in SAP ERP Quality Management

  • 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

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    • Master SAP ERP Production Planning for discrete, process, and repetitive manufacturing
    • Streamline your SAP PP processes using tools like S&OP
    • Configure master data, manufacturing profiles, work centers, and more

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    Introducing Demand-Driven Replenishment (DDMRP) in SAP S/4HANA

    Ferenc Gulyássy, Jawad Akhtar

    108 pages

    Thinking about replenishment with SAP S/4HANA or even SAP ERP? In this E-Bite, you’ll discover how demand-driven replenishment (DDR) changes the game! All the classic MRP elements are present—classifications, stock positioning, lead time, and buffers—see how SAP S/4HANA recalculates these More about the book

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    • Discover demand-driven replenishment with SAP S/4HANA—the heir to traditional MRP
    • Explore the SAP Fiori applications for stock positioning, lead time determination, and more
    • See how DDR minimizes demand-supply variability