Consulting Services


Comtech EWM consultants are part of an extended SCM consulting team, covering an entire range of high volume, integrated warehouse management activities such as:

  1. Integration of SAP EWM with SAP and/or Non-SAP legacy systems for order fulfillment, procurement, production and planning services
  2. Intricate goods receipts, goods issue, replenishment, VAS (Value Added Services), physical inventory, wave picking, returns logistics, packing, cross docking, labor management and deconsolidation
  3. Integration of EWM with SAP CRM, SPP & APO along with ECC
  4. Extensive experience in ITS Mobile framework and custom RF (Radio Frequency) transactions for ease of execution and mitigate errors
  5. Expertise in implementing large scale global SAP solutions in Auto, Life Sciences, Retail, Distribution and DoD (Department of Defense, Army, Navy, DLA)

EWM versus WM

SLN Functionality/Business process WM EWM
1 GR against PO w/ inbound delivery
2 GR against PO w/o inbound delivery
3 Tracking serial numbers only for warehousing movements (w/o using HUs) and no update required for IM stocks and IM documents
4 GR w/o reference to a PO against inbound delivery
5 Posting first the warehousing putaway, pick, transfer postings and then update IM related material documents
6 Packing via kitting procedure direct in warehouse
7 Automated warehouse movements via PPF (including customized PPF)
8 RFC interface required between ERP and SCM servers
9 Product data, customer, vendor data required both in IM (ERP) and EWM
10 Automated data transfers (CIF) for purchase orders, sales orders, inbound/outbound deliveries, batches between ERP and SCM environments
11 AIT operations for put away, picking, transfers
12 VAS for consolidation/deconsolidation of packing units

Advantages offered by using EWM instead of WM:

  1. EWM system can be integrated with legacy or SAP TM (Transportation Management) application to provide better end to end visibility and tracking
  2. Serial numbers can be tracked at bin level which allows error free picking
  3. Less custom development and increased speed of implementation due to design of process and layout oriented storage control strategies
  4. Seamless integration with SAP PP (Production Planning) and/or any MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems)
  5. Capability to generate VAS orders to perform value added services such as packing, kitting and reverse kitting.
  6. Warehouse activities and execution can still be carried on if SAP ECC or other legacy system is unavailable.
  7. Provides better process for packing, repacking and maintaining master data and packaging specifications.
  8. Inclusion of PPF (Post Process Framework) allows access to seamless printing strategies and many other outputs such as labels etc
  9. Sophisticated warehouse order creations and wave picking ensures dense picking saving on labor and time
  10. Flexibility to change SAP defined business logic almost at every step in execution
  11. Specially designed product from ground up to support special warehouse process for third party logistics providers
  12. Availability of warehouse cockpit monitor provides warehouse status easily
  13. Easy integration with other ASRS (Automated Storage and Retrieval Services) and material handling systems such as conveyors.
  14. No changes in the ERP business processes (as currently using WM)

The following EWM versions with its functionalities are covered by our team of consultants:

SAP EWM 7.02 with functionalities as:

  1. ERP WM > EWM Migration Tools for master data
  2. EWM Rapid Deployment Solution with preconfigured warehouse processes and redefined implementation service
  3. Returns & claims mgmt
  4. Cartonization
  5. Material Flow System – case conveyor support
  6. Warehouse monitor using Chrystal Reports

SAP EWM 9.0 with functionalities as:

EWM – TM Integration (via ERP)

  1. Order or delivery-based planning and execution
  2. Warehouse execution & transportation costs

  3. Cancellation Scenario
Dock Appointment Scheduling

  1. Dock planning & workload scheduling

  2. Carrier appointment planning

  3. Un/load execution monitoring & control

SAP EWM 9.1 with functionalities as:

  1. Shipping Cockpit (Shipping planning and execution monitoring)
  2. Labor Demand Planning (Advanced workload analytics and shift planning decision support)
  3. Direct EWM-TM integration
  4. Dock Appointment Scheduling
  5. Retail enhancements

SAP EWM 9.2 with functionalities as:

  1. Optimized Integration in Production Process (Productions Order in EWM, Work center/RF/MES, Material Document in ERP instead of Delivery Document
  2. Goods Receipt from Production (EWM is leading, RF/MES, Material Document in ERP instead of Delivery Document)
  3. Quality Management (Master data Integration, Quality Info Record, Vendor Block, Inspection before Goods receipt)
  4. Multi deep Warehousing (Reduce implementation costs and streamline process, Easily monitor and consume MFS data, Support for multi-depth storage types)
  5. Dock Appointment Scheduling for Carriers
  6. Extending Labor Demand Planning
  7. RF Repacking
  8. Wave item clearing

SAP EWM 9.3 with functionalities as:

  1. Supply Chain Execution Platform(Transit Warehousing, Warehouse Billing)
  2. HANA Reporting
  3. HANA Live -SAP Smart Business (Picking Waves, Warehouse Tasks)

All our EWM consultants have at least 5 yr experience in implementing EWM systems with different versions (from 7.0 to 9.4) for commercial and government related customers as well as linking EWM/WM with non- SAP warehousing systems. Most of our EWM consulting team members have more than 15 yr functional/technical experience in WM global implementations. Thus our consultants are prepared to implement a variety of EWM projects, such as:

  1. Implementation of EWM systems as a replacement of Third Party non SAP warehousing systems
  2. Implementation of EWM systems as replacement and/or extension of warehousing functionalities (cross placement, splitting, warehouse reorganization, labor management) of existent WM systems
  3. Replacement of WM connectivity to conveyor systems via WCU with EWM via MFS (Material Flow Systems)