The IGZ glossary for SAP-assisted production and logistics

AKL

Automatisches Kleinteilelager [Automated small parts warehouse]. This is a warehouse rack for containers, crates or cardboard boxes



ERP

Enterprise Resource Planning, company software for all business processes


SAP EWM

Extended Warehouse Management, SAP EWM is the latest warehouse management system from SAP within the SAP Supply Chain Management Module


FTS

Fahrerloses Transportsystem [driverless transport system], which moves pallets within the warehouse unmanned


Google Glasses

Data goggles


HRL

Hochregallager [high bay warehouse]


ITSmobile

SAP tool and runtime environment for graphic radio data transmission dialogues


KEP-Integration

Connecting courier, express and package service providers


SAP LES

Logistics Execution System, SAP LES with the central component SAP Warehouse Management is the ERP integrated warehouse management system of SAP


LVS

Lagerverwaltungssystem [warehouse management system]



SAP ME

Manufacturing Execution, SAP ME is a complete manufacturing execution system for the management of production and assembly in discrete production


MFR

Materialfluss-Rechner [material flow calculator]


MFS

Material Flow System, SAP MFS is the material flow components integrated in the EWM to control automated storage (AKL, HRL)


SAP MII

Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence, SAP MII is a manufacturing execution system (MES) for the control of bottling and packaging lines in the process industry


SAP OEE

Overall Equipment Effectivity, SAP OEE


Pick-by-Light

Picking technology which works with the aid of light signals


Pick-by-Vision

Picking technology which works with the aid of light signals The goods data required to pick out the order is conveyed to the picker.


RGB

Regalbediengerät [stacker crane]


RFID

Radio Frequency Identification, touchless identification of goods.


SAP AII

Auto ID Infrastructure


SAP Hana

SAP HANA is the high-performance database from SAP with in-memory technology


SAP HUM

Handling Unit Management, structures in the SAP system to form multi-level package structures



SAP SCE

Supply Chain Execution, SAP SCE represents an umbrella term for all SAP modules in executing logistics. The counterpart is the SAP modules in the division Supply Chain Planning.




SAP Voice

Picker support via voice output


SAP WM

Warehouse Management


SAP TRM

Task and Resource Management, SAP TRM is the ERP-integrated component for the detailed control of material flow and optimisation of resources in the warehouse.


WA

Warenausgang [outgoing goods]


WE

Wareneingang [incoming goods]