The IGZ glossary for SAP-assisted production and logistics
Automatisches Kleinteilelager [Automated small parts warehouse]. This is a warehouse rack for containers, crates or cardboard boxes
Enterprise Resource Planning, company software for all business processes
Extended Warehouse Management, SAP EWM is the latest warehouse management system from SAP within the SAP Supply Chain Management Module
Fahrerloses Transportsystem [driverless transport system], which moves pallets within the warehouse unmanned
Hochregallager [high bay warehouse]
SAP tool and runtime environment for graphic radio data transmission dialogues
Connecting courier, express and package service providers
Logistics Execution System, SAP LES with the central component SAP Warehouse Management is the ERP integrated warehouse management system of SAP
Lagerverwaltungssystem [warehouse management system]
Manufacturing Execution, SAP ME is a complete manufacturing execution system for the management of production and assembly in discrete production
Materialfluss-Rechner [material flow calculator]
Material Flow System, SAP MFS is the material flow components integrated in the EWM to control automated storage (AKL, HRL)
Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence, SAP MII is a manufacturing execution system (MES) for the control of bottling and packaging lines in the process industry
Overall Equipment Effectivity, SAP OEE
Picking technology which works with the aid of light signals
Picking technology which works with the aid of light signals The goods data required to pick out the order is conveyed to the picker.
Regalbediengerät [stacker crane]
Radio Frequency Identification, touchless identification of goods.
Auto ID Infrastructure
SAP HANA is the high-performance database from SAP with in-memory technology
Handling Unit Management, structures in the SAP system to form multi-level package structures
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.
Picker support via voice output
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.
Warenausgang [outgoing goods]
Wareneingang [incoming goods]