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When SAP Extended Warehouse Management meets SAP S/4HANA

*** SAP provides an SAP Best Practices offering for an SAP EWM to SAP S/4HANA integration scenario ***


What’s new?


With the SAP Extended Warehouse Management integration with SAP S/4HANA rapid-deployment solution, SAP S/4HANA customers can expect core warehouse processes to run as a sidecar integration scenario with S/4HANA 1511. This out-of the box scenario covers country-specific settings and system texts in English and German to work with the SAP Best Practices for SAP S/4HANA (on premise) US and Germany baseline. “ Sidecar” means that the SAP EWM system is operated as a separate system but with the required integration points to SAP S/4HANA.


The following figure shows the different deployment options now available for SAP EWM to connect to SAP S/4HANA:




This rapid-deployment solutions facilitates two different options for SAP EWM integration:

  1. SAP EWM on SAP Netweaver 7.4
  2. SAP EWM on the SAP SCM Server


The package has the same scope as the SAP Extended Warehouse Management rapid-deployment solution V6.93. But it facilitates the integration to SAP S/4HANA for SAP EWM customers. It offers these customers pre-defined best-in-class warehouse management processes for proof-of-concepts, demonstration, education, and training purposes.This sidecar approach may be considered as decentralized deployment solution that provides proven customer value, such as high volume data processing, risk mitigation, and scalability for large distribution centers.


For the time being, the SAP Extended Warehouse Management rapid-deployment solution still remains in place for SAP ERP customers.



More information

  • Customers wanting to integrate their SAP EWM with SAP S/4HANA, find further information here:
  • Customers looking for a packaged SAP offering to integrated SAP EWM with SAP ERP, visit:
  • For general information on the sidecar approach, visit the following blog.

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