SAP S/4HANA is an intelligent ERP suite designed specifically for in-memory computing, SAP S/4HANA offers a personalised, consumer-grade user experience through SAP Fiori. No matter your industry or business size, SAP S/4HANA can help you drive instant value across all lines of business.

Whether you are looking to roll out your existing SAP system, upgrade to SAP S/4HANA, implement a comprehensive BI solution, or enable mobility – Sanomas can help you get the most value out of your SAP investment.

Digitize your finance processes

Understand financial performance in real time to improve the effectiveness of finance processes – from planning and analysis to period-end close and treasury management.

Financial planning and analysis – Accelerate planning cycles, increase profitability, and make finance functions more efficient

Accounting and financial processes simplification – Combine financial and management accounting and profitability data into a single universal journal, for a single source of truth. You can close the books in real time, improve compliance and control, and reduce closing effort while running drilling down on reports by any dimension.

Treasury and financial risk processes support – Integrate cash flows, transactions, commodity positions, and market data, and accurately forecast cash flow, manage liquidity, and mitigate risk. In addition, full-view and real-time analysis, audit trails, and compliance reporting help you optimise straight-through processing.

Enterprise risk and compliance – Integrate and automate risk, compliance, and international trade activities to proactively minimise risk and compliance violations and detect, investigate, and deter fraud. In this way, you can optimise business operations, protect assets, and improve financial performance.

Take control of your supply chain

Inventory and logistics processes integration – Lower operational and administrative costs by integrating the management of all inbound and outbound freight and warehousing processes, and improving connectivity with warehouse automation equipment and logistics service providers.

Improve production planning – Coordinate manufacturing operations across your organisation including material requirements, logistics, and receipts for proper material handling, work in process, and inventory. You can also make plan adjustments based on real-time information from the enterprise, suppliers, and the plant floor.

Accelerate manufacturing workflows – Plan and schedule maintenance tasks synchronising labour, material, equipment and schedules. Execute planned and unplanned maintenance to ensure optimal operations including improved safety and environmental impact.

Enhance quality management – Run enterprise-wide, closed-loop quality management processes – from quality planning to quality operations – for continuous process improvement.

Support complex assembly processes – Enable efficient planning for complex assembly including material requirements, production, and capacity planning.

Develop industry-specific functionality

Improve project control and product development – Manage, translate, and integrate customer-driven innovations to optimise project efficiency and deliver high-quality projects on time and within scope. You can enhance quality by defining all design requirements and constraints while maintaining rigorous design standards.

Manage enterprise projects effectively – Invest in the right projects by aligning your project portfolio with enterprise strategy. You can identify the projects that can generate the most business value and manage the resources, schedule, and financial performance for each project phase, from initiation through closure.

Streamline product lifecycle management – Simplify and accelerate the transition of engineering master data into manufacturing production data. You can develop recipes and formulas rapidly, reuse existing ingredients, and design packaging and labelling in a single, high-performance environment.

Speed up product engineering processes – Accelerate time to market through efficient BOM management, including the specification of work centre details and a listing of required production resources and tools. In addition, you can develop closed-loop inspection planning to comply with industry standards.

Stay ahead of your procurement needs

Gain in-depth purchasing insights – Acquire extensive, real-time information on purchasing spend by analysing purchase orders, purchase requisitions, invoices, and contracts. You can also evaluate supplier performance in real-time with access to data, including on-time delivery, price, and quantity accuracy.

Automate sourcing and contract management processes – Collect, assign, analyse, and access all sourcing information in one system and support automated and manual processes for creating and managing service contracts, source lists, purchase information records, quotations, and requests for quotations.

Simplify procurement processes – Consolidate requisitioning to reduce costs by establishing one central approval workflow instead of multiple approvals in each back-end system.

Manage commodity procurement effectively – You can automate price calculations, streamline invoicing, and extend ERP functionality to automate commodity-based contractual pricing and enable provisional, differential, and final invoicing.

Streamline operational purchasing – Enable employees to purchase goods and services directly, following purchasing policies and pricing agreements and using preferred suppliers.

Streamline your HR processes

Integrate employee master data, organisational data, and cost-centre-related information from SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central to speed up the execution of end-to-end business processes, such as reorganisations, and help ensure data consistency by eliminating manual processes.

Predict workforce outcomes – Analyse data patterns and identify future challenges like employee flight risk and ability to source critical skills.

Suggest and Recommend – Transform data and metrics into personalized suggestions to improve decision making.

Network and collaborate – Facilitate knowledge sharing and improve teamwork across distributed working environments.

Multi-channel workforce management – Streamline processes for finding, engaging and managing external workers for greater business agility.

Interact using natural language – Encourage ongoing and continuous use of HR systems with voice recognition, messenger apps and chatbots.

Achieve insights across your business

Consolidate and centrally govern the master data lifecycle to increase the quality and consistency of information across your organisation.

Gain a single, trusted view of your data and address digital, analytical, and operational challenges head-on. Simplify enterprise data management, increase data accuracy, and reduce your total cost of ownership with a single solution that facilitates consolidation and central governance.

Drive data consistency across your enterprise – Consolidate and manage master data across the business, whether the information is exchanged and accessed in SAP or non-SAP solutions on-premise or in the cloud.

Accelerate the deployment of business activities – Use prebuilt data models, rules, workflows, and user interfaces to quickly deploy tasks such as financial consolidation, customer service, and supplier onboarding.

Reduce the total cost of owning data – Support all your master data domains in one single application, and implement it in an on-premise, cloud, or hybrid environment.

Analytics – Define, manage, and leverage consistent KPIs across all your business functions, create and manage reports, run analytical queries, and build predictive models.

Industry Specialization

Take advantage of the extensive industry functionality, best practices, and processes built into SAP S/4HANA.

Consumer Products

Predict your consumers’ needs to provide perfectly tailored product suggestions – live and on demand – and meet market expectations using accurate, real-time insights by leveraging SAP S/4HANA.

Industrial Machinery & Components

Increase revenue, reduce cost and optimise assets by supporting your most compelling manufacturing and production priorities with a customer focus.

Chemicals

Keep up with the constant stream of mergers and divestitures, changing regulations, and innovations by transforming processes and delivering sustainable growth and performance with digital manufacturing, supply chain, product and process innovation.

Wholesale Distribution

Plan, source, stock, sell, recover, and analyse – all on one, unified IT platform. By integrating workflows and technology with your customers, suppliers, workforce, business processes, and the Internet of Things, you can find hidden ROI within your business.

Engineering & Construction

Balance profitability and services delivery with centralised data and processes that can help you convert bids into profitable contracts, deliver more projects on time and within budget, and ensure appropriate staffing and accurate time recording.

Maritime

Meet new technology requirements and changing customer needs by streamlining transportation processes and using embedded analytics for real-time insights