Is FMS (Fashion Management Solution) the answer to the ever-changing and increasingly customer driven Fashion Industry? What you need to know to be ahead of others…
FMS is the new AFS (Apparel & Footwear Solution) from SAP stable that packs a punch with HANA at its core. Manufacturing, Retail and Procurement are bundled up in this Industry Solution.
SAP would actively support all ECC/Industry Specific solutions till 2025. It is imperative for customers to switch to HANA before this time. FMS comes with all three core business processes – Manufacturing, Retail and Procurement.
Luxottica, Armani, Adidas and Tommy Hilfiger are the starters in this sphere who contributed to the development of FMS.
How has Adidas benefited from FMS, hear it from the IT Head …
aATP – Advanced Availability to Promise comes with the latest release of HANA 1610. It provides flexibility to categorize demand and supply based on the customer delivery dates, prioritize customers, switch confirmations and at the same time ensuring timely deliveries as promised.
Material Requirements Planning has been optimized to include multiple channels including Retail. Forecasting Planning and procurement can also be done based on individual channels. Material segmentation based MRP is possible on HANA. LTP is supported on FMS.
Order Allocation Run Workbench provides a preview of the allocated orders and allows making changes based on the available quantity and customer priorities. It helps in decision making and re-allocations done based on business requirements.
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