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How will SAPS/4 HANA Cloud help the Discrete Manufacturing Industries?

Technology is advancing by leaps and bounds every day, and business needs can be easily supported by ERP software that efficiently adapts to a rapidly changing environment. ERP software for discrete manufacturing is necessary because it helps you build an integrated system to efficiently manage fragmented operations by defining critical processes on the go. The best ERP solutions are those that significantly reduce the amount of work required to deliver value to customers. This effectively directs people’s efforts and resources, increasing the net workflow value at every step of the process.

Finding the right ERP system for discrete manufacturing is the usual starting point for this journey. This is one of the key decisions you face when implementing ERP. SAP S/4HANA Cloud has the basic functionality that every ERP system in discrete manufacturing should have. This includes product life cycle management, material requirements planning, barcode scanning, production planning and supply chain tools.

SAP S/4HANA Cloud enables discrete manufacturing to run advanced operations, provides best-in-class support, and paves the way for new technologies for cloud integration with AI and real-time analytics.

Highlighted below are the capabilities of SAP S/4HANA Cloud for discrete manufacturing industries:

Production Engineering –
Simplify the product design process and manage change throughout the product lifecycle. Efficiently manage all details of product production by managing master data such as materials, routing, BOMs, and recipes.

Production Planning –
Get ready to start the procurement process by identifying the products and components you need. Plan and schedule production with a real-time view of capacity bottlenecks. With MRP simulation, you can identify and predict bottlenecks, optimize planning, and pivot quickly.

Production Operations –
Improve operational efficiency in any type of manufacturing operation, including discrete, process, or repetitive industry-specific variations and extensions. Eliminate silos from design to production by centralizing operations. SAP S/4HANA Cloud offers complete data transparency so you can be confident in your production performance.

Manufacturing Options –
Whether discrete, process, iterative, project, outsourced, Kanban, or just-in-time manufacturing models, choose the right manufacturing model based on your specific capabilities and industry needs.

Quality Management –
Today, more than ever, companies are demanding rigorous quality control and end-to-end transparency in all manufacturing operations, including his network of external suppliers and partners. AI technology and in-memory database capabilities help you quickly identify and respond to quality control issues.

Manufacturing insights –
Analyze disparate datasets and run real-time reports to get deep insights into your operations anytime, from any device. Streamline processes, make better decisions, and improve document accuracy with AI-powered manufacturing analytics.

Environment, Health and Safety –
Protect your people and your brand with intelligent systems and responsive solutions. Detect and mitigate risks, manage incidents, evaluate real and hypothetical scenarios, and create custom security protocols that best fit the needs of each team and function within your organization and around the world.

Let us now have a closer look at how SAP S/4HANA Cloud can benefit the discrete manufacturing industries:

Total Control of the Supply Chain:
Planning is the key to a company’s supply chain. SAP S/4HANA cloud allows you to take control of the supply chain. Gaining valuable and accurate insight into demand is critical to ensuring optimal productivity at all times along with being able to respond quickly to change. By automating processes in warehouses and streamlining transportation management, logistics networks can operate effectively and also flexibly adapt to external changes.

Optimizing Manufacturing Processes: With SAP S/4HANA Cloud, you can manage and control your operations more efficiently and ensure compliance with health and safety standards in all areas. The simplified process of material requirements planning makes it easier to respond to short-term fluctuations in supply and demand. The integration of operational and manufacturing systems enables efficient and high-quality production, always maximizing production capacity levels.

Supporting Sales and Marketing: Attracting and retaining customers drives business growth, and delivering long-term value increases customer satisfaction. With SAP S/4HANA Cloud, gain a 360-degree view of the customer’s business needs, conduct targeted marketing activities, and provide the sales team with an integrated solution for handling complex orders and improving the overall experience throughout the purchasing process.

Improved Customer Service: Customer service is critical to the continued success of your business. With SAP S/4HANA Cloud, now build long-term relationships with your customers and secure future opportunities. From capturing valuable feedback on the service received, to field equipment installation, to managing spare parts, cover all customer service areas to provide the ultimate customer experience.


Get better control over your core business processes in order to respond to customer demand effectively. Our discrete manufacturing solution supports the whole product life cycle from R&D through to customer service, helping you get innovative products to the market quickly. With Vestrics Solutions, you can streamline your entire operation, gain visibility, and make confident decisions from the boardroom to the factory floor. Your search for best discrete manufacturing industry ERP solution ends here. To know more about SAP S/4HANA Cloud benefits, write to us at or call us at +91 99510 53333.