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SAP S/4HANA Cloud for the Manufacturing Industry

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The past several years have seen the manufacturing industry buffeted by a perfect storm of disruptions – production slowdowns, talent gaps, and skyrocketing raw material costs, to name a few. For manufacturers with ambitious growth plans, scaling up by adding teams, facilities, and new processes can feel particularly daunting.

However, the right technology infrastructure can change what many see as a daunting challenge into a business-accelerating event. By implementing solutions that streamline and centralize data from all departments and automate processes, manufacturers are enhancing visibility and control across their organization, leading manufacturers to build resilience, and agility and extending opportunities through better-informed decision-making. These intelligent systems empower them to not only streamline existing processes but also identify and capitalize on new opportunities for growth and innovation, allowing them to scale with confidence.


SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition offers specific functionalities for different manufacturing types, including discrete, process, and repetitive manufacturing. With S/4HANA Public and it’s fit-to-standard industry best practices approach, manufacturing companies can increase efficiency, reduce costs, improve visibility and real-time insights, enhance agility and scalability, build trust and transparency with sustainability management, and reduce IT burdens.


S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition built for growth-focused manufacturers

Delivered by Navigator Business Solutions, S/4 Public supports growth-focused manufacturing companies by enabling:

  • Circular economy - Use rich insights and ongoing consumer feedback to guide product design, meet sustainability goals, and facilitate product reuse and recycling.
  • Product innovation - Accelerate product development and reduce time to market by defining, developing, delivering, and managing innovative and sustainable products.
  • Agile manufacturing - Run smart and autonomous manufacturing processes that dynamically adapt to changing demand and help you reduce waste and carbon emissions.
  • Marketing, sales, and consumer experiences - Unify consumer insights across touchpoints to hyper-personalize engagement and deliver exceptional omnichannel experiences across different brands and markets.
  • Deliver green-line growth - Adapt operations and processes to consistently reduce emissions, waste, and environmental impact. Manage regulatory requirements proactively with company-wide controls and in-depth reporting.
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What is the SAP S/4HANA Public solution delivered by Navigator?

  • A ready-to-run, fit-to-standard cloud ERP solution that delivers the latest industry best practices and continuous innovation

  • An intelligent, cloud-based ERP that optimizes processes, increases agility and improves product and service quality.
  • Key features of a future-proof solution:
    • Proven best practices
    • Fast time to value
    • Automatic and continual updates
    • Continuous innovation
    • Security, compliance, and scalability
    • Open and extensible

Extending your solution with SAP's Business Technology Platform (BTP)

Integrate landscapes and connect processes and experiences to help business users make decisions with confidence.

  • Tap the power of the SAP Integration Suite, an integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS), for connecting and automating business processes with pre-built integrations, APIs, connectors, and best practices.
  • What does SAP’s BTP for integration offer?
    • Integration principles - predefined, open, holistic, ai-driven
    • 750+ pre-built integrations to S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition
    • 700+ pre-built, open APIs
    • Consistent security and identity management
    • Accelerations - connectors, methodologies, standards, process maps, & AI assist



Explore how a future-proof solution delivered by Navigator Business Solutions helps your manufacturing operations run better

As your consumer products company grows, your SAP solution grows with you. In other words, you will never outgrow SAP.


Digital Manufacturing Cloud

SAP Digital Manufacturing Cloud is for manufacturers of all sizes, from small businesses to large enterprises. It is particularly well-suited for manufacturers who are looking to improve their production efficiency, reduce costs, and improve the quality of their products.


Extended Warehouse Management (EWM)

SAP Extended Warehouse Management is a modern warehouse that must respond quickly to changing business conditions. With our modern, flexible warehouse management system (WMS), you can manage a high volume of goods and run sustainable, risk-resilient operations with digitalized warehouse processes in the cloud. 


Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)

With PLM software from SAP, you can build a risk-resilient and sustainable supply chain that provides actionable information, supports product innovation, and empowers people.


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

The SAP Service Cloud portfolio revolutionizes customer service management by creating meaningful connections throughout the customer journey.


eCommerce Integrations

Smoothly integrate with SAP ERP with pre-built or custom eCommerce integrations.

  • Amazon
  • Ebay
  • Hybris (via Data Workbench)
  • Magento, Magento 2.1
  • Shopify
  • Volusion
  • WooCommerce
  • ChannelAdvisor, and more. . . 

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

Robust back-end EDI for SAP ERP provides an instant two-way connection between internal business systems and your trading partners without an expensive software setup.


SAP Sustainability Control Tower

Leverage the power of data to seamlessly record and transparently report on your sustainability initiatives, all while achieving them on a larger scale. Record. Report. Act.


SAP Supplier Network and Supplier Portal

Broaden your supplier base while improving communication and collaboration.

Companies can find localized terms and conditions for procurement, the SAP supplier code of conduct, and other information about doing business with SAP and our affiliates. We build sustainable relationships with our suppliers to help fulfill our operational needs, stimulate economic growth in the communities we serve, and satisfy the expectations of our stakeholders.


Enhanced Capabilities for Growth-Focused Manufacturers:

  • Supply Chain Optimization: Gain real-time visibility and control over your entire supply chain, from raw materials to finished goods. This empowers you to optimize inventory levels, improve supplier collaboration, and ensure on-time delivery, all while reducing costs and environmental impact.
  • Predictive Maintenance: Leverage machine learning capabilities to predict equipment failures before they occur. This minimizes downtime, maximizes production efficiency, and extends the lifespan of your assets.
  • Advanced Quality Management: Ensure consistent product quality with built-in quality control measures and real-time data on production processes. This reduces waste and product recalls, boosting customer satisfaction and brand reputation.
  • Improved Workforce Management: Empower your workforce with real-time data and mobile access to critical information. This enhances collaboration, optimizes scheduling, and fosters a culture of continuous improvement.


Benefits of SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition's inherent features:

  • Scalability and Agility: The cloud-based nature allows manufacturers to easily scale their systems up or down to meet fluctuating demand, a key advantage for growth-focused businesses.
  • Reduced IT Costs: Eliminate the need for expensive hardware and IT infrastructure, freeing up resources for investments in core business initiatives.
  • Enhanced Security: Robust security features ensure the protection of sensitive business data and intellectual property.
  • Faster Time to Value: The rapid implementation process of SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition allows manufacturers to see a return on their investment (ROI) quicker.

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Understanding the Grow with SAP Program

  • The Grow with SAP program connects clients with the right solution, implementation and support partner, and community so the solutions you implement meet your needs now and in the future, for your industry. The program is designed to help growth-focused firms adopt cloud ERP with speed, predictability, and continuous innovation - at a reasonable cost.


  • When you partner with Navigator Business Solutions, you’re not just getting an implementation partner. We provide on-going technology consulting and support services to all our clients.


  • When it comes to helping clients get the most out of their SAP Business software and meet their specific business needs. Navigator has a program that helps identify the ongoing services needed to allow our clients to operate efficiently and profitably by leveraging the power of technology.


Learn more about the Grow with SAP program.


Know Before You Grow, SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition Overview Demo
Get a high-level overview of the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition solution.
Success in the New Era of Manufacturing
A guide to becoming an interconnected business.
The Transformation Mindset, Manufacturing
How manufacturers are balancing
profitability and efficiency with sustainability.
Get to Know the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition Solution
Enterprises need the agility to adopt new business models, gain efficiencies, and transform mission-critical systems to drive sustainable growth with the help of SAP cloud solutions.

Watch an SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition Overview Demo On-demand

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