SAP Partner News 16/2011

Feature Article | May 20, 2011 by Christiane Stagge

SAP-Software unterstützt den Online-Shop und Buchhandel beim Weltbildverlag (Foto: Weltbildverlag)

SAP software now supports Weltbild’s online shop and bookstores (photo: Weltbild Verlag)

CIBER Deutschland implementing SAP software at Weltbild Verlag

CIBER Deutschland is currently implementing an ERP and retail system from SAP for the publishing house Weltbild Verlag. In addition to its branches in Germany, the company will use the software in Austria and Switzerland to handle sales both over the Internet and at its brick-and-mortar stores.

The software – which is designed to manage accounting, procurement, and shipping in particular – is to help Weltbild Verlag achieve its goal of having one central software system for all of its channels. To make this possible, CIBER Deutschland has chosen a combination of the industry solution portfolios SAP for Retail and SAP for Media.

Having already begun in 2010, the implementation project is first focusing on the components Financial Accounting (FI), Controlling (CO), Project System (PS), Materials Management (MM), Business Intelligence (BI), and Global Trade Services (GTS). CIBER Deutschland then plans to proceed with Sales & Distribution (SD), Logistics Execution (LE), and a component for customer relationship management.

TDS launching myTDS.Process for process industry

In myTDS.Process, TDS AG is introducing an SAP Business All-in-One solution into the market that combines components of myTDS.Chemie, myTDS.Pharma, myTDS.Cosmetics, and myTDS.Coatings to address specific needs in the chemical, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and paint and lacquer industries – including those related to legal provisions, multilevel production procedures, and certification (GxP).

The solution enables users to manage quality, monitor production processes, declare ingredients, handle complaints, and generate batch where-used lists, while also supporting processes in manufacturing, packaging, environmental management, and warehouse logistics.

In addition, companies can purchase special enhancements as needed, such as for order and production planning, recipe development and administration, INCI declarations, filling management, hue management, label printing, and batch derivation.

realtime AG offering smartfood software for food and beverage industry

smartfood is a certified SAP Business All-in-One partner solution that covers processes in areas such as sales, production, logistics, and controlling in the food and beverage industry.

MHP releases updated add-on for translators

Mieschke Hofmann und Partner (MHP) has developed an add-on that aids employees in translating terminology from SAP systems into other languages. Translation Manager gathers all of the applicable terms and enters them into a Microsoft Excel file, which displays them along with translations that are already available.

Translators can then fill out the empty fields with the missing terms. The add-on then imports the Excel file back into the SAP system in question and stores all of the terms in a central database.

The second release of Translation Manager, which enables users to incorporate other translation tools, is now available on the market. Its improved search function also makes it easier to find material masters in SAP systems.

Hanse Orga receives SWIFT certification

Hanse Orga recently received the certification “SWIFT-Ready Application for Corporates 2011” for FinanceSuite Payment Management 2.2. This means that the software fulfills all of SWIFT’s financial guidelines – particularly in interfacing with banks all over the world – and is capable of serving as a central platform for national and international payment transactions.

IT guide for tire dealers now available from cormeta

The SAP partner cormeta now offers a free brochure with information on industry-specific IT applications suitable for tire dealers. Those interested can simply send an e-mail to info@pr-x.de, referencing the subject “IT for tires.”

Circle Unlimited AG integrating SAP with Microsoft Outlook and IBM Lotus Notes

On May 25-26, Circle Unlimited will be presenting its solutions at the e_procure & supply convention in Nuremberg, Germany. Its software facilitates direct connections between SAP systems and e-mail programs, which enables users to search for transactions and documents in SAP from within Microsoft Outlook or IBM Lotus Notes. E-mails with the relevant content are then filed in the corresponding purchase order records and archived along with other contracts, documents, and files. Even the attachments are included, eliminating the need to save them separately.

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