Material master data; Business partner master data; Batch management; Purchasing; Quotation management; Material requirements planning (MRP); Inventory management; Goods issue/goods receipt (GI/GR); Valuation; Document management; Reporting.
Jawad Akhtar is an SAP logistics and supply chain
management expert with a focus on business sales and delivery. He
earned his chemical engineering degree from Missouri University of
Science and Technology in the United States. He has 20 years of
professional experience, 14 of which have been spent working with
SAP systems. He has experience working on several large-scale,
end-to-end SAP project implementation lifecycles, including
rollouts. He works with SAP clients to help them identify root
causes of business issues and address those with the appropriate
SAP products and change management strategies. He now focuses on
next-generation SAP products such as SAP S/4HANA, SAP IBP, SAP
Ariba, and SAP Hybris. Akhtar is also a technical advisor to
SAPexperts, an ASUG speaker, and a contributor to SearchSAP, where
his ""Ask the Expert"" column shares real-life lessons and best
practices gleaned from SAP implementations, ways to avoid common
project pitfalls, and features of various SAP products that solve
key business issues.
A native of London, England, Martin Murray joined the computer industry upon his graduation from Middlesex University in 1986. In 1991, he began working with SAP R/2 in the Materials Management area for a London-based multi-national beverage company. In 1994, he moved to the United States to work as an SAP R/3 consultant. Since then, he's been implementing the Materials Management (MM) and Warehouse Management (WM) functionality in projects throughout the world. He works for IBM Global Business Services. Martin is the author of six best-selling books from SAP PRESS: Materials Management with SAP ERP, Warehouse Management with SAP ERP, Discover Logistics with SAP ERP, Maximize Your Warehouse Operations with SAP ERP, Understanding the SAP Logistics Information System, and SAP Transaction Codes: Your Quick Reference to T-Codes in SAP ERP.