Inventory Management

Additional Information

In addition to this documentation, SAP offers you the following information:

Composite SAP Note Regarding ERP Inventory Management in SAP BW

Composite SAP Note 586163 contains information about the following topics:

·        Release strategy

·        Information sources

·        Extraction of stock data from ERP

·        Technical information about non-cumulative InfoCubes in SAP BW

·        Stock analyses in SAP BW

·        Performance

To display this note, select the Quick Link /notes in the SAP Service Marketplace (

"How-to..." Paper for Inventory Management Scenarios in SAP BW

SAP offers a document dealing with the special features in implementing SAP BW in the Inventory Management area.

To display this document, in the SAP Service Marketplace (, select the Quick Link /bw, then choose SAP BW InfoIndex in the Navigation area and follow the Non-cumulatives link in the list. The document is named How to...Handle inventory management scenarios in SAP BW 3.x (pdf).

Snapshot Scenario

The inventory scenarios delivered in Business Content are currently based on inventory key figures with associated movement key figures. A snapshot scenario can be advantageous if there is a very high density of movements. Business Content does not currently contain such a scenario.
For more information, see the "How-to...Paper" mentioned above, as well as the SAP Library under
SAP Business Information Warehouse ® BI Platform ® OLAP ® Performance Optimization ® Stocks.