SAP ERP provides a bundle of basic transactions, e.g. for creating stock transfer orders or subcontract orders, managing freight forwarders, invoicing of activities, posting goods movements etc. However, the system may not be described as a planning/simulation tool to manage such complex network relations.
ORSOFT Manufacturing Workbench is an advanced planning and scheduling (APS) system that is designed as an add-on to SAP ERP or S/4HANA. This tool exclusively uses master data and transactional data extracted from the central ERP. With its complementing planning algorithms for supply chain networks, the software qualifies itself as a valuable tool for supply chain managers: