R/3 Functional Modules:
R/3's applications are modules. They can be used either alone or combined with other solutions. The integration capability of these applications increases the benefits derived for any company.
Logistics comprises all processes involved in purchasing, materials management, manufacturing, warehousing, quality management, plant maintenance, service management and sales and distribution. All applications access a shared consistent database, supported by production data management.
SD: Sales & Distribution SD actively supports sales and distribution activities with outstanding functions for pricing, prompt order processing, and on-time delivery, interactive variant configuration, and a direct interface to profitability analysis and production.
PP: Production Planning and Control PP provides comprehensive process for all types of manufacturing: from repetitive, make-to-order, and assemble-to-order production, through process, lot and make-to-stock manufacturing, to integrated supply chain management with functions extended MRP || and electronic kanban, plus optional interfaces to PDC, process control systems, CAD and PDM.
PS: Project System PS coordinates and controls all phases of a project, in direct cooperation with Purchasing and Controlling, from quotation to design and approval, to resource management and cost settlement.
MM: Materials Management MM optimizes all purchasing processes with workflow-driven processing functions, enables automated supplier evaluation, lowers procurement adn warehousing costs with accurate inventory and warehouse management, and integrates invoice verification.
QM: Quality Management QM monitors, captures, and manages all processes relevant to quality assurance along the entire supply chain, coordinates inspection processing, initiates corrective measures, and integrates laboratory information systems.
PM: Plant Maintenance PM provides planning, control, and processing of scheduled maintenance, inspection, damage-related maintenance, and service management to ensure availability of operational systems, including plants and equipment delivered to customers.
SM: Service Management SM provides highly integrated cusotmer service functionality to compete in today's global markets.
PDM: Product Data Management PDM supports in creating and managing product data throughout the product life cycle.
Fianancials is a suite of integrated financial application components encompasses all aspects of financial accounting, investment management, controlling, treasury management, and enterprise controlling.
FI: Financial Accounting FI collects all the data in company relevant to accounting, providing complete documention and comprehensive information, and is at the same an up-to-the-minute basis for enterprise-wide control and planning.
CO: Controlling CO is a complete array of compatible planning and control instruments for company-wide controlling systems, with a uniform reporting system for coordinating the contents and procedures of company's internal processes.
IM: Investment Management IM offers integrated management and processing of invetment measures and projects from planning to settlement, including pre-investment analysis and depriciation simulation.
TR: Treasury TR is a complete solution for efficient financial management that ensures the liquidity of worldwide company, its structures, financial assets, profitability and minimizes risks.
EC: Enterprise Controlling EC continuously monitors company's success factors and performance indicators on the basis of specially prepared management information.
3. Human Resources
HR provides solutions planning and managing company's human resources, using integrated applicatons that cover all perosnnel management tasks and help simplify and speed the process.
PM: Personnel Management PM is a complete solution for personnel administration, recruitment management, travel management, benefits administration and salary administration.
OM: Organizational Management OM assists in maintaining an accurate picture of organization's structure, no matter how fast it changes. It is systematic and forward planning tool that considers the final effects of all personnel events thus it's complete solution for personnel cost planning.
PA: Payroll Accounting PA addresses payroll functions from a global point-of-view and gives the capability to centralize payroll processing or decentralize the data based on country or legal entities.
TM: Time Management TM is integrated with payroll accounting, controlling, production planning, plant maintenance, project system, external services and shift planning. It provides with a variety of standard reports that will assist in tracking and analyzing employee time with compeleteness and accuracy.
PD: Personnel Development PD assists with planning, monitoring, and analyzing scheduled seminars, training courses, and business events, registration and booking, price determination and invoicing.