Warehouses play a critical role in the overall supply chain. From the days where warehouse were associated simply as pure storage locations; the very nature of the role they play in the supply chain has evolved. Clients need a sophisticated system to manage the high volumes and types of goods that come into the warehouse. With supply chains being adversely affected by market uncertainties, companies are facing greater challenges in managing their logistics environments. With SAP® software, you can plan, source, procure, store, transport, and deliver products all on a single, unified platform. The SAP Extended Warehouse Management application, an integral part of the SAP Supply Chain Management application, addresses advanced warehouse management functions and processes. It helps you achieve higher process and stock visibility, better warehouse planning, and more efficient distribution and storage processes. The extended Warehouse Management solution caters to the needs of the modern warehouse.