SAP EWM - Warehouse Monitoring

A Warehouse Monitor provides an option to monitor the tasks and to take necessary actions accordingly. It is a centralized tool to manage all the activities in a warehouse.

The EWM Warehouse Monitor is a central tool for keeping warehouse managers constantly up-to-date as to the current situation in the warehouse, and to enable them to initiate appropriate responses in light of this situation. The warehouse monitor also contains alert monitoring capabilities, which highlights the warehouse managers towards the actual and potential problematic situations in the warehouse, and provide exception handling tools to assist in the correction of these situations.

Warehouse Monitor Components

Warehouse monitor screen is divided into three parts, which are −

  • Node hierarchy tree on left side
  • Parent data at right side
  • Child data at bottom
Warehouse Monitor Components

To open the Warehouse monitor, select the Warehouse and monitoring type. You can select SAP Standard Monitor.

SAP Standard Monitor

You can similarly drill down to the lower-level nodes from the lower view area.

In the following screenshot, an example shows a display of resource management queue data. There are different ways to be notified about alert situations.

For example − There are Alert Nodes in the Warehouse Monitor and then there are Alerts in the SCM Alert Monitor.

SCM Alert Monitor

How to Display Stock Balance?

Another common use of the Warehouse Monitor is to display stock balances. Physical and available stocks can be displayed using a variety of selection parameters from the Stock and Bin node.

From the Warehouse Monitor all the stocks are visible −

  • In storage bins − the capacity checks are also available for warehouse doors and staging areas.

  • On resources − forklift, pick HU's.

  • In TU's − the transportation units that are in the yard.

  • In the differences Analyzer − the physical inventory processing.

Display Stock Balance