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Wood Procurement

Support Raw Wood Procurement with Wood Specifications, Stocks and Transport Requirements

With the Wood Procurement solution, various specifications and classes can be defined for wooden materials. In addition to the wood specification, the special handling of forest stocks as well as the supplier structure can be mapped hierarchically. The process includes contract negotiation, staging of piles in the forest, transport and goods movements, inventory management, laboratory procedures to postings in financial accounting (credit notes, invoices, etc.) and controlling on all woods concerned.

Your Benefits

Centralized Cockpit

Direct access to all wood purchasing functions

Use of GPS Data

Transparent, Efficient and Time-Saving

Process Integration in SAP System

Consistency in FI/CO, purchasing statistics & inventory management

Your Benefits

End-to-End Processes for Raw Wood Procurement

With the use of SAP standard scheduling agreements for raw wood procurement, various purchase contract types are created and supplemented with data such as wood types, prices and quantities. Variable pricing options with additional costs such as felling, backs and commissions are mapped with standard functions. Additionally, wood specifications as well as sample vessels for atro sampling and fractionation can be maintained in the AddOn. With the help of GPS data, hauliers are guided to the provided wood stacks. Helpful statistics on import and removal are also provided with standard tools.

Functions & Features of Wood Procurement

  • Wood purchase contracts based on SAP delivery schedules
  • Mapping of costs such as logging, backs and commissions
  • Provision notices of the stack with all information (GPS, etc.) of each individual wood stack
  • Removal types and freight costs
  • Connection of scales via IDOC interface
  • Measurement processes with complaint handling and image assignment
  • Deposit sampling and laboratory testing (atro, fractionation),
  • Statistics on import and removal can be mapped in SAP standard


The scope of delivery includes:

  • Provision of the software license
  • Provision of relevant transport requests
  • Installation guide with description of the technical requirements as well as the necessary import steps
  • Customizing documentation with description of the necessary and optional settings for the solution
  • User documentation with functional description

Available languages:

  • Solution (user interface, online help and messages): English, German
  • Documentation: German


SAP Release

  • SAP S/4HANA Finance 1503 and 1605 or
  • SAP S/4HANA 1511 – 2020 (on-premise edition)

Special Software Components

  • SAP_FIN 7.20 – 7.30 or
  • S4CORE 1.00 – 1.05
  • SAP_ABA / SAP_BASIS 7.50 – 7.5F

The solution requires a software maintenance agreement that includes info services and change notifications, help desk support and product updates.

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