Sana Commerce’s Integrated E-Commerce Solution for SAP S/4HANA
Future-proof your business with our cloud ERP-driven e-commerce solution for SAP S/4HANA.
A Proven SAP S/4HANA e-commerce platform
With SAP S/4HANA, you’ve invested in a cloud-based ERP system that automates core processes and enables you tap into new e-commerce opportunities with speed and flexibility. Take that investment a step further with an integrated e-commerce approach that puts SAP S/4HANA at the heart of your web store experience.
With an integrated Sana Commerce solution, your business can benefit from:
- Rich core web store features and functionality driven by real-time ERP data.
- Unified business intelligence with SAP S/4HANA as your single source of truth.
- Streamlined business processes that drive operational excellence.
- An always-secure web store (hosted in the cloud via Microsoft Azure).
- A SaaS solution (Sana SaaS) that automates manual web store maintenance and updates.
What Makes Sana Commerce Different?
Sana Commerce’s integrated e-commerce software solution is partially installed inside of your SAP S/4HANA ERP, eliminating the need for connectors, bolt-ons, or a complex e-commerce software ecosystem (like the ones that come with interfaced solutions or shopping cart software).
An integrated e-commerce approach means no siloed data — and minimized back-end web store and systems maintenance. The lighter internal workload also affords your business the time, available resources and flexibility to leverage your data insights to capture new business opportunities.
Data-driven insights & more intelligent business decisions
Sana Commerce empowers your organization to meet future challenges and expand the scope of your business opportunities.
An integrated e-commerce solution allows your business to expand the benefits of your cloud ERP by integrating key insights into your web store and business processes. In short, this means that between your web store and SAP S/4HANA, you have a springboard from which to accelerate growth, work more productively, and plan better for your business’ future.
“We really wanted to use SAP as the starting point for everything we do. Sana seemed the only solution to truly understand that.”
– Bart van Eijndhoven, General Director of Basiq Dental
A smart, future-proof, and scalable solution
Partnering with Sana for your integrated e-commerce solution needs takes the stress out of preparing your business to grow and adapt to industry disruptors. We handle the heavy lifting (taking care of your ERP integration, web store maintenance, and security and compliance worries) so that you can focus on your larger business goals and achieve them seamlessly—no matter how your business evolves over time.
Regardless of your back-office configuration, Sana guarantees:
- Out-of-the-box, real-time SAP S/4HANA integration for business insights you can count on.
- Support for e-commerce scalability and expansion with optimized performance at all times.
- A future-proof approach to e-commerce that readies your business to take on new challenges and meet new goals.
- The highest security measures and precautions for compliance (with always-secure hosting in Azure).
- Fewer maintenance challenges (thanks to Sana SaaS automatically keeping you on the most updated version of Sana).
Direct SAP S/4HANA Integration Out of the Box
Sana’s out-of-the-box solution offers direct integration with SAP S/4HANA, which means that even if you don’t have the time or budget to implement heavy web store customizations, you can still count on an ERP-driven, customer-centric, feature-rich web store experience that minimizes your maintenance workload.
An Extensible Approach to E-Commerce
You can further enhance Sana’s out-of-the-box solution (to better fit your business needs) with add-ons for payment, shipping, PIM, Configure Price Quote (CPQ), tax determination, and more. This allows your organization to be more agile, adaptable and poised to meet future needs.
Ensure E-Commerce Security Best Practices
Sana Commerce always implements security best practices (as defined by OWASP) and never stores sensitive credit card information (that all stays with your PSP). Because we make our clients’ security a top priority, our e-commerce software is evaluated, tested and certified by both Lionbridge and SAP.
Prepare for future challenges and capture new business opportunities
To grow, adapt and scale, you need to tap into your (SAP S/4HANA) data to gather targeted insights that will inform your next strategic business move.
Sana can give your internal teams the tools and resources required to support global or local expansion, capitalize on new-and-improved personalization capabilities (for your Marketing team), and streamline core operations.
Unify Business Data for Smarter Decision-Making
Enable your employees to make better decisions faster, in order to unlock new business value. Align your teams and centralize your data hub (using your ERP as a single source of truth) to boost efficiency and better plan for tomorrow’s business needs.
Personalize Your Online Experience with SAP S/4HANA
Use the client information you’ve already stored in SAP S/4 HANA to tailor the content in your web store and offer your loyal customers a hyper-personalized, customer-specific experience that will convert more traffic to revenue and delight more buyers.
Prepare for Your Digital Strategy’s Future
Whether you have a short- or long-term e-commerce goal, our solution allows you to use intelligent data-insights driven by SAP S/4HANA to rise to the occasion and future-proof your (flexible) e-commerce approach.
Core process automation and centralization
Build sustainable growth and expand your business gracefully by making the fundamental aspects of your business systematic.
Integrated e-commerce is proven to help streamline your business processes – while, most practically, increasing operational efficiencies and reducing errors.
Integrated Inventory Management
Leverage your SAP S/4HANA ERP’s inventory management capabilities keep your customers informed throughout the buyer journey (including knowing when out-of-stock items will be re-stocked).
Real-Time Pricing Calculations From Your Shopping Cart
Your Sana web store’s pricing is calculated and managed in real-time in SAP S/4HANA and shown in your web store (including extra fees, sales tax, and shipping), all directly in the shopping cart.
An Accurate, Always-On Order to Cash Process
With Sana Commerce, both you and your customers can enjoy 100% accurate billing information in real-time. We accept payments on all open invoices directly from your web store.
Want to know how Sana Commerce’s solution fits into your current IT Infrastructure?
Concerned about outdated or incompatible IT Infrastructure? With Sana, you don’t need to be. Our e-commerce solution perfectly integrates with your business’ existing infrastructure. Click to see Sana’s e-commerce tech stack.