SAP MM is the Materials Management module of the SAP ERP software package from SAP AG that is used for Procurement Handling and Inventory Management.SAP Materials management covers all tasks within the supply chain, including consumption-based planning, planning, vendor evaluation and invoice verification.
SAP Material Management (MM) focuses on various modules corresponding to material management in an organization. It is one of the modules that come under SAP ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) to serve for business areas of an organization. As a part of procurement activity, SAP MM manages Logistics area of an organization. Project Systems, Warehouse Management, Production Planning, Sales and Distribution and Plant Maintenance are the important modules covered by SAP MM.
SAP MM is the backbone of Logistics area of an organization. Therefore, Material Management concentrates on all aspects of logistics area such as control, planning etc.