A Case Study on SAP S/4HANA Upgrade and TPM 4.0 Feature Pack 5 Implementation


A Case Study on SAP S/4 Upgrade and TPM 4.0 Feature Pack 5 Implementation


A leading food manufacturer recently undertook a significant transformation journey by upgrading its ERP systems to SAP S/4HANA and implementing SAP TPM (Trade Promotion Management) 4.0 Feature Pack 5. This case study provides an insight into the transformative project, with a focus on adapting the TPM and DME (Data Management Engine) systems to the new environment driven by the introduction of S/4HANA and its master data structures.


The client previously relied on custom Sales Bill of Materials (BOM) definitions derived from their previous ECC system, defined within S/4 Product Lifecycle Management (PLM). With the introduction of SAP S/4HANA, the client aimed to shift from this legacy approach, structuring every shipper product as a Sales BoM, now including shopper components. This transition necessitated a comprehensive overhaul of the TPM system to align with the new Sales BoM structure and evolving business processes.


The introduction of the new S/4HANA system and its revised master data structures presented several challenges for the client’s TPM system and processes:

Solution Implemented: How did advansappz help?

To address these challenges and ensure a smooth transition, the client partnered with advansappz, a SAP TPM implementation and support services provider. advansappz team of expert’s collaborated closely with the client to understand their business needs and develop a customized implementation plan.



The client’s successful transition to SAP S/4HANA and TPM 4.0 Feature Pack 5, with the seamless integration of TPM S4 into advanced and seasonal planning, marked a significant milestone in its digital transformation journey. Partnering with advansappz played a pivotal role in achieving these improvements, demonstrating the value of expert integration services in ensuring the success of complex software implementations.

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