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SAP Materials Management is a module in the SAP ERP software package that gives companies the ability to manage materials, inventory, and warehouses from one centralized application. Its primary use is to ensure that a business' materials get kept in sufficient quantities. SAP MM handles all tasks involved in the supply chain, including material requirements planning, vendor evaluation, invoice verification, and inventory management. SAP MM is part of SAP Logistics included in the SAP ERP, and it tracks materials from the manufacturer to the business and finally to the customer. The business' materials department will order goods from suppliers, and MM will handle the P.O. and shipping of those materials. SAP MM will also determine how much of this material is used in manufacturing and trigger reorder actions when stock reduces.