Advanced SAP Variant Configuration thanks to SAP S/4HANA
We help you get the most out of variant configuration!
Configure highly individualized products even quicker and easier than before with the new SAP Variant Configuration based on S/4HANA

Take your variant management to the next level with the Advanced Variant Configurator and S/4HANA

Reduce complexity: make configuring your products for production a faster, simpler, and more precise process with Variant Configuration and S/4HANA ERP software. The latest cloud technology based on the Business Technology Platform (BTP), together with a new configuration engine, mean you can now adapt variants to company and customer requirements with even more flexibility. The result is greater production efficiency and products with even more individuality. Here at ORBIS, we focus implementation on the same criteria.

S/4HANA has brought about a whole new era for SAP Variant Configuration. The new Advanced Variant Configurator” (AVC) will replace the classic SAP ERP variant configurator LO-VC in the long term – it’s the future for your variant management.

Your advantages with Variant Configuration and S/4HANA

Automation of routine tasks


Automate routine tasks like creating quotations and orders to save both time and resources.
Increased productivity

Increased productivity

Improve production efficiency with faster and more precise configuration processes.
Wide range of variants

Greater range of variants

Create your own configuration rules and flexibly adapt development to specific customer requirements.
Boost customer loyalty

Better customer loyalty

Tailored products increase customer satisfaction and build lasting customer relationships.

The new solution for effective variant management – the Advanced Variant Configurator (AVC)

The future of your variant management starts now with the recently launched Advanced Variant Configurator (AVC). This is SAP’s long-term replacement for its classic LO-VC variant configurator. Let us help you make the switch now and benefit from a host of variant configuration advantages with the new SAP system.

SAP S/4HANA and the new Advanced Variant Configurator (AVC)

Simple and efficient: advanced functionality and greater usability guarantee maximum efficiency in development and production, even with the smallest order quantities. The AVC is able to collect and integrate configuration data from various sources, which significantly simplifies processes. The system also ensures information sharing across all departments

Whether you already have a variant configuration system in place or not, we are here to support you in your transformation to S/4HANA and the Advanced Variant Configurator. Our consultants work with you to develop a suitable strategy for your variant management, and in doing so, create the conditions for the successful migration of your configuration systems to AVC – and everything is tailored to your specific requirements.

The graphic shows the seamless integration of SAP Variant Configuration into the “SAP Variant Configuration & Pricing service” of the Business Technology Platform (BTP). This can in turn be used by various cloud services, such as SAP CPQ for product configuration.

SAP Variant Configuration: integration of different cloud services
Flexibility: Tailor configuration to your rules and those of your customers
Speed: Create complex, multi-variant bills of materials with greater speed and without compromising on quality
Usability: Simplify the configuration process thanks to the intuitive user interface
Integration: Streamline the mapping of your bills of materials and routings – share configuration data from different sources transparently with all departments
Automation: Set up automated workflows for routine tasks: enable your employees to focus on challenging tasks and work more effectively

Identify pricing trends more effectively with SAP Variant Configuration and Pricing (CPS)

Support your sales teams, customers, and sales partners in configuring and pricing products and services accurately and efficiently with the help of the cloud service Variant Configuration and Pricing (CPS). This pricing and configuration logic not only works in SAP applications like SAP CPQ and SAP Commerce Cloud, but also in customer-specific or third-party applications.

  • Increased efficiency: Minimize errors, including those related to customer-specific products, and increase productivity within your business
  • Reduce costs: Automate configuration and pricing processes, and save time and resources as a result
  • Better customer loyalty: Meet the specific needs of your customers with tailored products
  • Consistency and quality assurance: Integrated quality assurance and validation processes ensure that configuration meets each company's standards and specifications
  • Effective pricing: Calculate the price of products and services with much greater accuracy, based on various factors including material costs, labor costs, and margins

Generate accurate quotes with Configure Price Quote (CPQ)

Thanks to the Configure Price Quote (CPQ) add-on for variant configuration, you can create individual quotes in real time, even for highly complex variants. In combination with S/4HANA, this intelligent product configurator offers your customers the best variant, at the best possible price when it’s most convenient. It’s a real win for your business too!

  • Increased customer satisfaction: Your sales team can provide attractive customer-specific quotes in next to no time, even if your products and variants are highly complex in nature
  • Efficient variant management: Clear and easy-to-create workflows reduce inspection and approval steps for your customer order to a minimum
  • Reduced costs: Fewer errors, more autonomy – sets of rules and step-by-step prompts mean your sales team responds faster and more effectively
  • Increased sales: An AI-supported sales process guides your sales team to more profitable transactions in less time

Our holistic consulting on variant management

Variant configuration needs to be just as precise as the smooth transition to SAP S/4HANA and the Advanced Variant Configurator. That's why we focus on your specific business processes and provide you with solution-oriented support through all project phases. And we share our knowledge in training sessions on Variant Configuration and the ERP system S/4HANA so that we can work with you and your employees to meet all challenges. 

We find the right solution for you.

As certified SAP ERP specialists, we get the most out of your business processes with SAP S/4HANA

Need your S/4HANA transformation to be quick and risk-free? This not only requires expertise in SAP but also in your relevant industry. We have both and specialize in the processes used by mid-size industrial businesses. This also includes the following SAP industry solutions:

SAP Product Lifecycle Management

Manage the entire product lifecycle seamlessly and effectively, from initial idea through to implementation and administration.

SAP Project Management

Plan, monitor and control your projects automatically and with fewer resources.

SAP Finance & Controlling

Manage Finance and Controlling centrally via a shared database.

Christian Lai, ORBIS SE

I’m here to help you 

Christian Lai (Senior Account Manager SAP)

Tel.: +49 681 9924 209
Email: christian.lai(at)

Tel.: +49 681 9924-0