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 Pool Asset Management (PAM)


Technical Data

Technical name of business function


Type of business function

Enterprise Business Function

Available as of

SAP enhancement package 3 for SAP ERP 6.0

Technical usage

Central applications

Application component

Pool Asset Management (PM-WOC-MN-PAM)

Directly dependent business function you also need to activate

Not relevant

You can use this business function to manage your physical assets, which you have collected into a pool. These pool assets may be, for example, pool vehicles, pool laptops, or pool beamers. You can control and oversee the use of your pool assets from the requirement coverage request via the output to the return and the termination of the activity, by using a capacity planning table.


Pool Asset Management is integrated in Plant Maintenance (PM) and Customer Service (CS) functions. This integration of Pool Asset Management in existing plant maintenance and customer service functions minimizes the training effort.


You have installed the following components for the version mentioned and higher:

Component Type


Only Required for the Following Functions

Software component



You have activated this business function and defined the Customizing settings. In Customizing, choose the following path: Start of the navigation path Plant Maintenance and Customer Service Next navigation step Maintenance and Service Processing Next navigation step Pool Asset Management End of the navigation path.


To display requests and plan pool assets, you can use a capacity planning table (transaction code PAM03). You can use this capacity planning table to do the following:

  • Schedule a pool asset request

  • Reserve a pool asset

  • Send a confirmation e-mail to the requester of a pool asset

  • Issue and return a pool asset

  • Complete the service

  • Oversee repairs to a pool asset

For more information, see SAP Library under Pool Asset Management. Choose the following path: Start of the navigation path SAP ERP Central Component Next navigation step Logistics Next navigation step Customer Service Next navigation step Service Processing End of the navigation path.