Materials Management is integrated with all relevant modules of SAP.
SAP MM Integration with Finance & Controlling (FICO)
It is integrated in the area like Material Valuation, Vendor payments, Material costing etc.Whenever any inventory posting are d-, it updates the G/L accounts online in the background. Logistics invoice verification will create vendor liability in vendor account immediately on posting the document. Any advance given against the purchase order updates the Po history. For every inventory posting there is corresponding CO document to update profit center accounting reporting. Finish goods costing is link through MM & PP. Procurement of capital item cost can be directly booked against asset number
SAP MM Integration with Production Planning (PP)
It is integrated in the areas like Material requirement Planning, Receipts/issues against production orders, Availability check for stocks etc. Material requirement Planning is d- based on Stocks, expected receipts, expected issues. It generates planned orders or purchase requisitions which can be converted to purchase orders/Contracts. Inventory Management is responsible for staging of the components required for production orders. The receipt of the finished products in the Warehouse is posted in Inventory Management
SAP MM Integration with Sales And Distribution (SD)
It is integrated in the areas like Delivery, Availability Check, Stock transfers requirements etc. As soon as a sales order is created, can initiate a dynamic availability check of stocks on hand. When the delivery is created, the quantity to be delivered is marked as “Scheduled for delivery”. It is deducted from the total stock when the goods issue is posted. Purchase order can be directly converted to delivery for a stock transfer requirement
SAP MM Integration with Quality Management (QM)
It is integrated with QM for Quality inspection at Goods Receipt, In process inspection etc. In the case of a goods movement, the system determines whether the material is subject to an inspection operation. If so, a corresponding activity is initiated for the movement in the Quality Management system. Based on quality parameters vendor evaluation is done.
SAP MM Integration with Plant Maintenance (PM)
The material/service requirement is mentioned in Maintenance order. This leads to generation of Purchase Requisition. This PR will be converted to Purchase Order by MM.The goods for a PO will be in warded to Maintenance by MM.The spares which were reserved for maintenance order will be issued by MM against the reservation number