SAP APO GATP: Comprehensive Configuration Guide

This configuration guide provides instructions for customization settings required for Global Available To Promise (GATP) in SAP APO.
Configuration steps are covered for following list of each processes with descriptions, IMG Menu Paths and screenshots;

  • Global Available To Promise (GATP) Overview
  • GATP Methods Overview (product check, product allocation, and check against forecast, Rules-based ATP (RBA), ATP integrated with production)
  • gATP Configuration Settings in ECC:
    • Define Checking groups
    • Define Material Block for Other Users
    • Define Checking Group For Default Value
    • Carry out Control for Availability Check
    • Define Procedure by Requirement Class
    • Define Procedure for Each Schedule Line Category
    • Define Procedure for Each Delivery Line Item Category
    • Checking Rule for Updating Back Orders
    • Define Default Settings
    • Define Business Transaction
    • Assign Business Transaction to Sales Order Type
  • Process Order / Operations / Availability Check / Checking Group
    • Define Checking Group
    • Define Checking Rule
    • Define Scope of Check
    • Define Checking Control
    • Checking Rule for Backorder Processing
  • gATP Configuration Settings in APO:
    • Maintain Global Settings for Availability Check
    • Define Condition Table
    • Maintain Access Sequences
    • Maintain Condition Type
    • Maintain Rule Strategy
    • Assign Rule Strategy or Rule Strategy Sequence
    • Maintain Filter Type
    • Define Sort Profile

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SAP CO Product Cost Planning: The Absolute Beginner’s Guide

This training guide provides instructions for procedures of planning product costs (CO-PC-PCP) in SAP Controlling module (SAP CO-PC).

  • Purpose of Product Cost Planning in SAP
  • Organizational Structure
  • Cost Related Master Data
  • Overhead Costs (Costing Sheets)
  • Cost Components
  • Cost Component Structure
  • Costing Sequence
  • Costing Methods
  • Material Cost Estimate with Quantity Structure
  • Material Cost Estimate Without Quantity Structure
  • Customizing (Preparation of Costing)
  • Product Cost Planning with Costing Run and Primary Cost Splitting
  • Product Cost Planning with Multilevel Unit Costing

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Tax on Sales & Purchases in SAP: Step by Step Configuration Guide

In SAP, taxes on sales and purchases are levied on invoiced goods and services payable in accordance with the principles of VAT. This applies to input and output tax.

In this manual, following list of configuration steps are executed using Customizing settings in SAP:

  • Step 1: Define Condition type [OBYZ]
  • Step 2: Check and Change Settings for Tax Processing [OBCN]
  • Step 3: Define Procedure [OBYZ]
  • Step 4: Assign Country to Calculation Procedure [OBBG]
  • Step 5: Define Tax Codes for Sales and Purchases [FTXP]
  • Step 6: Create relevant G/L Accounts [FS00]
  • Step 7: Define Tax Codes for Sales and Purchases [OB40]
  • Step 8: Assign Tax Codes for Non-Taxable Transactions [OBCL]

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SAP GRC: Overview Presentation

SAP offers a suite of products under GRC umbrella (Governance, Risk and Compliance) which helps organizations to identify risks and effectively elimination of them.

In this presentation you will be introduced 4 main functions that GRC offers where each addresses different needs.

  1. A product to troubleshoot emergency issues in SAP
  2. A product to analyze risks associated with user / roles
  3. A product to manage role build lifecycle.
  4. A product to manage user assignments.

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Actual Flow in SAP CO-PA: Beginners Guide

This manual familiarize users to understand how actual values flow into SAP Controlling – Profitability Analysis (CO-PA). Also how condition type, transfer and allocation cost helps to move actual values in to CO-PA are explained in detail. In addition, it provides an overview of settlement orders and discusses direct postings, variance calculation.

  • Overview of Operating Concern and its Attributes
  • Flow of Actual data in to CO-PA: Demonstration
  • Sources of value field
  • Integration with sales order management [KE41, VA01, FB50]
  • Concept of transfer of Overhead [OKOA]
  • Concept of direct posting [KEI2, MR21]
  • Concepts of transfer & allocation cost
  • Concept of settlement of orders

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SAP EWM: Step by Step Guide to Wave Planning Activities

The purpose of this document is to demonstrate the Wave planning activities in SAP Extended Warehouse Management (EWM) module.

  • Identify Outbound Delivery Order Documents [/n/SCWM/MON]
  • Verify warehouse tasks can be generated by the system for the wave [/n/SCWM/PRDO]
  • Schedule Replenishment [/n/SCWM/REPL]
  • Review Proposed Task [/n/SCWM/TODLV_M]
  • Cartonization Planning for Waves [/n/SCWM/CAPWAVE]
  • Maintain Planned Shipping Handling Units [/n/SCWM/CAP]
  • Release Wave as Locked [/n/SCWM/MON]

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Tips & Tricks to Configure SAP for European VAT (UK, BE, NL Case Study)

In this document you will discover where and why standard SAP will not correctly determine VAT with day-to-day, simple business flows, that occur in your organization. Some of SAP’s shortcomings in VAT determination and their possible solutions are also presented.

Part 1:

  • How to automate typical, complex VAT flows in SAP
  • Introduction to tax determination in SAP
  • Case 1: Drop shipment from the UK and an onward domestic sale within Belgium
  • Case 2: Specifics around Triangulation and (external) party suppliers
  • Case 3: Specifics around Customer pick-ups, where goods leave the country (EXW Deliveries)
  • Tip: Avoid complexity in condition records
  • Case 4: Services

Part 2:

  • Plants Abroad – a step by step implementation guide
  • Automating Tax (VAT) determination on AP invoices (PO’s and IDOCs)

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