This SAP Variant Configuration document talks about how consultants designing SAP solutions for steel companies have to deal with the additional challenge of managing the master data due to the multitude of features that characterize steel industry products. The large number of product feature combinations translates into massive amounts of products leading to huge master data. The guide then goes on to explain how utilizing SAP variant configuration functionality significantly reduces the master data and facilitates in the master data maintenance. Finally, it covers the factors that played a decisive role in designing the variant configuration functionality for steel manufacturing company, including product structure design, planning strategy design, setting up master data design, costing design and variant pricing design for variant configuration. At the end it provides important transaction codes used in Variant Configuration.
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