Consignment in SAP SD

In SAP consignment is one the special procurement type. Under consignment when goods are procured from the vendor, these are physically stored in company’s premises but these goods are not the property of the company. These goods still belong to the supplier. This is the nature of ownership of the stocks which differentiate it from company’s other stock. All this stock is widely known as consignment stock in SAP. Read more


SD-MM Integration

In the standard SAP, with the standard configuration setting, for both Material Management as well as for Sales & Distribution, when we go for third party processing with SD components the systems take care of all the transaction automatically. Hence no extra efforts are required by consultants to meet the client requirement. Read more

List of All BAPI

BAPIs (Business Application Programming Interfaces) are the standard SAP interfaces. They play an important role in the technical integration and in the exchange of business data between SAP components, and between SAP and non-SAP components. BAPIs enable you to integrate these components and are therefore an important part of developing integration scenarios where multiple components are connected to each other, either on a local network or on the Internet.
BAPIs allow integration at the business level, not the technical level. This provides for greater stability of the linkage and independence from the underlying communication technology. Read more

SAP Controlling Basics


Controlling Area: An organizational unit within a company, used to represent a closed system for cost accounting purposes. A controlling area may include single or multiple company codes that may use different currencies. These company codes must use the same operative chart of accounts.
Cost center std Hierarchy : Indicated hierarchy of cost center groups in which all cost centers in a controlling area are gathered together.
Cost element : A cost element classifies the organization’s valuated consumption of production factors within a controlling area. A cost element corresponds to a cost-relevant item in the chart of accounts. Read more

SAP Finance Basics


Client: In commercial, organizational and technical terms, a self-contained unit in an R/3 System with separate master records and its own set of tables.

Company Code: The smallest organizational unit of Financial Accounting for which a complete self-contained set of accounts can be drawn up for purposes of external reporting.

Business Area: An organizational unit of financial accounting that represents a separate area of operations or responsibilities within an organization and to which value changes recorded in Financial Accounting can be allocated. Read more

CATT Enterprise Quick Reference Guide

This quick reference guide covers the basics on creating, changing and executing the CATT scripts in various modes. The front page is divided in three sections that descibes the Main menu icon functionality. The second section describes the how to maintain a script and the various screen components. The last section simple explains the CATT line item editing commands and the available function codes that can be used in enhancing your scripts. Read more

SAP CATT Variants

This quick reference quide is dedicated to creating and using CATT variants in Enterprise 4.7. The first page describes the purpose, benefits and types of variant along with how to create and maintain internal variants. The second page discusses the how to create external variants, maintenance in excel and the CATT execution screen again.

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