SD Integration With Other Modules

Sales and Distribution integrates with a variety of other modules. Your company manages customer orders from initial request for product to the receipt and posting of customer payment as part of the Customer Order Management cycle.

To begin the cycle, your company typically enters customer orders which contain customer and product information, as well as delivery schedules. Order entry personnel use this information to advise customers about prices and delivery dates before they confirm an order. Here Sales and Distribution integrates with Materials Management for availability checking. For make to order product, Sales and Distribution integrates with Production Planning so that the product is made to satisfy the customer order requirement. Delivery and billing processing both integrate with Project Systems. Read more

What is Split Valuation ? What is it Necessary ?

Split Valuation’ allows substocks of the same material to be managed in different stock accounts. This allows substocks to be valuated separately, and every transaction is carried out at the substock level. So, when processing a transaction, it is necessary to mention the substock.
The ‘split valuation’ is necessary if the material has:

  • Different Origins
  • Various Levels of Quality
  • Various Statuses

It is also required in situations where you need to make a distinction between ‘in-house produced materials’ and ‘materials procured externally,’ or if there is a distinction between ‘different deliveries.

Variances in Invoice Verification

The system needs to be configured properly with ‘Tolerances’ so that you are not hampered with variances when you try Invoice Verification. You need to define the lower and upper limits for each combination of the Company Code and the tolerance key defined for the various variances. The system then checks these tolerance limits and issues warnings or prevents you from proceeding further when you process an invoice. Read more

Order Processing User Guide in SAP SD

In this user guide, the major exercise steps will be implemented using the International Demonstration and Education System (IDES) Model Company that has been set up in the R/3 System. The IDES corporate group is comprised of a number of companies that operate in various industries (automobile production, financial services, aerospace etc.) and countries. Read more

Monday Links Roundup #4: ABAP for Beginners, HCM User Guides, Some SAP Tips and more…

Before listing all, i want to introduce you my new site. You must have seen it at my blogroll links, check it at
This site aims to collect the very latest posts from the other SAP related sites. For this i use their rss feeds, and so list of posts are updated as new publications made by the site owners. So you can call it as also SAP sites directory. The sites will be enhanced by day, so sooner you will get a very rich content from overall SAP sites. You can make your suggestions too, just drop me an e-mail at[at]gmail[dot]com. If appropriate, site will be added the relevant category.

For my favourite finding overall  web are as follows;

  1. If you are new to ABAP, you must surely check this wiki like ABAP2Java site which intends to be a dictionary site.. There are over 300 articles to improve your knowledge.
  2. Find Human Resources, BI Reporting related defintions, user guides at Beacon State site
  3. Muhammad Asfan explains how to Change SAP Logo and Create Text on logon screen
  4. Read Arindam Ghosh’s various articles of ABAP Objects , Batch Data Communication(BDC), SAP R/3 System Architecture and many more HERE

MRP Concept in SAP

MRP is the planning tool in SAP which will look at all aspects of a material and is highly based upon the master data of the material.
MRP looks at current inventory, current requirements, and open purchase requisition/orders and so on. So if a material is required to satisfy a sales order and there is no inventory, MRP will create a planned order if the item is to be produced in house. This planned order can then be converted to a production order by the master scheduler.

If the item is to be procured, then MRP will create a purchase requisition which the Buyer will convert to a purchase order. This is just one scenario, the system is highly configurable and will do pretty much whatever you tell based on config and master data. Read more

Building and Maintenance of Roles

PFCG is the transaction you use to create and maintain security roles in SAP. PFCG, or profle generator, is a powerful tool that allows the security administrator to quickly build security roles by frst building a menu of transactions that instruct the profle generator to bring in authorization objects that you then maintain authorization values for based on the requirements you are trying to meet. Read more