This 187 pages PDF document provides an overview of the Material Procurement (Stock) and Service Procurement process in S4H MM (SAP) and SRM. The process begins with the creation of a Material Requirements Plan (MRP), which is a forecast of future demand for materials. Based on the MRP, a Purchase Requisition is created, which is a request to purchase materials. The Purchase Requisition is then sent to a vendor, who may respond with a quote. If the quote is accepted, a Purchase Order is created. The Purchase Order is then sent to the vendor, who ships the materials to the buyer. Once the materials arrive, they are inspected and accepted. The buyer then creates an invoice, which is sent to the vendor. The vendor pays the invoice, and the transaction is complete.
The document explains how to use material master data to create catalogs for Self Service Requisitioning in SAP S/4HANA. This process helps to control the indirect spend of an organization by using contracts with negotiated prices. The document presents a sample business case of catalog assisted self service procurement with the following steps explained;
- Creation of Org. Unit[PO10]
- Creation of Positions [PO13]
- Employee Creation [PA40]
- Linking the Employee & Business Partner [/SHCM/RH_SYNC_BUPA_EMPL_SINGLE]
- Catalog Configuration for Material Master
- Define Additional Attributes for Product Catalog Categories
- Define Settings for Cross Catalog Search
- Define number ranges for Catalog Items
- Define number range for Search terms
- Define number range for Attachments
- Activities on FIORI
Business Partner (BP) is a key concept in SAP S/4HANA that simplifies the master data management for customers and suppliers. BP allows you to create a single entity that represents both a customer and a supplier, and to assign multiple roles and relationships to it. BP also enables you to store general data that is shared by all roles, and specific data that is relevant for each role. BP offers many advantages over the classical transactions for customer and supplier master data, such as:
- Data harmonization and consolidation
- Data reuse and integrity
- Multiple addresses and account groups
- Time dependency and history
In this document, following topics are covered:
- Business Partner approach in SAP S/4HANA
- Advantages of BP over classical transactions
- BP Key Concepts and Configuration
- Demo End User Guide – Business Partner Creation
- BP – Relationships and Credit Hierarchy Set-up
- Business Scenarios and Configuration for Credit Hierarchy
- Demo End User Guide – Credit Hierarchy
A material document is a record of a goods movement that affects the inventory quantity or value of a material. For example, when you receive goods from a vendor, issue goods to a production order, or transfer goods from one storage location to another, a material document is created.
A material document consists of a header and one or more items. The header contains general information such as the document number, document date, posting date, movement type, and reference document. The items contain specific information such as the material number, quantity, unit of measure, plant, storage location, batch, valuation type, and accounting documents.
In SAP S/4HANA, material document tables are simplified and harmonized compared to the previous SAP ERP system. The main tables for material document are:
The purpose of this document is to provide a comprehensive overview of the monthly rent payment process in the context of Material Management (MM) Contract and Service procurement processes, as implemented in SAP. This document is intended for use by personnel involved in managing the rent payment process, including but not limited to procurement specialists, contract administrators, and accounts payable personnel.
The process involves following list of steps;
- Creation of Contract with Vendor – ME31K
- Creation of Purchase order with reference to Contract (Release Order) –ME21N
- Release of Purchase Order – ME28/ME29N
- Creation of Service Entry Sheet – ML81N
- Invoice Receipt – MIRO
- Payment to Vendor – F-53
This guide explains how to configure the calculation schema for purchase order in SAP. The calculation schema is a set of rules that determines how the system calculates the net price, taxes, discounts, surcharges, and other conditions for a purchase order.
The calculation schema is assigned to a vendor or a purchasing organization in the master data. You can also change the calculation schema manually in the purchase order header or item.
To configure the calculation schema for purchase order in SAP, following steps are explained in this guide with screenshots:
- Step1: Maintain Condition Table
- Step 2: Define Access Sequence
- Step 3: Define Condition Types
- Step 4: Define Calculation Schema
- Step 5: Define Schema Group for Vendors and Purchase Organizations