This document provides an overview of special procurement types in SAP MM, which are used for specific procurement scenarios that differ from standard procurement. The key sections covered are:
- What is special procurement and the role of the special procurement type key ?
- Different special procurement scenarios:
- Direct procurement
- Vendor consignment
- Pipeline procurement
- Withdrawal from alternate plant
- Stock transfer
For each special procurement type, the document explains the purpose, configuration settings, and steps involved such as creating purchase orders, goods receipts, consumption postings, and settlement. Key transactions, movement types, and accounting entries are also listed for the different scenarios. Understanding these special procurement types allows handling non-standard material requirements that come up in planning and production.