Category Archives: Materials Management

Master Data in SAP MM: Sample Guide for Healthcare Industry

The purpose of this manual is to provide a comprehensive guide for end-users on Material Master Management in SAP MM specifically tailored for the healthcare industry. Material Master Management plays a crucial role in managing the procurement, inventory, and supply chain processes for healthcare organizations. This manual is designed to help end-users understand the key… Read More »

SAP S/4 HANA: Sourcing and Procurement vs Materials Management

Sourcing and procurement in S/4 HANA refers to the process of identifying, evaluating, and engaging with suppliers to obtain the goods and services necessary for the business. This involves the entire process from identifying the need for goods or services, negotiating with suppliers, and managing the procurement process until the goods or services are received.… Read More »

Sample SAP MM Configuration Guide for Seat Manufacturing Company

This sample SAP MM configuration guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to set up the necessary configurations to streamline the procurement processes specialized for a seat manufacturing company for automotive industry. The document covers following configuration steps: Creating Plants Assigning Plant to Company Code Maintaining Purchasing Organization Assigning Purchasing Organization to Plant Maintaining Storage Location… Read More »

SAP Procure to Pay (P2P) Training Presentation

Procure to Pay process in SAP is a business function that integrates purchasing and accounts payable systems to create greater efficiencies and control over global spending. It involves selecting, ordering, receiving, invoicing and paying for goods and services from external vendors. In this 154 pages powerpoint training presentation, following Procure to Pay topics are covered;… Read More »

SAP S/4HANA MM BBP Sample for a Chemical Company

In this file, you will find Business Blueprint documentation sample from an SAP S/4HANA implementation project for a chemical manufacturing company. Following topics are covered in this pdf document: Organization Structure: Company, Plant, Storage Location, Purchase Organization Material Master: Material Type, Vendor Master, Source List, Pricing, Service Master, Material Group, Unit of Measurement, Terms of… Read More »

How SAP Defines Indirect Sourcing and Indirect Procurement: Understanding the Key Differences

In SAP, indirect sourcing and indirect procurement refer to the acquisition of goods and services that are not directly related to the production or manufacturing process. Sourcing involves identifying, selecting, and contracting with suppliers, building relationships, evaluating supplier performance, and finding alternative sources of supply. Procurement, on the other hand, focuses on acquiring the needed… Read More »

Inter Company Stock Transfer Process in SAP: Users Guide

Intercompany stock transfer process in SAP is a process of transferring goods between two plants belonging to different company codes. The process involves creating a stock transport order (STO) in SAP ERP system. The STO is a document that contains information about the goods to be transferred, such as material number, quantity, and delivery date.… Read More »

Users Guide Third Party Procurement in SAP

Third-party procurement is a process where a company purchases goods or services from a third-party supplier instead of producing them in-house. In SAP third-party procurement is carried out in the components SD (Sales and Distribution) and MM (Materials Management). By creating a third-party item in a sales order, purchase requisition, or purchase order, you can… Read More »

Users Guide to Procurement of Consumables in SAP

In SAP, A consumable material refers to a material that is subject to a procurement transaction and whose value is recorded in the cost element or asset accounts. Consumable material is thus procured directly for an account assignment object. Examples of consumable materials are office supplies and cleaning supplies. Created for an S/4 HANA implementation… Read More »