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Contents

Introduction ........................................................................................................ 11

PART 1 Master Data ........................................................................................ 13

1 Extending Materials for Additional Views .................................................. 15
2 Deactivating a Vendor .............................................................................. 17
3 Deleting an Obsolete Material .................................................................. 19
4 Changing the Price of a Material ................................................................22
5 Changing a Material's Base Unit of Measure .............................................. 24
6 Changing the Valuation Class in the Material Master .................................. 26
7 Changing the Moving Average Price for a Material .................................... 28
8 Manually Entering a Safety Stock Value in the Material Master ................. 31
9 Setting Up Automatic Creation for the Storage Location Data
of a Material ............................................................................................... 33
10 Creating Default Storage Locations in Production ................................... 36
11 Blocking Sales Orders for a Material from Being Created ....................... 39
12 Defaulting a Profit Center Assignment to a Sales Order .......................... 42
13 Working with the Availability Check Scope ........................................... 44
14 Using Material Master User Exits to Create a New Material .................. 47
15 Adding Documents to the Material Master Record ................................ 50

PART 2 Purchasing .......................................................................................... 53

16 Reversing a Goods Receipt after an Invoice ............................................. 55
17 Blocking a Vendor .................................................................................. 57
18 Creating a Purchase Order for a Material with No Price .......................... 60
19 Adding an Attachment to a Purchase Order ............................................ 62
20 Adding Returns to a Purchase Order for a Frequently Used Vendor ....... 64
21 Defaulting the Last Purchase Order Price for the Material ....................... 66
22 Configuring Purchase Order Conditions to Reflect
the Correct Material Price .......................................................................... 69
23 Automatically Default Purchase Order Text ............................................. 71
24 Maintaining Purchase Orders en Masse .................................................. 74
25 Maintaining Purchase Requisitions en Masse ........................................... 77
26 Setting Up Vendor Free Goods on the Purchase Order .......................... 80
27 Copying Purchase Requisition Text to a Complete PO ........................... 84
28 Identifying Inactive Vendors by Period .................................................. 87
29 Editing Configuration Fields to Generate a Purchase Order Reprint ........ 89
30 Automatically Converting a Requisition to a PO .................................... 91
31 Posting Invoices en Masse .................................................................... 94
32 Choosing Vendors by Analyzing Vendor Evaluation Reports .................. 96
33 Understanding the Confirmation Control Key ........................................ 99
34 Configuring Automatic Purchase Order Creation
during Goods Receipt ................................................................................ 102
35 Changing the Purchase Order List Display ............................................. 105
36 Skipping Inspection for Vendors ........................................................... 108
37 Defining Standard Details of Forms for Company Codes ........................ 111
38 Limiting a User's Authorization to Create Purchase Orders .................... 114
39 Creating a One-Time Vendor ................................................................ 117
40 Assigning a Reference Purchasing Organization to a Local Level ............ 119

PART 3 Inventory Management ...................................................................... 123

41 Manually Blocking a Storage Location ................................................... 125
42 Blocking Materials from Inventory Posting ............................................ 128
43 Blocking a Storage Location from Further Posting ................................. 130
44 Preventing an Inventory Back Posting to a Previous Period ................... 133
45 Performing Month-End Closing ............................................................. 135
46 Performing Year-End Closing ................................................................. 137
47 Enabling the Use of Negative Stocks ..................................................... 139
48 Using Change Records to Formally Monitor and Document Changes ..... 142
49 Configuring Criteria and Cycle Counts for ABC Analysis ........................ 145
50 Changing the Level of Inventory Management System Messages ........... 148
51 Adding Multiple Manufacturer Part Numbers to a Material ................... 150
52 Performing a Goods Receipt without Delivery ....................................... 153
53 Processing Mass Changes to Multiple Batches ...................................... 156
54 Setting Up Split Valuation with Batches ................................................ 158
55 Creating a System Check for the Shelf Life Expiration Date ................... 161
56 Configuring the Reversal of Goods Receipt after Invoice ....................... 164
57 Activating Storage Location Authorization ............................................ 166
58 Processing a Free-of-Charge Delivery ................................................... 169
59 Reviewing Inventory Turnover .............................................................. 171
60 Clearing Differences between Inventory and
Warehouse Management Inventories .......................................................... 173
61 Setting Up Early Warnings to Improve Warehouse Efficiency ................. 176
62 Re-Opening a Period Closing to Make a Change ................................... 179
63 Creating Automatic Scheduling Agreement Lines .................................. 181
64 Changing the Layout of the Stock Overview Report .............................. 184
65 Resetting Count Totals to Zero in Count Documents ............................. 187
66 Setting Up an Alternative Unit of Measure for a Material ...................... 189

PART 4 Planning .............................................................................................. 193

67 Creating a Factory Calendar for a Specific Plant ................................... 195
68 Defining the Planning Calendar into Different Periods ........................... 198
69 Understanding and Entering Lead Times Correctly ................................ 201
70 Planning for External Processing Time for Vendors ................................ 204
71 Adjusting the Rescheduling Horizon ..................................................... 207
72 Changing the Material Master to Trigger Assembly Subcontracting ....... 209
73 Setting Reorder Point Planning for Different Materials ............................ 213
74 Configuring Your System to Allow Backflushing .................................... 215
75 Creating a Storage Location for the MRP Area ...................................... 218
76 Excluding a Storage Location from MRP Planning ................................. 221
77 Running MRP for Multiple Plants with a Planning Scope ......................... 224
78 Setting Up an MRP Area for a Subcontractor ........................................ 227
79 Creating MRP Profiles with Default Values ............................................ 230
80 Maintaining Different Production Versions for a Material ....................... 233
81 Transferring the Use of Discontinued Materials to Updated Materials .... 235
82 Accessing Material Consumption Statistics to
Improve Purchasing Practices ................................................................... 238

PART 5 Configuration ...................................................................................... 241

83 Creating a New Movement Type by Copying an
Existing Movement Type ........................................................................... 243
84 Deactivating Standard Movement Types ............................................... 246
85 Configuring the System to Allow Consignment Stock ............................ 249
86 Creating a New Purchase Order Document Type to
Establish Different Purchases ...........................................................,,,,..... 252
87 Configuring the System to Assign a Valuation Class to a
Specific Material Group ............................................................................ 254
88 Freezing Stock for a Physical Inventory Count ....................................... 257
89 Creating Views for User Groups in the Batch Information Cockpit ......... 259
90 Restricting Batches for Batch Determination ......................................... 262
91 Configuring Time-Based Material Substitution ...................................... 265
92 Excluding Materials from Being Sold to Certain Customers .................... 268
93 Scheduling the Period Close to Run Automatically with
Dynamic Variation ..................................................................................... 270
94 Maintaining the GR/IR Account to Process Variances ............................ 273
95 Editing the Field Display in the Service Master Record .......................... 275
96 Defining Default Values for Buyers in Common Documents .................... 278
97 Configuring Non-Standard Payment Terms After Negotiation ................ 281
98 Setting Up Different Numbering Schemas for Material Types ................ 284
99 Configuring the Views in the Plant-Specific Material Master ................... 287
100 Manually Creating an Inspection Lot .................................................... 289

Glossary .............................................................................................................. 293
Materials Management Transaction Codes .................................................... 299
The Author ......................................................................................................... 307
Index .................................................................................................................. 309

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