Contends

1. Creation of Inquiry

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Creation of Quotation

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Lost offer record maintenance

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Creation of Sales Order – Trade Customer

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Creation of Sales Order – Non-Trade Customer

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Business Process: Creation of Inquiry Overview
Trigger: A new Inquiry is created only when the authorized person at Depot receives an Inquiry from an existing or new Non Trade Customer. Business Process Description:
This document describes the procedure required for creating an Inquiry

What you should know Inquiries shall only be created for Non Trade Customers Inquiries for supply of Material from Depot or Manufacturing Plant shall be created at the Depot itself. Once the Customer finally agrees on a quoted Price and Conditions, only then the Sales Order shall be created. In case the Customer disagrees on certain issues and you need to revise your Quotation, then you will have to create a new Quotation with respect to the earlier Quotation. In case of supply of Material from Plant, the Depot, which has prepared the Inquiry and Quotation, passes on the relevant information to the plant and the Manufacturing Plant prepares the Sales Order on the System. The Inquiry can be received from a Customer in a written form or on telephone or verbally in a meeting. It is the responsibility of the concerned person to extract and enter all details as required by our system

Sales promoter details shall be entered at inquiry level only. If the order is direct it shall be clearly mentioned at this level only since no change can be possible at a later date. The Inquiry Number is an externally generated 10 digit number e.g. I145200003. The nomenclature is as follows: I is for Inquiry 1452 4-digit depot code 00002 Last 5 digits for the Inquiry Number in running serial specific to a depot

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Procedural Steps
Access transaction by:
Via Menus Via Transaction Code Logistics → Sales/Distribution → Sales→Inquiry→Create VA11

On screen “Create Inquiry: Initial Screen”, enter information in the fields as specified in the table below:

Field Name Inquiry Type Sales Organization Distribution Channel Division

Description Field that identifies the type of Inquiry Represents the Zone to which the Customer operates Means of getting a product to the customer Represents the group of products being sold i.e. broadly Cement, RMC and Concrete

R/O/C R R R R

User Action and Values Enter “ZGIN” for Standard Inquiry for all Grey Cement Customers Enter Sales Organization as “1040” Enter “10” for Depot Sale Enter “20” for Factory Sale Enter “10” for Grey Cement

Comments
‘ZGIN’ for grey cement. ‘ZRIN’ for RMC.

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Represents the Depot which is selling O Enter the depot which is entering the the Material to the Customer Inquiry (Note: On above table, in column “R/O/C; R = Required, O = Optional, and C = Conditional) Sales Office

Press enter for Next screen.

Press Enter key to go to next screen.
On screen “Create Inquiry for Grey Cem: Overview”, enter the information specified in the fields in the table below:

Field Name Sold-to-Party Ship-to party PO Number PO Date Req. Delivery Date Valid From Valid To Delivering Plant Material Order Quantity

Description Customer Code of Customer who is inquring for the material. Party who receives the material. Customer’s reference number. Date of Customer’s letter/phone. Date on which the Customer requires delivery Date from which the Inquiry is Valid Expiry Date for Inquiry Plant/Depot which will dispatch Material to the customer Material Code of material requested by Customer Quantity of material the Customer has Inquired for

R/O/C R O C C R O O R C R

User Action and Values Enter the Sold-to party’s Customer Code or use dropdown options and selection criteria to find the number. Do not enter if the consignee is the same as the sold-to party Enter customer’s letter ref. Or tel. reference Enter date of customer reference Enter the Requested Delivery Date. Enter the Validity Start date Enter the Last Date for Inquiry Enter the Depot/Plant code from where the Customer has requested delivery Enter the relevant Material Code Enter quantity that the Customer has inquired

Comments

Usually defaults to today’s date

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(Note: On above table, in column “R/O/C; R = Required, O = Optional, and C = Conditional)

Perform the actions mentioned below in case applicable

In case there is a Sales Promoter involved for the transaction then perform this action. On screen “Create Inquiry for Grey Cem Inquiry No: Header Data”, click on the “Purchase order data” Tab and enter the information specified in the fields in the table below:

Description R/O/C User Action and Values In case a Sales Promoter is involved for Purchase the transaction, then go to Go To R Enter “ZWTP” Order Type Header Purchase Order Data Purchase Order Type (Note: On above table, in column “R/O/C; R = Required, O = Optional, and C = Conditional)

Field Name

Comments

Perform the actions mentioned below in case applicable

In case there is a Sales Promoter or any other Partner Function involved for the transaction then perform this action. On screen “Create Inquiry for Grey Cem Inquiry No: Header Data”, click on the “Partners” Tab and enter the information specified in the fields in the table below:

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and C = Conditional) Field Name Comments Go back to main screen by pressing back button and press Ctrl S to save the Inquiry 6 . R = Required. O = Optional.Description R/O/C User Action and Values In case there are any more Business Go To Header Partners Partner functions attached to the C Select the correct Partner Function and then Partner Transaction then select them on this Enter the Partner’s Code screen (Note: On above table. in column “R/O/C.

7 .Inquiry No I145100002 saved and can be seen at the bottom of the New Inquiry screen with a green Indicator. Quotation can be created with reference to this Inquiry. The transaction is complete.

the Depot which has prepared the Inquiry and Quotation. then you will have to create a new Quotation with respect to the earlier Quotation. In case the Customer disagrees on certain issues and you need to revise your Quotation. In case of supply of Material from Plant. only then the Sales Order shall be created. 8 . Q145200003. Transporter in the appropriate screen The Quotation Number is an externally generated 10 digit number e.g. Once the Customer finally agrees on a quoted Price and Conditions. The nomenclature is as follows: Q is for Quotation 1453 4-digit depot code 00004 Last 5 digits for the Quotation Number in running serial specific to a depot Procedural Steps Access transaction by: Via Menus Via Transaction Code Logistics → Sales/Distribution → Sales→Quotation→Create VA21 In the following example that has been illustrated. passes on the relevant information to the plant and the Manufacturing Plant prepares the Sales Order on the System. Please do not forget to mention any Business Partner Functions e. What you should know Quotation shall only be created for Non Trade Customers Quotation shall only be created with reference to an Inquiry Quotation for supply of Material from Depot or Manufacturing Plant shall be created at the Depot itself. please note that we are creating a Quotation for Non Trade Customer. It will be copied to Sales Order.Business Process: Creation of Quotation Overview Trigger: An Inquiry is received from a Customer Business Process Description: This document describes the procedure required for creating the Quotation for a Customer. In case a new price for the same Inquiry has to be given then a quotation can be made with reference to a Quotation The Sales Promoter cannot be changed at Quotation from the one mentioned in the Inquiry Schedule lines represent the delivery schedules requested by the Customer and same can be entered in the Quotation.g.

On screen “Create Quotation: Initial Screen”. you will have to create the Quotation with reference to the Inquiry. enter information in the fields as specified in the table below: Field Name Quotation Type Sales Organization Distribution Channel Description Field that identifies the type of Quotation R/O/C R User Action and Values Enter “ZGQT” for Standard Quotation Comments Represents the Zone to which the R Enter Sales Organization “1040” Customer operates Means of getting a product to the R Enter “10” for Depot Sale customer Enter “20” for Factory Sale Represents the group of products being R Division sold i. in column “R/O/C. and C = Conditional) Press enter for Next screen. R = Required. RMC and Enter “10” for Grey Cement Concrete Represents the Depot which is selling O Enter the depot which is entering the Sales Office the Material to the Customer Quotation (Note: On above table. Once you have filled in the relevant information in the fields. broadly Cement.e. O = Optional. For doing that the process is explained below 9 .

you reach the following screen. 10 .The following screen shows how to create Quotation with reference to Inquiry: After navigating through the mentioned Menu Path.

e. Please note that in case you are creating the Quotation immediately after Inquiry. the system picks up the Inquiry Number by default. selection options Press Copy Button to go to next screen. enter information in the fields as specified in the table below: Enter the Inquiry Number here. 11 .On screen “Create Quotation: Initial Screen”. otherwise you have to find the Inquiry number through match codes i.

Comments R Payment Terms Payment terms for the sale transactions R In case you happen to change the payment terms during the data entry always press new pricing button to ensure that the price is calculated properly 12 . The only thing to be entered in the above case is which Manufacturing Plant we have created the Quotation for Division 20 Enter the relevant payment terms only incase you have not mentioned in the Inquiry before. Pl note that before creating the Inquiry it will be definitely known that whether a Manufacturing Plant is supplying Material or a Depot is doing that. Field Name Delivering Plant Description The Manufacturing Plant/Depot which shall be supplying the Material R/O/C User Action and Values Enter the delivering plant Code at Item level only incase you have not decided in Inquiry before. It can be selected thru dropdown list and search criteria. enter information in the fields as specified in the table below : Please note that the some fields have been copied from the Inquiry with whose reference we created the Quotation. You need to fill in the following as required for each transaction.On screen “Create Quot for Grey Cem: Overview”.

then you need to change the Shipping Condition. In case at this point the Customer who had earlier his own transporter to pick up the material now wants Grasim to arrange the transporter.Incoterms On what terms material will be Supplied R Enter the relevant Incoterms only incase you have not mentioned in the Inquiry before It can be Ex-Depot/Ex-Factory/ FOR options can be selected thru drop down list. Note: In case you have changed the default Delivering Plant. then you need to change the shipping point also at the item level. Observe the screen for the navigation path: After going through this navigation path you will come to the following screen. 13 . The menu path to do is: Access transaction by: Via Menus Goto → Item → Shipping Change the Shipping point as per the new delivering plant.

On screen “Create Quot for Grey Cem Q145100004: Header Data”. enter information in the fields as specified in the table below: You can change the Shipping Condition from the earlier “03” (Customer paid Freight) to “01” (Freight paid by Grasim) here Press back button to go back to Overview screen. Transporter in the partner function screen as seen in Inquiry. 14 .e. The steps are explained as follows. You will now have to introduce the new partner i.

15 . then double click on the ship-to party code and you will reach a screen (as shown above) wherein you can enter the complete address of the place where the delivery is required.Enter partner functions Go To→Header→Partners and select the transporter agent as shown in the screen below for calculation of secondary freight: We come across cases where the customer requests delivery at a location different from his location. If the Ship-to code is same but only address needs a change. you have to change the “Ship-to Party” by entering the new ship-to party code in the Ship-to Party field. In such cases. Press back button to go back to Overview screen.

You will have to enter the Tax Classification under which the Customer shall transact this particular time. you will have to change the Tax Classification of the Customer. observe the navigation path. On screen “Create Quot for Grey Cem Q145100004: Overview”. enter information in the fields as specified in the table below: 16 . For that you need to mention the Alternative Tax Classification Type. We have dealt with it in this Chapter just for explanation purpose. After going through the navigation you will arrive at the following screen On screen “Create Quot for Grey Cem Q145100004: Header Data”. This is especially relevant when the Customer seeks certain concession on the Sales Tax amount and submits relevant forms for that. Please note that the Alt Tax Classification Type is to be mentioned at Inquiry level in case it is known.

) from “1” (LST General) which means that the System will now calculate the new Price after taking the new Tax into consideration. In case you need to go in changing any field that will lead to change in Price calculation then you need to go to Pricing screen and press New Pricing Button. Observe the following on the screen: 17 . Press back button to go back to Overview screen.We have changed the Alt Tax Classific to “4” (Karnataka State Semi Govt.

On screen “Create Quot for Grey Cem Q145100004: Item Data” observe the following: 18 . Click here to select Item Click on “Item Conditions” Icon to go to next screen.Select the material for which you have changed parameters like Payment Terms or Incoterms.

Please note that on this screen and in this particular field. In case you want to change the Price. The screen gives you an indicative NCR: 19 . You may enter the new price here (ZNTP) and after entering the price. Alt Tax Classification Type. press enter key. The Price determination has to be entered in strict accordance with the Authority Guidelines. Click “Update” button and then select “Carryout new pricing” to enable the system to calculate the new price and accommodate the changes that have been made in case you have changes parameters that have an effect on how the System calculates the Price. Examples of these parameters are Incoterms. These have been mentioned in earlier points On the same screen “Create Quot for Grey Cem Q145100004: Item Data” observe the following. delete the price entered or do new pricing. you need to enter the Price that you are offering to the Customer.

You can clearly see the NCR calculations. On screen “Create Quot for Grey Cem Q145100004: Overview”. 20 . Press back button to go back to Overview screen.Please note that we have scrolled down the same screen. follow the given Menu Path to check for any data that has not been entered in the Quotation and is prerequisite for the Quotation to be saved.

After following the given menu path you will receive a message below the screen mentioning which data needs to be entered or mentioning that the Quotation is complete. On screen “Create Quot for Grey Cem Q145100004: Incompletion Log”. 21 . complete the data required by the System so that the Quotation can be saved. Please enter the data as required by the System.

Alternatively you can select all fields and go on entering data one screen after another. This will take you to the relevant screen where you can enter the data.Select the field by clicking here After selecting the field Press “Compete data” key. observe that the Quotation you created has been saved. After filling in all the data. press Ctrl S or Save Button to save the Quotation. On screen “Create Quot for Grey Cem: Overview”. 22 .

23 . The transaction is now complete.Please note the system message mentioning that the Quotation has been saved.

The nomenclature is as follows: S is for Quotation 1454 4-digit depot code 00003 Last 5 digits for the Sales Order Number in running serial specific to a Depot 24 . What you should know: Sales Orders for supply of Material from Depot or Factory will be created at Depot.Business Process: Creation of Sales Order for a Trade Customer Overview Trigger: The authorized person at Depot gets a Purchase Order from the Trade Customer. The Sales Order No is a 10 digit number e. S145200003.g. Business Process Description: This document describes the procedure required for creating the Sales Order for a Trade Customer.

Comments R R Enter “10” for Depot Sale. Enter Sales Organization “1040”. enter information in the fields as specified in the table below: Field name Order Type Sales Organization Distribution Description Field that identifies the type of sales order Independent unit that is responsible for sales processing of a product or product line Means of getting a product to the R/O/C R User Action and Values Enter “ZGOR” for Depot Sale OR Enter “ZGO2” for Factory Sale. 25 .Procedural Steps Access transaction by: Via Menus Via Transaction Code Logistics → Sales and Distribution → Sales → Order → Create VA01 On screen “Create Sales Order: Initial Screen”.

Do not enter if the consignee is the same as the ship-to party. and C = Conditional) On screen “Create Order: Initial Screen”. then enter the ship-to party code. Else. O = Optional. Comments P. the system automatically brings up the following screen: Field Name Sold-to-Party Ship-to party Description Customer who is ordering the goods Consignee code R/O/C R O User Action and Values Enter the Sold-to party’s customer number or use matchcodes to find the number. No. click on the green check mark icon (Note: On above table. follow the given menu path to create Sales Order with respect to Quotation: Access transaction by: Via Menus Sales Document → Create with reference Enter the Quotation number and click on “Copy” button to pick up the respective details from quotation automatically. Customer’s Purchase Order O 26 .O. If the Ship-to party is different from the Sold-to party. in column “R/O/C. R R OR Enter “20” for Factory Sale. Enter Division “10” Enter the depot code of the depot Sales Group O Not required to be filled Press ENTER key Alternately.Channel Division Sales Office customer Group of products or services Physical location responsible for sales certain products or services within a given geographical area Group of sales people that are responsible for a special area of processing of a group of products or services within a specific sales office. R = Required.

1 – LST General etc Comments Normally. 27 . it will be “1” (LST-General) Press the ‘Partners’ Tab. Tax classification Description Tax type for the sales order R/O/C O User Action and Values Enter the relevant tax classification from the drop down e. click on green check mark Press Goto Header Billing After you follow the given Menu Path you come the following screen. Enter the depot code from which dispatch is to be done EXD – Ex depot sale. EXR – Ex railhead. Field Name Alt. Press ENTER key Usually defaults to today’s date Alternatively. Date Delivering plant Incoterms Order Quantity Number Date customer requires delivery Plant (depot) which is the dispatch the Goods to the customer Commercial conditions of sale Amount of material the customer is ordering R R R R Enter the Requested Delivery Date.Req. Deliv. FRD – FOR depot Enter quantity being ordered. for all trade customers.g.

On the screen “Create Std Order Grey Depot: Header Data”. Go back to the main screen 28 . search term or transporter name Double click on the “Ship-to party code” and this takes you to a blank screen. Comments This is required only if the delivery address is different from the Sold-to party address. There enter the full delivery address and press back button. Partners Tab enter the information specified in the fields in the table below Field Name Partner function Partner Number Partner Number Description Partner function for partner Select the transporter from the drop down vendors list Ship-to party address to be entered if the address is different from the Solto party R/O/C O O O User Action and Values Make a new entry ‘Transporter’ Use matchcodes for city.

On the screen “Create Std Order Grey Depot: Overview”. enter the information specified in the fields in the table below Field Name Material Quantity Description Code for the material to be supplied Quantity of goods ordered by the customer R/O/C R R User Action and Values Select from the drop down according to the delivering plant Enter the quantity in Metric tons Comments 29 .

On the screen “Create Std Order Grey Depot: Item Data”.If there are multiple schedule lines. and you will get the screen as shown below: Press the schedule lines tab. enter the information specified in the fields in the table below 30 . double click on the material.

You can however give staggered delivery schedule for the order quantity. 31 . Field Name Delivery date Order quantity Description Date on which the schedule line is due for dlivery The quantity due for that date R/O/C O O User Action and Values Enter the date Enter the quantity Comments In this screen press Conditions tab.By default the entire order qty will be due for the delivery date given in the overview screen.

32 . check the contents of pricing and check the NCR by scrolling down: Press Green arrow to go back to overview screen.On the screen “Create Std Order Grey Depot: Item Data”.

press the ‘floppy’ icon for saving the document “Save” icon 33 .On the “Create Std Order Grey: Overview” screen.

Check the number of the saved document on the screen that comes next. Saved sales order number The transaction is complete. 34 .

What you should know: Sales Orders for supply of Material from Depot will be created at Depot and Sales Orders for supply of Material from Manufacturing Plants shall be created at Manufacturing Plants. Once the Customer finally agrees on a quoted Price and Conditions. which has prepared the Inquiry and Quotation. only then the Sales Order shall be created. passes on the relevant information to the plant and the Manufacturing Plant prepares the Sales Order on the System. Inquiries and Quotations for supply of Material from Depot or Manufacturing Plant shall be created at the Depot itself.Business Process: Creation of Sales Order with reference to a Quotation (Non-Trade customer) Overview Trigger: The authorized person at Depot/Plant gets a Purchase Order from the Customer with reference to a Quotation. In case the Sales Order is generated from the Factory. then the System generates the Sales Order No. The nomenclature is as follows: S is for Sales Order 1455 4-digit depot code 00003 Last 5 digits for the Sales Order Number in running serial specific to a Depot 35 . The authorized person at Depot gets a Purchase Order from the Customer without reference to a Quotation. Business Process Description: This document describes the procedure required for creating the Sales Order for a Customer. The Sales Order No (Depot Sales) shall be 10 digit number e. This scenario applies for all Non Trade Orders. S145200003. In case the Customer disagrees on certain issues and you need to revise your Quotation.g. This scenario applies for all Trade Orders. In case the Sales Order is generated from the Depot. In case of supply of Material from Plant. then you need to follow these guidelines. then you will have to create a new Quotation with respect to the earlier Quotation. the Depot.

please note that we are creating a Sales Order for Non Trade Customer and the Sales Order is being created with respect to a Quotation. Comments 36 . On screen “Create Sales Order: Initial Screen”.Procedural Steps Access transaction by: Via Menus Via Transaction Code Logistics → Sales/Distribution → Sales → Order → Create VA01 In the following example that has been illustrated. enter information in the fields as specified in the table below: Field Name Order Type Sales Description Field that identifies the type of sales order Independent unit that is responsible for sales R/O/C R R User Action and Values Enter “ZGOR” for Depot Order Enter “ZGO2” for Factory Order. Enter Sales Organization “1040”.

follow the given menu path to create Sales Order with respect to Quotation: After you follow the given Menu Path you come the following screen. in column “R/O/C. (Note: On above table. OR Enter “20” for Factory Sale. and C = Conditional) Enter “10” for Depot Sale. R = Required. On the screen “Create Order: Initial Screen”. O = Optional. 37 .Organization Distribution Channel Division Sales Office processing of a product or product line Means of getting a product to the customer R Group of products or services R Physical location responsible for sales certain prod R services within a given geographical area Sales Group Group of sales people that are responsible for a sp O Not required to be filled area of processing of a group of products or services within a specific sales office. Enter Division “10” Enter the depot code of the depot Press Enter key or Button to go to next screen.

On screen “Create Sales Order: Initial Screen”. Press Copy Button to go to next screen. 38 . enter the Quotation No with reference to which are creating the Sales Order: you Please enter the Quotation Number with respect to which we are creating the Sales Order.

Please check for the following on the other screens. Payment Terms and Incoterms have been copied from the Quotation. Quantity.On screen “Create Std Order Grey Depot S145109649: Overview”. Ship-to-Party. 39 . Material. Field Name Description R/O/C User Action and Values Comments As you can see on the screen itself that the Sold-to-Party. Supplying Plant. enter the information in the fields shown below: Also please note that all fields have been copied from the Quotation. PO Number & Date. Requested Delivery Date.

40 .On screen “Create Std Order Grey Depot S145109649: Overview”. follow the Menu Path as given to go to Header Shipping screen: After following the given Menu path you reach the following screen.

On screen “Create Std Order Grey Depot S145109649: Header Data”. observe that the Shipping Condition has been copied from the Master Data and not from the Quotation: In case there is difference in the Shipping Condition mentioned in the Customer Master and the Quotation. 41 . change the Shipping Condition to what has been mentioned in the Quotation. Press on the Billing tab to go to Billing screen.

On screen “Create Std Order Grey Depot S145109649: Header Data”. observe the following as displayed below: Please note that the Alt tax Classification has been correctly copied from the Quotation. Press on Partners tab to go to next screen. 42 .

43 . Please press Purchase Order Data tab to go to next screen. observe the following information as displayed below: Please note that the Partners have been copied from the Quotation.On screen “Create Std Order Grey Depot S145109649: Overview”.

Press back button to go back to Overview screen.On screen “Create Std Order Grey Depot S145100053: Header Data”. observe the following information as displayed on the screen below: Please note that the Purchase Order Type “ZWTP” has been copied from the Quotation. 44 .

On screen “Create Std order Grey Depot S145109649: Overview” take the following menu path to get the Pricing screen: 45 .

46 .On the screen “Create Std order Grey Depot S145109649: Item Data” observe the following information displayed below: Please note that the Price “ZNTP” has been copied from the Quotation. Please scroll down the screen to observe the NCR calculation. In case the price needs to be revised. You are not supposed to change the price on this screen. you need to create another Quotation and then a Sales Order with respect to that Quotation.

Press back button to go back to Overview screen. Also note that the NCR calculation has been copied from the Quotation.On screen “Create Std order Grey Depot : Item Data” observe the following information displayed: Please note that the NCRs have been calculated. 47 .

48 .On screen “Create Std order Grey Depot : S145109649” observe the information displayed below: Please note that this message has come after checking the Incompletion log. The Menu path for that is Edit Incompletion Log Once you have ensured that the Sales Order is complete in all respects. press Ctrl S or press Save Button to save the Sales Order.

On screen “Create Std order Grey Depot: Overview” observe the information displayed below: Please note that the Sales Order has been saved and the System has given a message to that effect. 49 . The transaction is now complete.

An example of Sales Order is displayed below. Business Process Description: This document describes the outline of the procedure required for performing this Business Process. Documents Inquiry (for Non Trade only) Quotation (for Non Trade only) Sales Order Delivery Invoice Document No I145100006 Q145101168 S145109650 8452000710 9452200218 Created by 1451 1451 1451 1452 1452 o Depot 1451 shall have to mention the supplying plant as 1452 at the Inquiry/Quotation/Sales Order stage.Business Process: Creation of Sales Order for delivery of material from another depot Overview Trigger: A delivery from another Depot directly to Customer shall be created on the Decision of the Depot Incharge. What you should know: This document just contains the Procedure Map explaining the Process. o Please note that the Outstanding will reflect in Depot 1451 only. Procedural Steps In the following example illustrated below. we are taking an example where Depot 1451 wants material to be supplied from Depot 1452. 50 .

observe the information displayed on the screen: Please note that we are creating Sales Order for Bangalore Depot as indicated in the Sales Office field. 51 .On screen “Create Sales Order: Initial Screen”.

On screen “Create Std Order Grey Cement: Overview”. All other procedures for creation of sales order will be the same as mentioned under creation of sales order. The transaction is now complete. 52 . observe the information displayed on the screen: Please note that we have entered in the Delivering Plant field 1452 as supplying Plant instead of 1451 in normal depot dispatches.

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