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What are the Types of Inforecords?

You can create purchasing info records for different procurement types as follows: Standard, Subcontracting, Pipeline, Consignment You use this component if you wish to store information on a vendor and a material as master data at purchasing organization or plant level. Standard ------------A standard info record contains information for standard purchase orders. The info records can be created for materials and services with and without master records. Subcontracting ------------------A subcontractor info record contains ordering information for subcontract orders. For example, if you subcontract the assembly of a component, the subcontractor info record would include the vendor's (subcontractor's) price for assembling the component. Pipeline ------------A pipeline info record contains information on a vendor's commodity that is supplied through a pipeline or pipes (oil or water) or by similar means (electricity through the mains). The info record contains the vendor's price for the consumption of such commodities by the buyer ("pipeline withdrawals"). You can store withdrawal/usage prices for different validity periods. Consignment ----------------A consignment info record contains information on a material that vendors keep available at their own cost on the orderer's premises. The info record contains the vendor's price for withdrawals by the orderer from consignment stock. As in the case of the pipeline info record, you can store prices for different validity periods. SAP MM Tips by : Bahadur

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MM - Control the Number Range Intervals for Material Master


You can define the Material Master Number Range in transaction MMNR. Click the button Groups to Maintain the Material Type Grouping. Below are those material type that have no number range groups. To assign a group, in the not assigned group, select the Material Type you want to group. Then tick the Group you want to assign and click the menu path Edit -> Assign Element Group. From the same screen, if you want a new number range intervals, click Group -> Insert Group. If you decided to used an external number range, goto transaction OMS2 and tick the field External no. assignment w/o check.

You have two ways of assigning number range : Internal number assignment In this case, a number within the number range interval allowed is assigned by the SAP R/3 System. External number assignment Here, the user assigns a number within the number range interval allowed. You can define the intervals for external number assignment numerically and alphanumerically.

You can assign one or more material types to each group. If you assign just one material type to a group, you can define both an internal and an external number range interval for the material type. If you group together more than one material type, you can define an internal and an external number range interval here too. This allows several material types to have the same number range intervals.

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Procedures for copying One Plant to Another


Can anyone give me a step by step process of creating another plant or storage location by copying from an existing one. Celani Ndlovu

Plants Definition : /NSPRO-IMG---Enterprise Structure---Definition---Logistic General---Define,copy,delete,check plant---Define Plant (In this, we are defining plants(s) under company which is defined earlier) /NSPRO-IMG---Enterprise Structure---Definition---Logistic General---Define,copy,delete,check plant--- copy,delete,check plant---F6 to copy org. object from plant 0001 to defined plant(s). Storage Location : /NSPRO-IMG---Enterprise Structure---Definition---Materials Management---Maintain Storage Location-New Entries (Define required storage location(s) under different plant(s) ) /NSPRO-IMG---Enterprise Structure---Definition---Materials Management---Maintain Storage Location---Storage Location Description---- New Entries ( enter here addresses of each plants) Rahul

Copy Organizational object Plant using Transaction: EC02. (recommended to Copy from a standard sap plant) Create or copy storage location using :OX09 Shipra 1. Copy existing plant A to new plant B. All of plant As data in throughout the IMG will be created/copied for plant B. In some cases with plant A data that is not desired. In step 3 you must go through and correct invalid entries 2. Correct address information 3. Correct data copied to plant B as plant A (a) In Sales and Distribution -> Shipping -> Picking -> Determine Picking Location -> Assign Picking Locations (OVL3), delete entry where Shipping Point = plant A and Plant = plant B and press save.

(b) In Sales and Distribution -> Shipping -> Basic Shipping Functions -> Shipping Point Determination -> Assign shipping points wherever plant B is found the shipping point is plant A. This must be changed to plant B. (c) In Enterprise Structure -> Maintain Structure -> Assignment -> Sales and Distribution -> Assign shipping point to plant delete plant B shipping point from the plant A assignement. (d) In Enterprise Structure -> Maintain Structure -> Definition -> Sales and Distribution -> Define, copy, delete, check shipping point copy shipping point plant A to shipping point plant B. Correct the description in the define section of this node. (e) In Sales and Distribution -> Shipping -> Picking -> Determine Picking Location -> Assign Picking Locations (OVL3), copy plant A entry to plant B entry, changing all data to plant B. (f) Check with Reorder buying group to determine MRP controllers for new plant. Remove plant A MRP controllers from plant B, and add controllers received from reorder buying group. IMG is Materials Management -> Consumption Based Planning -> Master Data -> Define MRP controllers (g) Define special procurement. IMG is Materials Management -> Consumption Based Planning -> Master Data -> Define special pr ocurement type. (h) OMGN Assign customer in Set up stock transport order [Plant]. (i) OMGN in Set up stock transport order [Purchasing Document type]; an entry was created for source plant B and plant A, this entry should have a UB order type and the check box should be off. Each plant needs a plant B UB entry created. (j) OMJ3 Delete incorrect entry in print parameters. Remove entry where plant = plant B & storage location = plant A. Create entry for plant B storage location B (k) Verify entry for new plant exists in OVLT picking output (l) Verify entry for new plant is correct in VP01 4. Manual configuration (a) Create plant customer number and assign to plant in OMGN. (b) OMJ3 set correct printer for plant B (c) OPK8 Set printer for plant for list LG01. This is for production orders. (d) Output determination OVLT (set printer),

In addition to above, other changes based on customization in your installation needs to be done as well. Siva Fast links: Get help for your SAP MM problems Do you have a SAP MM Question? SAP MM Books SAP Materials Management Reference Books

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One Storage Location for Two Different Plant


Can one storage location be extended to two different plants? Eg plant PPL01-- storage loc 1) sc01 2)sc02. Can another plant PPL02 have any of the storage locations of PPL01. You can duplicate a storage location identifier at different plants but each of those is a unique storage location. For example Plant = 0001 Storage location = S001 and Plant = 0002 Storage location = S001. Those two storage locations, both called S001, are totally separate unique storage locations. They just both happen to be named S001. Material is valued at the plant level therefore you cannot have a single storage location that spans two plants. A storage location has to be unique for a specific plant only. It cannot be common to two plants. You can use the same storage location number for two different plants and the system identifies them uniquely based on the plant/storage location combination. e.g (Storage location 01 in Plant Mumbai) and (Storage location 01 in Plant Bangalore). Just ask yourself a question: Which plant will the material in a given storage location belong to when you take the inventory at plant level ? If physically you are using the same warehouse or godown for two different plants, still I am sure you are maintaining separate books for the inventory of each plant. These separate books are separate storage location in the system assigned to each plant though physically they are same. Configure the Storage Location: You can configure same store location for two diiferent plants: Display IMG----- >Enterprice structure---> Definition----->Maintain storage location Enter Storage Location for Each Material: In Transaction MMSC enter Material and Plant and click List extendable slocs only. Then enter sloc and save. SAP MM Tips by : Surendra Birje, Larry Glomski

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One Storage Location for Two Different Plant


Can one storage location be extended to two different plants? Eg plant PPL01-- storage loc 1) sc01 2)sc02. Can another plant PPL02 have any of the storage locations of PPL01. You can duplicate a storage location identifier at different plants but each of those is a unique storage location. For example Plant = 0001 Storage location = S001 and Plant = 0002 Storage location = S001. Those two storage locations, both called S001, are totally separate unique storage locations. They just both happen to be named S001. Material is valued at the plant level therefore you cannot have a single storage location that spans two plants. A storage location has to be unique for a specific plant only. It cannot be common to two plants. You can use the same storage location number for two different plants and the system identifies them uniquely based on the plant/storage location combination. e.g (Storage location 01 in Plant Mumbai) and (Storage location 01 in Plant Bangalore). Just ask yourself a question: Which plant will the material in a given storage location belong to when you take the inventory at plant level ? If physically you are using the same warehouse or godown for two different plants, still I am sure you are maintaining separate books for the inventory of each plant. These separate books are separate storage location in the system assigned to each plant though physically they are same. Configure the Storage Location: You can configure same store location for two diiferent plants: Display IMG----- >Enterprice structure---> Definition----->Maintain storage location Enter Storage Location for Each Material: In Transaction MMSC enter Material and Plant and click List extendable slocs only. Then enter sloc and save. SAP MM Tips by : Surendra Birje, Larry Glomski

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Creation of same Material Code in Different Company Codes


Our requirement : To create one material code (eg., A123) with different material type (HALB & UNBW) in two different company's plants. We have created A123 material code with HALB in 1000 company's 1100 plant. While creating A123 material with UNBW material type in 2000 company's 2100 plant, system is taking default material type as HALB, as already created for 1000 company's 1100 plant. This requirement is due to the Job work process (non-valuated material) in 2000 company. The basic data (like Matl. no., description, UOM etc.) in material master are maintain at client level. We can not maintain the same at company code level. So in your case you have to maintain two seperate code for different companies, with different matl type. But you can for the same material type to define, that in some valuation areas it has update by value and quantity, but in another valuation areas only by quantity. Maybe you don't have to have two material types:) Detail and what are the settings are required in customization: tr.code OMS2 1)Select details of material type and on end of screen in part 'Quantity/Value update" select for Value update radiobutton "By Valuation Area" 2)After that on left side of screen select folder "Quantity/Value update" and set in which areas you need value update by setting indicator in column "Value update". Fast links: Which Price control should be used for Different Material Type? Price Control V or S in material type Get help for your SAP MM problems Do you have a SAP MM Question? SAP MM Books SAP Materials Management Reference Books

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About the Source List Determination


When we create info & Maintain Quotation, by quota we are determining the source. Also in Vendor Evaluation, we are evaluationg vendor. When we are creating PO, from where the vendor will come from? Is it from Quota or Vendor Evaluation? You define source list requirements at plant level. If a source list requirement exists, you must maintain the source list for each material before you can order it. The source list serves: To define a source of supply as "fixed". Such sources count as preferred sources over a certain period of time. For example, the fixed vendor XXXX for material 100XX is ASA Company for the first quarter and BSB Co. for the second quarter of the year. Select the plants for which you wish to specify a source list requirement You use the source list to determine the valid source of supply at a certain point in time. The source list contains all the sources of supply defined for a material and the periods during which procurement from these sources is possible Following T/Code activities in Material Management module. Maintain source list - ME01 Display source list - ME03 Display changes to source list - ME04 Analyze source list - ME06 Reorganize source list - ME07 Generate source list - ME05 Display source list for material- ME0M you make the system settings that are necessary for purchasing operations carried out using source lists. Source list requirement for materials, It may be necessary to include possible vendors of a

material in the source list before the material can be ordered. The Source list requirement field in the purchasing data of the material master record indicates whether a source list requirement exists for a material. You can define the Source list requirement at plant level in IMG. Logistics -->Materials management --> Purchasing --> Source list. Here you can see the plants for which a source list requirement exists. With Compliment: Bahadur Understand the Different Types of Info Records What are the Types of Inforecords? Get help for your SAP MM problems SAP MM Forums - Do you have a SAP MM Question? SAP Material Management Books SAP MM Books - Certification, Interview Questions and Configuration SAP MM Tips SAP MM Configuration Tips and Materials Management Discussion Forum Best regards, SAP Basis, ABAP Programming and Other IMG Stuff http://www.sap-img.com
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