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LO Extraction Part 1: SD Application Short Overview

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Summary
This article explains about LO extraction and its relevant SD application overview. Author: P Renjith Kumar

Company: SAP Labs India PVT Ltd Created on: 10 June 2010

Author Bio
P Renjith Kumar is presently working in SAP Labs India Pvt Ltd and specializes in Extraction and Modeling areas of BI. Basically as an ABAP consultant, he has extensive cross functional experience and has been with end to end SAP ERP and BI implementation projects across manufacturing domain.

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Table of Contents
Introduction ................................................................................................................................................... 3 Sales ......................................................................................................................................................... 3

Shipping........................................................................................................................................................ 3 Billing ......................................................................................................................................................... 3 Organization Structure in Sales and Distribution ............................................................................................ 4 Sales and Distribution Process Overview ...................................................................................................... 6 Order Creation .............................................................................................................................................. 7 Delivery......................................................................................................................................................... 7 Billing ......................................................................................................................................................... 9 Tables Involved ........................................................................................................................................... 10 Transactions ............................................................................................................................................... 11 The complete SD flow ................................................................................................................................. 12 In next part we will see about the extractors in LO extraction for SD module. ............................................... 12 Related Content .......................................................................................................................................... 13 Copyright .................................................................................................................................................... 14

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Introduction
This article addresses the requirement and significance of SD application in LO extraction. This article gives you a brief overview of SD application module relevant for BI. The first part deals with Functional flow, Transaction, Tables and their relations. In SD overview we learn 3 important areas of SD where we do OLAP analysis. Those are.

Sales
Sales allow you to execute different business transactions based on sales documents defined in the system. Four groups of sales documents are differentiated: Customer inquiries and quotations Sales orders Outline agreements, such as contracts and scheduling agreements Complaints, such as free of charge deliveries, credit and debit memo requests and returns

Shipping
Shipping is an important part of the logistics chain in which guaranteed customer service and distribution planning support play major roles. In shipping processing, all delivery procedure decisions can be made at the start of the process by Taking into account general business agreements with your customer Recording special material requests Defining shipping conditions in the sales order The result is an efficient and largely automatic shipping process in which manual changes are only necessary under certain circumstances.

Billing
Billing represents the final processing stage for a business transaction in Sales and Distribution. Information on billing is available at every stage of order processing and delivery processing. This component includes the following functions: Creation of: 1. Invoices based on deliveries or services 2. Issue credit and debit memos 3. Pro forma invoices Cancel billing transactions Comprehensive pricing functions Issue rebates Transfer billing data to Financial Accounting (FI)

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Organization Structure in Sales and Distribution

CLIENT: Client is the highest level in SAP Client is representing group or corporate identity and Under which the SAP system runs normal business Common data base for the client

Data of one client cannot be accessed from other client Company Company signifies a legal unit under the client level that produces its own financial documents, balance sheet and profit and loss statement Plant Plant is a production facility or a group of storage locations where stocks are kept.Planning and inventory management take place at plant level. Sales Organization A Legal unit responsible for selling materials and services for one or more plants Prices and terms of delivery with the Customer. Distribution Channel Products, services selling channel to customer Division A way of grouping Materials, Products or services. and for negotiating

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Sales Area Combination of Sales Organization Distribution Channel

Division Master Data in Sales and Distribution The source of master data for sales order includes Customer master data : Info about customers Material Master data : Has info about material Conditions master data : For automatic pricing Output : Information that is sent to customer using various media Control tables : Tables maintained in customizing Customer Master data has these details General Data Company Code data Sales area Data Excise details Partner Functions in customer master Partner functions are terms that describe the people and organizations with whom you do business, and who are therefore involved in transactions. For example, when you create an Activity, based on Customizing settings, it automatically includes the partner functions activity partner, contact person, and person responsible. Partner functions are always assigned to partner function categories, which are hard-coded in the system. Partner function Partner function category Relationship category Sold-to party Ship-to party Sales prospect Activity partner Sales manager In general Sold-to-party Ship-to-party Bill-to-party Payer : : : : Places the order Receives the goods or services Receives the invoices for goods or services Sold-to party Ship-to party/Service recipient Activity partner Activity partner Employee Is the goods recipient of Is the activity partner for Is the activity partner for Is the employee responsible for

Responsible for paying the amount

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Sales and Distribution Process Overview

Presales activity Enquiry and Quotations comes at this stage. Sales order processing Acceptance of customers Sales order Important type of Sales orders are Scheduling agreement Order Rush order Stock transport order Free of cost order

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Order Creation

Delivery

Out bound Delivery Creation > A document created with reference to Sales order

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A delivery document will have header and item

Post Goods issue Once this is done the outbound delivery status is updated. The billing due list is updated. Material stock will be reduced.

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Billing
Bills can be created with reference to Order Delivery Previous bill After creating billing Customer accounted debited Cost of goods sold account credited Tax & Duties GL account posted

Billing types

Invoce creation

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A billing document has header and item A billing document creation has following effects

Tables Involved Sales order VBAK -SD header VBAP -SD item

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Billing VBRK -Billing header VBRP -Billing item Shipping VTTK -Shipment header Delivery LIKP -Delivery header LIPS -Delivery item Pricing KONH -Conditions header KONP -Conditions item Transactions MM01-Create material VA01-Create sales order VA32-Scheduling agreement VF02-Change billing document VL01 -Create delivery VK01 -Create sales order VD01 -Create sales area FD01 -Create accounting VA21-Create quotation VA11-Create inquiry VA41-Create contract VA05-List of sales order

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The complete SD flow

In next part we will see about the extractors in LO extraction for SD module.

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