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  1. Dealing with France, Italy, or Spain? What You Need to Know About Processing Bills of Exchange

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    The form of payment called bill of exchange provides a company with control over when payment is made. It is common in some European countries. Key Concept Bills of exchange were invented by the Lombard bankers hundreds of years ago as a safe way of transferring money in payment of goods or services. They are…...…

  2. The WM-PP Interface: Key Issues for Filling Materials for Production or Process Orders

    The WM-PP interface integrates the SAP R/3 Warehouse Management (WM) with the R/3 Production Planning-Process Industry (PP-PI) module to allow for correct quantities of production materials at the right time. The author shares his advice on how to avoid potential complications with the interface, including problems with production supply areas (PSAs) and failed goods movement…...…

  3. Aggregate Inventory Management in SAP, Part I of II

    Organizations strive to achieve high standards in customer service with balanced investment inventory. Material planners, from the plant to managerial to the corporate level, work on managing inventory on a periodic basis to maintain balance between inventory to carry vs. customer satisfaction. The right tools can replace spreadsheets to help organize this information effectively on…

  4. Tutorial: Build an SAPUI5 Application for SAP CRM or SAP ECC

    by Lukas M. Dietzsch, CEO, Blackvard Management Consulting, LLC This integrated example by Lukas Dietzsch of how to build an SAP Fiori application provides a step-by-step approach for how to transfer SAP materials management data onto a mobile device. This real-world business case, which is similar to any user’s Open Data Protocol (OData) service request,…...…

  5. How to Optimize the Performance of MRP on SAP HANA

    Learn how to activate the new material requirements planning (MRP) performance optimizations available as of SAP enhancement package 6 for SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) 6.0, version for SAP HANA. Understand the differences between the classic MRP transactions and the new MRP Live and under which circumstances each one should be used. Key Concept As…...…

  6. 28 Points You Need to Know About SAP WM Implementation

    Companies sometimes fail to integrate R/3 Warehouse Management with other R/3 logistics modules as well as they could. This results in inefficiencies and perhaps an expensive fix on a live system. We show you the points you need to consider to make WM work well with the rest of your R/3 logistics system and avoid…...…

  7. Blue Diamond Growers Cultivates Quality

    With a rapidly growing business that had reached the limits of its mostly manual, paper-based product development processes, Blue Diamond Growers — the world’s leading almond marketer and processor — needed a reliable, efficient way to ensure the accuracy of data throughout the organization. Most of the information used by different groups within the company…

  8. Aggregate Inventory Management in SAP, Part II of II

    by Venkata Ramana Nethi CSCP, CPIM.; Business Process Lead – Operations, Schlumberger Organizational inventory policy drives the threshold values and guidelines on how individual material should be managed in manufacturing or procurement processes. Putting the right information in the hands of the right people at the right time can save millions of dollars for companies…....…

  9. 4 Steps to Streamline Standard Costing Performance for Split Valuated Materials

    Discover how to improve the performance of the CK40N program for split valuated materials without batch archiving. Key Concept CK40N (Automation of Standard Cost Estimate) or CK24 (Price Update with Cost Estimate) are the standard SAP transaction codes to run costing. Some companies do costing every year, and very few companies do it every month…....…

  10. How to Set Up Product Costing for Subcontracted Materials

    More businesses are evaluating their procurement options to focus on core business processes. As a result, subcontracting is becoming one of the popular procurement alternatives. The costing process for subcontracted materials is transparent to the end users and therefore requires only a little change management and no process disruptions. By setting up the correct configuration…...…