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  1. Implementing the Simplified Subcontracting Process with MRP Areas in SAP S/4HANA

    Learn the changes and simplifications in the subcontracting process introduced with SAP S/4HANA and how to effectively implement it in SAP S/4HANA. Key Concept SAP S/4HANA introduced major simplifications in production planning, including changes in the subcontracting process. The subcontracting scenario has been simplified in SAP S/4HANA, and now SAP recommends the use of subcontracting…...…
  2. Exploit SAP Quality Management to Handle Subcontracting Activities

    Learn about the main functionalities relevant for subcontracting activities during the production process in the case of discrete manufacturing, using the materials management (MM), Production Planning (PP), Quality Management (QM), and Financial Accounting (FI) modules. Follow details about the main customizing settings to be done in the system from a financial point of view. Key…...…
  3. Avoid Inventory Discrepancies: Document Your Subcontracting Material Shipments

    Find out how you can enhance the R/3 and mySAP ERP Central Component subcontracting process to document the transfer of materials involved in subcontracting orders. This process allows you to link the provision of subcontracting components to a specific subcontracting order so you always know how much of your product the subcontracting vendor has on…...…
  4. Improve Your Shipping Operations with R/3’s Subcontracting Purchase Order

    SAPexperts’SCMSubcontracting purchase orders (POs) can provide a major relief for those struggling to adapt standard POs in R/3 for work outsourced to vendors or subcontractors. Subcontracting POs allow a two-way flow of materials to and from the vendor. Little information, however, is readily available on how to use this indispensable tool. Learn how to put…...…
  5. Leverage Control and Lower Procurement Costs by Exploiting the Subcontracting Process in PP/DS with Third-Party Provision of Components

    Learn the process flow, master data setup, and the subcontracting process with third-party provision of components in SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO) Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling (PP/DS) with integration to SAP ERP Central Component (ECC). Key Concept In a normal subcontracting process, a manufacturing plant has a contractual agreement with a subcontractor…...…
  6. Automate Overhead Allocation through Purchasing Info Records

    SAPexperts FinancialsFind out how to use standard SAP functionalities to allocate procurement-related overhead in both regular purchasing and subcontracting scenarios. Key Concept Using configuration settings, you can maintain the material overhead condition in purchase info records, use it in the standard cost-estimate process, and absorb the overhead during a goods receipt transaction. You can extend…...…
  7. Manage Outsourced Manufacturing with New Features in 6.0 Enhancement Package 4

    If you use contractors for some of your manufacturing operations, new functionality for managing them is designed to save you some time. See how to configure SAP Outsourced Manufacturing, what master data needs to be maintained, and the functional steps required to implement six new features. Key Concept Outsourced Manufacturing is a new SAP capability…...…
  8. Implement the Appropriate Contract Manufacturing Solution

    Decide the appropriate solution for contract manufacturing in an SAP system based on your business needs. Learn about the possible options available across the main logistics modules. Gain details about the main master data and transactional data needed to implement the manual and subcontracting solutions. Key Concept Contract manufacturing (CM) is the process by which…...…
  9. 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…...…
  10. What you need to know about SAP ERP and APO data transfer using CIF: Q&A with SCM 2014 speaker Claudio Gonzalez

    Thank you everyone who joined us for our Q&A with SCM 2014 speaker Claudio Gonzalez of SCM Connections. Claudio answered reader questions on troubleshooting SAP ERP and APO data transfer with the CIF (core interface). Questions for Claudio included: If we CIF subcontracting SNP PDS, will it create any transportation lanes in APO? When should we use inbound queues…...…