Lessons from Birmingham City Council Failed Payments/ERP Implementation: A Closer Look at Vendor Selection

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  1. How to Optimize Vendor Performance Appraisal with Automatic Vendor Evaluation

    Learn how automatic Vendor Evaluation in an SAP system can be implemented to optimize the appraisal of vendors’ performances and significantly reduce your supply chain risk, cut financial waste, and enhance your procurement process performance. Key Concept Use of Vendor Evaluation is sometimes not considered an important requirement during SAP system implementations, but it is...…

  2. Get Optimal Service Performance from Vendors Using Vendor Evaluation for External Services

    Learn how the Vendor Evaluation functionality for external service vendor appraisal can give optimal service delivery. This functionality helps organizations mitigate poor service delivery and uncover and remove unnecessary costs. Key Concept It is important for an organization to measure from time to time the performance of vendors that provide external services. This measurement provides...…

  3. Automate Payments to Multiple Vendor Bank Accounts

    Configure your R/3 or mySAP ERP Central Component (ECC) system so that you can select a vendor’s bank from multiple bank accounts for automated payments. See three methods for creating a vendor invoice — manually with or without a purchase order, and automatically using Electronic Data Interchange — and how to use transaction F110 to...…

  4. How to Configure and Implement Global Percentage Bidding for External Service Procurement

    Learn how global percentage bidding (GPB) is configured and implemented to accelerate the management of service specifications for external service procurement. Discover how this functionality reduces the time and cost of procurement in organizations. Key Concept Global percentage bidding (GPB) is a request for quotation document type in an SAP system that is used to...…

  5. Set Up Preference Processing in SAP ECC and SAP Global Trade Services

    See how to set up and perform preference processing within your global customs practices through your supply chain in both SAP ERP Central Component and SAP GRC Global Trade Services. Preference processing allows you to capture and determine the duty preference, drawback, and allowance based on the country of origin and tariff for the product....…

  6. Part 2: Outsourcing Payroll in an SAP Environment — Implementation and Operational Challenges

    To outsource your payroll successfully, you must evaluate operational and implementation processes. Understanding these areas prepares you to overcome challenges that may arise. Key Concept You can effectively manage the required inbound and outbound interfaces for outsourced payroll environments if you establish a standardized payroll environment. The success of your outsourced payroll environment largely depends...…

  7. Cascading Prompts: The Next Generation of F4 Value Help Filtering

    Use native SAP HANA modelling techniques and enhancements to provide end users with a user-friendly, real-time variable selection process across massive amounts of data. Key Concept Achieving consistent and relevant user prompt selections across multiple BI front-end tools has been a key area for many BI implementations. Value help and the cascading filtering of a...…

  8. Personalize Vendor Master Views to Fit Your Needs Using Account Groups, Transaction Codes, and Purchasing Organization

    Learn how to alter field controls to make a field required, optional, or display only, as well as how to suppress unnecessary fields to reduce the clutter in vendor master views. Find out how to control vendor master fields in three ways: by account groups, transaction codes (i.e., create or change vendor), and purchasing organizations....…

  9. SAP QM Vendor Release: Putting Quality Management in Control of Vendor/Material Releases

    Discover the integration power of SAP Quality Management vendor release and what you need to set up to trigger the functionality. Key Concept The vendor release date is usually set either far into the future (which means when it’s released, it’s permanent) or it is an actual vendor/material review date. If it is entered as...…

  10. 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...…