Your guide to day-to-day procurement activities

Cover of Procurement with SAP MM—Practical Guide Cover of Procurement with SAP MM—Practical Guide

Procurement with SAP MM—Practical Guide







496 pages, , Print edition hardcover
ISBN 978-1-59229-840-2
496 pages,
E-book formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-59229-841-9
496 pages, , Print edition hardcover
E-book formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-59229-842-6
This book provides practical, easy-to-use guidance for working with procurement in Materials Management in SAP ERP. Learn the key functions and system transactions you'll need for your everyday job, discover how to avoid problems and system issues, and explore advanced functions and concepts. You’ll be able to perform procurement activities with fewer steps and greater ease than ever before!
  • Details the most-used procurement business processes in day-to-day use
  • Step-by-step instructions, from forecasting materials to sending invoices
  • Helpful transaction codes and menu paths you'll use frequently
About the Book About the E-book 496 pages, hardcover, 1.25 in. Reference book format 6.9 x 9 in. Printed black and white on 60# offset paper from sustainable sources. Smyth-sewn casebound for durability. Reader-friendly serif font (Linotype Syntax 9.5 Pt.). One-column layout with marginal notes for easy reading references. Appendices include easy-to-reference procurement tables, and a quick guide to creating and working with procurement documents. E-book in full color. PDF (15 MB), EPUB (28 MB), and MOBI file (126 MB) for download, DRM-free with personalized digital watermark. Copy & paste, bookmarks, and print-out permitted. Table of contents, in-text references, and index fully linked. Including online book edition in dedicated reader application.

In this book, you'll learn about:

  1. Core Procurement Tasks

    Understand what steps are needed for each procurement activity: defining tasks, creating bids, selecting vendors, creating POs or contracts, and processing invoices and payments.

  2. Special Procurement Activities

    Work with outside-the-box tasks, such as providing vendors with materials from your plant or another vendor, moving stock between warehouses or company codes, and more.

  3. Receiving Goods and Services

    Set up your SAP system to receive your goods as quickly and economically as possible, manage your inventory once you have it, and understand how other MM components are involved.

Highlights include:

  • Master data
  • MRP and consumption-based planning
  • Materials forecasting
  • Purchasing activities
  • Quotation requests and contracts
  • Subcontracting and third-party use
  • Kanban
  • Service procurement
  • Inbound logistics and shipping
  • Inventory management
»Make the SAP system work for you.«

Matt Chudy is an independent SAP Logistics consulting lead. He has more than 12 years of experience in SD, MM, and Logistics, spanning project administration, design, gap-analysis, testing, implementation, and supporting and training.

Luis Castedo is an independent systems and business consultant with more than 20 years of experience.

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