SAP O2C Tables Relationships

This document explores the relationships between various tables in the SAP O2C (Sales) process. It illustrates how different sales tables are interconnected, mapping the data flow and relationships across different sales order processing stages.

  • SAP O2C Process Flow Diagram
  • Quick overview to SAP O2C related Tables
  • Table relationships for Sales Documents
    • Tables mentioned: VBLB, VBAK, VBFA, VBAP, KONVA, VBKD, VBUP, VBUK
  • Table relationships for Sales and Delivery Documents
    • Tables mentioned: VBAK, VBAP, LIPS, LIKP
  • Table relationships for Sales, Billing and Delivery Documents
    • Tables mentioned: VBAK, VBAP, VBRK, VBRP, LIKP, LIPS
  • Table relationships for Billing documents and Customer Movements
    • Tables mentioned: VBRK, VBRP, BSAD, BKBF, BSID
  • Table relationships for Customer Master Data

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SAP MM-SD and SD-FI Integration Points

The integration of SAP modules is essential for efficient business operations. This article explores the key touch points between Materials Management (MM), Sales and Distribution (SD), and Financial Accounting (FI).

Integration PointDescriptionKey Considerations for SAP Consultants
Sales OrderSD triggers the creation of a sales order, prompting MM to check material availability in stock or initiate procurement.Ensure consistent pricing and data across MM and SD.
DeliveryOnce a delivery is created in SD, MM ensures the correct goods are picked, packed, and shipped to customers.Automate delivery processes to minimize manual interventions and errors.
Stock UpdatesAfter goods issue in SD, MM updates inventory levels and triggers relevant accounting entries.Implement regular stock reconciliation to ensure accurate inventory records.
ReturnsWhen returns occur, MM and SD work together to manage reverse logistics and stock updates.Establish clear and efficient return procedures to ensure timely and accurate processing.
Revenue RecognitionSD provides data on sales transactions, enabling FI to recognize revenue and record relevant accounts receivable.Configure revenue recognition rules in FI to align with your accounting policies.
Customer InvoicingSD generates customer invoices, with FI managing accounts receivable and subsequent cash entries.Automate the invoicing process to ensure timely and accurate invoices are sent to customers.
Sales TaxSD calculates taxes like VAT, and FI ensures proper accounting and compliance with tax regulations.Configure tax codes and rates in FI to ensure accurate tax calculations and compliance.
Credit ManagementSD’s credit limits influence FI’s credit exposure and bad debt provisions.Implement robust credit management policies and procedures to minimize risk and bad debts.

Implications for SAP Consultants

SAP consultants can help businesses achieve seamless and efficient business processes by:

  • Maintaining consistent and accurate master data across MM, SD, and FI.
  • Thoroughly testing end-to-end processes to identify and resolve any integration issues.
  • Encouraging cross-functional training to foster better understanding and collaboration between MM, SD, and FI teams.
  • Continuously optimizing MM-SD and SD-FI processes to enhance efficiency, reduce manual interventions, and boost productivity.
  • Staying abreast of SAP updates and advancements.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Setting Up Business Partners in SAP

This document provides a comprehensive guide on setting up Business Partners in SAP.

What is a SAP Business Partner?

A SAP Business Partner is a central repository for data about an organization, person, or group with which a company has a business interest. Business Partners can be used for a variety of business transactions, such as sales, purchases, and payments. They can also be assigned multiple roles, such as sold-to party and ship-to party.

The Use of Business Partners in SAP

The main uses of Business Partners in SAP are:

  • Improved data accuracy and consistency: By storing all business partner data in a single location, SAP Business Partners can help to improve data accuracy and consistency across all applications.
  • Reduced data redundancy: SAP Business Partners can help to reduce data redundancy by allowing the addition of roles to an existing partner instead of creating new data entries.
  • Improved process efficiency: SAP Business Partners can help to improve process efficiency by providing a single point of reference for all business partner data. This can help to reduce the time and effort required to complete business transactions.
  • Enhanced compliance: SAP Business Partners can help to enhance compliance by providing a central repository for data that is required for regulatory reporting.

How to Set Up SAP Business Partners (Customization-Configuration Guide)

The guide provides a step-by-step approach to setting up SAP Business Partners. The following are some of the key steps involved:

  1. Select relevant roles for Business Partners.
  2. Assign number ranges for Business Partners.
  3. Integrate customers and vendors with Business Partners.
  4. Configure field settings for Business Partners.
  5. Customize Customer Vendor Integration (CVI).

Other Key Notes from Document:

The key takeaways from this document are:

  • The Business Partner functionality is recommended for new SAP implementations.
  • The guide provides a structured approach to setting up Business Partners.
  • The document touches upon the importance of number ranges and their synchronization between Business Partners, customers, and vendors.
  • The document provides a step-by-step approach with screenshots, making it a valuable resource for SAP consultants and users.

Overall, this document is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to learn more about SAP Business Partners or how to set them up in SAP. It is well-written and informative, and it provides a step-by-step approach that can be easily followed.

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Business Partner (BP) Tables in SAP S/4HANA

Business Partner (BP) is a central object in SAP S/4HANA and is used to represent a person, organization, group of people, or group of organizations with whom the business has a relationship. The BP object combines the functionality of previous SAP master data objects such as Customer, Vendor, and Employee, among others.

Business Partner Tables in SAP S/4HANA vs Old Tables in SAP ECC

You will find below a table with in the first column the tables of customers and suppliers under ECC6 and in the second column the target tables under S/4HANA

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Condition Contract Management with SAP S/4HANA: Intro PPT Guide

Promotions and rebates are crucial for boosting sales, but managing retroactive rebates can be a challenging task, particularly for businesses with multiple product lines and channels. SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management offers a simplified solution to manage retroactive rebate with the new condition contract management and settlement functionality. This new functionality allows organizations to provide special financial settlement services for business partners, such as pooled payments, brokerage and trading business and chargebacks. Condition Contract Management provides a central, standardized solution for administration of customer and supplier conditions of S4 Sales and Procurement processes. Settlement Management supports all types of core business processes that need to be fully integrated in the OTC cycle or with in a PTP scenario, such as rebate settlement, as well as standalone processes, whereby you provide special financial settlement services for your business partners.

  • Condition Contract – Sales Rebates Process
  • Business Scenario: Sales Retroactive Rebate Processing
  • Sales Retroactive Rebates – Configuration
  • Data Flow for Rebate Processing
  • Sales Retroactive Rebates – Process
  • Fiori Apps for Condition Contracts
  • Reference for Process and Configuration Documents (Embedded as PDF files in PPT)

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How to Use Status Profile Management for Sales Order Release Strategy in SAP

In this guide, you will learn how to use status profile management to create a release strategy for sales orders in SAP. Status profile management consists of several individual statuses that can be changed in a specific order and linked to a particular authorization group. It can also influence corresponding business transactions such as delivery or billing. This is a useful functionality if you want to control access to the sales order document based on different statuses and authorization groups. You will see how to create statuses for each block (delivery and billing) and assign relevant authorizations keys to each status. This way, only users who have the relevant authorizations key can change the status in the sales order and remove delivery block or billing block.
Following configuration steps are covered in this pdf document:

  • Define Status Profile [BS02]
  • Assign Object Type for status profile
  • Assign order types / status profiles
  • Allocate status profile to item categories
  • Define Display Status in the Overview Screen
  • Changing Statuses in the sales order line item

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SAP SD Module Notes by Functional Consultant (379 Pages PDF)

Prepared by a Functional Consultant, this documents gives a comprehensive overview of SAP SD Functions for field teams implementing SAP Projects. At each topic questionnaire&interview questions are provided and descriptions are supported with screenshots and menu paths.

  • Introduction to SAP
  • ASAP Methodology
  • Enterprise Structure, SD Master Data, Sales Proces, Billing and Pricing Functions
  • Basic Functions of:
    • Free Goods Determination
    • Material Determination
    • Revenue Account Determination
    • Delivery Scheduling
  • SD Business Processes of
    •  Consignment
    • Make-to-Order
    • Stock Transport Order (STO)
    • STO Returns
    • Inter Company STO Process
    • Inter Company Sales & Billing

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SAP SD Process Flow Chart Diagram in Detail (With Integration Other Modules)

In SAP SD module, following four main functionalities are provided Sales order processing Sales order processing is responsible for creation, update, and persistence of the sales order documents. It triggers availability check and pricing calculations as well as delivery. Delivery processing Delivery processing creates delivery documents for a sales order document. It triggers shipment, monitors …

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SAP SD Configuration Workbook

This SAP SD Workbook provides detailed steps instructions to configure the SAP system to meet the business requirements of SD module as envisaged in the Conceptual Design Stage. The configuration steps will have mappings to corresponding menu path to the configuration has been done in the IMG (Implementation Guide).

  • The rationale of all configurations steps is also provided.
  • The detailed screen shot covering the said configuration are provided for each configuration element.
  • The menu path and transaction code for each configuration element is also provided.

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