Customizing Materials Management Processes in SAP ERP

Customizing Materials Management Processes in SAP ERPFamiliarize yourself with Materials Management (MM) customization and connect MM business processes to your SAP system with the help of this book. You’ll gain a thorough understanding of the key processes for materials management without being bogged down by overly technical detail, and learn how to customize SAP ERP to support your business. This new and expanded second edition includes a new chapter on Batch Management and MRP, additional step-by-step configuration instruction, as well as extended customer examples.

  • Connect your business process needs with Materials Management in SAP
  • Learn MM configuration steps and identify potential areas for customization
  • Explore case studies, real-world examples, and best practices
  • 2nd Edition, updated and expanded

What You Will Learn?

The Whens, Whys, and Hows of MM

Understand when and why to use each MM functionality to suit your business processes, and then learn how to accomplish the specific task with process steps.


Learn the basics of how to set up organizational structures and other MM elements, enhance master data, and then tweak the system based on different business requirements.

Detailed Diagrams and Screenshots

Visualize MM organizational structures and processes with practical diagrams, then understand how to configure and customize the system with the help of guiding screenshots.

Business Scenarios

Benefit from detailed examples to understand how you best use MM to support specific business processes.

Updates to this Edition

Find information on subcontract procurement, outline agreements, MRP, new enhancements in MM, and more, all updated for EHP5.

Book’s Highlights

  • Organizational structure
  • Master data
  • Inventory valuation
  • MRP
  • Procurement
  • Invoices for purchase orders
  • Enhancements and development objects
  • Classification
  • Batch management

About the Author of This SAP MM Book

Akash Agrawal has more than 15 years of experience in SAP Supply Chain Management in the continuous process chemical, batch process, discrete manufacturing (telecom & media), utilities, and banking and retail industries. He’s worked extensively on SAP system support, rollouts, and upgrade and implementation projects and has managed large global SAP projects in both the United States and Europe. His experience includes working with SAP 4.0B, SAP 4.6C, SAP 4.7 Enterprise Edition, SAP ECC 5.0, SAP ECC 6.0, SAP SRM 5.0, SAP IS Utilities, and other SAP ERP products. Akash is a frequent lecturer and visiting faculty member in some of the world’s top business schools, and he speaks on the topics of SCM, ERP, and Production & Operations Management. Akash has received many awards such as the best SAP Architect Award from IBM and the best Quality and Delivery Award. He is an engineer and has an MBA from a premier educational institution.

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