Materials Management with SAP ERP: Functionality and Technical Configuration

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Materials Management with SAP ERP Functionality and Technical ConfigurationGet the most out of your Materials Management implementation with this updated, comprehensive guide to configuration and functionality. Whether you work with SAP MM or with peripheral SAP applications, you’ll learn the ins and outs of materials management in SAP ERP, from goods receipt and invoice verification to early warning systems and special procurement types. Dive into master data and other configuration tasks to ensure your SAP MM system is optimized for your logistics needs!

  • Configure SAP MM to reflect your unique logistics requirements
  • Maintain critical materials data: materials, customer, and vendor records
  • Master functionalities like batch management, inventory management, purchasing, and quotation management

What You Will Learn?

Materials Management Functionality

Learn to use the SAP MM module for essential tasks like requesting quotations, purchase orders, and inventory management and for more advanced tasks like forecasting, using classification systems, and handling special procurement types.

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Materials Management Configuration

Configure settings for critical processes, and explore master data for materials and vendors.

Business Scenarios and Examples

Expand your understanding of SAP MM processes with expert advice, real-world examples, and sample business scenarios.

Book’s Highlights

  • Materials master data
  • Vendor master data
  • Purchasing information data
  • Batch management
  • External Services Management
  • Material requirements planning (MRP)
  • Inventory management
  • Goods issue/goods receipt (GI/GR)
  • Material Ledger
  • Balance sheet valuation
  • Invoice verification
  • Document management

About the Authors of This SAP MM Book

Martin Murray was a respected Logistics consultant and worked with IBM for more than 15 years. He joined the computer industry upon his graduation from Middlesex University in 1986. In 1991, he began working with SAP R/2 in the materials management area for a London-based multinational beverage company, and in 1994 he moved to the United States to work as an SAP R/3 consultant.

Jawad Akhtar is an SAP logistics and supply chain management expert with a focus on business sales and delivery. He earned his chemical engineering degree from Missouri University of Science and Technology in the United States. He has 20 years of professional experience, 14 of which have been spent working with SAP systems. He has experience working on several large-scale, end-to-end SAP project implementation lifecycles, including rollouts. He works with SAP clients to help them identify root causes of business issues and address those with the appropriate SAP products and change management strategies. He now focuses on next-generation SAP products such as SAP S/4HANA, SAP IBP, SAP Ariba, and SAP Hybris.

Akhtar is also a technical advisor to SAPexperts, an ASUG speaker, and a contributor to SearchSAP, where his “Ask the Expert” column shares real-life lessons and best practices gleaned from SAP implementations, ways to avoid common project pitfalls, and features of various SAP products that solve key business issues.

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