Schedule line category and item category
Can some body explain what is the use and differences between Schedule line category and item category?
Where exactly they come into picture when a sales cycle is done? it would be very helpful.
Thanks in advance.
SCHEDULE LINE CATEGORY:-
Schedule line Category determines the Schedule lines for the Line item, it will determine whether the Item is relevant for Delivery or not
Transfer of Requirements are also controlled
Availability check at the Sales order is controlled with the Indicator set at SCHEDULE LINES
For Third Party processing, the Purchase requisition is created based on the Setting at schedule lines
Together with the ITEM CATEGORY , the schedule lines determine whether the Transaction is Relevant for MRP or not In the Transaction code VOV5
Item category is a significant part in processing the sales document
Item category determines whether particular item is relevant for Delivery ot not,
Whether item is relevant for the Billing
In Determine the Availability and TOR Item category plays an important role, for example the Availability check at DELIVERY will be taken place based on the DELIVERY ITEM CATEGORY
Some Fnctionalities like OUTPUT, TEXT, PARTNER, INCOMPLETION are controlled
DIP which in the ITEM CATEGORIES is the Main Integration Between SD and PS