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3rd Part Configuration?

Hi Gurus,

Please can I get 3rd party <b>configuration-detail process with all the assignments</b> and links with other doc./masters/records etc.

Thanks in advance only as I can't give any points in advance.

Bye,

Sarat

Former Member
Former Member replied

Dear Sarat,

The 3rd Party configuration is listed below:

1. Create Vendor XK01

2. Create Material – Material Type as "Trading Goods". Item category group as "BANS".

3. Assign Item Category TAS to Order type that you are going to use.

4. A sale order is created and when saved a PR is generated at the background

5. With reference to SO a PO is created (ME21N). The company raises PO to the vendor.

6. Vendor delivers the goods and raises bill to company. MM receives the invoice MIRO

7. Goods receipt MIGO

8. Goods issue

9. The item cat TAS or Schedule line cat CS is not relevant for delivery which is evident from the config and, therefore, there is no delivery process attached in the whole process of Third party sales.

10. Billing

SD - 3rd party sales order Create Sales Order

VA01

Order Type

Sales org, distr chnl, div

Enter

Sold to

PO #

Material

Quantity

Enter

Save

SD - 3rd party sales order View the PR that is created with a third party sales order

VA01

Order Number

Goto Item Overview

Item ->Schedule Item

SD - 3rd party sales order View the PR that is created

ME52N

Key in the PR number

Save

SD - 3rd party sales order Assign the PR to the vendor and create PO

ME57

Key in the PR number

Toggle the "Assigned Purchase Requisition"

Execute

Check the box next to the material

Assign Automatically button

Click on "Assignments" button

Click on "Process assignment"

The "Process Assignment Create PO" box , enter

Drag the PR and drop in the shopping basket

Save

SD - 3rd party sales order Receive Goods

MIGO_GR

PO Number

DN Number

Batch tab , click on classification

Serial Numbers tab

Date of Production

Flag Item OK

Check, just in case

Post

Save

SD - 3rd party sales order Create Invoice

MIRO

Invoice Date

Look for the PO , state the vendor and the Material

Check the box

Clilck on "Copy"

Purchase Order Number (bottom half of the screen)

Amount

State the baseline date

Simulate & Post

Invoice Number

*Invoice blocked due to date variance

SD - 3rd party sales order Create a delivery order

VL01N

In the order screen , go to the menu Sales Document , select "Deliver"

Go to "picking" tab

State the qty and save

SD - 3rd party sales order Create a billing document

VF01

Ensure that the delivery document is correct in the

Enter

Go to edit -> Log

Save

3rd Party Sales configuration

SD - 3rd party sales order Create Sales Order

VA01

Order Type

Sales org, distr chnl, div

Enter

Sold to

PO #

Material

Quantity

Enter

Save

SD - 3rd party sales order View the PR that is created with a third party sales order

VA01

Order Number

Goto Item Overview

Item ->Schedule Item

SD - 3rd party sales order View the PR that is created

ME52N

Key in the PR number

Save

SD - 3rd party sales order Assign the PR to the vendor and create PO

ME57

Key in the PR number

Toggle the "Assigned Purchase Requisition"

Execute

Check the box next to the material

Assign Automatically button

Click on "Assignments" button

Click on "Process assignment"

The "Process Assignment Create PO" box , enter

Drag the PR and drop in the shopping basket

Save

SD - 3rd party sales order Receive Goods

MIGO_GR

PO Number

DN Number

Batch tab , click on classification

Serial Numbers tab

Date of Production

Flag Item OK

Check, just in case

Post

Save

SD - 3rd party sales order Create Invoice

MIRO

Invoice Date

Look for the PO , state the vendor and the Material

Check the box

Click on "Copy"

Purchase Order Number (bottom half of the screen)

Amount

State the baseline date

Simulate & Post

Invoice Number

*Invoice blocked due to date variance

SD - 3rd party sales order Create a delivery order

VL01N

In the order screen , go to the menu Sales Document , select "Deliver"

Go to "picking" tab

State the qty and save

SD - 3rd party sales order Create a billing document

VF01

Ensure that the delivery document is correct in the

Enter

Go to edit -> Log

Save

Third party order processing is as follows:

Assume three companies X, Y and Z

X - The company,

y - The customer

Z - Vendor

When ever X gets a PO from Y to supply some goods, X has an option of either manufacturing those goods or procuring those goods.

If he is procuring the goods, there are two methods that are generally followed:

Method 1) After receiving the PO from Y, X creates a sales order against Y.

Now at the same time he also creates a PO to a vendor Z to produce the goods

Z produces the goods and supplies to X

X receives the goods from Z

Then X delivers the same goods to Y.

After that X invoices Y and Z invoices X.

Note : Here there is no direct/ Indirect relation between Z and Y.

This process is known as Trading Process. and the Material here is created with Material type HAWA.

The other method is a Third party order processing method:

Here the glaring difference is that instead of Z supplying the material to X and X in turn supplying the same material to Y.

X authorizes Z to supply the material to Y on his behalf and notify him once the delivery is complete.

Now Z supplies the material to Y and acknowledges the same to X.

Z will send a copy of delivery acknowledgement and invoice to X.

After receiving the delivery confirmation and invoice from Z, X has to verify the invoice and this process is known as invoice verification and is done in SAP through Tcode MIRO.

The next step for X is to create an invoice and submit to Y

Only after the invoice verification document is posted then only X can create an invoice for Y.

This is the business flow that is followed for third party order configuration.

There are few steps that have to be configured to enable the system to function as mentioned above.

Step1)

If you are always following a third party process for a material then you have to create the material using item category group BANS.

The procurement type should be marked as External procurement (F) in MRP 2 view of the material master record.

if you are not always allowing third party order processing then u can create a material master record with item category group as NORM and the procurement type should be marked as ( X) meaning both types of procurement ( in house manufacturing and external procurement).

Step 2)

the item category in the order should be manually changed as TAS.

For that you need to configure the item category determination

Order type + item cat Group + Usage + High level = Item cat + Manual item cat

OR + NORM + + = TAN + TAS

OR + BANS + + = TAS

Step 3)

make sure that during the item category configuration for TAS you need to mark relevant for billing indicator as F

step 4)

The schedule line category for this type should be CS.

make sure that you mark subsequent type as NB - purchase requisition in this schedule line category as this will trigger the purchase requisition order immediately after the creation of the sales order and the PO to vendor is created against this purchase requisition

Thanks and best regards,

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