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material master

Hi All

can anybody tell me what is the difference between the <b>creat material(immediate)</b> and <b>creat material (schedule</b>)while creating material master.

Former Member
Former Member replied

Hi Avi,

Both MM01 and MM11 are used for creation of material master Only difference in MM11 is that u need to give the scheduling date for the creation of such record.

Then the material gets created on the <b>scheduled date</b>. and in MM01 it will available immediatly

Consider ur planning to manufacture a new FG after 3 months.

And it contains around 50 items.

If u create it immediatly all the materials will be available in your system immediately.and any one can process these materiala whereas u need this material after 3 month. It leads to confusion while creating physical inventory doc & MRP runs etc.

The best practice is, material should be available before ready to use. To achive this you schedule the creation of materials accordingly.

For further information on Scheduling Material Creation, see the below link.


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