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Material Master

Purpose

This wiki page will briefy discuss about Material Master & SAP SD.

Transaction Code

TCode

Description

MM01

Create Material

MM02

Change Material

MM03

Display Material

Views in material master:

S. No.

View Name

Details

1)

Basic data 1

General Data

  • Base unit of measure
    Unit of measure in which stocks of the material are managed.
    You define the base unit of measure and also alternative units of measure and their conversion factors in the material master record.
    Ex: piece(s), gram, second, pound
  • Material group
    Key that you use to group together several materials or services with the same attributes
    Ex: metal processing, steel, electronics, mechanics, casing, monitor, hard disks
  • Old material number
    Number under which you have managed the material so far or still manage it, for example, in another system or card index
  • Division
    A way of grouping materials, products or services. The systems uses divisions to determine the sales areas and the business areas for a material, product or service

    Material Authorization Group
  • Authorization group
    The authorization group enables you to protect access to certain objects

    Dimensions
    Gross weight, Net weight, Volume, Weight unit, Volume unit

2)

Basic data 2

Other Data

  • Basic material
    Basic constituent of the material
  • Standard desc
    Description of the material in accordance with the appropriate industry standard (ANSI or ISO)

    Environment
  • DG indicator profile
    Alphanumeric key that uniquely identifies the dangerous goods profile

    Design Documents Assigned
  • No link
    To create links to drawings/documents in the document management system, select Extras à Document data
    Drawing
  • Document (without document management system)
    Number of the drawing that exists for the object

3)

Classification

4)

Sales: Sales org data 1

General Data
Base unit of measure, Material group, Division, Delivering plant
Tax Data
Country, Tax category, Tax classification
Quantity Stipulation
Min order qty, Min dely qty, Delivery unit

5)

Sales: Sales org data 2

  • Material statistics group
    It indicates whether relevant for statistics or not.
  • Account assignment group
  • Item category group
  • Product hierarchy

6)

Sales: General/Plant data

  • Availability check
  • Transportation group
    A grouping of materials that share the same route and transportation requirements.
  • Loading group
    Group sharing same loading reqts, combined with shipping conditions and delivering plant determines shipping point for the item.
  • Material group
  • Shipping materials
    Groups together materials which require similar shipping materials.

7)

Foreign trade: Export data

8)

Sales text

9)

Purchasing

Data mainatined in this view may be helpful in Third party Sales scenario

10)

Foreign trade: Import data

11)

Purchase order text

12)

MRP 1

  • MRP type
  • Reorder point (if the qty falls below this point, the system flags the material for requirements planning)
  • Lot size (procedure to calculate the qty procured or produced)

13)

MRP 2

  • GR processing time
    Number of workdays required after receipt of the material for its inspection and placement into storage.
  • Planned delivery time
    No of days needed to obtain the material or service if it is procured externally
  • Safety stock
    Qty whose purpose is to satisfy unexpectedly high demand in the coverage period.

14)

MRP 3

  • Strategy group
    The strategy group groups all the planning strategies that can be used for a particular material.
  • Availability check
  • Total replenishment lead time
    In an availability check where the system takes the replenishment lead time into consideration, it only checks whether there are sufficient incoming qts and stocks available to cover the reqts within the replenishment lead time.

15)

MRP 4

16)

Forecasting

17)

Work scheduling

18)

Production resources/Tools

19)

General plant data/Storage 1

  • Unit of issue
    Maintain if only different from the base unit of measure
  • Temperature conditions
  • Storage conditions
  • Container requirements

20)

General plant data/Storage 2

21)

Quality management

22)

Accounting 1

  • Currency
  • Valuation class
    It depends on material type and critical in goods movement.
  • Price control
    Standard or moving average price.

23)

Accounting 2

24)

Costing 1

25)

Costing 2

26)

Plant stock

27)

Storage location stock

Note

The combination of views maintained for material master depends on business requirement/scenario.

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1 Comment

  1. Unknown User (sfcarsg)

    nice....thanks a lot