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Configuring SAP® ERP Sales and Distribution

Book Description

The first and only book to offer detailed explanations of SAP ERP sales and distribution As the only book to provide in-depth configuration of the Sales and Distribution (SD) module in the latest version of SAP ERP, this valuable resource presents you with step-by-step instruction, conceptual explanations, and plenty of examples. If you're an SD consultant or are in charge of managing an SAP implementation in your enterprise, you'll want this valuable resource at your side SAP is one of the leading Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software products on the market, with over 40,000 implementations Covers the latest version of SAP ERP-ECC 6.0 Covers common through advanced configurations, so it's helpful no matter what your level of experience with SAP Explains the conceptual framework behind the configuration process If your company uses the SD module, keep this indispensable guide on hand.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright
  4. Publisher's Note
  5. Dedication
  6. Acknowledgments
  7. About the Authors
  8. Introduction
    1. Who Should Read This Book
    2. How This Book Is Organized
    3. How Is This Book Different??
    4. What’s Inside
  9. Chapter 1: Introduction to Sales and Distribution
    1. Introduction to SAP
    2. First Steps in SAP
    3. Getting Help
    4. Database Tables
    5. Managing Customization Changes
    6. Summary
  10. Chapter 2: Enterprise Structure
    1. Overview
    2. Setting Up the Enterprise Structure
    3. Setting Up the Sales Organization
    4. Configuring a Distribution Channel
    5. Configuring a Division
    6. Setting Up a Sales Area
    7. Defining a Common Distribution Channel and Common Division
    8. Setting Up a Sales Office
    9. Setting Up a Sales Group
    10. Configuring Plants
    11. Setting Up a Storage Location
    12. Setting Up a Shipping Point
    13. Setting Up a Transportation Planning Point
    14. Setting Up a Factory Calendar
    15. Running a Consistency Check
    16. Summary
  11. Chapter 3: Master Data in SD
    1. Customer Master
    2. Customer Hierarchy
    3. Material Master
    4. Product Hierarchy
    5. Summary
  12. Chapter 4: Partner, Text, and Output Determination
    1. Partner Determination
    2. Text Determination
    3. Output Determination
    4. Summary
  13. Chapter 5: Pricing and Tax Determination
    1. Pricing
    2. Tax Determination
    3. Summary
  14. Chapter 6: Availability Check, Transfer of Requirements, and Backorders
    1. Meaning and Relationship
    2. Customizing the Availability Check and Transfer of Requirements
    3. Working with the Availability Check
    4. Summary
  15. Chapter 7: Sales
    1. Sales Documents
    2. Customizing Sales Documents
    3. Common Sales Document Customizations
    4. Types of Sales Documents
    5. Sales Contracts
    6. Summary
  16. Chapter 8: Shipping and Transportation
    1. The Shipping Process
    2. Transportation
    3. Goods Issue
    4. System Modifications in Deliveries
    5. Summary
  17. Chapter 9: Billing
    1. Billing Process
    2. Rebates
    3. Payment Card Interface
    4. Summary
  18. Chapter 10: Account Assignment and Revenue Recognition
    1. Account Assignment
    2. Revenue Recognition
    3. Summary
  19. Chapter 11: Credit Management
    1. Introducing Credit Management in SAP
    2. Customizing Credit Management
    3. Summary
  20. Chapter 12: Material Determination, Listing, Exclusion, and Proposal
    1. Material Determination
    2. Automatic Product Proposal
    3. Material Listing and Exclusion
    4. Customer–Material Info Records
    5. Dependencies Between Material Functionalities
    6. Item Proposal
    7. Summary
  21. Chapter 13: Serial Numbers and Batch Management
    1. Serial Numbers
    2. Batch Management
    3. Customizing Batch Management
    4. Summary
  22. Chapter 14: Advanced Techniques
    1. Enhancement Packages
    2. Important Tools and Techniques
    3. Summary
  23. Appendix: Transaction Codes and Database Tables
    1. Transaction Codes
    2. Database Tables
    3. Recommended Web Resources
  24. Index