a. The procurement proposal represents the scheduling created during planning run; b. The determination of when an inward stock movement is needed to when the stock is expected in MRP; c. A proposal made by the purchasing team to acquire goods; d. A proposal made by the planning team made based on the production plan
a. The moment where the material is re-ordered during MRP run; b. The safety stock level specified in the material master; c. The level of inventory which triggers material procurement if the stock level falls below this limit, this re-ordering point level is specified in the material master in the view MRP 1; d. The minimum order quantity specified in the supplier info record
according to the source list and splits equally the lot between the various sources found; b. Determines the sources of supply according to the quota file and assigns the procurement proposal to the relevant sources of supply; c. Allocates every lot among the various sources available in the quota file and ignores the source list; d. Determines the sources of supply according to the quota file and splits equally the lot between the various sources found
Planned orders are always created when the system creates an internal procurement proposal. In the case of vendor procurement, the MRP Controller may create a planned order or directly create a PR. The next step for a planned order is to be converted to a PR so it goes to purchasing and is to eventually become a PO. A planned order can be converted to a PR using transaction code MD14.
One of the largest components in SAP MM functions includes Procurement Process, Master Data, Inventory Management, Material Requirements Planning, and Invoice Verification. All the MM functions have many sub-functions that perform specific business processes for those functions, which are executed through transactions. MM also supports other logistics functions which require materials information, such as plant maintenance and project management.