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SAP Data Types

-Organizational Data
-Master Data
-Transaction Data

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Organizational Data

is usually defined as part of the configuration process.

An example is a plant=1000, storage location=001.

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Master Data

is relatively static or unchanged over a period of time.
Example, a customer name, address, telephone, fax, contact name, etc.
There are many master data objects in SAP.

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Transaction Data

is the result from executing a transaction or data base entry. Transaction data will contain certain master data and organizational data elements. (data created in normal day running of business).
For example, customer A, ordered quantity B of material C for delivery of a specific date. This data will be entered in a sales order entry transaction.
There are many types of transaction data.

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Name the types of data in any SAP ERP system

Organizational data, Master data, Transaction data

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Plant: Definition

A plant is an organizational unit within a company.

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A plant is a place where valuated goods and services are:

manufactured, stored, consumed, distributed.

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A plant can be used to define a:

manufacturing facility,
central storage facility (distribution center),
corporate headquarters,
sales office

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Which organizational level would be associated with the production and storage of valuated goods?

Plant

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Storage Location: Definition

an organizational unit where various inventories or materials may be kept in a plant.

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A storage location will typically but not always store:

raw materials,
component materials,
maintenance and repair (MRO) materials (-materials not consumed in product, ex. cleaning supplies).

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Storage locations may also be referred to as a

warehouse

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A material is

anything that can be used in trade {trade goods} (i.e. sold), produced, or consumed in a manufacturing process.
Some systems may refer to this as an item, part number, part, etc.
SAP's term is material.

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The Material Master

is the basic building block of all supply chain management activity.

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A material may be described in SAP using many different parameters.

For example, you may describe a material by its description, weight, physical dimensions, inventory management policy, cycle time, etc.

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The SAP material master object contains

over 900 parameters (fields) that may be used to describe a material.

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Material masters are always defined with respect to

a material
AND
a plant

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What is the main purpose of the MM (material master) for SCM?

1)basic building block
2)MM is a repository-bank has a repository where keeps $$ and the MM is where keep all the data you'd ever want to know in one place.

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Transaction codes ending in
01-->
02-->
03-->

01-->create
02-->change
03-->display

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Material Master Hierarchical Structure

covers the following organizational levels:
client
plant
storage location

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The material master hierarchical structure makes it

easier to organize information on materials
and
minimizes data redundancy.

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Material Master Client level

Material number
description
units of measure
technical data

(engineering/design data is managed mainly on a client level)

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Material Master Plant level

MRP data
Work scheduling data
Purchasing data

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Material master storage location level

stock quantities

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Material master records are grouped according to:

industry sector
and
material type

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the industry sector determines

which industry specific data appears in the material master record.

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the material type determines

which departments can enter data and whether quantities and/or values are updated in inventory management.

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TRUE OR FALSE:
A material that is built in more than one plant may share a common material master.

FALSE

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A material description is an example of which level of the material master hierarchy?

client

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A material master cost that will determine which departments may view and modify the data is

material type.