In today’s class, we have discussed the most important fields in the SAP Material Master and their business significance. There are many other important fields, but will be discussed when the respective configuration is discussed. This class could be useful for both SAP SD Training, as well as SAP MM Training. For other SAP Training modules, please visit our home page.
Summary : We have discussed the following fields in the Material
Basic View 1
- Material Name
- Material Description
- Base Unit of Measure
- Material Group
- Gross Weight
- Net Weight
Sales View 1
- Sales Unit
- Tax Classification
Sales View 2
- Sales Material Groups ( Groups 1 through 5 )
Scenario : ABC Computers Inc., is selling Desktops and Laptops as Finished Products. The desktops weight 20 lbs each and laptops weight 5 lbs each. The packaging for desktops weigh 3 lbs and laptops 1 lb. When finally packed, the desktop products have 5 cu ft of volume and laptops have 1 cu. ft of volume. Typically, these laptops and desktops are commercial products and fully tax liable. They are also sold in the same units as their basic unit of measure.
Question 1 : Based on the scenario above, create 2 materials as follows.( Replace xx with any random number of your choice )
LPTxx Laptop – Model 101
DTPxx Desktop- Model 101
Question 2 : Why is Weight ( Gross Weight/ Net Weight ) set at the Material master ?
Question 3 : Give 3 examples of “Units of Measure” that are weight related ( as available in the Search help ) ?
This exercise is only meant for SAP SD Training students of Magna Training. You should already have been given SAP Access to do this. If you don’t have one, contact us.