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SAP MM User Manual: Purchasing

Find below link to a very comprehensive Purchasing manual for most commonly used proccesses in SAP MM. Content of this step-by-step guide is as following;

  • Purchase requisition: Create Purchase Requisition for Account Assignment, Asset, Non Valuated materials, Stock materials [ME51N], Change Purchase Requisition [ME52N], Display Purchase Requisition [ME53N], Assign source of supply to requisitions [ME56]
  • Request for Quotation: Create Quotation [ME41], Maintain Quotation [ME47], Display Quotation [ME48], RFQ Comparison [ME49], Message Output RFQ [ME9A]
  • Contract/APO: Create Contract with reference to PR [ME31K], Create Contract with reference to RFQ [ME31K], Change Contract [ME32K], Display Contract [ME33K]
  • Purchase Order/Release Order: Create Purchase Order for Account Assignment Asset, Non Valuated materials, Stock materials, Subcontracting & Repair [ME21N], Change Purchase Order [ME22N], Display Purchase Order [ME23N]

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Beginner’s Guide to Daily SAP Purchasing Processes for Reference

This document contains step-by-step self notes with detailed screenshots to SAP Purchasing related daily processes. You can see the list of covered content below:

  • Assign and Process Purchase Requisitions [ME57]
  • View Purchase Orders (ME23N & ME22N) [ME23N]
  • Printing a Purchase Order [ME23N]
  • Open PO Report [ME2L]
  • MRP Rescheduling
  • Finding POs by Part Numbers [ME2M]
  • Locating Vendor Information [XK03]
  • Finding Spend by Supplier [ME2L]
  • Interplant Shipments (MD04) []
  • Blocked Invoices [MRBR] & [FBL1N]
  • Changing Purchase Groups [MD04]
  • Faxing a SAP PO [ME22N]
  • Obsolete Materials [MD04]
  • Changing Lead times [ME32K]
  • Safety Lead Time [MM02] ( MRP2 Tab)
  • No Source List [ME57]
  • Outside Processes – an Example of a process
  • NCMR Process [QM03]
  • Managing Low Value Inventories (Process)
  • MRP and ROP

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Step by Step Guide to Sending Purchase Order Via Email & Fax in SAP

This documents explains the required steps with screenshots for sending purchase order as an “External Send” in SAP. You will find following instructions in this tutorial;

  • Ordering via the Gateway – [ME21]
  • Attaching Documents
  • Refaxing Orders
  • Transmissions Logs [SOSB]

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SAP MM Purchasing Sim Video Tutorials Package

In this post, you will find link to step-by-step interactive video tutorials for the most common SAP MM Purchasing processes which some are listed below:

  • Create Request for Quotation
  • Create Purchase Requisition
  • Individual Release of Purchase Requisition
  • Collective Release of Purchase Requisition
  • Create Purchase Order without Reference
  • Create Purchase Order with reference to Quotation
  • Create Purchase Order with reference to Purchase Order
  • Individual & Collective Approval of Purchase Order
  • List Purchase Order Reports by Purchase Order / Vendor / Material / Cost Center
  • Create Contract with/out reference to Purchase Requisition
  • List Contract Reports per Material / Vendor

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SAP MM Case Study: Purchasing Process Training for Beginners

This SAP MM case study (for SAP ECC 6.0) explains an integrated materials management process in detail and thus fosters a thorough understanding of each process step and underlying SAP functionality.

Within a fictitious company, you will take on different roles in order to process a complete purchasing process.. e.g. purchasing agent, warehouse worker, accounting clerk. Overall, you will be working in the Materials Management (MM) and the Financial Accounting (FI) departments.
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Purchasing & Inventory Management User Manual | SAP MM

Yet another powerful end-user guide for SAP MM Users. This user manual describe commonly used business processes related to Purchasing & Inventory Management in SAP. You will find step by step guide with screenshots, footnotes and explanation of important fields on transaction screens.

  • Reservation
  • Purchase Requisition
  • Request for Quotation (RFQ)
  • Contract
  • Create Purchase Order
  • Inventory Management
  • Material Requirement Planning

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SAP Purchasing User Training Manual

This document covers purchasing flow in SAP MM and shows step by step guide with screenshots of the following processes;

  • Create a purchase requisition (ME51)
  • First release of requisition (ME54)
  • Create Request for Quotation (RFQ) with reference to requisition (ME41)
  • Create Purchase Order with reference to RFQ
  • Department receives material ordered (GR)
  • Department pays invoice (MIRO)

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