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

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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 [tc]ME57[/tc]
  • View Purchase Orders (ME23N & ME22N) [tc]ME23N[/tc]
  • Printing a Purchase Order [tc]ME23N[/tc]
  • Open PO Report [tc]ME2L[/tc]
  • MRP Rescheduling
  • Finding POs by Part Numbers [tc]ME2M[/tc]
  • Locating Vendor Information [tc]XK03[/tc]
  • Finding Spend by Supplier [tc]ME2L[/tc]
  • Interplant Shipments (MD04) [tc][/tc]
  • Blocked Invoices [tc]MRBR[/tc] & [tc]FBL1N[/tc]
  • Changing Purchase Groups [tc]MD04[/tc]
  • Faxing a SAP PO [tc]ME22N[/tc]
  • Obsolete Materials [tc]MD04[/tc]
  • Changing Lead times [tc]ME32K[/tc]
  • Safety Lead Time [tc]MM02[/tc] ( MRP2 Tab)
  • No Source List [tc]ME57[/tc]
  • Outside Processes – an Example of a process
  • NCMR Process [tc]QM03[/tc]
  • 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 – [tc]ME21[/tc]
  • Attaching Documents
  • Refaxing Orders
  • Transmissions Logs [tc]SOSB[/tc]

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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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