SAP is actually a reliable software that offers end-to-end solutions for all aspects of every business including logistic, distribution, manufacturing, financials, and sales. SAP SD or sales and distribution is one of the most important modules of SAP that primary focuses on handling the entire activities of business sales and distribution. Generally, when it comes to SAP SD, the SD variant is efficiently utilized for variant pricing. In order to assist you in the same regard, there is a variant configuration you need to understand.
SAP SD Variant Configuration Steps
Make a right Material – KMAT as the Material Type with an Item Category.
Establish Characteristics with the use of TCode – Zbike, wherein values cite the bile Color such as Blue, Red, etc.
Make another characteristic in a CT04 – Zprice. This is where directly do to an additional data tab and then maintain the field VKOND and table SDCOM.
Then assign the 2 characteristics to the Class in CLO1 – Zbikeclass in the tab page of characteristics.
Go to Configuration profile of CU41 and choose the material. Then you need to enter a description on a class assignment.
After that, you have to go back to the CT04 and enter Zbike. Go to the values and choose red. You may also go to extras and you will see “Other Dependencies. Choose procedure and enter in front ten. Write $self.Zprice=’Red’ then save.
When you are done with that, you need to go back to the extras. You will see the “Other Dependencies”.
Then you need to go to VK11 ns enter VA00. After that, enter a variant Blue and Red. Provide the rates and the make a sales order.
Start the variant configuration in the Sales Document
Variant configuration is really valuable, especially if you have various numbers of combinations of valuable parts that go into the product. This just means different combinations and permutations of the parts for the same material. Once you are able to maintain a material code that is unique for every combination parts possible, you need different material numbers.
SAP SD variant configuration is also integrated with various applications which include the following:
Bill of material
Material Requirements Planning
When it comes to SAP SD, there are different documents that are used in the process of sales and distribution in SAP like credit memos, returns, sales orders, quotations and sales order contacts. Customer inquiries are given to potential customers or clients for a single item. Right after receiving the inquiry, which is received by the sales office that is associated with the clients, the team can start working to respond to the inquiry. The document will then be sent back to the customers with the most appropriate conditions and price provided by the company. There are a lot of processes involved in the variation configuration of SAP SD. With the right processes, business operations will be more effective.