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With the transactional app Monitor Material Coverage, you can monitor all the materials in a selected area of responsibility. You can specify a shortage definition to determine which of the materials have shortages. You can use the default filter Time till Shortage to check the coverage of materials within a specific time frame.

Key Features

With the Monitor Material Coverage app, you can do the following:

  • Select an area of responsibility

  • Select a shortage definition to determine which materials you want to monitor

  • Narrow down the scope of the material list by using the Time till Shortage filter as well as other facet filters

  • Personalize the table by choosing which table columns are shown and how table entries are sorted

  • Display a chart showing the stock availability of a selected material over the next 21 days and open a quickview with the projected stock

  • Navigate from the projected stock quickview to the Manage Material Coverage app by choosing Check Material Coverage

  • Open a quickview for the material

  • Open a quickview with a list of vendors for a material if there is more than one

  • Tailor the app to your needs and save the combination of shortage definition and filters as a variant

  • Save your personalized variants as tiles on your home page from which you can access this Monitor... app or directly navigate to the respective Manage ... app.

    For more information about variants, see Working with Variants.

  • View details of the selected materials and check different solutions in the Manage Material Coverage app

  • Find which shortages you accepted in the Manage Material Coverage app

  • Revoke the acceptance of shortages to process the materials in the Manage Material Coverage app again and find solutions

Technical Features

In addition, this app supports the following technical features and options. Some of these features require additional components or settings in your system landscape:

  • If the long material number has been activated in your back-end system, it is automatically displayed in the <Material> field in this app. For more information, see Long Material Number in SAP Fiori Apps.

Navigation Targets

This app enables users to access other apps directly (for example to display detailed information).


Linked apps have to be already available in your system landscape or you have to implement them along with this app.

The app offers the possibility to directly access the Manage Material Coverage app and the Material fact sheet.

System Landscape Requirements

In order to be able to implement this app, your system landscape has to be enabled for SAP Fiori. One of the requirements for your system landscape is that your back-end product meets the required product version stack:

Required Back-End Product (Product Version Stack)

  • SAP enhancement package 8 for SAP ERP 6.0 (01 (01/2016))
  • SAP enhancement package 7 for SAP ERP 6.0 (11 (01/2016))

The front-end components of this app (such as the user interface) are delivered together with the components of other apps as part of this SAP Fiori product:

Front-End Components Delivered with (Product Version Stack)

SAP Fiori 1.0 for SAP ERP ( 09 (01/2016) )

For more information, see the app implementation document of this app.

Component for Customer Incidents