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 Enhancements to Shift Report and Shift Note


Technical Data

Technical name of business function


Type of business function

Enterprise Business Function

Available as of

SAP Enhancement Package 5 for SAP ERP 6.0

Technical usage

Central applications

Application component

Logistics General (LO)

Shop Floor Control (PP - SFC)

Directly dependent business function that you must additionally activate

Shift Report/Shift Notes, Confirmation (LOG_PP_SRN_CONF)

This business function enables you to create and process shift notes and shift reports for work centers and hierarchies, as well as technical objects in Plant Maintenance. The business function is suitable for customers in discrete manufacturing and process industries. You can enter shift notes and create shift reports to document all important information and events pertinent to or occurring within a shift.

The key enhancement in this enhancement package is the introduction of the Shift Note Cockpit, which enables you to monitor all important shift notes (such as those for a certain work center) at a glance and also to create new ones.

With regard to the shift report, the enhanced preview functions and the list of quality notifications that you can now add to the report are of particular interest.


You have installed the following components as of the named version:

Type of component


Needed for the following functions only

Software component

SAP_APPL 605 and EA-APPL 605

Technical component or business content, e.g. Portal Content

Java stack for Adobe document services

Only for shift report and printing of shift notes


Shift Note Cockpit

In the Shift Note Cockpit, you can simultaneously display several lists of shift notes in the form of either tabstrips or overviews. This enables you to track the shift notes of several work centers at the same time, for example.

Enhanced Select Options in the List of Shift Notes

The selection screen of the list of shift notes has been redesigned. You can now choose between the following user-friendly views:

  • Basic search

  • Advanced search

  • Comprehensive search

For more information on the selection options, see List Processing of Shift Notes.

New Section for Quality Notifications in the Shift Report

In this enhancement package, the shift report has been enhanced by the list of quality notifications. You can now specify that quality notifications are also to be included in the shift report.