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 Functional Improvements in MM for EM and ExD


Technical Data

Technical Name of Business Function


Type of Business Function

Enterprise Business Function

Available as of

SAP Enhancement Package 4 for SAP ERP 6.0

Technical Usage

Central Applications

application component

Empties Management (MM-PUR-EM)

Business functions that must also be activated

CP Extension (EA-CP)


With this Business Function you can use Empties Managment and Excise Duty with features specially optimized for customers in the beverage industry. In Empties Management in Purchasing, you can keep a separate account for each vendor. You can also use a mass data processing function for excise duty data.


You have installed the following components as of SAP Enhancement Package 3 for SAP ERP 6.0:

Component Type


Required for the following functions only

Software Component


You have activated the Consumer Products (CP) Enterprise Extension.


The functions of the Functional Improvements in MM for EM and ExD Business Function are completely integrated in Empties Management and Excise Duty and comprise the following areas:

Empties account in Purchasing

  • Improvement of traceability of value-based and quantity-based empties movements between a customer and vendor

  • Improvement of traceability of associated empties balances within a freely definable time period

  • Archiving of empties information in Purchasing

Mass data processing of excise duty data

Processing excise duty-specific data of several materials in the material master at one time in list form