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 Conversion Data

Definition

Master data that assigns internal keys and descriptions to the (external) keys and descriptions (such as, material numbers) used by wholesalers in confirmations. Conversion data comprises:

  • Customer conversion data

  • Article conversion data

Use

You enter conversion data for each wholesaler or specialized wholesaler so that the system can transfer the data automatically.

On the basis of the conversion data for customer master data, the system automatically converts the wholesaler’s external keys and descriptions for objects or names of customers into internal keys, descriptions, and names.

Using the article conversion data, the system automatically converts the wholesaler’s sales into standardized, internal values as used by the manufacturer.

Structure

Examples of conversion data are:

  • Customer/object keys

  • Units of measure

  • Descriptions

  • Material numbers