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Procedure documentation Blocking a Site in Its Capacity as a Vendor Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

Use

This procedure allows you to block a site in its capacity as a vendor. This block can be valid for the whole client or only for certain company codes, purchasing organizations and other levels on which data is maintained. You can also set a block in the vendor master of a site for quality reasons. When you set these blocks, they become valid immediately after you save.

Procedure

To set a block, proceed as follows:

  1. In Site Change: Initial Screen, enter the number of the site and choose ENTER .
  2. The screen for entering general site data appears.

  3. Choose Vendor.
  4. The vendor selection list appears. Here, you see the company codes and purchasing organizations for which data has been maintained.

  5. Depending on the type of block you wish to set, proceed in one of the following ways. Since you proceed in most cases to the Change Vendor: Blocking Data screen, you can set different blocks there in a single step.
      1. From the vendor selection list, select any company code or purchasing organization and as many data areas as you wish. The system requires this information to proceed to the screen with the blocking data.
      2. Choose Change. A new window appears.
      3. Choose Extras ® Blocking data. The screen Change Vendor: Blocking Data screen appears.
      4. In the Posting block field group, select the All company codes field to set a posting block for the whole client.
      5. In the Purchasing block field group, select All purchasing organizations to set a purchasing block for the whole client.
      1. From the vendor list select a purchasing organization and the Purchasing data view for the purchasing organization data.
      2. Choose Change. A new window appears.
      3. Choose Extras ® Blocking data. The screen Change Vendor: Blocking Data appears.
      4. In the Purchasing block field group, choose the Selected purchasing organization field.
      1. From the vendor list, select the company code that is to be blocked and any company code data view.
      2. Choose Change. A new window appears.
      3. Choose Extras ® Blocking data. The screen Change Vendor: Blocking Data appears.
      4. In the Posting block field group, choose the Selected company code field.
      1. If you have maintained different data for the purchasing organization at vendor sub-range level and/or site level, you can set a purchasing block for the level at which the different data is retained to set a purchasing block in a distribution center for certain stores only.
      2. From the vendor list select the Purchasing data view for the purchasing organization data and a purchasing organization.
      3. Choose Change. A new screen appears.
      4. On the screen Change Vendor: Purchasing Data, choose Extras ® Different Data. A new screen appears.
      5. Select the level (on which the different data is maintained) that you wish to block for purchasing activities.
      6. Choose Purchasing details. A new screen appears.
      7. Choose Extras ® Purchasing block. A window appears.
      8. Select the Purchasing block field and press ENTER .
      1. You can set a block for automatic payment at company code level:
      2. In the site list, select the Payment transactions view for the company code data and the required company code.
      3. Choose Change. A new screen appears.
      4. On the screen Change Vendor: Payment Transactions in Accounting, set the required key in the Payment block field.
      1. From the vendor list, select any company code or purchasing organization and data areas. The system requires this information to proceed to the screen with the blocking data.
      2. Choose Change. A new window appears.
      3. Choose Extras ® Blocking data. The screen Change Vendor: Blocking Data appears.
      4. In the Block for quality reasons field, enter a key defining the procurement functions to be blocked (ordering, goods receipt, etc.). This block does not take the organizational levels you previously selected into account.

Note

The Block for quality reasons field in the vendor master record is only of significance in connection with the QM system. You must set the QM procurement key and maintain the control key in the article master.

Save your entries. The site is now blocked in its capacity as a vendor for the activities you indicated.

Note

Repeat the steps as required if you wish to set a purchasing block, a posting block or a payment block for more than one organizational unit.

 

See also:

LO Logistics Business Partners: Structure link Setting a Posting, Sales and Distribution or Purchasing Block

LO Logistics Business Partners: Structure link Setting a Payment Block

LO Logistics Business Partners: Structure link Setting a Purchasing Block for Sites and Vendor Sub-Ranges

LO Logistics Business Partners: Structure link Setting a Block for Quality Reasons

 

 

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