Vendors: Creating a Vendor Master Record Centrally
You create a vendor master record for everypurchasing organization and company code. Once you create the original master record for the vendor, you can assign the vendor to one or more purchasing organizations or company codes.
Examples are the address, control data, and data relevant to payment.
In the Contact Person view enter information on contact persons at the vendor.
Examples are payment data and correspondence data.
Examples are purchasing data and partner functions.
Assign a vendor one or more sub-ranges.
Define the country and region that the vendor is to supply.
Obtain an overview of the partner functions defined for each level at which data can be maintained.
Enter customs tariff preference data.
Choose Edit® Show values to obtain a list of all the values for the internal characteristics selected.
So that you do not have to enter so much data, the system list the assignments created for a reference vendor.
In addition to entering general data that applies to the whole purchasing organization, you can also enter data for a particular site or vendor sub-range that differs from the general data.
In Customizing, you define whether additional levels for data maintenance within a purchasing organization are allowed, and what these levels are, for each account group. You can change these settings in the vendor master record you are creating (Extras ® Add.purchasing data). This lets you control the levels at which you enter different data for each vendor.
Choose Environment ® Classification to classify the vendor using inherited characteristics.
The class Vendor class A contains the characteristic Type of assortment. Possible values for this characteristic are grocery, white goods, toys, toiletries, and apparel. These values are used to classify vendors in class A. Using the classification you find all vendors who deliver, for example, groceries.
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