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 Planning Non-Stock Material

Use

You plan non-stock material if:

  • The required material is not available in the warehouse, for example, because it is only rarely used

  • You do not know the material number

Procedure

  1. Call up the order in change mode, and choose the operation overview.

  2. Select the operations, for which you want to plan material, and call up the component overview. To do this, you have the following options:

  3. - To display the material components for all order operations , call up the Component overview .

    - To display the material components for a particular operation , select the required operation and then call up the Component overview .

  4. Enter Non- s tock item as the item category. Enter the non-stock material required and any additional information needed for the operation in the list.

  5. If you are on the overview screen for the material components of all the order operations, and you have used more than one material component, you must also enter the operation for which each material is being planned. However, if there is only one operation in this order, the material is automatically assigned to this operation.

    Choose Continue .

  6. To complete the purchasing data for the non-stock material selected, call up the Purchasing detail view, and make all the required entries.

  7. Return to component assignment screen using Start of the navigation path Goto Next navigation step Back End of the navigation path .

  8. For non-stock material, you have the following options for entering addresses to which the material should be delivered:

  9. - Automatic Determination

    On the overview screen for the material components, choose Start of the navigation path Order Next navigation step Functions Next navigation step Redefine delivery address End of the navigation path .

    The system now determines the delivery address automatically according to the specifications which were maintained in the Customizing for Plant Maintenance for the access sequence when an address is proposed in the purchasing data.

    A dialog box appears in which you enter whether or not delivery addresses, which have already been entered manually, should be overwritten.

    If necessary, check the delivery address determined by selecting the required non-stock component and calling up the address dialog box using Start of the navigation path Component Next navigation step Delivery address End of the navigation path .

    - Manual Entry

    Select the required component and choose the Address tab page. A dialog box appears in which you can enter the delivery address.

    If you need to enter the same delivery address for a number of non-stock components in one order, you can use the function Use previous in the dialog box. The system then automatically inserts the delivery address, which was specified for the previous non-stock material in the dialog box.

    The system automatically writes the delivery address to the purchase requisition for the non-stock material. If the system cannot determine any address, and you have not entered one manually, it automatically uses the plant address.

  10. Save the order.