Partner Functions In SAP MM

Partner Functions

The Vendor as Business Partner he can assume different roles in its dealings with another

enterprise. In a procurement transaction, the vendor roles are:

• Vendor (VN)

• Ordering address (OA)

• Goods supplier (GS)

• Invoicing party (PI)

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Customization Settings

1. Define Account Groups and Assignment.

SPRO -> Logistics General -> Business Partner -> Vendors -> Control ->

a. Define Account Groups and Field Selection (Vendor)

b. Define Number Ranges for Vendor Master Records and Assignment

2. Partner Determination

a. Partner Roles

SPRO -> Material Management -> Business Partner -> Partner Determination -> Partner Roles -> Define partner roles

b. Define Permissible Partner Roles per Account Group

SPRO -> Material Management -> Business Partner -> Partner Determination-> Define Permissible Partner Roles per Account Group

c. Partner Settings in Vendor Master Record

Define Partner Schemas

SPRO -> Material Management -> Business Partner -> Partner Determination -> Partner Settings in Vendor Master Record -> Define Partner Schemas

Assign Partner Schemas to Account Groups

SPRO -> Material Management -> Business Partner -> Partner Determination -> Partner Settings in Vendor Master Record -> Assign Partner Schemas to Account Groups

d. Partner Settings in Purchasing Documents

Define Partner Schemas

SPRO -> Material Management -> Business Partner -> Partner Determination -> Partner Settings in Purchasing Documents -> Define Partner Schemas

Assign Partner Schemas to Document Types

SPRO -> Material Management -> Business Partner -> Partner Determination -> Partner Settings in Purchasing Documents -> Assign Partner Schemas to Document Types