22 September, 2020
The company’s Vendor supplies material to the company’s Customer (Or) Vendor Supplies material to a customer of a customer is called the Third-party.
Our Company sales department receives a PO from our customer for the material.
Then the company sends a PO with a delivery address as Customer to supply this material
The vendor will supply this material directly to the customer
The vendor will send an invoice to the company
Vendor bill will be settled after the company got the payment from the customer
In SAP the Third Party procurement will be done in two ways.
A) With SD Involvement
B) W/o SD Involvement
A) With SD Involvement:
B) W/o SD Involvement:
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The customer sends the PO to the Sales dept of the Company.
Create customer (XD01) with the account group as sold-to-party
Salespeople will create a Sales Order (VA01) with item category as ‘TAS’, i.e. Third Party.
Create material with
Create Vendor (Tcode XK01) – in purchase data view Check Automatic PO checkbox
Maintain Purchasing Info Record (T code ME11) for these vendors and material
Change the SO (VA02) and go to Schedule lines and check whether PR is created?
PR will be generated in the background with Item category 'S' and A/c assignment category '1' or X aux a/c
T code ME59 and enter relevant data to create an automatic PO with respect to PR
Send PO to Vendor.
The vendor delivers the material to the customer.
We can do GR and IV however stock should not be updated.
[Note: If you are not always allowing third party order processing then you can create a material master record with item category group as ‘NORM’ and procurement should be marked as ‘X’ meaning both types of procurement (in-house manufacturing and external product) ]