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The solution of “Make To Order” business

The solution of “Make To Order” business

This article introduce the solution of “Make To Order” in SAP system, involving the foreground operation and background customization. You can follow the steps below to complete the solution. To see the detailed information, you can click the link of every step to open the […]

The way to display the cost of sales order with assigned orders

The way to display the cost of sales order with assigned orders

In the business solution of “make to order”, we often assign production order to sales order. This article tells you how to display the cost of sales order with assigned orders. STEP 1 Get into business transaction KKAC. Access business transaction via SAP menu path […]

Settlement of production order

Settlement of production order

This post introduces how to settle the cost of production order to material or sales order.


STEP 1 Get into business transaction CO03.

Follow the SAP menu path “Logistics -> Production -> Shop Floor Control -> Order -> CO03 – Display ” to display the production order, from which we can check the settlement of it.


STEP 2 Input the production order and press “Enter” on the computer keyboard to display the production order.


STEP 3 Follow the menu path “Header -> Settlement rule” at the top of the window to display the settlement rule of the production order.


STEP 4 Check the settlement rule of production order.

From the screenshot below we can figure out that the settlement receiver of the production order is the finished product related to the production order. Besides, the settlement receiver can be sales order item, cost center, WBS element, etc. Usually the settlement rules are created automatically when creating the production orders, and the settlement receivers are decided by the customizing of the type of the production order.


STEP 5 Settle the production order if the settlement rule is correct.

After checking the settlement rule and confirm the settlement rule is right, we need to settle the cost of the production order to the receiver. We access transaction KO88 via SAP menu “Logistics -> Production -> Shop Floor Control -> Period-End Closing -> Settlement -> KO88-Individual Processing”


STEP 6 Fill the required fields.

Input the production order, the settlement period, the fiscal year, then tick the check boxes of “Test Run” and “Check trans.data”. Click “Execute” button in the top left hand corner.


STEP 7 Click the “Detail lists” button to display the result of the test running.


STEP 8 Check the result of the test running.


STEP 9 Click the “Back” button.


STEP 10 Click the “Back” button again.


STEP 11 Make actual settlement if the result of the test running is correct.

Don’t tick the check box “Test Run”, then click the “Execute” button.


STEP 12 Click the “Detail lists” button to display the result of the actual settlement.


STEP 13 Below is the screenshot of the actual settlement, you can click the “Accounting documents” to display the generated accounting documents during the actual settlement.


STEP 14 Double click the “Accounting document” item.


STEP 15 Display the accounting document.


STEP 16 We can also double click the “Controlling document” item in “STEP 13” to display the controlling document.


STEP 17 Display the controlling document.

Display the actual cost of production order by using transaction code CO03

Display the actual cost of production order by using transaction code CO03

This article guides you to display the actual cost of production order, we can use transaction CO03 to do this. STEP 1 Get into transaction code CO03. Access via SAP menu “Logistics -> Production -> Shop Floor Control -> Order -> CO03 – Display “ […]

Goods receipt for production order into warehouse

Goods receipt for production order into warehouse

After the production, we need to receipt the finished product into warehouse. This article shares the system operation of goods receipt for production order into warehouse. STEP 1 Get into transaction MB31. Follow the SAP menu path “Logistics -> Materials Management -> Inventory Management -> […]

Goods issue to production order

Goods issue to production order

Usually we delivery raw material to production order before the produce, and this article tells you how to do goods issue to production order.


STEP 1 Get into transaction MB1A.

Follow the SAP menu “Logistics -> Materials Management -> Inventory Management -> Goods Movement -> MB1A – Goods Issue” to get into transaction MB1A.


STEP 2 Input the document date and the posting date, then select the plant and a suitable movement type, press Enter button on your keyboard.


STEP 3 Fill the required fields.

Input the production order, the sales order, the material number, the quantity of the material, the unit of the material and the stock location, then press Enter.

Plus: If you encounter an error message like “The status of the production order prohibits goods movement”. Maybe that the production order hasn’t been released causes this error, to solve it, you can see our article http://www.nicesap.com/mm-module/how-to-handle-the-error-message-current-order-status-xxx-does-not-allow-goods-withdrawals-while-doing-goods-issue-to-production-order.html


STEP 4 Save the document if you don’t encounter any error.

Use transaction MD04 to convert planned order into production order

Use transaction MD04 to convert planned order into production order

This article introduces the way to convert planned order into production order by using transaction MD04. Besides, you can use transaction CO40 to convert planned order into production order, if you want to know more about CO40, please open our post http://www.nicesap.com/pp-module/use-transaction-code-co40-to-convert-planned-order-to-production-order.html STEP 1 Get […]

Run MRP by using transaction MD02

Run MRP by using transaction MD02

You can learn using transaction MD02 to run MRP in this post. STEP 1 Get into transaction MD02. Follow the menu path “Logistics -> Production -> MRP -> Planning -> MD02-Single-Item, Multi-Level ” to get into transaction MD02, which you can see below. STEP 2 […]

The way to solve the error “Requirements planning is not active in plant XXXX”

The way to solve the error “Requirements planning is not active in plant XXXX”

The SAP system may pop up an error message “Requirements planning is not active in plant XXXX” when we use transaction code MD02 to run MRP. This is because the requirements planning for the plant is inactive, and this article guides you to solve it.


STEP 1 Find the error message and double click it.

You can see the screenshot below, the SAP system occur the error message in the bottom left corner, then double click it.


STEP 2 Analyze the diagnosis and the procedure.

You can see the picture below, the SAP system give us the diagnosis of the error message, and the procedure to solve it. From the diagnosis we know that we should active the requirements planning in the plant, we just need to click on the “Activate MRP and set up planning file”.


STEP 3 Get into transaction OMDU.

Click “Activate MRP and Set Up Planning File”, then SAP will jump to the transaction OMDU.


STEP 4 Click the “Material requirements planning” button.


STEP 5 Tick the check box of field “Activate requirements planning” for the plant and save.

Use transaction code VA01 to create sales order

Use transaction code VA01 to create sales order

This article shows you the way to create sales order by transaction VA01. STEP 1 Get into transaction VA01. Follow the SAP menu path “Logistics -> Sales and Distribution -> Sales -> Order -> VA01-Create ” to get into transaction VA01. STEP 2 Select order […]

The way to create raw material

The way to create raw material

This article tells you how to create raw material by using transaction code MM01 STEP 1 Get into the transaction code MM01. Follow the SAP menu path “Logistics -> Materials Management -> Material Master -> Material -> Create (General) -> Immediately ” to get into […]

How to create the material of finished product

How to create the material of finished product

As we know, we can use transaction code MM01 to create material, and this article tells you how to create material of finished product by using transaction code MM01.


STEP 1 Get in the transaction code MM01.

Follow the SAP menu path “Logistics -> Materials Management -> Material Master -> Material -> Create (General) -> Immediately ” to get into the transaction code MM01.


STEP 2 Select the “Industry sector” for the material, then select “FERT Finished products” for the field “Material Type”, press Enter.


STEP 3 Select the views you want to maintain.

Usually we select all of the views when creating material. We click the “select all” button, then click the “check mark” button, what you can see below.


STEP 4 Select the organizational levels for the material you want to create.

For example, select “AP01” for the field of plant. Besides, you can select other organizational levels as you wish.


STEP 5 Fill the required fields of every label.

Please look at the screenshot below, you need to fill the required fields, then press Enter, then the SAP system will jump to the next label, and it will tell you the fields you need to fill. After you’ve maintained all of the labels, save it and you have created a new material of finished product.