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SAP S/4HANA for Central Procurement

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Expert Content

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SAP Fiori for SAP S/4HANA for central procurement

Get an overview about the availability of transactional and configuration apps for SAP S/4HANA for central procurement, that are linked in SAP Fiori Library. The detailed information about the apps is available in the SAP Fiori Library.

Central Requisitioning – At a Glance

Central Requisitioning offers a single point of access to employees and purchasers belonging to different divisions and regions . It offers a unique value proposition of quick and disruption free adoption of innovations. The Central Requisitioning scenario facilitates employees to have a unified shopping experience, where they can create self-service purchase requisitions in an hub system.

Create Purchase Requisitions

My Purchase Requisitions

Schedule Import of Catalog Data

Confirm Receipt of Goods

Central Procurement Operations Monitor

Central Purchase Contracts – At a Glance

Central Contract Management is used to negotiate a global long-term agreement between an organization and a supplier within a certain period as per predefined terms and conditions. This enables purchasers from various parts of the company at different locations to take advantage of negotiated terms. A central contract gets created in the central source system, and it can be distributed to various connected systems.

Manage Central Purchase Contracts

Schedule Import of Release Orders

Manage Workflows for Central Purchase Contracts

Central Purchasing – At a Glance

Analytics such as spend visibility and automation of the purchasing processes across different plants has become the need of time to take informed decision and simplify business process. There is a growing need to have central control over the purchasing processes across various business units. Central Purchasing provides a single point of access and visibility to purchasing documents like purchase requisitions and purchase orders that are residing in the connected systems. It also offers features like centralized approval, managing the unsourced requirements from all connected systems, responsibility management & analytics.

Create Purchase Orders Centrally

Manage Purchase Requisitions Centrally

Schedule Import of Purchasing Documents

Manage Purchase Orders Centrally

Manage Workflows for Centrally Managed Purchase Orders

Analytics for Central Procurement

Analytics for central procurement provides scenarios such as central purchase contract consumption and global purchasing spend. It provides visibility into contract consumption based on various filters. Similarly central analytics for global purchasing spend, enables purchasers to analyze specific business situations with an analytical list page for purchase order items, by using chart elements and visual filters.

Monitor Purchase Order Items Centrally

Monitor Central Purchase Contract Items

Central Sourcing (upcoming)

Central Sourcing in a central procurement scenario enables purchasers to create Request for Quotations (RFQs), quotations. It also enables purchasers to create central purchase contracts or purchase orders from accepted quotations. Central Sourcing scenario also allows purchasers to have an overview of all the requirements across various plants and carry out the sourcing of requirements centrally.

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Configure SAP S/4HANA for central procurement

Provides a starting point for configuring and setting up SAP S/4HANA for central procurement. It contains configuration set up guides and business process flow information that you can use to implement the solution. It also enables you with information about the system landscape, product overview and important follow-up activities you need to consider for the configuration.

Central Requisitioning

Cloud (1XI)

On-Premise (2FI)

Central Purchase Contracts

Cloud (2ME)

On-Premise (2ME)

Central Purchasing

Cloud (2XT)

On-Premise (2ME)

Guided Buying Integration for Central Procurement

Cloud (3EN)

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Product Availability Matrix for SAP S/4HANA for central procurement

Information about product availability matrix for SAP S/4HANA and ERP integration for product SAP S/4HANA for central procurement.

S/4HANA PROCMT INTG W/ S4H 1.0

S/4HANA PROCMT INTG W/ ERP 1.0


Latest Questions and Answers
Using MM for Indirect Procurement

Hello, I am looking at using Material Codes for Purchase Orders where we are procuring services or equipment. I know there are more correct ways to do this in SAP (External Services Management, Equipm...

May 30th, 2019
Delayed Asset Capitalization

Hello all, I am trying to track assets and we have run into an issue where the users are not entering an Asset Number in the Purchase Req/ Purchase Order. The reason for this is they do not want to st...

May 30th, 2019
Service Procurement in S/4 1809 Central procurement

Dear Experts, We would like to know more about service procurement in central procurement. Does it handle like SRM. Any document or link with information will be helpful. Thanks and Regards, Abhishek

Purchase Order Should Not be create on monday .

Hi Guru's as my clients requirement he need that purchase order should not be create on monday . plz give solution . thanks E mail - bhatidineshsingh91@gmail.com

how to cancel invoice document?

how to cancel invoice document? thanks

April 14th, 2019
what is the difference between S4 HANA and Central finance

what is the difference between S4 HANA and Central finance


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