Order-related preference calculation

Order-related preference calculation

Configurable materials with SAP S/4 HANA

For companies that do not have mass production but make-to-order production and thus generate a new bill of material for each order, the goods origin and preference calculation must be made for each order item. In our projects with our solution for goods origin and preferences GENESYS, this was previously solved technically by adding a suffix to the material number, usually the order number, so that a calculation was carried out for this order item.
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Improved process of order-related calculation

With the ERP changeover from SAP ERP to SAP S/4 HANA, the valid field length of the material number was extended to 40 digits. Due to this small technical change, our procedure for order-related costing could no longer be used.

This prompted us to rethink the process of order-related costing in general, and so we were able to find both a solution to make this possible with SAP S/4 HANA and to improve the process for all customers.

Make-to-order production, variants and batches possible due to configurable materials

When analyzing this process, we found that we need to support both materials that are sold more than once as a variant or batch of a material and also those that are only produced once for a specific order. Thus, a reference to a material can now be transferred to GENESYS, along with an indicator showing whether this material is only produced once.

Automated generation of supplier declarations depending on the material indicator

Until now, a long-term supplier’s declaration (LLE) was issued for all materials for deliveries within the European Union, depending on the settings in the customer. However, for materials that are only manufactured once and shipped with this order, an individual declaration (LE) for the order or delivery is enough. Therefore, an individual declaration (LE) is automatically created for materials for which the indicator is set.

Order-related calculations can now be implemented more easily and professionally for future projects.
Do you have any questions about GENESYS or order-related calculation? We look forward to receiving your inquiry and to working together with you on your project.



Geschrieben von <a href="https://www.bex.ag/en/blog/author/alex/" target="_self">Alexander Haun</a>

Geschrieben von Alexander Haun

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