Introducing Service and Material Procurement (J13)

Objectives
After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Introduce Service and Material Procurement (J13)

Service and Material Procurement (J13)

Service and Material Procurement (J13) Process Flows Overview

The figure displays an overview of the process flows for the Service and Material Procurement (J13) scope item.

How to Access SAP S/4HANA Cloud Scope Item Process Flows and Test Scripts

  1. Navigate to SAP Best Practices for SAP S/4HANA Cloud for Enterprise Management.
  2. Select a country localization from the Version drop-down list.
  3. If necessary, select the Login icon in the upper left corner to log in.
  4. Go to the Accelerators section and, under General Documents, choose the link SAP Best Practices content library.
  5. Select the relevant scope option checkboxes to filter information and locate scope item test scripts and process flows.
Note
Ignore the BPMN2 version of process flows.

Description

The Service and Material Procurement scope item covers all relevant procurement processes of the professional services scenario.

Possible procurement sub-processes are:

  • Service procurement: You order an external service. The external service company confirms the purchase order and performs the service. The supplier invoices the service. You enter and process the supplier invoice.

  • Material procurement for consumption: A material is requested for a customer or internal project. You create a purchase order and sent it to the supplier. The supplier delivers the material and you enter the goods receipt. Finally, you enter and process the supplier invoice.

  • Procurement for third-party order processing: You order a material for an end-customer. The supplier ships the material directly to this end-customer.

Key Process Steps

  • Procure services:

    • Create purchase requisition

    • Create and approve purchase order

    • Send purchase order to supplier

    • Confirm service from supplier

    • Post expenses of service

    • Create supplier invoice

  • Procure material for consumption:

    • Create purchase requisition

    • Create and check purchase order

    • Send purchase order to supplier

    • Post and check goods receipt

    • Create supplier invoice

  • Procure for third-party order processing:

    • Create purchase requisition

    • Create and check purchase order

    • Send purchase order to supplier

    • Post and check goods receipt

    • Create supplier invoice

  • Create contracts (optional):

    • Create contract from scratch

    • Create contract based on purchase requisition

Benefits

  • Optimize and streamline procurement process to professional services scenario requirements

  • Simplify procure-to-pay, invoice-to-pay

  • Integrate to the SAP supplier network natively (SAP Ariba Network)

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