Configuring Planning Specific Transaction Rules

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Configure Planning Specific Transaction Rules

Transaction Rules for Suppliers

SAP Business Network (formally known as Ariba Network) provides the capability to assign Forecast-specific transaction rules to different sets of suppliers or supplier groups.

An overview of these Forecast-specific transaction rules are provided in the table below:

Transaction RuleDescription
Allow suppliers to view forecast dataTo allow suppliers to view forecast data, select Yes .
Allow suppliers to commit to forecast dataTo allow suppliers to commit to forecast data, select Yes .
Forecast commit horizon, in daysTo specify the number of days as the forecast commit horizon, enter a value.
Forecast commit lock horizon, in daysTo specify the number of days as the forecast commit lock horizon,enter a value.
Use Time series end date to populate Forecast dataTo use a time series end date to populate forecast data, select Yes.
Forecast commit time bucketSelect the relevant time bucket:
  • All
  • Daily
  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Yearly

Setting Up Planning Transaction Rules

In the SAP Business Network, to set up the Planning Collaboration Transaction Rules for sets of suppliers or supplier groups, complete following steps.

  1. Log in to the Buyer account in the SAP Business Network.
  2. Choose PlanningSettings.System showing choosing planning and settings
  3. On the Assign suppliers tab, choose Add configuration.system picture showing the selection of assign suppliers and add configuration
  4. Enter a name for the set of suppliers or groups.
  5. To set transaction rules for sets of suppliers, select the radio button for Suppliers. To set transaction rules for suppliers groups, select the Supplier Groups radio button.
  6. Select the Suppliers or groups.
  7. In the Planning Process screen area, set the Forecast transaction rules.Setting up transaction rules for planning collaboration in SAP Business Network Buyer account

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