Demonstrating the Setting up of Business Rules for Specific Suppliers

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Describe how to set business rules for specific suppliers

Business Rules for Specific Suppliers

SAP Business Network provides the capability to assign SMI-specific business rules to different sets of suppliers or supplier groups.

An overview of these SMI-specific business rules is provided in the table:

Business RulesDescription 
Process Type

Select the relevant process type:

  • Planned shipments
  • Replenishment order

The default value for this field is Planned shipments.

Replenishment horizon, in number of days

Enter the number of days that reflects your business requirements.

The default value for this field is 180.

Replenishment time bucket

Select the relevant time bucket:

  • Daily
  • Weekly

The default value for this field is Daily.

Allow suppliers to edit price

To allow suppliers to edit price, select Yes.

The default value for this field is No.

Applies to replenishment orders only
Require suppliers to replenish within the proposed range of minimum and maximum quantities

To require suppliers to replenish within the proposed range, select Yes.

The default value for this field is No.

Allow suppliers to send planned replenishment

To allow suppliers to send planned replenishment, select Yes.

The default value for this field is No

Maximum number of line items allowed in replenishment orders

Enter the number of line items that reflects your business requirements.

The default value for this field is 1000.

Set Business Rules for Specific Suppliers

To set business rules for sets of suppliers or supplier groups, complete the following steps:

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