It is time for Jennifer to take a closer look at the settings available in the supplier master record.
It is important to notice that the fields available in a supplier record are determined by the configuration of the system. This means that, for example, depending on the grouping used for the supplier creation, a zone can be mandatory in some cases, optional in other cases, or may even be hidden.
In the General Data of the business partner, we find the settings that belong to that partner and that are shared and available across all the company codes of your group. For example, the telephone number of the supplier. This means that if an update is made to this number, it will be immediately available to all the companies using this supplier.
In the General Data, we find among other settings:
- Address: Its completeness might be a requirement to perform certain payments process - for example, check payments.
- Language: Will determine the correspondence language with the partner.
- Bank Accounts: Required in case of bank transfer payments.
Jennifer is now going to review a summary of the supplier data maintained at the general data level: