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Title: Release Strategy in SAP MM


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Release Strategy in SAP MM
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Release Strategy Concept
  • This is the corporate purchasing approval matrix
    in any organization.
  • Purchasing documents need higher management
    approval
  • . (after certain value limit)
  • Designing approval matrix is a difficult step
  • As many departments use different purchasing
    process
  • but they demand for a unique and simple
    Release Process

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Release Strategy Concept
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Release Strategy in SAP MM
  • The SAP Release strategy defines the approval
    process for
  • purchasing documents.
  • Release strategy for Purchase Requisition(
    Internal Document)
  • Release strategy for Purchase Order, Request For
    Quotation(RFQ),
  • Contracts (External Documents)

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Types of Release Strategy
  • Release Strategy without Classification
  • Release Strategy with Classification

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Release Strategy without classification
  • For Purchase Requisition

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Release Strategy with classification
  • This procedure is more flexible
  • We can have more criteria for approval process
  • Document type, Purchase org, Purchasing group,
    Net order value, Plant, Material group etc.
  • The Purchase orders, RFQ, contracts can be
    released at header level.
  • Only Purchase Requisitions are released at both
    header and item level

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Standard Release strategy configuration steps
  • Create Characteristics (will be used as criteria
    in approval process)

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Standard Release strategy configuration steps
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Standard Release strategy configuration steps
  • Create Class (all the characteristics will be
    assigned to this class)

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Standard Release strategy configuration steps
  • Create Release Group ( Link this with the class)
  • Create Release codes for Release group
  • Release Indicator
  • Set up release strategy using above release codes
  • Workflow

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Standard Release strategy configuration steps
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Purchase Order for Release ( ME23N)
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Purchase Order for Release (ME29N)
  • PO in ME29N

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Purchase Order for Release
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Purchase Order for Release (ME29N)
  • PO in ME29N

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Advantages
  • Speed up the whole approval process
  • Releasing Process can be fully automated using
    SAP release strategy
  • Collective release of purchasing document is
    possible
  • Simple to operate and Easy to maintain

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Questions ?
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