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Service and Material Procurement – Project-Based Services (J13)

Service and Material Procurement – Project-Based Services (J13)

Service and Material Procurement – Project-Based Services scope item covers all relevant procurement processes of the professional services scenario.

Possible procurement subprocesses are:

Service procurement – an external service is ordered. The external service company confirms the purchase order and performs the service. The supplier posts the expenses back. A supplier invoice is created and processed.

Material procurement for consumption – a consumption material is requested from a customer or internal project and a purchase order is created and sent to the supplier. The supplier sends the material to the company, and the goods receipt is checked. Finally, the supplier invoice is created and the invoice is paid.

Procurement for third-party order processing – a material is ordered by the purchaser of the ordering company for an end customer from a supplier. The supplier ships the material directly to this end-customer.

Key Process Steps Covered

  • 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:

  • 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)


Where is Service and Material Procurement – Project-Based Services(J13) being used?

This Scope item is used in the following way:

  • As a core function of General within Professional Services Scope Item Group

Process flow of Service and Material Procurement – Project-Based Services (J13)

Find below the process flow of the scope item Service and Material Procurement – Project-Based Services as it is defined for release s4hc-2108.

process-flow


Ref: Professional Services of SAP S4HC-2108


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