This tutorial video provides an in-depth explanation of the use of serial numbers in SAP Material Management. Serial numbers are used to identify and differentiate individual items of materials, supplementing the material master record. The video covers the setup of the serial number profile, assignment of the profile to a material master, creation of serial numbers, and the process of goods receipt with serial numbers. It also discusses the automatic creation of serial numbers and the activation of equipment view linked to serial numbers.
Key topics covered in the session:
- Introduction and Overview: The video starts with an introduction to the topic of SAP serial numbers in Material Management. It explains that serial numbers are used to identify individual items of materials and are linked to the material master through a serial number profile.
- Serial Number Profile Setup: The video demonstrates how to set up a serial number profile in the SAP system. It explains the various options within the profile, such as whether a serial master record is required, the category of the profile, and how inconsistencies in stock are checked.
- Assignment of Serial Number Profile to Material Master: The video shows how to assign a serial number profile to a material master at the plant level. It explains that a material can require serial numbers at one plant but not at others.
- Creation of Serial Numbers: The video demonstrates how to create serial numbers in advance using the SAP system. It shows the report for serial numbers and how to create new serial numbers.
- Goods Receipt with Serial Numbers: The video shows the process of creating a purchase order (PO) and performing a goods receipt with serial numbers. It explains how to enter serial numbers during the goods receipt process and how to check the created material document.
- Automatic Creation of Serial Numbers: The video explains how serial numbers can be created automatically during the goods receipt process. It shows how to set the flag for automatic creation of serial numbers and how the system automatically creates and assigns serial numbers.
- Activation of Equipment View: The video discusses the activation of the equipment view linked to serial numbers. It explains that when a serial number is created, an equipment is created in the background but is not always active. The video shows how to change the settings to activate the equipment view automatically when a serial number is created.
- Different Business Requirements for the Same Serial Profile: The video explains how to handle different business requirements for the same serial profile. It shows how to define flows and assign them to movement types, allowing for different behaviors depending on the movement type.
- Checking Serial Numbers and Activating Equipment View: The video demonstrates how to check the list of serial numbers for a material and how to activate the equipment view for a serial number.
- Conclusion: The video concludes with a summary of the topics covered and encourages viewers to like, share, comment, and subscribe for more content.
Transaction Codes Mentioned in the session:
- MMSL: Serial Number Management
- IQ09: Display Serial Numbers
- ME21N: Create Purchase Order
- IQ02: Change Serial Number