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Foreign Trade Data in Master Records

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Foreign Trade Data in Master Records

Foreign Trade Data in Master Records ( SAP MM )

    Definition

    Master data relevant to foreign trade that is used throughout the entire logistics chain in Materials

    Management (MM) and Sales and Distribution (SD) documents.

    Structure

    This section provides a detailed list of the data relevant for using SAP's Foreign Trade (FT)

    application component in vendor, purchasing info, material, and customer master records. The system‘s automated foreign trade processing depends on complete master data.

    To ensure efficient import and export processing, maintain the master data thoroughly.

    Vendor Master Record

    To go to a vendor master record from the SAP standard menu, choose Logistics ? Materials

    management ? Purchasing ? Master data ? Vendor ? Purchasing

    You can maintain data relevant to foreign trade on the following screens of the vendor master:

    • Address

     Vendor’s city

     Postal code

     Country

     Region

    The vendor’s country helps indicate import transactions in MM documents. You need the

    vendor’s region for declarations to the authorities.

    • Control

    This screen contains accounting data including the vendor’s VAT registration number.

    The system copies the vendor’s VAT registration number from the vendor master record

    to the purchase order as a default value.

    • Purchasing data

     Order currency

     Terms of payment

     Incoterms

     Mode of transport

    The mode of transport indicates how the imported goods cross the border. Office of entry (at the border)

    The border customs office code specifies the office through which goods usually

arrive in the country. The vendor master record supports only one Office of entry.

     Purchasing group

    To display or maintain data for preference processing from this screen, choose Extras ?

    Tariff preference.

    Purchasing Info Record

    The purchasing info record represents the link between the vendor and the material delivered

    and overrides the vendor master record. Communication between the vendor and your plant can

    be made easier using purchasing info records. To go to a purchasing info record from the SAP standard menu, choose Logistics ? Materials

    management ? Purchasing ? Master data ? Info record.

    You can maintain data relevant to foreign trade on the following screens:

    • General data

     Country of origin

     Region of origin

     Certificate category (the type of certificatefor example, a certificate of origin

    issued by the vendor)

     Certificate number

     Date until which the certificate of origin is valid To display or maintain data for preference processing from this screen, choose Extras ?

    Tariff preference.

    • Purchasing organization data 1

     Planned delivery time

     Standard quantity

     Confirmation control key

     Export/import procedure

     Net price

     Incoterms

    Material Master Record

    To go to a material master record from the SAP standard menu, choose Logistics ? Materials

    management ? Material master ? Material.

    You can display or enter data relevant to foreign trade in the following views of the material

    master record:

    • Basic data 1

     Base unit of measure Material group Division

     Net weight

     Gross weight

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