Structured Material: New Functions in Retail

Description

As a result of requirements from the retail sector (SAP Retail), Release 4.0A includes new functions for the integrated use of structured materials.

You can only use structured materials if you have implemented SAP Retail.

A structured material is made up of several single materials (components). The following are examples of structured materials:

A set is a grouping of materials which is treated from the logistics viewpoint as a single material and which therefore has its own material number, sales price and sales price conditions.
A prepack is a number of materials grouped together, usually by the manufacturer or vendor, which is purchased as one material and which has its own material number, purchase price and purchase price conditions.
A display is a number of materials grouped together by the manufacturer or vendor which is purchased as one material and which therefore has its own material number, purchase price and purchase price conditions. A display can also be broken down into its components, which can then be sold individually.

Structured materials can be used in the following areas: