Financial Accounting (FI)

Business partner against whom receivables are held for goods and services rendered.


Business object

Sales & Distribution (SD)

Business partner, with whom you have a relationship involving the transfer of goods and/or services.


Business object


A customer can deal with several sales areas. The customers of a sales area can be assigned to a customer hierarchy. Within a customer hierarchy, it is possible to determine pricing agreements for the highest hierarchy level (e.g. head offices) that can also be valid for the subordinate hierarchy levels (e.g. branches).

For a customer designated as a ship-to party, the different unloading points and receiving points can be determined.


A customer can have the following partner functions: