material master record

Logistics - General (LO)

Record containing all the data required to manage a material. This data is sorted according to various criteria.

A material master record contains data of a descriptive nature (such as size and weight) and data with a control function (such as material type and industry sector). In addition to this data, which can be directly maintained by the user, it also contains data that is automatically updated by the system (such as stock levels).