SAP Variant Configuration

November 6, 2016

SAP Variant Configuration

SAP Variant configuration Purpose for Manufacture

Variant configuration is for manufacturing industries with complicated products manufacture. The manufacturer have different types and variant of products.

Regularly, New variants are created by modifying existing product designs as you process the order.

the importance is to adopt the changes and react to the customer requirements.

SAP Variant Configuration will help and improve the productconfiguration between sales, engineering and production; sap variant configuration  support customer and salesperson to put together specifications for the product and ensure that the product can be produced from these unique specifications.

SAP Integration for different variant configuration

Variant configuration is integrated in the following applications:

  • CA Classification

  • LO Material Master

  • PP Bill of Material

  • PP Routings

  • PP–PI Master Recipes

  • SD Sales

  • SD Conditions

  • MM Purchasing

  • CO Costing

  • PP Material Requirements Planning (MRP)

  • PP Production Orders

Configure following objects:

  • Materials

  • Standard networks in the Project System.

  • PM General maintenance task lists

  • Model service specifications

SAP Variant Features

You do not should produce a different product for each and every variation of an item in your business. You could make use of oneconfigurable product to cover all variations. You produce a very BOM as well as an incredibly transmitting for this product, including all the parts and also procedures for generating all variations of the item.

To specify the functions of a configurable product, you utilize qualities. To allow you to make use of features to set up a product, you designate the product to a course of course kind 300.

In Variant Configuration, you utilize reliances to regulate this. Reliances additionally choose specifically the appropriate BOM elements and also procedures to generate a version.

Each configurable item has to have a setup account. The setup account for a product regulates the setup procedure in the sales order.

You could make the cost of a variation based on the particular worths designated (Pricing). You could utilize alternative problems to specify additional charges and also discount rates for a version.

For versions that are called for regularly, you could develop product versions, which can be generated without a sales order as well as kept in supply. When you obtain a sales order, you could examine whether the variation needed remains in supply, to ensure that you could provide right away.

You do not require to produce a different product for each variation of an item in your business. You could utilize one configurable product to cover all versions. You develop an incredibly BOM and also an incredibly directing for this product, including all the elements and also procedures for creating all versions of the item.