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2606774 - FAQ - Quota arrangements in MRP


Frequently asked questions related to quota arrangements in MRP:

  1. When and what scenario should quota arrangements be used?
  2. What's the difference between allocation quota and split quota?
  3. Why MRP always assigns same vendor to newly created purchase requisitions?
  4. How quota arrangement usage in MRP is simplified in S/4HANA systems?
  5. Why quota is not selected or considered by MRP?
  6. Can quota work with MRP area?
  7. What's the difference between maximum quantity and maximum release quantity? When to use which setting?
  8. Why the allocated quantity exceeds the maximum quantity defined for a quota item?
  9. How to correct allocated quantity in quota?
  10. Why quota cannot be changed and how to change it?
  11. What settings should be avoided when using quota arrangements?
  12. How to search notes related to quota in MRP valid for your system release?
  13. How to search KBAs related to quota in MRP?

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  • SAP ERP Production Planning (PP)
  • SAP R/3
  • SAP R/3 Enterprise
  • SAP ERP Central Component
  • SAP Enhancement package for SAP ERP
  • SAP Enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA
  • SAP S/4HANA, on-premise


SAP ERP Central Component all versions ; SAP ERP all versions ; SAP R/3 Enterprise all versions ; SAP R/3 all versions ; SAP S/4HANA all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA all versions


KBA , PP-MRP , Material Requirements Planning , MM-CBP , Consumption-Based Planning , MM-PUR-SQ-QTA , Quota Arrangement , Problem

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