SAP Knowledge Base Article - Preview

2913747 - Lean Services in Procurement Item Category Enhanced Limit How to Guide and FAQ- SAP S/4HANA & SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud.


Use case examples where item category enhanced limits are used:

Procurement of Services has two sub categories of spend. Planned and Unplanned procurement of Services. There are several examples of Unplanned Procurement  – for eg.  Procurement of Lawyer services  - Procurement of Ad-hoc or breakdown Maintenance , etc.

“Unplanned procurment of services” are typically used when:

-       Buyer knows only the maximum budget they can allocate as spend on the service request.

-       Buyer doesn’t know the effort (qty) or procedures to complete the requested services.

-       Buyer trusts its preffered supplier to have the required subject matter expertise to provide the service.

-       Buyer knows a service category (Material Group).

-       Buyer knows when the service is needed (start and end dates).

-       The buyer may have a contract with its trusted supplier with agreed rates.

-       A preferred supplier is known and can be assigned by the buyer in a Work order or PS or requisition.

To map above business usecase of unplanned procurement, SAP provides the feature of Enhanced Limits in S/4HANA Procurement documents.



  • SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud


SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition all versions ; SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions ; SAP S/4HANA all versions


Enhanced Limit, item category E, ME22n, pstyp_a, LMEPOF8D, AFNAM, LMEREQD04 ,S/4 LIMIT, MMPUR_SPROC016, MAA, Multiple account, downpayments, DP, Condition control tab. , KBA , MM-PUR-SVC-SES , Service Entry Sheet for Service Procurement , MM-PUR-PO , Purchase Orders , MM-PUR-REQ , Purchase Requisitions , MM-FIO-SRV , Fiori UI for Services Management , Problem

About this page

This is a preview of a SAP Knowledge Base Article. Click more to access the full version on SAP for Me (Login required).

Search for additional results

Visit SAP Support Portal's SAP Notes and KBA Search.