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3486673 - MRP - Automatic source determination logic if multiple purchasing info records are available

Symptom

The business need is to understand the system logic when MRP is selecting a specific Purchasing Info Record in case there are several Purchasing Info Records with active auto-sourcing indicator and with identical parameters.

Environment

SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud

Resolution

If several purchasing info records exist, MRP selects the one in priority:

  • purchasing info record with given plant
  • purchasing info record with the smaller supplier number (LIFNR)
  • purchasing info record with the smaller purchasing organization (EKORG)
  • purchasing info record with the smaller purchasing group (EKGRP).

If there are still multiple matches, then the system selects the info record with the:

  • most recent validity end date
  • latest creation date
  • highest info record number.

See Also

Private Cloud KBA: 2614920 - Sourcing priority during MRP in S/4 HANA system

Keywords

MRP, logic, system, Purchasing Info Record, number, several, multiple Purchasing, auto-sourcing indicator, automatic source determination, identical parameters, plant, supplier number, purchasing organization, purchasing group, validity end date, creation date , KBA , PP-MRP-2CL , Material Requirements Planning (Public Cloud) , How To

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition 2402