Assign Trading Data and Characteristics to a Batch Using its ASN

  • by V. Krishna Anaparthi, Process Architect, SAP Labs India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Christian Butzlaff, Senior Director, Value Prototyping, SAP
  • February 11, 2013

This enhancement populates inbound delivery batches using advanced shipping assignment (ASN) messages from SAP SNC.

Exit V55K0013 enhances the batch created above with additional data. In the first step, trading data like vendor, vendor batch, and country of origin are assigned to batch. In the example we configured additional characteristics – such as change number and vendor name – for the class assigned to the batch-managed material under consideration. In the second step of the customer exit, the value for these characteristics is determined from the IDoc data and assigned to the batch characteristics.

To see this enhancement in context as part of an integrated batch management system in SAP SNC, see Krishna and Christian’s article, "Increase Productivity by Enabling Integrated Batch Management with Suppliers using SAP SNC."

The code included with this article was developed primarily for demonstration purposes. Therefore no error handling has been incorporated. You should use discretion when using this code in your implementation.

V. Krishna Anaparthi

V. Krishna Anaparthi has vast experience in the field of enterprise consulting. Playing the roles of project manager and solution architect, he is instrumental in the successful implementation of multiple SAP projects across the consumer goods, pharmaceutical, and high-tech industries. He is currently serving as the process architect at SAP Labs India Pvt. Ltd. and is a part of the SAP Business By Design development team.

Krishna holds an MBA from NITIE, Mumbai, India. He has PMP, CPIM, and CSCP certifications and is proficient in supply chain and project management processes.

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Christian Butzlaff

Dr. Christian Butzlaff is responsible for SAP Value Prototyping services at SAP America. Before that he held various positions in the SAP Development Organization. In particular, he was Development Manager for SAP Supply Network Collaboration (SAP SNC). In his current role he works with customers on prototype engagements, for example, in the area of SAP Integrated Business Planning.

Christian holds a PhD from the University of Hamburg, Germany. He is PMI certified and is currently pursuing a specialization in machine learning.


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