Streamline Your Procurement Process by Automatically Creating Vendor Delivery Schedule Lines

  • by Jawad Akhtar, Head of SAP Delivery, AbacusConsulting
  • August 1, 2012
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By taking advantage of existing functionality in SAP ERP Central Component (SAP ECC), you can optimize your company’s procurement process. It is easy to automate existing scheduling agreements with vendors that you now manage manually. Use this video (courtesy of Jawad Akhtar) to learn how to configure the system to automatically create planned orders and vendor schedule lines after an MRP run, according to planned demand.

See Jawad’s previous article for more details about creating vendor schedule lines.

Jawad Akhtar

Jawad Akhtar earned his chemical engineering degree from Missouri University of Science and Technology. He has 17 years of professional experience, of which nine years are in SAP. He has completed eight end-to-end SAP project implementation lifecycles in the areas of PP, QM, MM, PM, and DMS in the steel, automobile, chemical, fertilizer, FMCG, and building products industries. He also has worked as an SAP integration manager and an SAP project manager. He has been proactively involved in a business development and solution architect role for seven years. He is the author of Production Planning and Control with SAP ERP, it's filled with in-depth infomation on discrete, process, and repetitive manufacturing types. His profile on LinkedIn is at You may follow Jawad on Twitter @jawadahl. Currently, he is associated with AbacusConsulting as Head of SAP Delivery.

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