Where products contain a supplier/product link with the reasons ‘Use In Production Manager/Use In Order Manager’ this confirms that the product has been set up to be orderable and ranged in SAP. The supplier/product link information can be viewed under: Supplier Approval > Supplier Manager > once you have selected your supplier name > select the Accessible Data drop down list > the select Products


Enabling the ‘Supplier/Product Links Required’ validation settings will ensure that:

  • Users cannot complete manual stock updates for products which do not contain a supplier/product link with the reason ‘Use In Production Manager’.
  • Users cannot use the Adjust Stock button for products which do not contain a supplier/product link with the reason ‘Use In Production Manager’.
  • Users cannot approve supplier stock update requests which contain products which do not contain a supplier/product link with the reason ‘Use In Production Manager’.

     

Step 1: Ensure you have ‘Admin’ access to the Stock Manager.


Step 2: Select Trading & Planning > Planning Tool > Stock Manager > Admin > General Admin > General

Step 3: Next, switch the ‘Supplier/Products Links Required’ setting option to On > select the Save Settings button.

To Disable: 


In Step 3: Select the General tab > ‘Supplier/Products Links Required’ setting option to On > select the Save Settings button.