Creating a Ship-to-party

Often, customers have their bills sent to different locations than where they have the product shipped. This exercise sets up the system for delivering products to different customers or addresses. In the example, a distributor buys the product but it is then shipped to the warehouse in a different location than the store.

From SAP Easy Access: Logistics -> Sales and distribution -> Master data -> Business partners -> Customer -> Create -> Complete

Select or enter the following:

  • Account group:        Goods Recipient
  • Customer:            <Leave blank>
  • Sales Organization:        SO_ _
  • Distribution channel:        WH (or appropriate channel)
  • Division:            OR (or appropriate division)

Click or hit enter. On the next screen, enter the appropriate customer information such as name and address. Also, ensure that the proper transportation zone is selected for that customer. Now click the Company code data button at the top of the screen.

On the Change Customer: Company Code Data screen, the top page should be the Account Management tab: Choose the correct reconciliation account for payments received. Set sort key to 001 (posting date),

Payment transactions tab:

Set payment terms, 0001 (Payable immediately, Due net). Now, click the Sales area data button. The top page should be the

Shipping tab:

Select or enter the following:

  • Delivery priority:        02 (normal item)
  • Order combination:        Allowed (should be default)
  • Shipping conditions:        01 (standard)
  • Delivering plant:        PT_ _
  • Max. part. deliveries:        9 (should be default)

Billing tab:

Tax Classification needs to be set for each category. In this example, tax exempt status was used and each category was set to zero. Now click Save, and record the number for the new ship-to customer.

Assigning Ship-to to Sold-to Customer Organizations

Now linkthe two parts of the organization. Each customer location has been entered earlier as an individual customer, now these two are linked so the system recognizes them as part of the same organization.

From SAP Easy Access: Logistics -> Sales and distribution -> Master data -> Business partners -> Customer -> Change -> Complete

Enter or select the following in each field on this screen:

  • Customer:            <Sold-to customer>
  • Sales Organization:        SO_ _
  • Distribution Channel:        <Customer’s distribution channel>
  • Division:            OR (ore wagons in this example)

Click enter, then click the Sales area data button, now select the

Partner functions tab:

Enter or select the following for each field on this screen:

  • Partner function:        SH (Ship-to party)
  • Number:            Customer number of customer’s dist. Center

Click or hit enter, then Save.

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