What is Business Partner ?

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Simple Logistics for SAP Functional Consultants in Logistics ( SD, MM )

06:57:44 of on-demand video • Updated August 2018

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English [Auto] One of the first topics in the Delta functionality, either in 15, 11 or in 16, 10. Is something called US customer vendor integration. It's also called business partner. So what is this concept now as an industry consultant or consultant? You know that primarily there are two pieces of masturbator. One is a customer. Another. But, Brendan. All right, well, there are certain other stuff, but but from a logistics perspective, these are the two main pieces of master data customer. And Grendell. No customers data is divided into three parts, right? So there is general data. That is sales data. And then there is finance data. Same thing with the vendor. Divided into three parts. There is a gentle letter. That is a finance data. And then there is purchasing data. And finance. The FAA module. Deals with accounts payable. We are this one number, for example, when the number four one zero zero. Say Wal-Mart, so all accounts payable for Wal-Mart is dealt with this number. The same Wal-Mart could also be a customer, right, say customer, a zero one zero one Wal-Mart and all the air accounts receivable and other areas like credit management Dunning. Will be dealt with from this customer numbers perspective. It has worked so far very well. Everything is good. Now, both of them are business partners, right, customer aurobindo. But these are not the only type of business partners, a bank is an example for business partner. And especially in B2C, there are different kinds of business partners. Think of a real estate agency. Who is a business partner for them? The lender is a business partner. The broker is a business partner. The tenant is a business partner. The landlord is a business partner, right? All of them might not need sales data, purchasing data, finance data, they might need a different set of data. So new dimensional modules like CRM. SRM. Or Treasury management or financial supply chain management, these modules need a more integrated view of all the business partners. The old model for having one particular rigid model for customer and one particular rigid model for when they're no longer holds good with these new dimensional modules. So Razib has done is created a shell. Around this. And give it a general name called Business Partner. Now, like I said, this is not new and is for Hannah. This has been the recipe even before this for Hannah. The only difference is that in Isfahan, a business partner has been made mandatory. It's a prerequisite. We want to check it, all right. This is not an Esfahani system. This is an eco system right now. I'm using the transaction will be zero three. Right, customer master view. And then there the customers. Fourteen hundred. And here is your customer. So Iniki. Customers exist, vendors exist, so customers, whatever numbers, vendors, whatever number. So this is customer. This is Brenda. How do you view your customer or create your customer? Either exactly zero one or FBC one or zero one. This is to create, of course, and to change it, to use 02 and 03 change and display. When there is zero one zero one for Financial Review and MKR zero one for general purchasing use. This is the existing world of SFP. Now, a little known fact for some of us is that there is something called as a business partner right here in. Want to see it? Let's go back and type in BP. The transaction is BP. Right, and. And we want to create an organization. And we want to create a Facebook. OK, that's our business partner and this Lexy. So business partner two zero seven one has been created. Right. And this business partner can now be extended to a vendor and a customer. So we'll talk more about this. So apart from the customer master and vendor master. Another type of master that existed called BP. Business partner, and the transaction for that is BP, that's it. There's no change display, everything is there in that same transaction. Now with for Hannah. BP still remains. The transaction court is BP, what these things are gone. You can no longer use its digital one. If this zero one zero, these transactions are gone. So what's the point? The point is, SJP no longer wants us to use the old transaction's to create customer, master and render master material, master still remains, by the way, M0 one that still remains. But vendors and customers, the transactions as they exist today are gone. And this is one example of a mandatory change. As for Hannah, always has to use business partner, no longer can you use the standard. Vendor, master, creator, customer, master Craig. We want to check it, let's do it. All right, what does the transaction cost per customer? So this is a recipe Esfahani system is for Hanah. Now, what does the transaction for customer master Beedie zero one. Right. Look at what happens now. Redirecting to BP as transaction zero one is obsolete. All right. I will see more about BP later, but I just want to show you is that the transaction called to create a customer, the master, as we know it, with zero one zero one zero one does not exist. Same thing with the tri 01. Random House to create all views. See, redirecting to BP. Right, so this is one of the primary changes in Master Data with Esfahani. In the next chapter will do hands on, will create a customer, will create a window in BP.