What is Business Partner ?

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SAP S/4HANA Training - in Plain English

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

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

  • Understand what is SAP HANA
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English [Auto] One of the first topics in the Delta functionality is that creating an audience 16:10 is something called us customer vendor integration. It's also called business partners. So what is this concept now as an SD consultant. I am a consultant. You know that primarily there are two pieces of M.D no one is a customer. Another Brenda it last heard and the other stuff but from a logistics perspective these are the two main pieces of M.D to customers. And when customers data is divided into three parts. Right. So that is general data that is seen as data and then that is finance data. Same thing with the vendor divided into three parts. That is a general director that is a finance data that is purchasing data and finance if Marjoe benzoate accounts be able. We are this is going to a good example when the number 4 1 0 0 say Walmart. So all accounts payable for Wal-Mart is dealt with this number. The same Walmart could also be a customer. Right. Say customer needs 0 0 1 Walmart and all the our accounts receivable and other areas like career management Dunning will be dealt with from this customer numbers perspective really does work. So far Bill everything is good. So both of them are business partners great customer or rainbow. These are not the only type of business partners a bank is an example of a 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 business partner. The landlord is a business partner right. All of them might not need sales data that is in need of finance data they might need 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. All the more for having one particular rigid model for customer and one part rigid model for vendor longer holds with these new dimensional modules sort as it has done is created as shell around there is and give it a gentle name. Our business partner Well like I said this is not new it is for Hono this has been then Sep even before this what Hannah the only difference is that in Esfahan the business partner has been made mandatory so stick with it. Want to check it. All right. This is not an essay for Hannah system. This is an easier system. All right. Now amusin the transaction 0 3 right. Customer master and then the customer say 14:00 here is your customer. So an easy see customer exist. Vendors suggest customers whatever numbers vendors whatever number of business customers this is vendor. How do you view your customers creative customer a that is digital one audit Bazile one or two really to one to create of course and to change it to use X 0 2 0 3 Jinyan display Bendre is ex-gays 0 1 0 1 percent and should give you that gives you a one general purchasing use. This is the existing word ASAP. A little known fact for some of us is that there is something called a business partner right here in ECAC will see it. Let's go back and type in BP. The transaction is BP work and and we want to create an organization and we want to create a Facebook OK that sort of business partner and just see so business partner 2 0 7 1 has been created 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 render mass to another paper master that existed called BP business partner. And the transaction for that is BP. That's it. There's no change display. Everything is then that same transaction. As for Hannah BP still remains the transaction is BP. These things are gone. You can no longer use it one if you don't want Audix excuse you know these transactions are gone. So what's the point. The point days ASAP no longer wants us to use the old transactions to create customer master and vendor master medieval Master still remains. By the way I'm the one that still remains vendors and customers. The transactions as they exist today are gone and this is one example of a mandatory change. As for Haina always has to use business partners no longer can you use the standard vendor to create a customer domestically what a ticket. Let's do it. All right. What is the transaction corporate customer. So this is a recipe for a system. As for Honda. No where does a transaction for customer master be 0 1 right. Look at what happens now. Redirecting to be s transaction. Really easy to want is obsolete. Well we'll see more about BP later. Ali I just want to show you is that the transaction code to create a custom a.m.-I as we know it really is you know one next digital one of these you know one does not exist. Same thing with vendor try excuse you know on BURDEN on mass to create all of us CD to addicted to BP. Right. So this is one of the primary changes in master data. As for Hono in the next chapter we'll do a hands on will create a customer create a window in BP.