Register Maintenance Customer Order Details for Material Sales
This document explains how you register the maintenance customer order (MCO) line that contains details about the item or
component that will be sold.
One or more sales MCO lines are defined. These contain information (such as delivery date and price) about the item to be
A requisition is created in 'Req/Distr Order. Open' (MMS100).
The sold item can be delivered to the customer and the order can be invoiced.
These tables are affected:
Order line (ACUORL)
Discount - order line (ACUORN)
Invoice split - order line (ACUORM)
Order line summary (ACUOLS)
Customer order transactions (ACUOLD)
Subcontracting requisition lines (MPSURL)
Update invoice specification (ACU070)
Stock transaction header (MGHEAD)
Stock transaction details (MGLINE).
Before you start
The starting conditions listed in Creating a Maintenance Customer Order must be met.
- An MCO header with general information must exist in 'Maintenance CO. Open
Toolbox' (COS280) or 'Maintenance Customer Orders. Open'
The item to be sold must exist in 'Item. Open' (MMS001).
The sequence used to search for the item number must be defined in the 'Check sequence – item ID' field on the P panel. If
you want to use the customer's item number, that number must be defined in 'Customer. Connect Item' (OIS005). If you want to use the alias number, that number must be defined in 'Item. Connect Alias Number' (MMS025). If you use alias numbers, you must also define the sequence in which to search for the alias number in the 'Search sequence'
field on the P panel.
Follow these steps
Start 'Maintenance Customer Orders. Open Line' (COS101/B).
This panel is reached in one of these ways:
- Use panel sequence XXX1 when you specify the MCO header (recommended method).
- Select the MCO header in (COS280) or (COS100) and select related option 11='MCO
Select the appropriate registration alternative. Use F13 to open the change panel.
The valid alternatives are 1-'Detailed entry' for each order line and 2-'Fast entry'
where the detail panels are only displayed when something goes wrong.
Set an appropriate panel sequence. Press Enter to save and return to the B panel.
This instruction is based on panel sequence EF.
Select line type '1' for a material sales order. Specify a value in the 'Service'
field, the item number in the 'Product' field, a lot number (if it is known) and a
quantity. Press Enter to display the E panel.
You can also specify the alias number of the item or the customer's item number. Note,
that the item number in (MMS001) is retrieved automatically during entry and used on the
picking list and other internal documents.
Verify that the defaulted price on the E panel is correct. Press Enter to display the F
The sales price is proposed from the item file (MMS001). You can change the sales price
manually in the 'Price in agreement currency' field.
On the F panel, specify a requested delivery date (optional). Press Enter to finish and return to the B panel.
There are some useful related options in (COS101) for material sales management. The
available options are:
- 38='Availability Check'. This option displays 'Material Plan. Check
Shortages - ATP' (MMS165), where you can verify that you have the item to
- 43='Avail all whs'. This option displays 'Availability. Display All
- 41='Req/Distr Order'. This option takes you to the correct order provided that the
MCO line has reached status '30'.
- 42='Material Plan'. This option displays 'Material Plan. Open'
(MMS080), where all planned future transactions are displayed.
Press F3 to exit and generate the order.
The order is generated as soon as you exit (COS101). You can press F12 and return to
(COS100/X) if you use an appropriate panel sequence when you register MCOs.
MCO lines for sales are raised to status '30' when the order is generated. This status
indicates that a requisition is created in (MMS100).