This document explains how you update and print an ABC classification for suppliers.
The suppliers are classified into different groups depending on factors such as quality and delivery time.
Use the ABC classification to do the following:
ABC classifications are updated in the MPURST file.
The parameters in Define Settings for Supplier Evaluation and Statistics must be defined.
Update ABC Classification Statistics
Start 'Supplier. Define Purchase & Financial' (CRS624).
On the B panel, select the supplier to be updated and then select the Change option.
On the E panel, enter the 'ABC class – supplier' and select the 'ABC method – supplier'.
0 = Manually
Print ABC Classification Supplier
Start 'ABC Classification Supplier' (PPS445).
Press F13 to open the P panel. Set the opening panel to E and press Enter.
On the E panel, enter the supplier type, supplier group, supplier number, search key, quality class, buyer, and ABC class for supplier. Press Enter.
0 = Supplier
1 = Agent
2 = Only payee
3 = Supplier group
5 = Forwarding agent
6 = Insurance company
8 = Miscellaneous suppliers
On the F panel, enter the period ranges, ABC classification basis, update, update method 0, class A-J, and report text.
1 = Invoiced amount for period
2 = Number of order lines in period
3 = Accumulated supplier performances valid at a specific period.
The printing job is submitted.