This term acts as a key to the basic information about an item that has been connected to a certain supplier.
This information is used for inquiries, processing agreements and purchase orders. However, subcontractor IDs and repair IDs retrieve this information in the same way as an item or service.
The key contains a combination of the following:
The terms service and service process are only used for subcontracting orders and repair orders. For subcontracting the structure type for the bill of material must be specified as service process and the operation number as service.
Combinations of item/supplier are maintained in 'Supplier. Connect Item' (PPS040).