Consolidating vendor numbers in sap
Reduce procurement hassle with catalog buying for self-service requisitioning processes and increased integration with business networks, such as the creation of sourcing requests in SAP Ariba solutions directly from SAP S/4HANA.
You also have the flexibility to run the integration at different intervals from as frequent as 5 minutes to weekly or something less frequent.This will change for each customer, but will need to be addressed as one of the integration considerations and will require a process in place to manage exceptions.There is customer effort to do this analysis and identify the optimal list for integration.You can easily trace back to source data in SAP S/4HANA and other legacy source systems for the finest granularity and confidence.” – SAP I have performed research on this topic of consolidation. They have repeatedly stated that companies that use S/4 will save hundreds of hours in their end of period closing.SAP ties this to HANA’s superior speed as allowing this real-time consolidation to occur.The key attributes required for the vendor object focus on the Vendor Master Record, PO Communication method (c XML, Email, etc), Hold status and a few others such as Payment Terms, Shipping Terms, etc.
that are primarily used for defaulting within Coupa.
The inaccuracy in SAP’s statement is that consolidation is not entirely a systematic processing issue.
Many judgments must be made, and they are human, and therefore real-time consolidation does not make a lot of sense. Finance can now take advantage of additional integrations with the SAP Success Factors Employee Central Payroll solution and learning map, buyer-side Ariba® Invoice Management and Ariba Discount Management solutions, Concur® solutions, and SAP Fieldglass solutions.” The SAP S/4HANA 1610 release simplifies human resources for both IT and business users.
This is, by design, to simplify the data capture within Coupa and focus on the key attributes that are required for effective self-service procurement and Payables process through Coupa.
Coupa also allows Suppliers to be restricted to certain Company Codes as they are in SAP and will also allow this relationship to be integrated via flat-file or IDoc as Suppliers are opened and blocked in each company code.
S/4HANA Fiori will have to be used alongside the SAPGUI in order to work properly.