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How to block supplier for single company

Hello Experts,

We have multiple companies configured in SAP ByDesign solution For e.g. A B & C company

We have one supplier who supplies to all of our companies For e.g. Supplier name Dell

Dell can supply material to all of my company but i want to stop buying Dell from Company B, but Company A & C will be buying from Dell.

How do i block this supplier to be sent any purchase order from Company ID B?

Please suggest.

Regards, Vishal Kambare

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    Dec 03, 2017 at 06:41 AM

    Actually, we cannot block procurement from a supplier from one company.

    However, we can block the payment of a supplier in the specific company. It can reduce the risk for payment after procurement.

    Thanks,

    Eda

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  • Dec 01, 2017 at 09:20 AM

    Hi Vishal,

    From an Authorization perspective.

    You could look at what values are maintained in the below objects for the specific user - and then remove the required company code.

    M_BEST_EKG Purchasing Group in Purchase Order

    M_BEST_EKO Purchasing Organization in Purchase Order

    M_BEST_WRK Site in Purchase Order

    This will restrict the user to only be able to do what is maintained in the objects.

    Speak to your authorization/basis consultant.

    Regards

    Jason

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    • Hi Jason,

      Here I want to block only specific Supplier from purchasing (temporarily),

      I dont want to restrict user (its centralized Purchase scenario & user should have authority to create PO for all companies)

      If id remove authorization from users, he can not create PO for any of the vendor.. correct?

      Thanks for input.

  • Dec 08, 2017 at 04:32 PM

    Hi Vishal,

    The Supplier master data can be blocked for a given Purchasing Organization (if your Supplier has been replicated from ECC then use t-code MK01/MK02/MK03 or centrally XK01/02/03, then after change is done replicate it again). Then the Purchasing Organization responsible for a given Company will not be able to use that Supplier anymore.

    BR, Imre

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