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benefit or drawback to define plant at sales organization level

at the time of creation of sales organization i have define plant at sales organization level.

there is another setup in IMG and that is "Assign sales organization - Distribution Channel - Plant".

what is the purpose of plant at sales organization level and what impact will occure if i assign plant on sales organization -distribution channel - Plant level. ?

kindly assit me that what will be better should i define plant at the time of creation sales organization of should i use IMG setup "Assign sales organization - Distribution Channel - Plant". ?

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    Posted on Oct 22, 2008 at 03:35 PM

    Hi there,

    When maintaining the material master, you extend the material to the sales org / distribution channel. If plant is not assigned to sales org / distribution channel, system will not allow you to extend the material to the sales org. That is the implication here.

    Also when raising the sales org, you raise it with respect to a sales area in VA01. When you enter a material in Va01, system will throw an error that plant isnot defined for the sales area is it is not assigned to sales org / dist channel.

    When defining the sales org you assign a plant there meaning that the sales org can be fulfilled by that plant. You can ofourse change the plant proposed by the system. Again when you change the plant, system will throw an error if it is not assigned to sales org / dist channel.

    Regards,

    Sivanand

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