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2120846 - Wrong partner determination in a purchase order

Symptom

  • Partner determination is not working fine when managing the partner data at purchase organization level.
  • For some specific plants, the partner CR (forwarding agent) is defined at purchase organization level in the "alternative data".
  • Based on that, you create a purchase order with several items with different plants and you expect the system determine in table EKPA all partners valid for all plants.
  • Partner CR (forwarding agent) is determined based on the first item plant only; plants in subsequent items are being ignored for partner determination.
  • In table EKPA the record of partner CR hasn´t the plant filled.

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Environment

  • Materials Management (MM)
  • SAP R/3
  • SAP R/3 Enterprise 4.7
  • SAP ERP Core Component
  • SAP ERP
  • SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP
  • SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA

Product

SAP ERP all versions ; SAP R/3 all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA all versions

Keywords

ECC, me11, alternative, partner, role, me12, ekko, ekpo, ekorg, werks, forwarding agent, partner determination , KBA , MM-PUR-GF-PA , Partner , MM-PUR-PO , Purchase Orders , Problem

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