Integral Logistics Management — Operations Management and Supply Chain Management Within and Across Companies

17.1 Order Data in Sales, Distribution, Production, and Procurement

Intended learning outcomes: Present the data structure of customers and suppliers. Describe the general data structure of orders in sales and distribution, production, and procurement. Disclose the data structure of the order and partial order header as well as the order position.



The order business object was introduced in Section 1.2.1. It describes all types of order within the supply chain. This section describes in detail the order objects used in sales and distribution, production, and procurement. Section 17.5 (The Management of Product and Engineering Data) describes the R&D order in greater depth. Stock status and statistics are also discussed in this section since they are related to order objects.


Course section 17.1: Subsections and their intended learning outcomes

  • 17.1.4 The Order Position Data

    Intended learning outcomes: Produce an overview on the object class “order position”. Present in detail the attributes of the object class “order position”.

  • 17.1.5 Inventories and Inventory Transactions Data

    Intended learning outcomes: Produce an overview on the object classes for inventories. Present in detail the attributes of the object class “inventory transaction”.



Course 17: Sections and their intended learning outcomes

  • Course 17 – Representation and System Management of Logistic Objects

    Intended learning outcomes: Describe order data in sales, distribution, production, and procurement. Explain in detail master data for products and processes. Disclose extensions arising from the variant-oriented and the processor-oriented concepts. Produce an overview on the management of product and engineering data.

  • 17.1 Order Data in Sales, Distribution, Production, and Procurement

    Intended learning outcomes: Present the data structure of customers and suppliers. Describe the general data structure of orders in sales and distribution, production, and procurement. Disclose the data structure of the order and partial order header as well as the order position.

  • 17.2 The Master Data for Products and Processes

    Intended learning outcomes: Describe master data of products, product structure, components, and operations. Explain the data structure of item master, bill of material, and where-used list. Disclose the data structure of work center master data, the work center hierarchy, as well as for operation, routing sheet, production equipment, bill of production equipment, and bill of tools.