Archive for June, 2007

Use This function displays descriptions of commodity codes and import code numbers that meet criteria you define. Prerequisites The codes must be loaded into the system before you can search them. For more on loading codes, see Loading of Commodity Codes and Import Code Numbers The resulting list of codes is grouped by chapter and section. To display the chapter and section titles in the list, maintain the following tables […]

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Use This function allows you to maintain the lists of commodity codes (for example, US Schedule B codes) and import code numbers (for example, Harmonized Tariff Schedule codes) in the system. Periodically, some codes become obsolete with the customs authorities. This function identifies obsolete codes by comparing codes currently in the system with the set of codes designated by a keyword you enter. (See the graphic below.) This designated set […]

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Use This procedure describes how to load an external file containing commodity codes or import code numbers for use in your system. Prerequisites • The external file must be in ASCII format • You need to know the structure of the file – which columns (positions) the codes, the text descriptions and the units of measure occupy. Procedure 1. You access this function from the Foreign Trade Data Service Cockpit. […]

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Numbers Use This function copies commodity codes [Ext.] into the SAP System from external files available from the customs authorities. It saves you the time required to manually enter these codes in the system. Integration Once they have been loaded into the SAP System, the codes and their descriptions can be used throughout the system. For example, you can match them with materials in material master records and print them […]

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New Interface From this view, you can perform all important tasks relevant to Data Service from a single screen. For this purpose, this screen is divided into five sections [Ext.]. Additional Functions Finding Relevant Data Quickly and Easily [Ext.] Additional Information [Ext.]

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Before you carry out the import simulation in the next section, you need to maintain the corresponding condition records for Foreign Trade. The tasks in this section provides you with all the necessary condition types for pricing. Here you can maintain pricing conditions to include • Gross price • Surcharges and discounts • Shipment costs • Insurance costs You can also maintain the following condition types for customs duties: • […]

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Use This group of functions installs and maintains data pertaining to commodity codes, import code numbers, duties and required customs papers in the Foreign Trade component. Using these functions is optional. To go to the Foreign Trade Data Service Cockpit from the main SAP menu, choose Logistics → Sales and distribution (or Materials management) → Foreign Trade / Customs → Data service → Cockpit – Data Service. Features There are […]

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New Interface The Foreign Trade Cockpit enables you to perform all tasks in Foreign Trade processing from the initial screen. For this purpose, this screen is divided into five sections [Ext.]. Incomplete Foreign Trade Data From the Operative Cockpit, you can maintain and monitor foreign trade data. Data Maintenance / Data Selection To ensure efficient processing of foreign trade data, you can save transactions that are repeated frequently as variants […]

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The Strategic Cockpit provides Journal tasks that you can use to list activities that have already taken place, for example, on a weekly, monthly, quarterly or annual basis. It provides access to import and export data to create periodic activity statements. An important feature of the Strategic Cockpit is the effective use of the general list viewer. With the general list viewer, you can display and sort foreign trade activities, […]

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Use The Foreign Trade Cockpit has several functions that enable you to monitor and update foreign trade data in export and import documents, system master records and settings in the Implementation Guide. To go to the Foreign Trade Cockpit from the SAP main menu, choose Logistics → Sales and distribution (or Materials management) → Foreign Trade/Customs → Cockpit → Cockpit - General Foreign Trade processing. Completion Checks – The Basis […]

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