Partner Functions Usage Example
As we have already talked about definition of partner functions in SAP, we can recapitulate on that. In SAP you have various possibilities to assign partner functions to a business partner. For example we can have â€œsold to partyâ€ function, â€œship to partyâ€ function, â€œbill to partyâ€, â€œpayerâ€, â€œcontact personâ€, â€œforwarding agentâ€, â€œemployee responsibleâ€, â€œsales employeeâ€, â€œvendorâ€ function or any other out of a plethora of possibilities for partner functions according to your business needs. We can also create custom partner functions if standard ones cannot fulfill our requirements. Partner functions are utilized in sales documents throughout the process including quotations, sales orders, deliveries and invoices, and these functions imply who is the responsible party for these business functions.
In this lesson you will learn about the partner function usage in sales documents. Partner functions are applicable throughout the sales process including the inquiry, quotation, sales order, delivery, billing document processing.
All of those documents utilize the functionality of partner functions in SAP SD module.
Take a look at the detailed explanation in this lesson to understand the application of partner functions in sales documents.