You can create purchasing info records for different procurement types as
Standard, Subcontracting, Pipeline, Consignment You use this component if you
wish to store information on a vendor and a material as master data at
purchasing organization or plant level.
A standard info record contains information for standard purchase orders.
The info records can be created for materials and services with and without
A subcontractor info record contains ordering information for subcontract
For example, if you subcontract the assembly of a component, the subcontractor
info record would include the vendor's
(subcontractor's) price for assembling the component.
A pipeline info record contains information on a vendor's commodity that is
supplied through a pipeline or pipes
(oil or water) or by similar means (electricity through the mains).
The info record contains the vendor's price for the consumption of such
commodities by the buyer
("pipeline withdrawals"). You can store withdrawal/usage prices for different
A consignment info record contains information on a material that vendors keep
available at their own cost on the orderer's premises.
The info record contains the vendor's price for withdrawals by the orderer from
As in the case of the pipeline info record, you can store prices for different