Define whether Material be used at which business process
The materaial status is very useful if you want to
block the material from being used
at a certain business process.
For example :-
You want to designate a material as a material to be
discontinued. In the master record,
you give the material a status whose parameters have the
Parameters in transaction
OMS4 (Double click the
status line items for IMG Settings) :
color="#000000">Purchasing "B" = error message
MRP "A" = warning
Inventory Management " " = no message
If the material is used, this parameter assignment has
the following effect:
You can perform no further purchasing function for the
material; for example, you can
enter no further purchase order for the material.
In this instance, you are given a corresponding error
If you plan requirements for the material, you are warned
that the material is one to
You can continue to withdraw the material from stores; no
message is given.