Anatomy of SAP Material Master

In SAP Material Master is the king of all master data. It is the central master data object that connect all the end-to-end processes, including quote-to-cash, source-to-pay, plan-to-produce, logistics, plant maintenance and quality management. The simplest way to understand SAP Material Material is to examine using the concept of views as shown below.

SAP Material Master Views


Within SAP various aspects of the material are organized in tabs as shown below


In addition to the above information from a business process point of view Material Master related information also includes the following


Additional Information related to SAP Material Master



Common Workflows Related to SAP Material Master



Create New Material (Basic View)



Update Material



Extend Material



Create/Update Bill of Material



Purchasing Info Record