SAP MM Transaction Codes

SAP transaction codes are shortcut keys that are attached to the screen. These codes, which are also being referred as T-codes, make it easier for people to navigate a certain screen in SAP as they just need to enter the transaction code in the toolbar’s command field. Each function in the SAP system, including Materials Management, has its own transaction code. The SAP MM transaction codes are basically consists of numbers, letters, or both.

Instead of using the main menu for navigation, users can go to a certain system task and begin the function in just a single step with the help of these SAP transaction codes. To do this, they need to type /n, then the transaction code, and press the “Enter” button. Most of the SAP t-codes start with 2 letters such as MK for Material Vendor Master, MM for Material Master, XD for central vendor master, ME for Purchasing, VF for Billing, and MR for Invoice Verification. The numbers presented following these transaction letters also have meanings.

For instance the MM01 code in Materials Management is used for creating materials, MM02 for changing materials, and MM03 for displaying materials.

Commands to Use Transaction Codes

In the Materials Management (MM) module of SAP, each of its components and even sub-components has transaction codes associated with it including Material Master, Vendor Master, Purchase Requisition, Purchase Order, and Inventory Count as well as Invoice Verification, External Services, and Inventory Management.

There are several t-codes that have a vital role in every transaction or process involved in the Materials Management. Being able to determine which code to use for a certain process will greatly help in the faster accomplishment of the system task. Among the most importance transaction codes used in MM are:

Request for Quotation

Purchasing Display

Invoice Matching and Verification

The presence of SAP MM transaction codes has significantly helped in improving the processes and in making the most of the benefits offered by using SAP in data processing. It cannot be denied that efficient materials management is of paramount importance in the growth of a business and in maximizing materials productivity. With the capability and features of the SAP ERP system, managing materials control will be more effective and easier.