What is the difference between a contract and a scheduling
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Answer / vinay
in very simple words.
Contract is just a outline stating the material, quantity
and period for the delivery.No schedule lines are
available.Release orders need to be created during the
Scheduling agreement is an agreement with fixed delivery
dates and quantity. The schedule lines are available.
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Answer / ash1640
1. You can create the centrally contract (cross-plant) where
you can maintain different pricing conditions for each and
2. You have to create the Release Order with reference to
3. No detailed delivery schedule can be made in the Release
4. No Release documentation is created.
5. Only time-dependent conditions can be created.
6. Some Item Category 'M' and 'W' can be used.
With regard to Scheduling Agreement:
1. The Plant Location must be entered in the Scheduling
2. We do not have to create any other purchasing document
except for delivery schedule line via Transaction ME38 or
MRP running (with the appropriate setting of Source List).
3. Delivery Schedule line items are created subject to your
4. Can create both Scheduling Agreement with and without
Release Documentation (subject to the Document Type LP or
LPA) with the selection of either FRC or JIT delivery schedule.
5. Either time-dependent or time-independent conditions can
be created subject to the customizing in the Document Type
of the Scheduling Agreement.
6. Item Category 'M' and 'W' can not be used.
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Answer / nagendra
Contract is used to maintain the longterm relationship between vendor and customer. here we maintain the different price conditions for different plants
S A is used to maintain the scheduling dates for vendor and material, we maintain time frame and quantity
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Answer / braj
In schedule line there will be the fix material supply with time frame and qty without PO according to agreement.
In contract there will be PO needed to deliver the material to the plant according to the demand on that instant.
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