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SAP IS Utilities Interview Question & Answers

Our experts providing SAP IS Utilities Interview Questions & Answers/Faqs can develop your carrier & knowledge to find the right job in a good MNC’s, doesn’t matter what kind of company you’re hired.

Q. What is Contract Accounts Receivable and Payable ?

  • As a result of the high number of customers and invoices, waste disposal companies must create a large number of payment demands. To prevent you from having to enter this mass data in general ledger accounting, sub-ledger accounting has been integrated into Waste Management: Accounts receivable and payable. Contract accounts receivable and payable is specially designed to process mass data. At certain intervals, the system transfers the cumulated individual bookings to the general ledger in Financial Accounting (FI). You can also transfer sales or service invoices from the Sales and Distribution (SD) component to contract accounts receivable and payable. The goal of contract accounts receivable and payable is to automate all processes. Manual intervention is only necessary if an agent’s decision is required.

Q. What are Processing Components ?

  • use this component to:
  • Create, change and display
  • Delete
  • Archive

Plan (resource planning and route allocation)

  • Output
  • Confirm

Q. What Interfaces used to connect

  • As an alternative to an integrated solution, you can use generic interfaces to connect external, complementary products to SAP Waste and Recycling. Interfaces exist for the following systems:
  • Route planning system
  • Weighing data system
  • Board computer

Q. What is Processing Data Exchange ?

  • Before SAP IS-U 4.63, data was exchanged using IDE events. This means that during certain processes in IS-U, the IDE events are triggered and the data exchange is processed depending on the IDE communication control.

Q. What is Postal Regional Structure ?

  • The postal regional structure enables you to do the following:
  • Manage postal codes, cities and streets.
  • Check the accuracy of postal codes, cities and streets.
  • Simplify the process of entering postal codes, cities and streets.

When you create objects that refer directly or indirectly to an address, some fields may already contain default values (as in the connection object). In other cases, such as in the installation, you must have the system propose a value.

Q. What is Data Archiving in SAP Utilities ?

  • In IS-U you can now archive billing documents, print documents and budget billing plans.

This means you can ease the load on your database at any time by archiving the correspondence you no longer need online. The documents are deleted from the database and written to the archive files.

To display archived documents at any time using the appropriate standard IS-U transaction,always restore archives.

Q. What version’s of SAP IS Retail have you worked with?

  • SAP IS Retail has many different versions active in market, 4.0, 4.7 and currently more common new implementations are being done in ECC 5.0 and ECC 6.0.

Q. What is MAP?

  • MAP stands for Merchandise and Assortments Planning

Q. How do you do price execution in retail?

  • Normal Pricing in SAP IS Retail are maintained using VK11 using different condition type. Change pointers can be configured in the SAP system that will be triggered when any price change or price addition happens and these change pointers are transferred down to the POS
  • systems using POSDM or other custom solutions. The changes can transferred to other channels like website and mobile devices using the same strategy.

Q. How do you maintain promotions in SAP IS Retail?

  • Promotions are maintained via a transaction called WAK1, the pricing conditions are created and transferred down to POS or other systems.

Q. What is a stock transfer order?

  • A stock transfer order is a PO that triggers the transfer of stocks between sites/stores within the same company

Q. What is a listing in retail?

  • Listing is a process which controls what stores get what articles. Articles which are listed to a particular store or DC will not get be able to process them. The Master data related with those articles will not be available in the stores where that article is not listed.

Q. Can we generate return deliveries from stock transfer orders in SAP MM?

  • Yes, we can generate return deliveries to the sending store in the STO

Q. How is the physical goods issue posted when the merchandise is returned in SAP MM?

  • Physical goods issue is posted as negative goods receipt when merchandise is returned

Q. Can you have multiple vendors associated with a single PO in SAP MM in SAP IS Retail solution?

  • No, a single vendor can always be associated with the PO

Q. What is a source list?

  • Source list is a list which determines from where a particular article can be procured from. Source list contains the vendor info, validity dates etc. A vendor could also be a store.

Q. What is MAP?

  • MAP stands for Merchandise and Assortments Planning

Q. How do you do price execution in retail?

  • Normal Pricing in SAP IS Retail are maintained using VK11 using different condition type. Change pointers can be configured in the SAP system that will be triggered when any price change or price addition happens and these change pointers are transferred down to the POS systems using POSDM or other custom solutions. The changes can transferred to other channels like website and mobile devices using the same strategy.

Q. How do you maintain promotions in SAP IS Retail?

  • Promotions are maintained via a transaction called WAK1, the pricing conditions are created and transferred down to POS or other systems.

Q. How is the physical goods issue posted when the merchandise is returned in SAP MM?

  • Physical goods issue is posted as negative goods receipt when merchandise is returned

Q. What do you understand by space management in SAP IS Retail?

  • Space management deals with optimizing the positioning of an article on a shelf. key figures are defined that determine how the space will be managed, which is usually done based on sales data, revenue data or the gross margin.

Q. What is a change pointer?

  • Change pointers is a concept in SAP which allows the system to manage the changes happening to Master data, pricing or in general anything data change. Different change pointers are created and they are used to transfer the changes down to other systems like BW, POS, eBusiness, Manugistics etc.

Q. What are the drawbacks of using change pointers?

  • One of the biggest drawback of using change pointers in a retail environment is the volume of change pointers that may get created and the ability of the system to handle those changes. Performance of batch jobs is severly affected when we have many change pointers. Proper care should be taken to create only those change pointers, which will be consumed by the system.

Q. Where else can you use the space management data in Retail?

  • We can use the space management data in requirements planning and replenishment.

Q. What is a generic article?

  • Generic article example – T-shirt is a generic article and the different variants of this article are Yellow, Red, Blue T shirts.

Q. What is a Pricing profile of an article?

  • Pricing profile controls whether the variant sales prices are the same or different to the sales price of the generic article

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