A customer can send supplier inquiries or qualifications to his suppliers to collect information about the supplier itself or information about the materials which the supplier delivers.
– Information about the supplier can be for example amount of employees, turnover or documents like certifications or company presentation.
– Information about materials can be for example declaration of conformity, sustainability parameters, additional attributes or data sheets
The supplier enters the data and can release the inquiry. When released inquiry is sent to the SAP ERP system and stored for further processing. The documents and certifications are stored as document inforecords and can be attached to specific business objects depending on the document type.