Integration of SAP ERP vendor master information with third-party software is difficult. SAP offers no APIs (known as BAPIs in SAP) to create or change vendor information in the standard system. Limited options to integrate with SAP vendor master data records with other applications
SAP provides limited options for batch input to manage vendor master data.
The following functions are not supported.
- Central Address Management
- Assignment of Classes, Characteristics, and Characteristics Values
- Custom Fields
Vendor Master Accelerator (VMA)
- Remote-enabled functions.
- Full access to all business address services.
- Multi-language support for text.
- Easy to map data to custom fields.
- Honors user-exits and BAdIs.
- Enhancement spot options.