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Slap & Ship Outbound Processing in Nutshell

The SAP Auto-ID Infrastructure provides a stand-alone deployment option with which customers can execute an outbound process that does not require a connection to any external system such as an R/3 or ERP system.
  The stand-alone deployment option of SAP AII 2.1 enables customers to perform basic slap& ship outbound processing whilst providing the platform to migrate to a solution that is integrated with a backend ERP.

Stand-Alone Outbound Processing
Outbound processing with the stand-alone AII 2.1 provides users with the ability to execute the process sequence: tag commissioning (to write and validate written tags), packing and loading.
The following general process execution variants are available in this scenario:

– Tag Commissioning:
The writing of blank/ new tags using either a mobile or desktop UI

– Packing:
Using a fixed packing reader and a desktop UI
Using a mobile device and UI

  – Loading:
Using a fixed packing reader and a desktop UI

The following diagram gives a pictorial description of the entire Stand-Alone Outbound process.



  At each process step a document reference assignment is possible.

Step by step Procedure:

1. Users in SAP AII
Refer to SAP NetWeaver -> Security -> SAP NetWeaver Security Guide -> User Administration and Authentication

2. Roles in SAP AII : SAP Auto-ID Infrastructure provides the following roles

3. Customization to be made on the AII System to have the scenario set and running
– Maintaining EPC Settings
– Activating HTTP Services
– Creating RFC Connections
– Defining Product Hierarchies
– Maintaining Product Settings
– Defining Rules
– Maintaining Print Settings
– Configuring Label Printing

4. Set up of Master Data
– Defining Units of Measurement
– Defining Products
– Defining GTIN Number Ranges
– Defining SSCC Number Ranges
– Defining Locations
– Defining Business Partners
– Maintaining Device Settings

5. Conditions and Message Types
– Enabling Application Log and Monitoring
– Defining Conditions for Fixed Device Messages
– User Data Profiles

6. Integration of BI Reporting
– Setting up RFC Destinations from SAP AII to the BI System
– Initializing the BI System
– Activating BI Content and Setting up Data Extraction
– Setting up InfoPackages
– Configuring Periodic Updates to the BI System

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