Setting Up a factory Calendar - SAP SD

In SAP, a factory calendar helps you define the number of working days for your organization.The transaction code is SCAL, and the menu path is IMGSAP NetWeaverGeneral Settings Maintain Calendar. the initial screen for calendar maintenance. As you can see, you can use this custom ization screen to define factory calendars and holiday calendars in SAP. Calendars are part of the global settings in SAP and are used by many areas in the logistics and human resource applications of SAP. Setting up a calendar in SAP is a client-independent setting, and the changes to calendars are not automatically captured in a transport request. You have to manually capture these changes into a transport request for moving them between various instances of your SAP system—development, qual ity, and production, for example.

Main menu screen for defining SAP factory calendar

Main menu screen for defining SAP factory calendar

To define a factory calendar, select the factory calendar option on the customization screen , and click the pencil icon. Now you will see the over- view screen for factory calendar customization, showing various factory calendars that exist in your SAP system.

Overview screen for defining a factory calendar

Overview screen for defining a factory calendar

You can click the pencil icon on the menu to change an existing calendar, the recycle icon (to the right of pencil icon) to delete an existing calendar, and the create icon on the left of the pencil icon to create a new factory calendar. Let’s click the create icon to create a new factory calendar called ZZ for Galaxy Musical Instruments USA. You will be presented with a calendar customization detail screen,.

Customization screen for maintaining a factory calendar

Customization screen for maintaining a factory calendar

The screen is self-explanatory. Create the new factory calendar by providing a two- character identification key starting with a Y or Z prefix and by providing a meaningful description. tells you that the factory calendar Z Z is valid from year 2008 to 2013 with five working days per week (Monday to Friday) and a holiday calendar assigned as US.For Galaxy, we created factory calendars ZZ for the United States and ZX for Mexico with both calendars having five working days per week.


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