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Overview of

SAP Retail
POS Interface

Stefan Leonhardt
Senior Developer,
SAP Retail Solutions
Architecture

Applications
POS interface SAP R/3 Enterprise
EDI interface Head office

Conversion
Converter
Communication

POS system Store system Store

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Tasks Performed by SAP R/3

Applications
Master data maintenance, merchandise logistics, accounting, and
so on...
-> All retail business processes supported

POS interface
Preparation of master data for the stores
Preparation of sales transactions for SAP R/3 applications
-> Complex SAP R/3 data structures trimmed for communication with
less sophisticated store systems

EDI interface
-> Standardized communication with external systems

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Tasks Performed by the Converter

Data conversion
Conversion of communication structures between SAP R/3 and the
POS system/ store retailing system.

Polling
SAP R/3 trigger files polled for triggering outbound processing

Communication
Connect and disconnect communication management, various
communication methods/protocols supported

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Tasks Performed by Store Systems

Retail functionality

Business process management in-store


Preparation of process data for communication with the converter

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POS Outbound Processing: IDoc Types

WP_PLU02 Article master data

WP_EAN01 EAN/UPC references

WP_PER01 Customer master data

WPDWGR01 Merchandise categories

WPDSET01 Set assignments

WPDNAC01 Follow-on items

WPDCUR01 Currencies

WPDTAX01 Tax rates

WBBDLD02 Assortment list

WTADDI01 Additional

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POS Inbound Processing: IDoc Types

WP_PLU02 Article master data changes


WP_EAN01 EAN changes
WP_PER01 Customer master record changes
WPUBON01 Sales transactions, receipt-based
WPUUMS01 Sales transactions, aggregated
WPUTAB01 Means of payment
WPUKSR01 Cashier statistics
WPUFIB01 Financial transactions
WPUWBW01 Goods movements
WPUERR01 Error messages
WVINVE02 Physical inventory count data
WGSREQ02 Store orders

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