In this topic, we described about the Block Vendor process along with technical information.
Vendor account for posting can be blocked within Accounts Payable. Vendor master record should be blocked before marking it for deletion. Vendor used as an alternative payment recipient would also blocked, so that nobody can post to it by mistake.
We can set the following blocks among several fields available in the vendor master record -
- Posting block for certain company codes or for all company codes
- Purchasing block for certain purchasing organizations or for all purchasing organizations.
Block Vendor: -
Below process shows how to block a vendor A57799.
Step-1: Enter the transaction code FK05 in the SAP command field and click Enter to continue.
Go to SAP Menu → Accounting → Financial Accounting → Accounts Payable → Master Records → FK05 – Block/Unblock.
Step-2: In the next screen, enter the below details and click Enter.
- Vendor Id to be Blocked
- Company Code of the Vendor
Step-3: In the next screen, Check the Block Indicator for the data to be Blocked.
Step-4: Once all the details entered, click on the Save button to save the changes.
Step-5: Status bar displays the below message once the vendor blocked successfully.
Technical Information: -
- Transaction Code: - FK05
- Navigation path: - SAP Menu → Accounting → Financial Accounting → Accounts Payable → Master Records → FK05 – Block/Unblock