Credit Limit for Customer in SAP SD

Credit Limit for Customer in SAP SD post will detail all the important Data for Credit calculation for Customer in SAP SD . It includes determination of credit control area, Calculation of Credit horizon date and determination of Credit Exposure in SAP SD. 

Retriving Credit control area

Credit Control Area can be retrieve from the Company code.
The Value of Credit Control Area ( KKBER ) is stored in SAP Table T001-KKBER.

Here a sample ABAP Program to retrieve Credit Control Area for a SAP company code based on Sales Organisation:

Retrieving Risk Category for customer

The Risk Category classifies Customer on Credit risk exposure.
Technically it is stored in SAP Table KNKK Customer master credit management: Control area data
and the field  CTLPC : Credit management: Risk category. This information is set by Risk Control Area

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The field KNKK-CASHD Date of Last Payment is also a relevant field when dealing with Credit Limit.

Here a sample ABAP program code to retrieve Risk Category for SAP SD Customer:

SAP SD Credit Horizon Date

In order to understand the calculation of SD credit Horizon Date check this OSS note  379007. This note explains the mechanism of horizon date calculation.

The SD Credit Horizon Date can be calculated with the following standard Function Module SD_CREDIT_HORIZON_DATE.

Here a sample ABAP Programs to retrieve this information:

This SCN Wiki page details the mechanism of Credit Horizon Date calculation. It is well written and step by step detailed.

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SAP SD Customer Credit Exposure

SD Credit Exposure is the sum of Open Delivery, Open Invoice + Open Order.
The different values can be retrieve using the standard function module SD_CREDIT_EXPOSURE.

A sample ABAP Code to retrieve the Credit Exposure in order to calculate Credit Limit for a SAP Customer in SAP SD will be:
(check above how to retrieve Horizon Date HORDA and Credit Area Control KKBER )

Credit Limit for SD Customer

The credit limit for SD Customer is set on SAP tcode/ Transaction FD32/FD33.
The corresponding field is KLIMK Customer’s credit limit in the table KNKK containing Customer master credit management: Control area data

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The keys to retrieve Customer Credit Limit in SAP SD ( KNKK-KLIMK) are :

  • KNKK-KUNNR: Customer Number
  • KNKK-KKBER: Credit control area


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