*concircle is the preferred project partner of Secat GmbH the manufacturer of QPPD core applications. concircle developed several add-ons and enhancements on the QPPD core functionality. For example the integration to sap standard business objects and/or concircle’s workflow engine which is heavily used to orchestrate and atomize QPPD-processes.

Highly flexible SAP add-on for regulation management of master data, standards & specifications

QPPD is an add-on in SAP R/3 and S4/HANA and supports the administration and maintenance of regulations, standards and other master data in the SAP logistics modules – 100% individual and highly flexible. When used in manufacturing companies such as steel, aluminium or metal processing, QPPD offers the advantage of minimising characteristics in classification/VC.

With the additional developments developed and provided by concircle, the use in all business processes and SAP modules is possible:


  • Object definitions
  • Master data (customer, material, etc.) and specifications
  • Sales documents, customer and supplier specifications
  • Technical production orders
  • Calculations
  • Business process automation with the help of workflows
  • Production
  • Logistics
  • Standards, quality tests, test certificates
  • Certificates

QPPD shows its particular strengths especially in the management of complex specifications and in the area of order dressing

  • Flexible user interface for creating, managing, saving specifications of any complexity
  • Possibility of data inheritance and referencing between different specification levels
  • Simulation functionality
  • Integrated functionalities of VC, BOM, inspection planning, etc.
  • Support of order dressing processes along with all business objects (quotations, contracts, requirement specifications, customer orders, technical production orders, quality certificates, etc.).


  • Simple management of additional master data (analogous to classification) directly in the productive system
  • Extension of customer and material master by an infinite amount of master data
  • Hierarchical structuring of data
  • Integrated version management
  • Automatic validity
  • Possibility of inheritance & referencing

Detailed functions

Flexible cockpit for specification management
  • Strong but flexible user cockpit (GUI)
  • Enrich existing SAP master data (material master/customer) with unlimited data
  • Create, change, display, archive specifications, master data
  • Mapping of hierarchical structures & objects
  • Versioning, object comparison, status management
  • SAP change documents
Integration in alle relevanten SAP-Standard-Module
  • Sample processes supported by QPPD Quotation, sales order, order processing, costing, production orders, inspection instructions, certificates
  • Open for customised extensions
  • Development know-how and customising decoupled from the SAP standard modules (MM, SD, PP, QM)
Integrated, user-friendly rule management with SAP BRF +
  • Use of standard BRF+ to define business rules
  • Business rules can be maintained directly in the respective departments
  • Dynamic input control and value plausibility check
Modular standard integration of further concircle products
  QPPD Module Functional description
Core QPPD.core MDM basic functionality
QPPD.api Digital access and bulk processing
QPPD.ale Master data distribution
Integration QPPD.int Integration with SAP standard objects
QPPD.rules Integration in SAP BRF+
QPPD.plan Integration in routing and BOM explosion
QPPD.io Integration with external MES systems
Workflow Automatisation QPPD.flow Workflow automation
QPPD.mob Mobility package for light-weight mobile UIs (JQM & UI5 elements)
QPPD.qeasy Results recording and certificate creation process interface

Technical requirements

  • SAP ECC or S/4 HANA
Amrit Khanna

Amrit Khanna

Product Manager QPPD

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