•You determine the allocation table type.
•You define the organizational data.
•You define the default data and the header data.
•You maintain the allocation table item data. This includes the article, site group or allocation rule, allocation strategy and source of supply. The allocation table type, item category, and notification category determine which information must be maintained and which is optional. Various data is also used as default data at site level.
•You maintain information at site group level (such as site group, planned quantity per site group, and site quota as a default value).
•You maintain information at site level (such as site, quota per site, delivery dates and source of supply).
•If goods are procured from an external vendor and sent to a distribution center, you maintain data in the Distribution Center view (such as source of supply, delivery dates, processing method in the distribution center).
•The system carries out a consistency check for every item.
•It also creates work lists for follow-on document generation. It takes the chronological sequence into consideration defined via the item category for follow-on document generation and notification processing.