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Please find the document containing step by step SAP Warehouse management configuration. This is really useful for the consultants interested to enter SAP WM Projects.

I hope this documents will help them to reach thier Goal and Career aspiration. Also they can understand how SAP is automating the Warehosue operations and minimize the cost of stock handling & montoring plus reducign the human efforts, avoiding time consumption during inventory handling and also physical inventory process..SAP efficiently handles stock placement & stock removal process. This document will help all the people to know the Logistics configuration. My document was published in SAPfunctional.com website and due to its huge content i like to share the web-link.

In this document i have covered all the WM Concepts. Please find the web link for the complete configuration Details.

 

1.             Concept of Warehouse Management  

Master Data

Define control parameters for warehouse no

Define Number ranges

Define Storage Type

Define Storage section

Define Storage Bins

Define Blocking Reasons

storage Bin type

storage unit type

Define Storage Bin Structure

Define field usage – Material master

Define Storage Type Indicators

Define Storage Section Indicators

Define Storage Bin Indicators

Storage type search

Storage Section search

Storage Bin search

stock placement or stock removal strategies in an optimum way.

Warehouse Management system supports the following Stock placement strategies:

Fixed storage bin

Open storage

Addition to existing stock

Empty storage bin

Pallets (storage units)

Bulk storage

Near to picking fixed bin

No strategy (manual bin location assignment)

Stock Removal Strategies

A picking strategy in the Warehouse Management System refers to a procedure whereby the system searches during a pick for a suitable quant within a storage type or a warehouse number.

The Warehouse Management system supports the following picking strategies:

  • FIFO (First In First Out)
  • Strict FIFO
  • LIFO (Last In First Out)
  • Partial quantity
  • Large/small quantities

 

  • process indicator (for example, stock placement or removal)  
  • storage type indicator from the material master  
  • stock category indicator  
  • special stock indicator  
  • storage class  
  • water pollution class (WPC)
  • reference movement type

Activate Storage Type Search

Activate Storage Section Search

Activate Storage Bin Search

Activate Storage Bin Type Search

Storage unit types

Defining storage type control for strategies..

 

Activities

In this unit, you set the following activities in the Warehouse Management system:

  • Transfers
  • Differences
  • Print control
  • Physical inventory
  • Appointments
  • Define transaction parameters

 

Transfers

In this section, you set the configuration for the transfer of goods.

This includes the following:

1.     Transfer types

2.     Movement types

3.     Requirement categories

4.     Posting changes and stock transfers

Define Shipment Types

Define Movement Types

 

Define Stock Transfers and Replenishment Control

Confirmation

Confirmation Control

Confirmation Requirement

Two-Step Confirmation

Seperate confirmation for Pick & Transfer

confirmation per storage type

confirmation per movement type

Define Print Control

Define print control for warehouses with Storage Unit Management.

  • Spool Indicator
  • Print code

Activities

  1. Create the spool indicators for each warehouse number.
  2. Create the dependent printers for label printing.
  3. Define the sort profile for multiple processing.
  4. Create the print codes for each warehouse number.
  5. Assign the printers to the individual movements.
  6. Assign the printers to the picking areas.
  7. Assign the printers to the storage types.
  8. Assign the print codes to the movement types.
  9. Assign the print reports to the warehouse numbers.
  10. Assign the print control to the multiple processing runs.
  11. Using the analysis program, check whether the settings comply with your needs.

 

The following print programs are available:

  • RLVSDR40 (general print program)
  • RLKOMM40 (multiple processing)

 

Physical Inventory

Define Physical inventory per Storage type

Define Differences and Document Limits

  • Inventory movement types
    • 711 (Clear inventory difference)
    • 712 (Post inventory difference)
  • Document items
    • 50  (Items per system inventory record)

 

http://www.sapfunctional.com/WM/Configuration/Index.htm

http://www.sapfunctional.com/WM/WMQ1.htm
I hope this will definitely useful for both the consultant & user community in knowing how SAP will help to ran the day to day routine & process.

Thanking you All..

Please refer my blogs for SAP WM Related content

 

SAP WM –Process, Functionality, Scope, Benefits, Advantages, Disadvantage- Complete Reference-Part 1

 

 

SAP WM- Process, Functionality, Scope, Benefits, Advantages, Disadvantage-Complete Reference-Part 3

 

SAP WM- Process, Functionality, Scope, Benefits, Advantages, Disadvantage-Complete Reference-Part 2

 

SAP WM- Process, Functionality, Scope, Benefits, Advantages, Disadvantage-Complete Reference-Part 4

 

 

SAP WM- Process, Functionality, Scope, Benefits, Advantages, Disadvantage-Complete Reference-Part 5

 

SAP WM- Process, Functionality, Scope, Benefits, Advantages, Disadvantage-Complete Reference-Part 6 (Cut over activities Details)

 

SAP WM- Process, Functionality, Scope, Benefits, Advantages, Disadvantage-Complete Reference-Part 7 (Comparing 4.6 C & ECC 6.0 WM Screens)

 

SAP WM- Process, Functionality, Scope, Benefits, Advantages, Disadvantage-Complete Reference-Part 8 (Questionnaire for WM- requirements understanding / understanding clients business process)

 

SAP WM- Process, Functionality, Scope, Benefits, Advantages, Disadvantage-Complete Reference-Part 9 (Automatic Picking, Packing, Batch Determination, 2-Step Picking in Warehouse:- Improves Warehouse efficiency and Performance Optimization)

 

SAP WM- Process, Functionality, Scope, Benefits, Advantages, Disadvantage-Complete Reference-Part 10 (IDOC’s used in SAP WM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regards,

Shivakkumar Geetha Venkatesan

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