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This blog helps you to understand step by step process in order to migrate Location and Logistics Areas in Business by Design system.

When you have to create multiple Locations and Logistics area manually in Business By Design system , it is time consuming and tedious to do so. The best way to create Location and Logistics area is thru importing data thru Migration of Location and Logistics Area by filling the legacy data in the migration template.

The location and location layout concept enables you to design a detailed model of your company’s supply chain. The location represents an external view of your company that helps you to communicate with your business partner. The location layout on the other hand represents an internal view of your company’s structure. It allows for an integrated material flow for warehousing and production through a common layout. You can centrally maintain the layouts of the different sites and locations within your company.

Note: Location should be unique and records to be imported to be limited 5000

Tasks

1)Fill the Migration template , Refer to Documentation sheet and Field List sheet to view the explanation of Fields and Field value in the Migration template.

2)After filling the data in migration template, Change the Excel file format to XML Format

2) Migrate Data Using the Migration Tool

Navigate to Business Configuration Work Center and Overview View , search for Migration of Location and Logistics Area, Select the activity as highlighted below.

 

 Further select “Migrate Location and Logistics Area using the migration tool”

 

After filling the Migration Template convert the excel file format to xml type and upload the migration file

 

 Select Browse to select the Migration file path.

 

File is ready for Migration , as it is successfully uploaded.

 

Now select Execute Migration under which select Execute Migration Step by Step

 

Step1:Validate File is completed

 

Click on Next to initiate Step2

 

Step 2: Convert Values, Click on Next to initiate step 3

 

Step3 :Simulate Import initiated

 

Imported Successfully

 

Imported Successfully without any errors, Click on Next to initiate Step 4

 

Step 4: Execute Import, Click on Yes to continue.

 

Data Import successful

 

 

Click on Finish to initiate Step 5: Confirmation

 

We observe below  data imported successfully.

Verify the migrated Location and Logistics area in Supply Chain Design Master Data Work Center , Locations View. Compare the data in your legacy system with the data that has been migrated to the SAP solution. Check a certain number of records to ensure that the values in both systems match.

 

This completes the Migration of Location and Logistics areas process.

 

Regards,

Sandeep

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  1. FERNANDO DETRAUX

    Sandeep,

    Is there a limitation for the number of logistic areas that can be created in one location? You mentioned that the migration tool is limited to 5000 records, but, could I create 10,000 logistic areas in one location in two uploads?

    Thanks

    Fernando

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  2. Sandeep Y R Post author

    Dear Fernando,

    This Limitation for the number of logistic areas that can be created in one location mentioned above is only with respect to Migration perspective as it might cause performance issues at the time of uploading. Yes you can create 10,000 logistic areas in one location in two uploads.

    Regards,

    Sandeep

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