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Author's profile photo Yogesh Agarwal

SAP EWM – Usage of Quantity Classification in Putaway

Dear All

I would like to present a solution for business requirement below:

“Putaway different sized handling units in different storage types”

I have achieved this using Quantity Classification of SAP EWM.


The purpose of my blog post is to understand how Quantity Classification in SAP EWM works by giving an example of complex putaway scenario.

Scenario Overview & Details:

We have 2 kinds of packaging for a raw material: less than 10 EA of material 5006356 (raw material) goes in a package with material code 50066358

If the qty. is 10 or more, it can be fitted in a bigger HU, with material code 50066357.



In Packspec, I mentioned that HU with material 50066357 can store upto 20 EA of material 50066356 and HU with material 50066358 can store upto 9 EA of material 50066356.





Case 1) Inbound Qty. = 5 EA

As seen, the system diverts the package in OPEN storage area.

Case 2) Inbound Qty. = 25 EA


As seen, the system creates 2 HU – one with 2KG (20EA) and another with 5EA, placing them respectively in HR01 and OPEN storage types.



Thus, we saw with the usage of Quantity Classification in SAP EWM, the system can be designed to map practical requirement of placing different sized boxes/pallets in different storage types they can fit in.

The same technique can be deployed to do quantity specific picking from different storage types.



Yogesh Agarwal.

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      Author's profile photo Ajay Dutt Mehta
      Ajay Dutt Mehta

      Gr8 Yogesh .... Keep it up with similar knowledge share


      Author's profile photo Hendrik Schulte-Bahrenberg
      Hendrik Schulte-Bahrenberg

      Hi Yogesh,

      thanks for the blog. Have you tested whether it works also without packspec and logical conditions? Based on what you write I assume the same strategy should also work based on the customizing for the UOM attributes only.

      Just cusious why you set up customizing + packspec...



      Author's profile photo Yogesh Agarwal
      Yogesh Agarwal
      Blog Post Author

      Thank you Hendrik, for observing and highlighting the same. I will check it.


      Kind Regards


      Author's profile photo sai karthik
      sai karthik

      As said by Hendrik, No need of Pack spec and Logical conditions.

      -> Just assign the Qty classfication to UOM attributes at warehouse level

      -> Mantain the material master with other UOM’S in MARM Tab (in Additional data)

      -> Maintain the STSS with Qty Classification and link to the corresponding to storage type and system will propose the correct storage type.


      Thanks to Hendrik….

      Thanks to Yogesh for this blog...





      Author's profile photo Yogesh Agarwal
      Yogesh Agarwal
      Blog Post Author

      Thank you Sai,

      I will check the same and thank you for the information.


      Kind Regards


      Author's profile photo Yarranagu Malyadri
      Yarranagu Malyadri

      Hi Yogesh,

      May i know the maintain logical conditions path.




      Author's profile photo Yogesh Agarwal
      Yogesh Agarwal
      Blog Post Author

      Hello Malya,

      Please see below:SAP%20Easy%20Access%20-%20Path%20to%20maintain%20Logical%20Conditions

      SAP Easy Access - Path to maintain Logical Conditions


      Kind Regards