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Embedded EWM – Inbound POSC (Multi-step movements)

                                INBOUND POSC (MULTI-STEP MOVEMENT)

 

Purpose

The purpose of this article to understand INBOUND POSC and how does it work in EWM. In this blog post I will discuss the configuration and master data settings in EWM for one of the Inbound process consisting of multi-step movements.

  • In this Inbound POSC Scenario we discuss about Deconsolidation/Re-pack process of a product. Here we received a product packed inside HU from the supplier and before placing the product to final bin, we first take out the product from the HU and re-pack in different HU and placed it in final bin.

 

CONFIGURATION: –

1.1 Define Process Oriented Storage Control:

  • In this area, maintain storage process with external steps and process-oriented storage control.

PATH: Spro—Img—SCM EWM—EWM—Cross process setting—Warehouse Task—Define Process Oriented storage control

Here we can use Standard External steps also (IB01, IB02, IB03)

 

1.2 Define Storage Process:

 

  • After Creating Storage process, we need to assign External process codes to storage process. As shown below-

1.3 Define Process Oriented Storage Control:

PATH: Spro—IMG—SCM EWM—EWM—Cross process setting—Warehouse Task—Define Process oriented storage control

1.4 Define Warehouse Process Type:

PATH: Spro—IMG—SCM EWM—EWM—Cross process setting—Warehouse Task—Define Warehouse Process Type

 

  • Here we define WPT for put away process and assign storage process to it, means sequential multi-step trigger to finish the process.

 

1.5 Define Control Indicator for Determining Warehouse Process Type:

PATH: Spro—IMG—SCM EWM—EWM—Cross process setting—Warehouse Task—Define Control Indicator for Determining Warehouse Process type.

 

 

1.6 Determining Warehouse Process Type:

PATH: Spro—IMG—SCM EWM—EWM—Cross process setting—Warehouse Task—Determine Warehouse Process Type

  • Here the system determines the WPT according to Document type, Item type, Delivery priority and Process type determination control indicator.

 

1.7 Define Storage type for Work center:

PATH: Spro—SCM EWM—EWM—Master Data—Define Storage Type

 

 

  • Here one Storage type with role “work center” is required to assign work center to execute deconsolidation process.

 

1.8 Define Work center:

PATH: Spro—SCM EWM—EWM—Master Data—Work Center—Define Work Center

 

 

 

1.9 Create Storage Bin for Work center:

 

  • Storage bin is required to assign for work center, this storage bin create against storage type, which is assigned to work center.

PATH: Sap Easy Access—EWM—Master Data—Storage Bin—Create Storage Bin

 

 

 

2.0 Define Master Data Attributes for Work center:

PATH: Sap Easy Access—EWM—Master Data—Work center—Define Master Data Attributes

 

 

 

 

TEST CASE

 

 

3.1 Create Inbound Delivery:

Transaction: VL31N

 

 

  • Once Material is packed then click on SAVE button. Inbound deliver is transfers to EWM.

 

3.2 Maintain Inbound Delivery:

Transaction: /N/SCWM/PRDI

  • To view HU detail, click on HU TAB to view the HU details.

 

  • Create Warehouse Task

  • Here HU is mandatory to work with POSC. HU Warehouse task creates for Warehouse request (IBD), Where Source is “DOOR” and Destination is “GR-STAGE”

 

3.2 Check Monitor for WT details:

 Transaction: /N/SCWM/MON

 

  • Warehouse monitor provides WT information with reference to inbound delivery.

 

  • Once confirm the WT (UNLOAD), there new WT’s will be created, one is Confirmed WT and other is Waiting WT.

 

 

  • Once confirm the open WT, HU will be available at deconsolidation work center.

3.3 Deconsolidation at Work Center:

Transaction: /N/SCWM/DCONS

 

 

  • Now create new HU for transferring the materials from old HU to new HU.

  • Now Enter the Source HU, destination HU (new/empty HU) under Deconsolidation Tab & select open WT

 

 

 

  • Now, Open WT appear under “Deconsolidation” tab

NOTE: It is possible to change Qty of open WT, system will create a new WT for QTY. Once executed, product will be packed in new HU (Destination HU).

 

  • Until ‘complete HU step ‘for individual HU’s, deconsolidation will not be completed.

 

  • Once after complete HU steps, then only waiting WT will be opened.
  • Once it is opened click on Confirm WT in Background, as shown below-

 

  • Below you can see Waiting WT status has been confirmed and material has been transferred to Destination storage Bin.

 

 

 

CONCLUSION:

The above process explains how a Simple Inbound POSC with Re-pack/deconsolidation would work and how to repack materials.

 

I hope this post would be helpful for everyone.

 

In my next blog i will be discussing about EWM triggered Opportunistic opportunistic Cross-docking.

https://blogs.sap.com/2020/05/22/embedded-ewm-opportunistic-cross-docking/

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      Author's profile photo shailesh mishra
      shailesh mishra

      Excellent! Appreciate your contribution towards SAP Community.

      Regards

      Shailesh Mishra

      Author's profile photo Gargee Chattopadhyay
      Gargee Chattopadhyay

      Nice to see such a Self explanatory blog!

      Author's profile photo Vignesh Veerasamy
      Vignesh Veerasamy

      Hi Aurobinda Ray

      Very much informative.Guidelines to whomever willing to learn EWM.

      Keep going.

      Vignesh V

      Author's profile photo Fazal Alam
      Fazal Alam

      Very nicely explained step by step ; Please also provide similar for outbound delivery. Thanks.

      Author's profile photo Viktoriya Kovalchuk
      Viktoriya Kovalchuk

      Hello!

      Very useful article!

      But i have a question for you.

      At the step 3.2 in transaction /N/SCWM/PRDI you have set value "ERP Document" in the field "Find".

      But I do not have this record. So I can not find any inbound delivery. How I can set the value "ERP Document"?

      I will be very greatful to you if you help me.

      I use SAP S/4 HANA 1909.

      Author's profile photo Balasubramanian Meenakshisundaram
      Balasubramanian Meenakshisundaram

      Hi Viktoriya,

      In S4HANA 1909, it will appearing as "Logistics Execution Delivery"

      /SCWM/PRDI

      In S4HANA 1610. it will appear as "ERP Delivery"

      S4HANA1610

      Bala

      Author's profile photo Rohidas Wanve
      Rohidas Wanve

      Very nice document! Thank you

      Author's profile photo David Szabo
      David Szabo

      Great document. Thank you.