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Author's profile photo Saikiran Gummadi

Configuration of Serial Number Management in SAP EWM

Introduction

Serial number profile plays a important role in the warehouse to track the material by serial number

The purpose of this blog is to configure the serialization for the material at Document level, Warehouse level and Inventory management level

In EWM serial number are maintained at three levels.

1.Serial numbers for document items: Serial number requirement only at document level either in inbound ‘or’ out bound. Very useful for customer return process.

  1. Serial numbers at the warehouse level: Serial numbers are required for all goods receipt/issue and are maintained at the warehouse level. Visibility only at warehouse level, not at storage bin level.
  2. Serial numbers in IM: Storage bin level visibility available and serial number become a quant parameter. Required to use serial number for every movement in warehouse

Configuration:

Serial Number Profile: Two independent serial number profiles are required in ERP, one is for logical execution system (LES) and other one is for EWM integration.

LES relevant serial number profile maintained in material master ‘Sales General/Plant view’.                        EWM relevant serial number profile maintained in ‘WM Execution view

ERP settings:

LES Serial number profile.

 IMG-Logistics Execution-Shipping-Basic Shipping Functions-Serial Numbers-Determine Serial Number Profiles

 

 

EWM relevant serial number profile:

 Img- Integration with Other SAP Components- Extended Warehouse Management- Additional Material Attributes- Attribute Values for Additional Material Master Fields- Define Serial Number Profile

1)Serialization at document level

Create a Material:5066399

Under ‘Sales/General Plant’ View                                                     Under ‘WM Execution’ view

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

2)Serialization at warehouse level

Create a Material:5066400      

Under ‘Sales/General Plant’ View                                     Under ‘WM Execution’ view                                                                                                                                                            

                          

3)Serialization at Inventory Management level

Create a Material:5066405

Under ‘Sales/General Plant’ View                                                     Under ‘WM Execution’ view

                        

 

EWM Settings

Define serial number profile: IMG- SCM Extended Warehouse Management- Extended Warehouse Management- Master Data-Product- Define Serial Number Profiles-Define Warehouse Number Independent Serial Number Profiles

1)Document level

2)Warehouse level

3)Inventory Management level

IMG- SCM Extended Warehouse Management- Extended Warehouse Management- Master Data-Product- Define Serial Number Profile-Define Warehouse Number-Dependent Serial Number Profiles

Note: if both WHN dependent and WHN independent serial number profiles assigned for any WHN, system prioritize WHN dependent serial number

1)Document Level

2)Warehouse level

3)Inventory Management level

IMG- SCM Extended Warehouse Management- Extended Warehouse Management- Master Data-Product- Define Serial Number Profiles Serial Numbers:

 Settings for Warehouse Number

Do the CIF and then maintain at Warehouse Level in Product Master

1)Document level-5066399

Check the storage tab in warehouse level product master whether serial no profile is displayed or not

2)Warehouse level-5066400

Check the storage tab in warehouse level product master whether serial no profile is displayed or not

3)Inventory Management level-5066405

Check the storage tab in warehouse level product master whether serial no profile is displayed or not

Serialization Maintained Purchase order Material
Document level 4500020610 5066399
Warehouse level 4500020611 5066400
Stock level 4500020612 5066405

 

1)Test Scenario for Document level:

We have created purchase order for the material 5066399

Create inbound delivery with T-code vl31n and distribute the delivery to wms

At EWM Tcode:/N/SCWM/PRDI

Check At item level serial no req A:doc level is automatically triggering or not

In IBD, if we are not entering the serial numbers then at the time of task confirmation error message will come.

Click on inbound delivery at header level-follow on functions-Create a warehouse task

Confirm the warehouse order

Check the monitor

Go to stock and bin check the physical stock for the material 5066399

Go to inbound delivery -inbound delivery item-give the product and serial number then click on execute

Here the product and serial number is available in 1000003762

2)Test Scenario for Serialization at warehouse level:

We have created purchase order for the material 5066400

Create inbound delivery with T-code vl31n and distribute the delivery to wms

Here serial numbers should be given at the time of inbound delivery creation

Go to extras at the header level select the serial numbers and assign the numbers and save it.

Go to EWM System inbound delivery Tcode:/N/SCWM/PRDI

Check At item level serial no req B:Warehouse level is automatically triggering or not

Here automatically serial numbers will be displayed

Click on inbound delivery-follow on functions-Create a warehouse task

Confirm the warehouse order

To check go to monitor

Go to stock and bin check the physical stock for the material 5066400

To check serial number go to stock and bin-click on serial number on warehouse level-enter product -click on execute

We can see serial numbers at warehouse level

3)Test Scenario for Inventory Management level:

Create a Purchase order for the material 5066405

Create inbound delivery with T-code vl31n and distribute the delivery to wms

Go to EWM System inbound delivery Tcode:/N/SCWM/PRDI

Check At item level serial no req C:Inventory Management level is automatically triggering or not

In IBD, if we are not entering the serial numbers then at the time of task confirmation error message will come.

Click on inbound delivery-follow on functions-Create a warehouse task

Confirm the warehouse order

Go to monitor

Go to stock and bin check the physical stock for the material and provide storage bin and click on

execute

Here, serial number tracking possible at storage bins level

Conclusion: By the above Blog post we can maintain serialization of a product at Document level, Warehouse level and Inventory Management level in SAP EWM .

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      Author's profile photo Anil Kumar
      Anil Kumar

      Nice blog Saikiran,

      Thank you

      Author's profile photo Dinesh Sivasubramanian
      Dinesh Sivasubramanian

      Great Post. Saikiran

      Able to understand easily and helps a lot to learners.