This principal process document explains the different methods available to move stock between locations within a warehouse. This principal process includes stock transaction programs connected to inventory management and does not cover stock transactions related to manufacturing, customer order, etc.
The process is used for these purposes:
All physical stock transactions are stored in the MITTRA table. See the relevant process for detailed information.
Before this principal process can be run, these prerequisites must be met:
This list includes the different methods available to move stock between locations within a warehouse.
'Movement. Change Location – Item' (MMS175) is used to move items and specific quantities from one location to another. This is handy in a kanban situation, filling up the smaller workstation location from the main location
'Movement. Change Location – All Items' (MMS180) moves all items, lot numbers, or containers from one location to another. This could be of use when moving a pallet, etc.
'Movement. Change Location – Single Location Items' (MMS820) moves an item that is coded as a single location stored item.
'Movement. Change Location – Balance ID' (MMS177) moves balance identities. Balance identity refers to item number, location, lot number, container and quantity, as applicable.
'Movement. Change Location – Container' (MMS105) moves containers from one location to another. The container number in combination with item number, location and the quantity result in a unique balance identity.
In 'Planned Move Order. Process' (MMS170) planned move orders are displayed and released to a requisition order. The release can either be manually or automatically done. Reorder point method is used as a trigger for creating a planned order.