Create Warehouse Type

This document shows you how to define warehouse types, which in connection with a specific warehouse determines if the balance for the warehouse should be totaled up to facility level.

Outcome

A warehouse type is created.

This is a group of warehouses of the same type. In addition to being used as classification, the term also determines whether the warehouse balance should be accumulated by facility level.

The warehouse types are stored in the (CSYTAB) table.

Before you start

There are no prerequisites for this setting instruction

Parameters to set

Program ID/Panel Field The Field Indicates...
(MMS006/B) Warehouse Type

...a group of warehouses of the same type. In addition to being used as classification, the term also determines whether the warehouse balance should be accumulated by facility level.

Note that it is possible to create a warehouse type that has a blank name in this field.

(MMS006/E) Description ...a description of the current identity. Mandatory information.
(MMS006/E) Name ...the name of the current warehouse type identity. If not indicated when creating a new warehouse type, the description will be defaulted as name.
(MMS006/E) On-Hand Total

…whether average prices and on-hand balance for this warehouse type are to be summed up with those from other warehouses connected to the same facility. Mandatory information.

The valid alternatives are:

0=No

1=Yes, on-hand balance and average prices are totaled for the facility.

Note that alternative 1 = Yes, must be chosen, when the inventory accounting method is set to alternative2 = Average cost, in 'Item. Connect Facility' (MMS003/E) and registered with planning method 4 in ‘Item. Open’ (MMS001/E).

See related document Display Item per Facility

Follow these steps

Create warehouse type

  1. Open 'Warehouse Type. Open' (MMS006).

  2. On the B panel, enter an alphanumeric value on the 'Warehouse type' field.

  3. On the E panel, enter the Description and Name fields

  4. On the E panel, you indicate whether to apply the 'On-Hand Total' for the warehouse type.

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