Analyze Allocation Failure and Display On-Hand Balance

This document explains how you analyze allocation failure in terms of why stock has not been allocated or why an order line is being held due to allocation control.

It also describes how to display on-hand balance in various ways.

Outcome

You obtain allocation information and can analyze what went wrong.

This function is used in connection with allocation.

Allocation analyzes logs information during the allocation or allocation check process. This is stored in the MMALAH and MMALAD file

Before you start

Follow these steps

Workflow for analyzing automatic allocation failure

  1. Start 'Material Plan. Open' (MMS080) or start 'Customer Order. Open Line Toolbox' (OIS301). With option 40='Allocation analyses' you start ‘Allocation Analyses. Open’ (MWS084).

  2. The B panel contains information about the responsible individual, entry date, entry time, program (in which the allocation failed) and description (order type, order number, warehouse, and item number).

  3. Option 11=Lines starts (MWS085/B). Here text messages about the allocation steps are displayed.

    Workflow for displaying on-hand balance information

  4. The on-hand balance per warehouse is displayed in 'On-Hand. Display Summarized Per Itm/Whs' (MMS200).

  5. All locations where the items are stored are displayed in 'Balance Identity. Display' (MMS060) and also in 'Balance Identity. Open Toolbox' (MWS060).

  6. Orders to which the on-hand balances are allocated are displayed in 'Balance Identity. Display Allocations' (MMS063).

  7. In 'Material Plan. Open' (MMS080), sorting order 5 displays allocation information.

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