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Automatic Storage Type Determination with Put-away Indicator for Put-away in SAP EWM


Automatic Storage Type Determination with Put-away Indicator for Put-away in SAP EWM

 

This blog will discuss the configuration steps for automatic storage bin determination using the Put-away indicator in SAP Extended Warehouse Management.

 

Storage Type Search Sequence

Description: The system follows a predefined sequence of storage types to find suitable storage bins.  

Use Case: Combines multiple strategies for more flexible put-away.  

Configuration:

  • Define a sequence of storage types.

  • Configure search sequence and criteria for bin selection.  

Configuration Steps

1.     Define Storage Types

Step 1: Click On New Entries

Step 2: Enter the Warehouse Number, Storage Type Number, and Description

Step 3: This Storage Type we are going to use without packing so select HU allowed but not mandatory

 

Put-away Control

-         HU Type Check- keep unchecked because not using packed material

-         Put-away Rules- 5- Empty Bin

-         Addition Stock forbidden

Step 5: Save

2: Define Storage Sections

Step 1: Click on New Entries

Step 2: Enter Storage Type, Storage Section, and Description and Save

3.     Define Storage Type Search Sequence for Put-away

Step 1: Click On New Entry

Step 2: Enter Storage Type Search Sequence Name and description and save

4.     Assign Storage Type Search Sequence to Storage Type

5.     Define Put-away Indicator

6.     Specifies Storage Type Search Sequence for Put-away

7. Optimize Access Strategy for Storage Type Search for Put away

8. Define Storage Bin Structure

9. Generate Activity Area from Storage Type

Step 1: Generate Activity Area from Storage Type

Step 2: Enter Warehouse Number, and Storage Type and click on execute

10. Mass Creation of Storage Bins

Step 1: T-code: /N/SCWM/LS10

Step 2: Select Storage Type Line Item and click on the view button

Step 3: Click on Simulation

Step 4: Click on Create and Save

11. Bin Sorting

Step 1: Enter Warehouse Number

Step 2: Enter the Activity Area and Execute

12.     Create Material Master

Step 1: T-code- MM01

Step 2: Enter Material Name, Select Industry and Material Type

Step 3: Select View

Step 4: Enter Organizational Data

13.     Enter Plant Storage Location to Material

Step 1: T-code: MMSC

Step 2: Enter Material, and Plant and press enter

Step 3: Enter the Storage Location and Save

14.     Maintain Warehouse Product Master

Step 1: T-code: /N/SCWM/MAT1

Step 2: Enter Material, Warehouse Number, Party Entitled to Dispose.

Step 3: Click on Create Button

Step 4: Maintain Put-away Control Indicator in Warehouse Data

15. Assign Storage Bin Type to Storage Type

Test & Validation

  • Perform test put-away transactions to ensure the system correctly assigns storage bins according to the defined strategy.

  • Adjust configurations based on test results and operational feedback.


Conclusion

By carefully configuring and implementing these put-away strategies using put-away control indicators, you can significantly improve the efficiency of your warehouse operations in SAP Extended Warehouse Management. 

 

 

Rajesh Sharma

SAP WM/EWM Functional Consultant





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