This is an organizational unit that is assigned hierarchically to the warehouse number. It is used to organize the goods flow in the warehouse.
Staging areas are used for interim storage of goods in the warehouse. They are located in close proximity to thedoors assigned to them. Staging areas can also be defined, even simultaneously, for different purposes:
Interim storage of unloaded goods until they are put away
Interim storage of picked goods until they are loaded on a truck
In Customizing for Warehouse Management, you assign the staging areas to the respective doors under the path Master Data ®Define Staging Areas.