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In the area of production orders you can use handling units (HUs) in the following cases:

For production orders with many components you can make the logistical processes considerably simpler. You can withdraw components that are already being managed in HUs or first create the HU when the components are picked.

If you use make-to-stock production you can handle partial quantities of stock individually with differently packaged handling units (for example: packaging variations for different customer groups).

Using handling units serves to optimize logistical processes and does not influence the flow of capital in an organization. This means that all goods movements continue to be posted to the relevant production orders.

If you use handling units, they offer you the following advantages:


Depending on your organizational structure you can work with or without warehouse management integration.


The following processes and functions are available:


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