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You decide to put away the inspection lot in WM-managed storage before you have made the usage decision in Quality Management (QM). Only the sample quantity remains in the interim storage area until the usage decision has been made. After the stock putaway, you decide to send the entire inspection lot back to the vendor.


You use the application component Quality Management (QM).

You have set the indicator Dyn. Bin material doc for the selected requirement type in the Customizing for Warehouse Management under Activities ® Transfers ® Define Requirements Types.

Process Flow

  1. You post the goods receipt for the purchase order in the inspection stock (stock category Q) in Inventory Management (MM-IM).
  2. When the goods receipt is posted in MM-IM, a transfer requirement (TR) is created in the Warehouse Management system (WMS). A positive quant is created in the goods receipt interface at the dynamic coordinates "material document number".
  3. The quant in the goods receipt interim storage area has stock category Q.

  4. You create a transfer order (TO) for the putaway based on the transfer requirement.
  5. When creating the TO, you decide what should happen to the sample quantity.
  6. Example

    You decide that the sample quantity of 10 pieces should remain in the goods receipt interim storage area.

  7. The WMS creates the transfer order for the remaining quantity of the inspection lot only. This means that a transfer requirement of 10 pieces (the inspection sample) remains open.
  8. You can use this transfer requirement for putting away the inspection sample after the usage decision.

  9. You put away the inspection lot with the putaway TO, apart from the inspection sample.
  10. In doing so, the system transfers the inspection lot number to the quant information of the quants that have been put away. All of the quants for the inspection lot have the stock category Q (inspection stock).

  11. You make a usage decision in QM.
  12. Example

    You decide to send the entire inspection lot of 100 pieces back to the vendor.

  13. You post a return delivery for the entire inspection lot in MM-IM.
  14. Based on the return delivery posting in IM, the WMS cancels the putaway transfer requirement for the sample quantity.
  15. The WMS creates a transfer requirement for removing the inspection lot quantity from storage that you have already put away. A negative quant appears in the interim storage area.


    If you set up the system so that the movement type for return delivery to the vendor also uses the dynamic coordinate "material document number", the two interim quants in the goods receipt and goods issue interim storage areas balance each other out, and the activity is closed on the WMS side.

  16. You create a transfer order in the WMS for removing the material quant of the relevant inspection lot from storage.
  17. You remove the material from storage, based on the TO, in order to send it back to the vendor.


You have put away the material received before the quality inspection. After the quality inspection, you have removed the entire inspection lot from WM-managed storage.



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