In azero stock check you use the fact that during checks of the bin stocks, according to the storage bin data in the Warehouse Management system, a storage bin should be empty after a stock removal. During the physical removal of stock from storage, you check whether the storage bin data matches the actual stock situation.
You can implement the zero stock check in different ways.
When you confirm the transfer order, the system updates data about physical inventory for the
If you use continuous inventory during zero stock check, it is possible that not all storage bins become empty due to stock removals. SAP recommends that you plan an
You have set the Execute Zero Stock Check indicator for the storage types you want to perform an automatic zero stock check for in Customizing for Warehouse Management under Activities® Physical Inventory ® Define Types per Storage Type .
For those storage type in which you want to set the zero stock check as inventory procedure, you have set the Continuous inventory based on zero stock check indicator in Customizing for Warehouse Management under Activities® Physical Inventory ® Define Types per Storage Type .
To take advantage of the zero stock check as a continuous monitoring facility for the actual warehouse stock, you should ensure that transfer order creation, the physical stock movement, and transfer order confirmation follow each other in quick succession.
The zero stock check is not suited for storage types with mixed storage.
The zero stock check is not suited for storage unit-managed bulk storage.
Automatic Zero Stock Check
The printout of the stock removal TO as the picking document contains a note that the zero stock check is active for this storage bin.
You need to confirm the transfer order. You confirm that the bin is empty when you confirm the transfer order.
The actual situation in the warehouse does not match the book inventory balance for the storage bin. When you confirm the transfer order, you enter the actual quantity of the material that you found in the storage bin.
Manual Zero Stock Check
See also:Handling Differences