Creating Stock Transport Orders
To create a stock transport order, proceed as follows:
purchasing, choose Purchase order
The Create Purchase Order: Initial screen appears.Enter the supplying plant in the Supplying plant field, and register all other necessary data. Purchase order type UB is automatically proposed for the stock transport order in the standard version of the SAP R/3 System.
The Create Purchase Order: Item Overview screen appears.Enter the individual purchase order items. Specify the receiving plant for each item in the Plant field.
If you already entered the receiving plant in the Plant field in step 3 on the Create Purchase Order: Item Overview screen, it will be proposed for all items in the Item Overview.Save the stock transport order.
Advantages of the Stock Transport Order
Stock transfer with stock transport order has the following advantages over stock transfer without stock transport order:
- The outward movement of goods can be planned in the receiving plant.
- Stock transport order is tied in with MRP. Purchase requisitions created in MRP can be converted into stock transport orders.
- The whole procedure can be monitored using the PO history.