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 Posting a Goods Issue in Inventory Management


If you post the goods issue in Inventory Management, you subsequently enter the goods receipt with reference to the stock transport order.


  1. From the Inventory Management menu, choose Start of the navigation path Goods Movement Next navigation step Transfer Posting End of the navigation path .

  2. Enter data as required.

    • Enter the issuing plant and the issuing storage location as default values for the individual items.

    • Choose movement type 351 (goods issue for a stock transport order).

Results of a Goods Issue

The goods issue posting results in the following:

  • Documents

    The system creates a material document. If the plants belong to different valuation areas, an accounting document is created in addition to the material document.

  • Change in stock

    The quantity is debited from the issuing plant The receiving plant carries the quantity in transit stock at plant level, but not in unrestricted-use stock. A receiving storage location has not yet been specified.

  • Purchase order history

    When you post a goods issue, the system automatically creates a purchase order history record.