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 Prerequisites: Stock Transport Order with Delivery and Billing Document/Invoice (Cross-Company-Code)

For cross-company-code stock transport orders with delivery and billing document, note the prerequisites described below.

Master Data
Material master

Supplying plant

In the material master, you must record the following data:

Basic data

Shipping data

For example, item category group NORM (view Sales: Sales Org. Data 1)

If required, availability check, loading group, and transportation group (view Sales: General/Plant Data)

Accounting data

MRP data

You can work with both valuated and non-valuated sales order stock (E) using the one-step procedure (movement type 645) and the two-step procedure (movement type 643).

In the material master (view MRP 4), you define which stock the issue comes from, by using the dependent requirements indicator for individual and collective requirements. You have the following options:

Indicator BLANK (individual and collective requirements): issue from sales order stock

Indicator 1 (individual requirements only): issue from sales order stock

Indicator 2 (collective requirements only): issue from normal unrestricted-use stock

Receiving plant

In the material master, you must record the following data:

Basic data

Purchasing data

Accounting data

Sales area data for the sales organization units for internal clearing

This is used to determine the item category group.

Business partner

Vendor master – supplying plant

Create the vendor for the purchasing organization of the receiving plant. Assign the vendor to the supplying plant in the vendor master record.

From the menu, choose LogisticsMaterials ManagementPurchasingMaster DataVendorPurchasingChange (Current). Go to the Purchasing View and choose ExtrasAdditional Purchasing Data.

Customer master – receiving plant

Create a customer master record for the receiving plant. From this, both the address and the data that is relevant for shipping point determination, such as transportation zone and shipping condition are taken.

From the menu, choose LogisticsSales and DistributionMaster DataBusiness PartnerCustomerCreate.

General Information

Different company codes (receiving plant and supplying plant)

Stock transfers that include deliveries and billing documents/invoices are only possible between plants belonging to different company codes.

You assign the receiving plant and the supplying plant to the relevant company codes ( Enterprise Structure Assignment Logistics - General Assign plant to company code)

The company code of the internal invoice is the supplying company code – the company code of the supplying plant.

If you want to carry out a cross-company-code stock transport order with delivery, but without a billing document, you must define that the item category is not relevant for billing (indicator Billing Relevance – data element FKREL in Customizing for Sales under Sales and Distribution Sales Sales DocumentsSales Document Items Define Item Categories)

Sales organization – supplying plant

Define the sales area data for internal clearing with the supplying plant (Enterprise StructureAssignmentSales and DistributionAssign sales organization - distribution channel - plant).

Shipping point – supplying plant

The delivery is handled by the shipping point that is responsible for the stock transfer transaction.

Assign shipping points to supplying plants ( Enterprise Structure Assignment Logistics Execution Assign shipping point to plant )

Purchasing organization – receiving plant

Assign the receiving plant to a purchasing organization ( Enterprise StructureAssignmentMaterials ManagementAssign purchasing organization to company code) .


Goods recipient – receiving plant

Assign the customer number to the receiving plant ( Purchasing Purchase Order Set up Stock Transport Order Define Shipping Data for Plants ).

The goods recipient is determined from the assignment of a customer number to the receiving plant. This setting is also used to determine the goods recipient in the replenishment delivery.

Sales area – issuing plant

Assign the sales area data (sales organization, distribution channel, and division) to the supplying plants in Customizing (PurchasingPurchase OrderSet up Stock Transport OrderDefine Shipping Data for Plants ).

Delivery type – issuing plant

Assign delivery type NLCC to the combination of order type NB and supplying plant (replenishment delivery for cross-company-code stock transfers) (PurchasingPurchase OrderSet up Stock Transport OrderAssign Delivery Type and Checking Rule).

A delivery type must be assigned in the purchasing document type. If the document type does not have a delivery type, you can post the goods issue only in Inventory Management.

For more information about the stock transfer with delivery in purchasing, see SAP Note published on SAP siteFAQ: Stock transfer with delivery in purchasing .


Schedule line categories

Assign schedule line categories and movement types in Customizing for Sales and Distribution, under Sales Sales Documents Schedule Lines Assign Schedule Line Categories

Possible schedule line categories and movement types:

Schedule line category NC – cross-company-code stock transfer

Movement type 645 – one-step procedure

Movement type 643 – two-step procedure

For more information about the prerequisites for goods issue in shipping, see Goods Movements via Shipping .

Logistics Execution

Shipping point determination

Shipping point determination depends on the supplying plant, the shipping condition of the customer master record belonging to the receiving plant, and the loading group of the material.

Assign shipping points ( Logistics ExecutionShippingBasic Shipping FunctionsShipping Point and Goods Receiving Point DeterminationAssign Shipping Points ).

Billing type, delivery type, and order type

Define the settings you require for order type, delivery type, and billing type in Customizing ( Logistics Execution ShippingDeliveries Define Delivery Types).