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 Prerequisites: Stock Transport Order with Delivery via Shipping

For stock transport orders with delivery via shipping, note the prerequisites described below.

Master Data
Material master

Supplying plant

In the material master for the supplying plant, you must record the following data:

Basic data

Shipping data

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

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

Accounting data

Receiving plant

In the material master for the receiving plant, you must record the following data:

Basic data

Purchasing data

Accounting data

Customer Master Record

The goods recipient of the delivery is the receiving plant.

You must create a customer master record for the receiving plant. From this, both the address and other data that is relevant for shipping, such as transportation zone and shipping condition, are taken.

The customer master record must be created for the organizational units. From the menu, choose Logistics Sales and Distribution Master Data Business Partner Customer Create (account group Sold-To Party).

Sales and distribution

Schedule line categories

You 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 are:

Schedule line category NN – intra-company-code stock transfer

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

Movement type 647 – one-step procedure

Movement type 641 – two-step procedure

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

Shipping point

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.

You assign the shipping point to the supplying plant in Customizing for Logistics Execution under ShippingBasic Shipping FunctionsShipping Point and Goods Receiving Point DeterminationAssign Shipping Points

(See also Enterprise Structure Assignment Logistics Execution Assign shipping point to plant.)


Delivery type

Assign delivery type NL to the combination of order type UB and supplying plant (replenishment delivery for intra-company-code stock transfers).

If you do not assign a delivery type, you can only post the goods issue in inventory management.

You define the delivery type in Customizing for Purchasing under Purchase OrderSet up Stock Transport OrderAssign Delivery Type and Checking Rule

If the document type contains a delivery type but another requirement is missing (for example, shipping data), you receive either a warning message or an error message (depending on the system configuration) when you try to enter the stock transport order.

If you receive a warning message, you can create the stock transport order, but you can post the goods issue for this item only in Inventory Management.

Organizational units

Assign the organizational units (sales organization, distribution channel, and division) to the supplying plant and receiving plant (PurchasingPurchase OrderSet up Stock Transport OrderDefine Shipping Data for Plants ).

Plant customer number

Assign the customer number to the receiving plant ( PurchasingPurchase Order Set up Stock Transport OrderDefine Shipping Data for Plants ).

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