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Use this tab to specify general information regarding the warehouses your company uses.

To access this window, choose   Administration   Setup   Inventory   Warehouses  .

Warehouses - Setup, General Tab

Select the checkbox to deactivate a warehouse.

Note Note

You can deactivate a warehouse only when the following conditions are met:

  • The total quantity of the items stored in this warehouse is zero.

  • The warehouse is not used in any open documents.

You can deselect the checkbox to activate a warehouse at any time.

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Specify the required location.

Note Note

This field is mandatory for India localization.

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Select a branch to which you want to assign the warehouse.

Note Note

This field is available only if you have enabled multiple branches.

  • You can assign a warehouse to only one branch.

  • You cannot reassign a warehouse to another branch when it is used in any open document. You can reassign a warehouse to another branch only when it is used in closed documents.

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Drop Ship

Select this option to define the warehouse as a drop ship warehouse. Use this option when the company does not manage inventory, but receives commission for every order.

Note Note

  • Drop ship warehouses can be used for serial or batch items.

  • Drop ship warehouses cannot have bin locations enabled.

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Manage Serial Numbers and Batches

Visible only if you have selected the Drop Ship checkbox. Select the Manage Serial Numbers and Batches checkbox to manage serial and batch items with drop ship warehouses.

Note Note

  • For documents created before you select the Manage Serial Numbers and Batches checkbox, there are no serial or batch item links to these documents.

  • You can deselect this checkbox only when the quantity of the serial and batch items in this warehouse is zero.

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Enables the warehouse to be automatically involved in the MRP process. If you deselect this checkbox and also deselect the Drop Ship checkbox, you make this warehouse a non-nettable warehouse. When you are running the MRP wizard, by default the application does not select the non-nettable warehouses, but you can manually include a non-nettable warehouse into the MRP run.

Enable Bin Locations

Select this checkbox to enable bin locations for the warehouse.

After you enable bin locations for the warehouse, you need to record bin locations for all receipts and issues of inventory for the warehouse.

Note Note

Once you select this checkbox, a new Bin Locations tab is available where you can define the bin location related settings for the warehouse.

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Address Fields

Enter the address of the warehouse. The field Building/Floor/Room is specific to the address format in China, Korea, Japan, and India localizations.

Note Note

In Japan, the Zip Code must be a string of 8 characters, containing 7 digits and a hyphen as the fourth character. For example, 132-5098.

In India, the default value for address fields come from the location of warehouse. Country and State are read only

These fields are not available for Brazil.

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GLN (Global Location Number)

Represents an address or business partner. This field is alphanumeric and 50 characters long.

Each company warehouse is assigned the GLN populated by default from the Company Details window. You can manually change the GLN, as required.

Federal Tax ID

Enter the relevant tax ID for this ship-to address. This number is saved in the documents and will be used for calculating the EU Sales Report.

This field does not appear on the first invoice address. Use the tax number field in the top section of the template.

If you have to maintain a deviating number, you have to enter a second invoice address. The field for the tax number is then activated.

If you create a deviating delivery address, the tax number can be stored in the delivery address. When an outgoing invoice is created for the delivery address, the tax number is taken from the delivery address.

Show Location in Web Browser

Opens a Web browser and displays the warehouse's location in a Web map with the browser. For more information, see Working with Map Services.

Country-Specific Fields: Brazil
Owner Code

Specify the owner code. SAP Business One offers three options:

  • Company Item Property (default value) - Company item property in your own warehouse

  • Third-Party Warehouse - Company item property in the third party warehouse

  • Third-Party Item in my Property - Third-party item property in the company warehouse

Country-Specific Fields: Korea
Business Place

Specify the business place.

VAT Reg. No.

VAT registration number of each business place.

Note Note

Once you have selected a business place, the relevant VAT registration number appears automatically.

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Country-Specific Fields: India

Specify whether the warehouse is excisable.

If this warehouse is selected in the To Warehouse field in the Inventory Transfer window (  Inventory   Inventory Transactions   Inventory Transfer  ), the transaction can be considered as excisable.

Note Note

The checkbox is disabled for locations whose registration type is None or SD.

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Warehouse Ship-to Name

Specify the name of the ship-to warehouse used to generate:

  • Various reports or returns submitted by respective branches, depots or plants to the respective authorities

  • Invoices or reports for different locations (plant, branch, depots or warehouse) based on the name in the registration certificate

Note Note

This field is independent of the Excisable field for warehouses.

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Country-Specific Fields: USA
Tax Code

Specify the default tax code for purchasing documents created for items related to this warehouse.

Allow Use Tax

Lets you determine whether the shipping address of the warehouse may apply use tax.