Lean Warehouse Management SAP Best Practices
Purpose and Key Process Steps • Purpose • Lean Warehouse Management is used to have a picking document in the shipping process. • A picking document is printed when a delivery is created for a storage location which is assigned to a warehouse. This is done automatically. There is no need for a user to deal with transport orders from the warehouse management. • Key process flows covered • Print a picking document automatically when a delivery for a Warehouse Management relevant storage location is created.
Required SAP Applications and Company Roles • Required SAP Applications • Enhancement package 5 for SAP ERP 6.0 • Company Roles • Warehouse Clerk
Detailed Process Description • The SAP Best Practices packages cover Lean Warehouse Management (Lean WM) functionalities for processing goods receipts and goods issues (inventory management takes place solely at storage location level not at storage bin level). • Using Lean WM, you process the warehouse movements in basically the same way as if using the Warehouse Management System: you work with deliveries, and you create transfer orders for these deliveries. These transfer orders serve as pick lists.
Detailed Process Description • Function list for Lean Warehouse Management configuration: • Create and Assign Warehouse • Define Control Parameters for Warehouse Number • Spool Parameters for Transfer Order Printing • Profile for Sorting during Transfer Order Print Processing • Transfer Order Print Indicators • Print Program per Warehouse Number • Define Number Ranges • Define Number Ranges for WM • Define Storage • Define Difference Indicators • Define Transfer Types • Define Movement Types • Assign Picking Locations Lean-WM • Create Output - Condition Records: Shipping
Process Flow Diagram Lean Warehouse Management Event Start End Warehouse Clerk Printing the Picking Document
Diagram Connection Legend <Function> Hardcopy / Document External to SAP Financial Actuals Business Activity / Event Budget Planning Unit Process Manual Process Process Reference Existing Version / Data Sub-Process Reference Process Decision System Pass/Fail Decision