Development of the Warehouse Management System for Release 4.0 has brought considerable improvements and new functions to the processes in a warehouse or distribution center . The new functions are based on existing processes and functions from the following applications: MM-WM (Warehouse Management), MM (Materials Management), SD (Sales and Distribution) and LO-LIS (Logistics Information System).
The new functions are independent of the decision as to whether to use MM-WM to carry out inventory management according to storage bins. The R/3 Warehouse Management System supports both the distribution of the workload and the operative activities. This means that the already existing functions for goods receipt and shipping have been integrated and adapted and the entire flow of goods is fully represented in the system.
The individual functions are as follows: