For Release 4.0, we have created a stock search function for the
entire logistics area. This function enables you to determine
stocks from different stock categories and from different
In Customizing for the stock search, you can define strategies that make it possible to search for stock in a certain sequence. The most common usage for stock search is the processing of consignment stocks and company-owned stocks.
Using the stock search for the WM component, you can, for
example, set the following stock search strategies:
Stock removal from high-rack storage area: first stocks from the
stock category "consignment", and, if not available, stocks from
the category "company-owned stock".
Stock removal from consignment stock vendor X, search in all storage types of search sequence high-rack storage area, bulk storage area, area for small parts. Then, for example, search for company-owned stock in the storage types of the above search sequence.
For further information, refer to the respective Release information.