Controlling (CO)

Accounting activity used to apportion primary costs, where

Special Purpose Ledger (FI-SL)

Business activity used to allocate quantities and amounts (actual and plan values) from one sender object to one or more receiver objects.

The distribution process distributes the balance(s) from the original sender(s) to the receivers. The original sender account is credited and the original receiver account is debited with the allocation.

Warehouse Management (MM-WM)

One of the two types of transfer requests.

The distribution refers to material movements to WMS (bin locations) from the interim storage type which interfaces with MM.

The typical case is a goods receipt to a bin location coming from the good receipt interim storage type.