Stock Transfer

In a day-to-day activities Stock transfer is one activity.

Normally stocks are transferred between organizational units based on official communication of the concerned in charges

Stock Transfers are two types

  • Intra Company Stock Transfer i.e  Stock transfer within company code
  • Inter-Company Stock Transfer i.e  Stock Transfer between company codes

Intra Company Stock Transfer:

Again it is Two Types

  • Storage Location-to-Storage Location
  • Plant-to-Plant

1. Storage Location-to-Storage Location

Again these types of Stock transfers are two types

  • One-Step Process
  • Two-Step Process

a) One-Step Process

• Here a certain quantity of material will be requested officially by the in-charge of one storage location to the other storage location

• The following Drawing shows based on the request of Storage Loc. In-charge of S2, S1 in-charge is sending the material under One-Step Process

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Steps:

• Use TCode: MB1B and Mvt = 311

• Enter Supplying Plant SPL1 and Supplying Storage. Location S1 in the initial screen.

• Enter the material no and quantity

• Press save

b) Two-Step Process

[This process is adopted in SAP because when transferring the stock from one storage location to another storage location there is a possibility of not receiving the quantity by receiving storage location because of different events like accident, theft may occur.]

In a single-step whether the receiving storage location receives physically the quantity or not it updates in-stock status. This can be avoided in the two-step process]

In the Two-step process there are two sub-steps:

  • Remove from Str. Loc
  • Placing into Str. Loc.

Remove from Str. Loc

• Use TCode: MB1B and Mvt = 313

• Enter Supplying Plant SPL1 and Supplying Storage. Location S1 in the initial screen.

• Enter the material no and quantity

• Press save

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Placing into Str. Loc

 • Use TCode: MB1B and Mvt = 315

 • Enter Plant as SPL1 and Receiving Storage. Location as S2 in the initial screen.

 • Enter the material no and quantity

 • Press save

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2. Plant-to-Plant

Again these types of Stock transfers are two types

  • One-Step Process
  • Two-Step Process

a) One-Step Process

• Here a certain quantity of material will be requested officially by the in-charge of one storage location of one plant to the other storage location of other plants.

• The following Drawing shows based on the request of in-charge of Storage Loc. of S1 of Plant-1, sending to the material to the in-charge of S3 of Plant-2, under One-Step Process

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Steps:

• Use TCode: MB1B and Mvt = 301

• Enter Supplying Plant SPL1 and Supplying Storage Location S1 on the initial screen.

• Enter Receiving Storage Loc2

• Enter the material no and quantity

• Press save

b) Two-Step Process (Plant-to-Plant)

[This process is adopted in SAP because when transferring the stock from one storage location of a plant to another storage location of other plants, there is a possibility of not receiving the quantity by receiving the storage location of other plants because of different events like accident, theft may occur.

In a single-step whether the receiving storage location receives physically the quantity or not it updates in-stock status. This can be avoided in the two-step process]

In the Two-step process there are two sub-steps:

  • Remove from Str. Loc (Plant-to-Plant)
  • Placing into Str. Loc. (Plant-to-Plant)

Remove from Str. Loc (Plant-to-Plant)

Steps:

• Use TCode: MB1B and Mvt = 303

• Enter Supplying Plant SPL1 and Supplying Storage. Location S1 in the initial screen.

• Enter Receiving Plant SPL2. Entering of Receiving Str. Loc is optional.

• Enter the material no and quantity

• Press save

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Placing into Str. Loc. (Plant-to-Plant)

Steps:

  • Use TCode: MB1B and Mvt = 305
  • Enter Receiving Plant SPL2 and Receiving Storage. Location S2 in the initial screen.
  • Enter the material no and quantity
  • Press save

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