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AvailabilityCheckforStockTransportOrderManagingSpecialStocks(MMIM)SAPLibrary

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AvailabilityCheckforStockTransport
Order
Use
Thesystemrunsanavailabilitycheckinthesupplyingplant(issuingplant)forstocktransportorders.
ThecheckingrulesthatyoudefineinCustomizingdeterminewhichstocks(forexample,stockinquality
inspectionandsafetystock)andwhichreceiptsandissues(forexample,reservationsandpurchase
requisitions)aretakenintoaccountintheavailabilitycheck.
Theavailabilitycheckcheckstheissuingstoragelocationinstocktransportordersbycheckingthe
assignedMRParea.

Constraints
Inthefollowingcases,noavailabilitycheckiscarriedout:
Stocktransportrequisitionsfromtheplanningrun
Stocktransportrequisitionsfromtheconversionofplannedorders
Stocktransportrequisitionsfromotherapplications(salesorder,productionorder,ornetwork)
Thereisnoavailabilitycheckforreturnsitems.
Theavailabilitycheckdoesnotcheckbatchstocksifabatchwasentered.Thisfunctionisnot
implemented.Youmayfindithelpfultorefertomodificationnotes154682and350864.

Anavailabilitycheckdoesnotrunautomaticallyforsubcontractingcomponents,becausethismaylead
toproblemsdownstream.
Formoreinformation,seeSAPNotes323991,184726,418832,and208463.

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Prerequisites
Beforetheavailabilitycheckcanruninthesupplyingplant,thefollowingprerequisitesmustbefulfilled:

Materialmaster
Checkinggroup
Youmustenteracheckinggroupforthesupplyingplantinthe Availabilitycheck fieldofthematerial
master (MRP3 tabpage).

CustomizingforPurchasing
Checkingrule
Createacheckingruleforthecombinationofdocumenttypeandsupplyingplant. (Purchasing Set
UpStockTransportOrder AssignDeliveryTypeandCheckingRule)
Scopeofcheck
Definethescopeofcheckforthecombinationofcheckinggroup(materialmaster)andcheckingrule
(Customizing). (PurchaseOrder SetUpStockTransportOrder DefineCheckingRule)
Ruleforavailabilitycheck
DefinearuleforcopyingATPresultstopurchasing.
Thisrulecontrolshowthesystembehavesinmaterialshortagesituations,andhowthedelivery
proposal(confirmationproposal)isdisplayed.
YoucancontrolthefollowingfactorsinCustomizing:
Displayofresults
Youdefinehowthesystemcopiesresultsoftheavailabilitychecktothestocktransferdocument.In
otherwords,youdefinehowthedeliveryproposalisdisplayedinthedeliveryschedulelineview.
Youcanchoosebetweenthefollowingrules:
Onetimedelivery(rescheduling:deliveryproposal)< blank >
Thissettingcorrespondstothesystembehavioruptoandincluding SAPERPCentralComponent,
Release5.0 .
Onetimedelivery A
Completedelivery B
Deliveryproposal C
Selectionwindowformaterialshortage(batch:onetimedelivery) D
Selectionwindowformaterialshortage(batch:deliveryproposal) E
Selectionwindowformaterialshortage(batch:completedelivery) U
Theconfirmedquantitiescanbedisplayedintwodifferentformsintheschedulelines:
Ifyouhavenotenteredaruleforcopying,orifyouusethe onetimedeliver rule,thesystemdisplays
userwantandconfirmedquantitiesinthesamedeliveryscheduleline.

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Forallotherrules,theuserwantandconfirmedquantitiesaredisplayedindifferentdeliveryschedule
lines.

IfyouchangetheseCustomizingsettings,existingordersarenotconvertedautomatically.Thechanged
settingonlytakeseffectifyouchangeanaffectedorder.Toconvertseveralopenorders,youcanuse
rescheduling.
Systembehaviorincaseofmaterialshortage
Youdefinehowthesystembehavesifthereisamaterialshortage.
Ifstocksarenotsufficient,thesystemcanreactintwoways:
Thesystemshowsadialogboxandpromptsyoutochoosebetweendifferentoptions.
Thesystemautomaticallyproposesanoption(thereisnodialogbox).
Formoreinformation,seeSAPNoteshttp://service.sap.com/~form/handler?
_APP=01100107900000000342&_EVENT=REDIR&_NNUM=498149498149
checkinpurchasing andhttp://service.sap.com/~form/handler?

FAQ:Availability

_APP=01100107900000000342&_EVENT=REDIR&_NNUM=885177885177
purchasing:newschedulelineprocessing.

Stocktransferin

Features
Whenistheavailabilitycheckcarriedout?
IntheEnjoytransactions,whenyouchangeMRPrelevantdata(forexample,quantity,date,supplying
plant,orplanneddeliverytime),thesystemautomaticallychecksavailability.

Thesystemcheckstheavailabilityofschedulelinesonadailybasis.
SeeStockTransferinPurchasing

Whatischecked,whichquantitiesforwhichdates?
Quantities

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Fromthepointofviewofthesupplyingplantonly,thesystemalwayscheckstheopenquantityofan
itemaccordingtothefollowingformula:
Orderedquantityminusmaximumofdeliveredquantityorgoodsissuequantity
Iftheorderitemwascreatedwithreferencetoapurchaserequisition,thecheckignoresthe
requirementsforthepurchaserequisition,becausetheordertakesovertherequirementsforthe
purchaserequisition.Thealsoappliesifthepurchaserequisitionwasonlypartiallyconverted.

Inthesupplyingplant,thereare60piecesoftheorderedmaterial.Inthepurchaserequisition,100are
requested,butonly30areordered.Ifthepurchaserequisitionwithitsremainingquantityof70wereto
becountedasarequirement,nothingwouldbeconfirmedintheorder.

Dates
Thedateonwhichavailabilityischeckediscalculatedfromthedeliverydateminustheplanneddelivery
timefromthereceivingplant.
Ifshipmentschedulingisactivated,thematerialavailabilitydateisusedforthecheck.

WheredoIseetheresultoftheavailabilitycheck?
Theschedulelinesofthestocktransportordercontainspecificinformationabouttheresultofthe
availabilitycheck,aswellasshipmentschedulingandtransportationscheduling,iftheseareinuse.
Theresultoftheavailabilitycheckissavedintheschedulelinesaccordingtothesettingsselectedin
Customizing (ruleforcopyingtheresultsoftheavailabilitycheck).
Thedifferencesbetweenindividualrulesaredescribedbelow.

Onetimedelivery(rescheduling:deliveryproposal)<blank>andonetime
deliveryA
Theseruleshavethefollowingfeaturesincommon:
Theavailabilitycheckonlyconfirmsquantitiesthatareavailableonthedesireddeliverydate.
Theavailabilitycheckincludesallorderitemswiththesamematerialandthesameaccount
assignment.
Ifadocumentcontainsseveralitemswiththesamematerial(andthesamesupplyingplant),allofthe
itemsarealwayscheckedtogether.Thismeansthatachangetoitem10canaffecttheavailabilityof
item20.
Userwantandconfirmationaredisplayedinthesamescheduleline.

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Theuserentersthefollowingdata:
Deliverydate10/18/2006
ScheduleLineQuantity10
Theavailabilitycheckshowsthefollowingavailabilitysituation:
Quantity6availableon10/18/2006
Quantity4availableon10/25/2006
Theresultoftheavailabilitycheckisdisplayedinthedeliveryschedulelineviewasfollows:
DeliveryDate
10/18/2006

ScheduleLineQuantity
10

ConfirmedDate
10/25/2006

ConfirmedQuantity
6

Theserulesdifferwherereschedulingisconcerned:
Onetimedelivery(rescheduling:deliveryproposal)<blank>
Reschedulingadjuststhedeliverydaterequestedbytheusertotheavailabilitysituation.
OnetimedeliveryA
Unliketherule Onetimedelivery(rescheduling:deliveryproposal), reschedulingchangesonlythe
confirmeddateandconfirmedquantity,nottheuserwant.

CompletedeliveryB,deliveryproposalC,andrulesformaterialshortage
(rulesD,E,andU)
Theseruleshavethefollowingfeaturesincommon:
Theavailabilitycheckonlycheckstheorderiteminquestion.
Reschedulingchangesonlyconfirmeddatesandquantities.
Userwantandconfirmationaredisplayedindifferentschedulelines.
CompletedeliveryB
Theavailabilitycheckconfirmsonlythetotalrequestedquantityonthedateofitscompleteavailability.
Iftherequestedquantityisnotcompletelyavailableatanypointintime,noquantityisconfirmed.

Accordingtothe completedelivery rule(ruleB),theresult(describedabove)oftheavailabilitycheckis


displayedinthedeliveryschedulelineviewasfollows:

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DeliveryDate
10/18/2006

ScheduleLineQuantity
10

10/25/2006

ConfirmedDate

ConfirmedQuantity

10/25/2006
10/25/2006

10

DeliveryproposalC
Theavailabilitycheckconfirmsthequantitiesonthedateoftheiravailability.Partialquantitiescanbe
confirmedondifferentdates.

Accordingtothe deliveryproposal rule(ruleC),theresult(describedabove)oftheavailabilitycheckis


displayedinthedeliveryschedulelineviewasfollows:
DeliveryDate
10/18/2006

ScheduleLineQuantity
10

ConfirmedDate

ConfirmedQuantity

10/25/2006

10/18/2006

10/18/2006

10/25/2006

10/25/2006

Rulesformaterialshortage(rulesD,E,andU)
Incaseofamaterialshortage,thesystemshowsadialogboxandpromptsyoutochoosebetween
differentoptions.
Ifpurchaseorderprocessingisinthebackground,thefollowingrulesleadtothefollowingsystem
behavior:
RuleD:Selectionwindowformaterialshortage(batch:onetimedelivery)
Ifpurchaseorderprocessingisinthebackground,theavailabilitycheckonlyshowsthequantitiesthat
areavailableonthegivendeliverydate,asforruleA (onetimedelivery).
RuleE:Selectionwindowformaterialshortage(batch:deliveryproposal)
Ifpurchaseorderprocessingisinthebackground,theavailabilitycheckconfirmsquantitiesonthedate
onwhichtheyareavailable,asforruleC (deliveryproposal).
RuleU:Selectionwindowformaterialshortage(batch:completedelivery)
Ifpurchaseorderprocessingisinthebackground,theavailabilitycheckconfirmsthetotalgivenquantity
onthedateonwhichitisavailable,asforruleB (completedelivery).

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Ifthesystemcannotconfirmthetotalquantity(forexample,ifthecheckdoesnottakereplenishment
leadtimeintoaccount),thedateischangedto21/31/9999.
Ifthecompletedesiredquantityisnotavailableonthedesireddate,youseemessage06450,which
youcandefineinCustomizingasawarningmessageoranerrormessage.
Formoreinformation,seeSAPNotehttp://service.sap.com/~form/handler?
_APP=01100107900000000342&_EVENT=REDIR&_NNUM=885177885177
purchasing:newschedulelineprocessing.

Stocktransferin

Activities
Youcanruntheavailabilitycheckmanuallyinstocktransportorders(andinstocktransport
requisitions).Todothis,choose

CheckAvailability

Formoreinformationabouttheavailabilitycheckininventorymanagement,seeAvailabilityCheck.
Formoreinformationabouttheavailabilitycheckinshipping,seeWorkingwiththeAvailabilityCheckin
Shipping.

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