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MB00 Inventory Management Menu MB04 Subcontracting Subsequent


Adjustment
This transaction is used to access the inven-
tory management menu. The areas accessible This transaction is used for a subsequent
from this menu include Goods Movements, adjustment with reference to a subcontracting
Material Documents, Reservations, Periodic purchase order. If material is sent to a subcon-
Processing and the environment area, which tractor to perform an external operation and
includes stock overview reports, list displays the vendor requires additional material due
and the inventory controlling transactions. to damaged items, this transaction is used to
adjust the quality. This transaction has been
superseded by MIGO_GS.
MB01 Goods Receipt For
Purchase Order
MB0A Goods Receipt – PO Unknown
This transaction is used to perform a goods
receipt for a Purchase Order. The move- This transaction is used to perform a goods
ment type that is entered in this transaction receipt when the purchase order is unknown.
determines the process involved in the goods If you do not know the purchase order num-
receipt, which can include goods receipt into ber, you can enter the vendor that provided
blocked stock, return delivery to a vendor, the items, as well as the material and quantity
receipt without a purchase order and goods that has been received. This transaction has
receipt reversals. been superseded by transaction MIGO.

MB02 Change Material Document MB1A Enter Goods Issue

This transaction is used to change a mate- This transaction is used to perform a goods
rial document that has been generated. The issue. The material in a goods issue is con-
transaction allows some fields to be changed sumed, and a reduction in stock level is
in the material document, such as recipient performed. For example, the material con-
of a service, unloading point and general text sumption can be against a cost center, sales
fields, depending on the movement type that order, sample or scrap. This transaction has
generated the document. been superseded by transaction MIGO_GI.

MB03 Display Material Document MB1B Enter Transfer Posting

This transaction is similar to MB02 except This transaction is used to transfer mate-
that it allows users only to display the mate- rial from one physical or logical location
rial document that is specified. If the material to another. For example, a material can be
movement generated accounting documents, transferred between two storage locations,
those documents can be accessed via this or between two logical states such as quality
transaction. inspection to unrestricted. This transac-

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tion has been superseded by transaction


MB26 Pick List
MIGO_TR.
This transaction is used to produce a pick list
based on reservation information. The pick
MB1C Enter Other Goods Receipts
list shows quantity of material to be picked,
This transaction is used for goods receipts reservation number, order number, required
that are not associated with purchase orders date and quantity already withdrawn. The
or production orders, such as a goods receipt transaction is very similar to CO27, but that
of a by-product. This transaction can be used transaction is based on order information.
when initially loading inventory into the sys- The other difference between MB26 and
tem. This transaction has been superseded by CO27 is that MB26 can be scheduled as a
transaction MIGO_GI. background job and CO27 cannot.

MB21 Create Reservation MB51 Material Document List


This transaction is used to create a reserva- This transaction is used to create a list of
tion of material. A reservation document is a material documents based on selection param-
formal request to retain materials in the ware- eters. The list shows material documents per
house so that they are ready for withdrawal at material, which includes movement type,
a later date and for a specific purpose. plant, storage location, posting date and
quantity posted.
MB22 Change Reservation
MB52 Display Warehouse
This transaction is used to change an exist-
Stocks of Material
ing material reservation. The quantity of
the material to be reserved and the location This transaction is used to create a report
where it is to be reserved from. A reservation that shows the inventory levels of materi-
can be changed only if it is created manually als within a plant. The report shows the
and not automatically generated. totals for each material in a plant, includ-
ing unrestricted stock, stock in transit, stock
Display Reservation in quality, restricted stock, blocked stock,
MB23
returns and unrestricted stock. The report
This transaction is used when it is necessary to also shows the value of the material for each
display the details of a material reservation. of the individual totals.

MB24 Reservation List Inventory MB53 Plant Availability


Management
This transaction is used to show the availabil-
This transaction is used to produce a list of ity of a specific material at one or more plants.
material reservations. A large number of The transaction displays the unrestricted total
selection criteria can be entered. The reser- for the material at each plant as well as the
vation list shows reservation number, item unrestricted consignment total, unrestricted
number, requirement date, movement type, sales order total, and the unrestricted project
material number, reserved quantity, reserva- total.
tion category and account assignment.

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MB54 Display Consignment Stocks MB5B Stocks on Posting Date

This transaction is used to display the unre- This transaction is used to ascertain the stock
stricted consignment stock at one or many levels on a specific posting date. The trans-
plants. The display shows the material at each action requires one entry in the selection
plant that is supplied by one or more ven- criteria, such as company code, material or
dors. The unrestricted consignment stock is plant. If no selection dates are entered, the
shown by quantity, price per unit and overall report will show current stock levels and all
value of the stock for each storage location material movements up to the current date
and batch. for the selection criteria supplied.

MB56 Display Batch Where-Used List MB5C Pick-Up List for Batch
Where-Used List
This transaction is used to find where a batch
of material is used. The display requires a This transaction is used to produce a pick-up
material, plant number and batch number. list for where a batch of material is used. This
The display shows where the batch has been transaction is similar to MB56; however, with
used including inspection lots, transfer post- this transaction, a list of all relevant batches
ing, orders, and purchase orders. The user has are produced, rather than a single display,
the choice whether the analysis is top-down which is obtained using MB56. The same
or bottom-up. result can be achieved using MB5C by select-
ing a batch from the pick-up list.
MB58 Display Consignment and
Returnable Packaging MB5K Stock Consistency Check
Stocks at Customer
This transaction is used to check the con-
This transaction is used when consignment or sistency of stocks at company code level,
returnable packaging is required to be located valuation area level, and material level. The
at a customer. The selection criteria are not report shows if there are errors, such as that
mandatory but this will give a report of all the actual quantity of material does not equal
materials at customer locations. The report the total of stock records or that a table entry,
shows the material located at each customer such as in table MARC, does not exist.
with totals for unrestricted, restricted and
quality inspection stock.
MB5L List of Stock Values: Balances

This transaction is used to display a list of


MB59 Material Document List
account balances for inventory stock. The
This transaction is used to display a selection transaction requires that a selection is made
of material documents. The selection crite- for the current period, a previous period or a
ria require at least one entry, for example, previous year. No other selection is required,
plant, material or posting date. The display but the report can be restricted by material,
will show the material documents for the company code or accounts. This report can
selection criteria entered in material order show differences between the stock accounts
indicating movement type, posting date and and material value if manual changes have
quantity posted. been made to the General Ledger stock
accounts.

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MB5M Shelf Life List MB90 Output from Goods


Movements
This transaction is used to display the batch
shelf life of unrestricted stock in the plant. This transaction is used to produce output for
The report requires that a selection is made a goods movement. The selection criteria for
to determine whether remaining shelf life in this transaction include output type, trans-
the warehouse or total remaining shelf life mission medium and processing mode. It is
is to be shown. The report shows a red stop possible to restrict the output by entering a
light for batches that have expired, the date single or range of material documents.
on which the batch expires, the quantity of
the batch to expire and the number of days Batch Input: Post
MBBM
that have passed since expiry or the number Material Document
of days until the batch expires.
This transaction is used to create a batch input
session, in order to post material documents
MB5S List of GR/IR Balances
for goods movements. The data for the batch
This transaction is used to show the details of input session is imported from the file that is
goods receipt and invoice balances. There is entered in the selection criteria. A flag exists
no mandatory selection for this report, but the in the transaction, so the batch can be run in
result can be restricted by vendor, purchasing test only mode.
organization, purchasing group, purchasing
document or material. The list produced by MBBR Batch Input: Create
this transaction shows the details for each Reservation
purchase order: quantity received, quantity
invoiced and invoice amount. Invoices that This transaction is used to create a batch input
are in excess of the quantity received are session, in order to create material reserva-
highlighted. tions. The data for the batch input session
is imported from the file that is entered in
the selection criteria. A flag exists in the
MB5T Display Stock in Transit
transaction, so the batch can be run in test
This transaction is used to display material only mode.
that is identified as stock in transit processed,
using a two-step stock transport order. There MBBS Valuated Sales Order
is no mandatory selection for this report, and Project Stock
but the report can be restricted by material,
supplying plant, receiving plant, and special This transaction is used to display the stock
stock. for material associated with a project. There
are no mandatory selection criteria for this
transaction. The result of the transaction
MB5U Analysis of Conversion
shows the material quantity and value for
Differences
each individual WBS element.
This transaction is used to analyze differ-
ences that are due to conversions between MBC1 Create Batch Search Strategy
a material’s unit of entry and base unit of
measure. Typically, differences are produced This transaction is used to create a batch
when rounding differences occur between search strategy. The search strategy can be
metric and imperial units of measure. created using a strategy type, for example

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ME02, which is used for a plant search strat- this transaction, but it is possible to restrict
egy, or ME01, which is used for movement the result by username, creation date or
type, plant and material combinations. If the number of days the data has been held.
there are user-defined strategy types, these It is possible to delete held data from this
can be used. transaction.

MBC2 Change Batch Search Strategy MBRL Enter Return Delivery

This transaction is used to change an exist- This transaction is used to enter a return deliv-
ing batch search strategy. If an existing ery for a material document. The material
batch search strategy requires a modifica- document is required to create the return, but
tion, such as to allow overdelivery or batch the quantity to be returned can be changed
splits, then this can be performed using this from the amount on the original material
transaction. document. When complete, a new material
document will be posted, which shows the
return movement.
MBC3 Display Batch Search Strategy

This transaction is used to display batch


MBSF Release Blocked Stock
search strategies.
This transaction is used to release blocked
stock for a material document. The
MBGR Material Documents with
blocked stock is released, and a material
Reason for Movement
document is created for the movement.
This transaction is used to display material
documents that have an assigned reason for
MBSL Copy Material Document
movement. There are no mandatory selection
criteria for this transaction, but it is possible This transaction is used to copy an exist-
to enter a reason for movement for a given ing material document. When an existing
movement type. Other selection criteria material document is copied, it is possible
include material, plant, and posting date. to change the material quantity to be posted.
For example, if a material document for a
Stocks at Subcontractor movement type 101 of a quantity of 100 is
MBLB
copied, the new material document can be
This transaction is used to display stocks that for the same or a different quantity.
are currently located at a subcontractor. There
are no mandatory selection criteria for this
MBSM Cancelled Material Documents
transaction, but it is possible to restrict the
result by material, vendor, plant or company This transaction is used to display cancelled
code. The resulting display shows the unre- material documents. Each line of the display
stricted, quality inspection and restricted shows the two material documents that cor-
stock at each subcontractor. respond to the cancelled material document.
For example, a line on the display may show
Manage Held Data a material document with a 262 movement
MBPM
type and a corresponding material document
This transaction is used to display any inven- that shows a 261 movement type.
tory management data that has been held.
There are no mandatory selection criteria for

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MBST Cancel Material Document MC.3 Plant Analysis: Inventory


Turnover: Selection
This transaction is used to cancel a material
document. If a material document has been This transaction is used to show the inventory
created or copied incorrectly, for example turnover of valuated stock and the average
using transaction MBSL, this transaction valuated stock value at a plant over a given
allows the user to cancel that material period. It is possible to restrict the selection
document. to a single or a range of plants. This transac-
tion uses data from information structure
S032.
MBSU Place in Storage for
Material Document
MC.4 Plant Analysis: Range of
This transaction is used to place material into
Coverage: Selection
storage that is described on a material docu-
ment. For example, a material document for This transaction is used to display the range
a movement type 303, plant to plant transfer of coverage for valuated stock. The range
posting, can be received into storage using of coverage is calculated as the value of the
the material document. valuated stock divided by the value of the
average total daily usage. The report also
shows the value of the valuated stock for
MC.1 Plant Analysis: Stock: Selection
the plant selected. This transaction uses data
This transaction is used to display the from information structure S032.
stock quantity and value. The report can be
restricted to a single plant or a selection of
MC.5 Storage Location Analysis:
plants. The report shows the valuated stock,
Stock: Selection
consignment stock and total value. This
report is similar to the MB5B transaction, but This transaction is used to show the valuated
this transaction brings data from Inventory stock for storage locations at a plant. The
Controlling information structures S032 and report shows the quantity of valuated stock,
S034, while MB5B uses material documents the quantity of consignment stock and the
to create the stock analysis. value of the valuated stock for each storage
location selected. This transaction uses data
from information structure S032.
MC.2 Plant Analysis: Receipts/
Issues: Selection
MC.6 Storage Location Analysis:
This transaction is used to show the value of
Receipts/Issues: Selection
receipts and issues for a single or multiple
plants. The report shows the value of the This transaction is used to show the value
receipts, value of issues and number of move- of receipts and issues for storage locations
ments for a plant over a given period. It is at a plant. The report shows the value of the
possible to drill down on each plant to show receipts, value of issues and number of move-
the value of receipts and issues for each stor- ments for each storage location over a given
age location. This transaction uses data from period. It is possible to drill down on each
information structures S031 and S034. storage location to show the value of receipts
and issues for each material. This transaction
uses data from information structures S031
and S034.

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restricted by using selection criteria including


MC.7 Storage Location Analysis:
plant, storage location, MRP controller and
Inventory Turnover: Selection
material type. This transaction uses data from
This transaction is used to show the inventory information structures S031 and S034.
turnover of valuated stock and the average
valuated stock value for storage locations
MC.B Material Analysis: Inventory
over a given period. It is possible to drill
Turnover: Selection
down on each storage location to show the
inventory turnover of valuated stock and This transaction is used to show the inventory
the average valuated stock for each material. turnover of valuated stock and the average
This transaction uses data from information valuated stock value for materials over a
structure S032. given period. The report can be restricted
by using selection criteria including plant,
storage location, MRP controller and material
MC.8 Storage Location Analysis:
type. This transaction uses data from informa-
Coverage: Selection
tion structure S032.
This transaction is used to display the range
of coverage for valuated stock for storage
MC.C Material Analysis: Range
locations. The range of coverage is calculated
of Coverage: Selection
as the value of the valuated stock divided by
the value of the average total daily usage. This transaction is used to display the range of
The report also shows the value of the valu- coverage for valuated stock for materials. The
ated stock for the storage location selected. range of coverage is calculated as the value
This transaction uses data from information of the valuated stock divided by the value of
structure S032. the average total daily usage. The report also
shows the value of the valuated stock for the
material selected. This transaction uses data
MC.9 Material Analysis:
from information structure S032.
Stock: Selection
This transaction is used to show the valu-
MC01 Key Figure Retrieval
ated stock for materials. The report shows
Using Info Sets
the quantity of valuated stock, the quantity
of consignment stock and the value of the This transaction is used to find data by search-
valuated stock for each material. The report ing through info sets. The transaction allows
can be restricted by entering a plant, storage users to click on info sets until they reach the
location, MRP Controller, material type or key figure they require, such as net order
date range. This transaction uses data from value or mean delivery time from vendor.
information structure S032. Once users have found the correct key figure
they can select that line and the appropriate
transaction will be displayed that can then
MC.A Material Analysis: Receipts/
be executed.
Issues: Selection
This transaction is used to display the value of
MC02 Key Figure Retrieval
receipts and issues for materials. The report
Using Text Strings
shows the value of the receipts, value of issues
and number of movements for each mate- This transaction is used to find data by enter-
rial over a given period. The report can be ing text strings. The transaction allows the

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user to enter a number of text strings with


MC08 Change Key Figure
AND, OR operands. After the user enters
the appropriate text, strings, the transaction This transaction is used to change an existing
will return a key figure list from which the key figure. The user can change the descrip-
user can choose. tion of the key figure and details within the
key figure.
MC03 Key Figure Retrieval
Using Classification MC09 Display Key Figure

This transaction is used to find data by select- This transaction is used to display the details
ing classification characteristics. After the of an existing key figure.
user enters the required classification char-
acteristics, the transaction will return a key
MC40 Usage-Based ABC Analysis
figure list from which the user can choose.
This transaction is used to perform usage-
based ABC analysis on materials at a single
MC04 Create Info Set
or range of plants. The transaction allows the
This transaction is used to create a user- ABC analysis to be performed at a number
defined info set. The user is able to create of different levels: user-defined percentages,
an info set by selecting one or many key usage as a number, percentage of materials
figures, which are values used to evaluate or number of materials per level. The result-
performance. A key figure can be a percent- ing display will show the old and new ABC
age or value, such as purchase order quantity, indicator for each material.
lead time, range of coverage, etc.
MC41 Requirement-Based
MC05 Change Info Set ABC Analysis

This transaction is used to change an info This transaction is used to perform require-
set that has been created. Key figures can ment-based ABC analysis on materials at a
be deselected from the info set or new key single or range of plants. Similar to transaction
figures can be added. MC40, the ABC analysis can be performed
at a number of different levels: user-defined
percentages, usage as a number, percentage
MC06 Display Info Set
of materials or number of materials per level.
This transaction is used to display current The resulting display will show the old and
info sets. The transaction shows the last time new ABC indicator for each material.
the info set was updated and what user last
updated the info set.
MC42 Key Figure: Range of Coverage
Based on Usage Values
MC07 Create Key Figure
This transaction is used to analyze the range
This transaction is used to create a new key of coverage based on usage. The transaction
figure. The new figure requires a description allows the user to choose to display the range
and needs to be assigned to a unique appli- of coverage for sales organizations, purchase
cation area, such as Purchasing, Inventory organizations or plants. The report can be
Controlling, Invoice Verification, etc. restricted by a number of criteria, including
material, ABC indicator, purchasing group,

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and MRP type. The report shows the number days to analyze. The resulting display shows
of days of coverage for each material based the number of days since any consumption
on the selection criteria. was posted for each material.

MC43 Key Figure: Range of Coverage MC47 Key Figure:


Based on Requirement Values Requirements Value
This transaction is used to analyze the range This transaction is used to analyze the
of coverage based on future requirements. requirement value for sales organizations,
The user can specify the period to be used purchase organizations or plants. The require-
for the analysis. Similar to transaction MC42, ments value is derived from the requirements
the user can choose to display the range of quantity and the current price of the material.
coverage for sales organizations, purchase The transaction allows the user to enter the
organizations or plants. The report shows the future period to analyze. The resulting display
number of days of coverage for each material shows the requirements value for each mate-
based on the selection criteria. rial by currency and percentage.

MC44 Key Figure: Inventory Turnover MC48 Key Figure: Stock Value

This transaction is used to analyze inventory This transaction is used to analyze the current
turnover for sales organizations, purchase material stock value for sales organizations,
organizations or plants. The user can spec- purchase organizations or plants. It is pos-
ify the period to be used for the inventory sible to restrict the output by material,
turnover analysis. It is possible to restrict material type, ABC indicator and MRP Type.
the report to show only materials that have The resulting display shows the current stock
greater than a certain number of turnovers value and percentage of stock figure for each
or to show the materials with the highest and material.
lowest turnovers.
MC49 Key Figure: Average
MC45 Key Figure: Usage Value Stock Value

This transaction is used to analyze the usage This transaction is used to analyze the
value for sales organizations, purchase orga- material average stock value for sales orga-
nizations or plants. The user can specify the nizations, purchase organizations or plants.
period to be used for the usage value analysis. The transaction allows the user to enter a
It is possible to restrict the report to show date period for the average stock analysis.
only materials that have a usage value over It is possible to restrict the output by mate-
a specified amount or to show the materials rial, material type, ABC indicator, purchasing
with the highest and lowest usage value. group and MRP Type. The resulting display
shows the average stock value for the period
entered and percentage of stock figure for
MC46 Key Figure: Slow-
each material.
Moving Items

This transaction is used to analyze slow-


MC50 Key Figure: Dead Stock
moving materials for sales organizations,
purchase organizations or plants. The trans- This transaction is used to show the dead
action allows the user to enter a number of stock analyzed over a given period. Dead

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stock is where the stock level is greater than


MCBG MRP Controller Analysis
zero, but no goods issues have been posted
in the specified period. This report is useful, This transaction is used to generate an MRP
as dead stock impacts the company’s cash controller analysis report. The report can be
flow and profitability in a negative way. The restricted by plant or MRP controller. The
report shows the value of the dead stock for analysis shows, for each MRP controller, the
each material. quantity of goods issues from valuated stock,
quantity of goods receipts from valuated
stock, and the total of planned and unplanned
MCBA Plant Analysis
consumption.
This transaction is used to generate a plant
analysis report. This report is part of the
MCBI Business Area Analysis
Inventory Controlling standard analyses.
The report can be restricted by plant, stor- This transaction is used to generate a business
age location, material or MRP controller. The analysis report. The report can be restricted
analysis shows, for each plant, the quantity of by plant or business area. The analysis shows,
goods issues from valuated stock, quantity of for each business area, the quantity of goods
goods receipts from valuated stock, the total issues from valuated stock, quantity of goods
of planned and unplanned consumption, and receipts from valuated stock, and the total of
the total quantity of valuated stock. planned and unplanned consumption.

MCBC Storage Location Analysis MCBK Material Group Analysis

This transaction is used to generate a storage This transaction is used to generate a mate-
location analysis report. This report is part of rial group analysis report. The report can be
the Inventory Controlling standard analyses. restricted by plant or material group. The
The report can be restricted by plant, stor- analysis shows, for each material group, the
age location, material or MRP controller. The quantity of goods issues from valuated stock,
analysis shows, for each storage location, quantity of goods receipts from valuated
the quantity of goods issues from valuated stock, and the total of planned and unplanned
stock, quantity of goods receipts from valu- consumption.
ated stock, and the total of planned and
unplanned consumption. Division Analysis
MCBM

This transaction is used to generate a division


MCBE Material Analysis
analysis report. The report can be restricted
This transaction is used to generate a mate- by plant or division. The analysis shows, for
rial analysis report. This report is part of the each division, the quantity of goods issues
Inventory Controlling standard analyses. The from valuated stock, quantity of goods
report can be restricted by plant, storage loca- receipts from valuated stock, and the total
tion, material or MRP controller. The analysis of planned and unplanned consumption.
shows, for each material, the quantity of goods
issues from valuated stock, quantity of goods Material Type Analysis
MCBO
receipts from valuated stock, and the total of
planned and unplanned consumption. This transaction is used to generate a mate-
rial type analysis report. The report can be
restricted by plant or material type. The

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analysis shows, for each material type, the each warehouse, the moved quantity, moved
quantity of goods issues from valuated stock, weight, number of movements, the time to
quantity of goods receipts from valuated convert a transfer requirement to a transfer
stock, and the total of planned and unplanned order and time to confirm a transfer order.
consumption.
MCL9 Material Stock Placements
MCBR Batch Analysis and Removals

This transaction is used to generate a batch This transaction is used to show the place-
analysis report. The report can be restricted ments and removals in a warehouse for
by plant, storage location, batch or mate- a given period. The resulting data can be
rial. The analysis shows, for each batch, the restricted by warehouse, material, plant or
quantity of goods issues from valuated stock, period. The report shows the quantity and
quantity of goods receipts from valuated weight of material placed in the warehouse
stock, and the quantity of valuated stock. and the quantity and weight of material
removed from the warehouse over a given
period.
MCBZ Current Requirements/
Stock Analysis
MCLD Material Quantity Flows
This transaction is used to generate a cur-
rent requirements analysis. The report can be This transaction is used to show the quantity
restricted by plant, material, MRP controller of material that flows through a warehouse.
and MRP type. The analysis for each plant The resulting display can be restricted by
shows the total stock, which is calculated warehouse, material, movement type and
from valuated stock and consignment stock, period. The resulting data shows for each
total quantity of future goods issues and total warehouse the quantity and weight of mate-
future goods receipts. rial moved, the time to convert a transfer
requirement to a transfer order, the time to
confirm a transfer order, and the time to con-
MCL1 Stock Placements
vert a delivery note to a transfer order.
and Removals

This transaction is used to show stock place-


MCLH Movement Types
ments and removals for a given period. The
result can be restricted by warehouse, mate- This transaction is used to show the move-
rial, plant or period. If the report returns ments per movement type for each warehouse.
no data, then you should ensure that the The result of the transaction can be restricted
Logistics Information System configuration by warehouse, movement type, material and
is set so that the updates are activated, using period. The resulting display shows for each
transaction OMO9. movement type in a warehouse; the num-
ber of movements, quantity and weight of
Quantity Flows material moved, and the number of trans-
MCL5
fer order items with reference to a transfer
This transaction is used to show the quantity requirement.
of material that is moved through a ware-
house over a given period. The result can
be restricted by warehouse, material, plant
or period. The resulting display shows for

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be in place for the duration of the count or


MCYG Exception Analysis
a freeze is to be placed on inventory balance
This transaction is used to produce reports of material not counted. The physical inven-
based on exception analyses. The transac- tory document allows the user to enter a list
tion requires that an exception is entered on of material numbers and batch numbers to
which to perform an analysis. The exception be counted.
is defined using a number of characteristics,
such as price or quantity. The exception
MI02 Change Physical
occurs when one or more of the characteristics
Inventory Document
exceeds a specified threshold, for example,
if a goods issue quantity exceeds 500 or a This transaction code is used to change an
purchase order value exceeds $1000. existing physical inventory document. It
is possible to change the physical inven-
tory document by changing the planned
MD04 Stock/Requirements List
count date or adding further materials to be
This transaction is used to produce a require- counted. It is possible to delete a physical
ments list for an individual material or inventory document using this transaction.
collectively for a plant or MRP area. The
individual requirements report for a material Display Physical
MI03
requires a plant or MRP area to be entered.
Inventory Document
The result shows stock and requirements that
have been allocated against the material. The This transaction code is used to display an
collective requirements report shows the existing physical inventory document. It is
materials in a plant or MRP area with their possible to review the materials that are to
respective stock level, days supply without be counted and the date on which the count
receipts, first receipt days supply and second is to occur. Using this transaction, it is also
receipt days supply. possible to display the history of the physical
inventory document, including the current
status of the document.
MI00 Physical Inventory Menu

This transaction is used to access the physical Enter Inventory Count


MI04
inventory menu. The areas accessible from
this menu include the physical inventory This transaction is used to enter a count for
documents, inventory counts, inventory dif- a physical inventory document. The trans-
ferences, and the environment area which action requires a valid physical inventory
includes the physical inventory overview, document number and count date to be
physical inventory list, stock overview and entered. The user can then enter a quantity
serial numbers. value for each of the materials in the physical
count document.

MI01 Create Physical


Inventory Document MI05 Change Inventory Count

This transaction is used to create a physical This transaction is used to change the val-
inventory document. To create the document, ues for a count that has been entered in a
it is necessary to enter a planned count date, physical inventory document. A valid physi-
a plant number and storage location. The cal inventory document is required and a
user can indicate that a posting block is to variance percentage can be entered on the

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initial screen. The variance is entered if


MI09 Enter Count Without
the user will allow a percentage variation
Reference to Document
between the count and the book inventory.
The user can change the count total for the This transaction is used to enter a physical
materials entered in the physical inventory inventory count without using a physical
document. inventory document. The count date, plant
and storage location are mandatory selec-
tions, but the user can also enter a special
MI06 Display Inventory Count
stock indicator and the acceptable variance
This transaction code is used to display an percentage. The material number, batch
existing physical inventory count. It is pos- number (if appropriate), count quantity and
sible to review the materials that have been unit of measure are required for each line
counted. Using this transaction, it is also pos- item entered into this transaction. Subse-
sible to display the history of the items in the quent to posting, the transaction will display
physical inventory document, including the the generated physical inventory document
count date, count quantity, book quantity, number.
book value, difference and who entered the
count.
MI10 Post Document, Count
and Difference
MI07 Post Inventory Difference
This transaction is used to enter a physical
This transaction is used to post an inventory inventory count without using a physical
count where there is a difference between the inventory document and then post the count
count and the book quantity. The transac- value. The count date, plant and storage loca-
tion shows the user the quantity that is the tion are mandatory selections, but the user
difference between the count and the book can also enter a special stock indicator and the
quantity. If the user decides to post the count acceptable variance percentage. The material
despite the variance, the user can enter a number, batch number (if appropriate), count
reason code if any have been configured. quantity and unit of measure are required for
each line item entered. Subsequent to post-
Post Count and Difference ing, the transaction will display the generated
MI08
physical inventory document number and a
This transaction is used to enter a count for material document number if a change in
a physical inventory document and post stock levels occurred.
the difference in one step. The count quan-
tity and reason code for any difference, if
MI11 Create Recount Document
required, can be entered for each line item
of the physical inventory document. A reason This transaction is used to create a recount
code can be entered only if it has previously document for a physical inventory count
been configured. If a difference is posted a that has already been entered. To create the
material document is created showing the recount document, the user has to enter the
addition or subtraction from stock. original physical inventory document and
the planned date for the recount. The trans-
action allows the user to review the details
of the original document and by execut-
ing the transaction a recount document is
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posting period, count date, and whether the


MI12 Display Changes to Physical
document is still active.
Inventory Documents
This transaction is used to display the changes
MI23 Display Physical Inventory
that have occurred with a single or range of
Data for Material
physical inventory documents. The transac-
tion will display the changes made to physical This transaction is used for finding and dis-
inventory documents such as change docu- playing physical inventory data associated
ment number, date and time of the change with a single or range of materials. The user
and the transaction in which the change was can restrict the resulting display by selecting
made. a plant, storage location, batch, and date of
last physical inventory. The resulting display
shows the data associated with each material
MI20 List of Inventory Differences
including the storage location, current stock
This transaction is used to display a list of and whether a physical inventory has been
physical inventory documents that were carried out in the current period.
posted with differences. The transaction
allows the user to restrict the result by mate-
MI24 Physical Inventory List
rial, plant, physical inventory document
range, fiscal year, count date, and reason This transaction is used for displaying the
code. The resulting display shows, for each physical inventory documents for the selec-
physical inventory document, the material, tion criteria entered. The user can restrict
the book quantity, count quantity, difference, the physical inventory documents displayed
and the value of the difference. by entering a single or range of materials,
plant, storage location, batch, count date, and
reason code. The resulting display shows a
MI21 Print Physical Inventory
list of relevant physical inventory documents,
Document
item number and the status of the physical
This transaction is used to print physical inventory item, e.g., counted or adjusted.
inventory documents that have been created.
The transaction allows the user to restrict
MI31 Create Physical Inventory
the number of documents to be printed by
Documents in Batch
entering a single or range of physical inven-
tory documents, plant, storage location, and This transaction allows users to create physi-
planned count date. cal inventory documents with a batch input.
The user can enter a single or range of materi-
als, plant, material type or material group. It
MI22 Display Physical Inventory
is possible to create a batch input or create the
Documents for Material
physical inventory documents directly.
This transaction is used for finding and dis-
playing physical inventory documents that
MI32 Batch Input – Block Material
have been created for a single or range of
for Physical Inventory
materials. The user can restrict the resulting
display by selecting a plant, storage location, This transaction allows the user to block
batch, count date and posting period. The material for physical inventory by batch
resulting display shows the relevant physi- input. The selection criteria allows the user to
cal inventory documents per material, the enter a single or range of physical inventory

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documents, plant, storage location, planned


MI37 Batch Input – Post Differences
count date and fiscal year. After executing the
transaction, it will return with the physical This transaction is used to post inventory
inventory documents that can be blocked. differences in batch. There is no mandatory
selection, but a number of fields can be used
to restrict the selection such as plant, planned
MI33 Batch Input – Freeze
count date, physical inventory document
Book Inventory Balance
number and fiscal year.
for Physical Inventory

This transaction is used to freeze the book


MI38 Batch Input – Enter Count
inventory balance for physical inventory
With Reference to Document
documents. The user can restrict this by a
single or range of physical inventory docu- This transaction is used to enter inventory
ments, plant, and planned count date. The counts with reference to physical inventory
transaction will not allow the freezing of documents in batch. This transaction gen-
book inventory at a storage location level erates a batch input session that enters the
unless the system is configured to allow it. count results when the user processes the
The configuration to allow this to occur at batch session.
the storage location is found in transaction
OMBP. Batch Input – Enter
MI39
Count Without Reference
MI34 Batch Input – Enter Count to Document
with Reference to Document
This transaction is used to enter inventory
This transaction is used for entering physical counts without reference to physical inven-
inventory counts in batch mode. This method tory documents in batch. This transaction
requires a file to be created for the batch generates a batch input session that enters
input and is useful if the inventory count is the count results when the user processes
performed outside of SAP, for example by the batch session.
using RF technology.
MI40 Batch Input – Enter Count
MI35 Batch Input – Post Zero Count Without Reference to
for Uncounted Materials Document Post Differences

This transaction is used to post a zero count This transaction is used to enter inventory
for uncounted materials using a batch input. counts and post any differences without
There is no mandatory selection, but a reference to physical inventory documents
number of fields can be used to restrict the in batch. This transaction generates a batch
selection such as plant, planned count date, input session that enters the count results
physical inventory document number and and posts inventory differences when the
fiscal year. After executing the transaction a user processes the batch session.
display will appear that shows the inventory
documents that are relevant for posting.
MIBC ABC Analysis for
Cycle Counting

This transaction is used to perform an ABC


analysis for materials at a given plant. The

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user is required to enter a plant for the analy-


MIGO_ Goods Movement
sis and can select from a number of criteria,
GI
such as material type and date range for con-
sumption. The resulting analysis displays the This transaction is used to perform a goods
old and new ABC indicator, total value and issue. It is possible to use this transaction
total stock for each material. for a goods issue to an order, purchase order
and a reservation. The material in a goods
issue is consumed and a reduction in stock
MICN Batch Input: Create Physical
level is performed. For example, the material
Inventory Documents
consumption can be against a cost center,
For Cycle Counting
sales order, sample or scrap. This transaction
This transaction is used to post physical can be used instead of MB1A.
inventory documents for cycle counting
using a batch input. There is no mandatory
MIGO_ Subsequent Adjustment
selection, but a number of fields can be used
GS
to restrict the selection such as material,
plant, planned count date, batch and mate- This transaction is used for a subsequent
rial type. After executing the transaction, a adjustment with reference to a subcontracting
display will appear that shows the materials purchase order. If material is sent to a sub-
that are relevant for posting. contractor to perform an external operation
and the vendor requires additional material
Display Physical due to damaged items, this transaction is used
MIDO
to adjust the quality. This transaction can be
Inventory Overview
used instead of MB04.
This transaction is used to display for each
company code the status of the physical
MIK1 Selected Data for Physical
inventory for available materials. The trans-
Inventory Documents –
action requires a company code to be entered,
Vendor Consignment
but the report can be further restricted by
entering a plant, storage location, material This transaction is used to create physical
type or material group. inventory documents in batch for vendor
consignment stock. The user can restrict the
Goods Receipt for a selection by vendor, material, plant, material
MIGO
type and planned count date. The transaction
Purchase Order
will check each relevant material to make
This transaction is used to perform a goods sure it has not been counted in the current
receipt for a purchase order and other goods period. If not, the material will be added to
receipts. This transaction can be used instead the batch file for processing.
of other goods receipt transactions such as
MB01 and MB0A. The goods receipt can
MIQ1 Selected Data for
be performed for a number of documents,
Physical Inventory
including inbound deliveries, material docu-
Documents for Project
ments and orders.
This transaction is used to create physical
inventory documents in batch for project
stock. The user can restrict the selection by
WBS element, material, plant, material type

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and planned count date. The transaction will


MR51 Accounting Documents
check each relevant material to make sure it
for Material
has not been counted in the current period.
If not, the material will be added to the batch This transaction allows the user to display
file for processing. all the accounting documents for a specific
material. The results can be restricted by
entering a company code, valuation area,
MMBE Stock Overview
posting date or document type. The resulting
This transaction is used to view stock at dif- display shows the document type, accounting
ferent organizational levels: company code, document number, posting date, quantity of
plant, storage location and batch level. The material posted and the value of the posted
material number is mandatory for this trans- material.
action. The user can choose to restrict the
resulting display by entering a plant, storage
location or batch number. On the selection
screen, the user has the ability to hide levels
from the final display.

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