Warehouse Management(WM)

Warehouse Management(WM)


SAP is pided into many ‘Modules’ for ease of implementation. All these modules are integrated. ‘Warehouse Management is a sub-module of Material Management module which takes care of ‘Warehouse Management’ functionality. Warehouses can be managed efficiently at ‘Bin location’ level using WM module.

Warehouse Management deals with Master data, packing and picking strategies, Enterprise structure, Delivery processing, Warehouse Management, Physical inventory, Batch Management, with a bonus section on Configuring Interfaces to Inventory Management and Production. SAP Warehouse Management (SAP WM) is also a component of SAP Logistics Execution system (SAP LE). It deals with the Inventory management and processing all relevant movements and tasks in the warehouse, such as goods receipt, goods issue, movements within the warehouse. Using SAP solutions for warehouse management, employees can direct inbound goods through cross-docking processes. These processes can help you to minimize duplicate goods movements within warehouses and to plan and execute physical inventory or cycle counts.

Participants will learn the Organizational Structures of the Warehouse Management system and will understand the Integration of Warehouse Management with other logistics applications in ERP Central Component.


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Course Contents SAP Warehouse Management (SAP WM) is a component of SAP Logistics Execution system (SAP LE) and deals with the following tasks:

  • Inventory management in randomly-organized and fixed-bin storage types

  • Processing all relevant movements and tasks in the warehouse, such as goods receipt, goods issue, movements within the warehouse.

The WM application component is not installed as a stand-alone solution, but is integrated in all areas of the SAP business system (such as MM, SD, PP, QM, TM). Based on the complexity of the warehouse operations and the business requirements, a [Lean WM], or a standard WM or a [Decentralized WM] or an Extended WM can be selected for implementation.

Course Contents:



Processes in Logistics Execution


Organizational Elements

Master Data


Delivery Processes

Inbound Delivery Processes

Outbound Delivery Processes

Delivery Document Type

Delivery Item Categories and Determination

Delivery Scheduling

Shipping Point Determination

Route Determination

Picking Location Determination

Stock Transport Orders

Handling Units in the Delivery Document

Warehouse Management

Storage Bins and Quants

Material Master: Views for Warehouse Mgmt.

Lean Warehouse Management

Movement Types

Interface between Inventory Mgmt. & Warehouse Mgmt.

Putaway Process

Stock Removal Process

Posting Changes


Physical Inventory

Additional Topics in Warehouse Management

Storage Unit Management

Bulk Storage

Handling Unit Management and Warehouse Management

Storage of Hazardous Materials

Additional Functions in Transfer Order Processing

Mobile Data Entry / Radio Frequency

Connecting Warehouse Control Units

Dezentralized Warehouse Management

Technical Topics


Shipment Document Structure and processing

Transportation Relevancy

Transportation Scenarios

Creation of Shipment Documents

Shipment Cost Document Structure and Processing

Shipment Cost Document Relevancy

Shipment Cost Pricing



Electronic Product Code (EPC) Network

Solution Landscape

Object Identification

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