We’ll understand Movement Types in SAP in this article. A movement type is a 3-digit movement identification key. Goods movements are referred to as SAP movement types. For example, every action link with a movement type when you receive goods or issue goods to the customer.
Movement Types is major indicators used to identify different forms of goods movement in the SAP MM system They consist of transfer, inflow, and outflow operations. Every movement has its own unique type of operation. Transactions’ purposes and nature can be learned a great deal about by attributing various sorts of movement to them.
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What is Movement Types in SAP
We must insert a movement in the system to distinguish between the different movements of the goods. A movement type is a three-digit ID key for the movement of goods. If the products in business are moved from one warehouse location to another, from one plant to another, etc., then this process can be mapped using the type of movement. SAP regularly uses the movement types for moving goods. Motion types are used in modules such as MM, SD, PP, etc. Depending on the module.
Controlling the inventory for the goods is used. It is based on a number of important processes. definition of movement types, Reservation, delivery of goods, and receipt of goods
Use types of movement The MM-Fi integration takes place because every movement type is linked to the G/L account. The movement type is reversed by the “movement type + 1” (e.g. cancellation for 101 is 102). Configuration of movement type is generally done by MM Consultant.
Movement types in sap mm tcode is OMJJ, movement type in sap store in the Table T156, table T156S and table T156W.
Here are the most common movement type included in the below examples with the functional area
Importance of Movement Types
Movement types are essential for precise and efficient inventory control inside an organization. They assist in maintaining stock levels, monitoring material movement, and creating important reports and papers. Businesses may maintain inventory control, improve supply chain operations, and increase overall productivity by efficiently utilizing movement types.
SAP Good Receiving Movement Types
101 -Receipt of Goods for Purchase Order
101 Type of movement type used for PO or Order Goods Receipt,If the purchase order/order has not been assigned an account, a stock type can be entered during receipts of goods
103-Purchase order goods Receipts for GR block stock
103 Movement type use for purchasing goods Receipts for GR block stock. The GR block stock cannot be evaluated. For stock transport orders, you cannot accept goods into GR block stock.
105- GR Blocked Stock Order Release
The same effects are experienced by movement type 105 as 101.
121 -Subsequent adjustment to subcontracting
This type of movement cannot be manually entered.A subsequent adjustment is made for subcontract orders to reduce the number of components consumed. The supplier will be credited for the excess or underconsumption. If a subsequent adjustment is made, an Item is created with movement type 121.
122 -Return delivery to the supplier or to the production
we can use movement type 122 to distinguish between real returns for a purchase order, or cancellations (102). If you use movement type 122, the reason for return delivery must be entered in the standard version. This allows you to evaluate return deliveries.
123 -Return delivery reverse
We can reverse the delivery of a goods receipt if you used movement type 122.
124-GR Blocked Stock to Vendor – Return Delivery scenarios
We can use movement type 124 to return a goods receipt (103) to GR blocked stock
125 -Return delivery from GR block stock – reversal
we can reverse the delivery of a goods receipt if you return it to GR blocked stock with movement type 124.
131- Goods receipt to run schedule header
This movement is automatically generated upon notification of goods receipt.
161 -Return on Purchase Order
A purchase order item marked as a returned item will be posted with movement type 161 when the purchase order receipt is posted.
SAP Good issue Movement Types
201-Receipt for 201 Goods to be used as a cost center
To withdraw the goods, only restricted-use stocks can be used. There could be special stock indicators.
- K: Consignment stock for goods withdrawal
- P: Goods Pipeline Withdrawal
221-Goods Issue for a Project
Only restricted-use stocks can be used to withdraw the goods. Special stock indicator: Q, K
231-Goods Issue for Customer Order (without SD).
If we need to send the delivery without SD, this is the type of movement that you should use. Only restricted-use stocks can be used to withdraw the goods.E, K, and Q could all be indicators of special stock:
241-Goods Issue for an Asset
Only restricted-use stocks can be used to withdraw the goods.K is a special stock indicator
251-Issue of Goods for Sale (without Customer Order)
This is the type of movement if you don’t have an order with SD. The standard system assigns the movement to a cost center. Only restricted-use stocks can be used to withdraw the goods. Possible indicators of special stock: K
261-Goods Issue for an Order
This includes all orders that are withdrawn (for example, Production order and maintenance order except for customer orders E, K. Special inventory indicators P, Q and W are possible. After an order has been confirmed, you can post the product problem Manually to Inventory Management or automatically.
281-Goods Issue for a Network
Only restricted-use stocks can be used to withdraw the goods. E, K and P are possible indicators of special stock: we can also send the goods issue via SD delivery.
291-Goods Issue for any arbitrary account assignment
All account assignment fields can be accessed with this type of movement. The movement can be assigned to any account assignment object. Only restricted-use stocks can be used to withdraw the goods.E, K and P are possible indicators of special stock.
Plant to Plant and Storage Location transfer
301-Transfer from one plant to another
The quantity is transferred from the issuing plant’s unrestricted use stock to the receiving plant’s unrestricted use stock. Possible indicators of special stock: O, V, and W
303-Transfer from storage to posting plant in two steps
The amount is transferred from the unrestricted-use inventory of the issuing facility stock in transfer in the receiving plant. Technical reasons prohibit you from transferring split-valuation materials in two steps. An SD delivery can be used to post-removal from storage.
305-Two steps to transfer from plant to plant – storage
At the receiving plant, the quantity is posted starting stack in transfer unrestricted-use stock.The movement is not valued. With reference to the SD delivery, you can also enter the receipt of the goods.
309-Material for transfer posting to material
The quantity is transferred from the issuing material’s unrestricted stock to the receiving material’s unrestricted stock Both materials must be identical stock-keeping units. Potential special stock indicators: O, Q, V and W
311-Transferposing storage location to storage place in one step
The quantity is transferred from the issuing storage area to the receiving storage location.E, K and M are possible indicators of special stock:
313-Stock Transfer – Storage location to storage location in 2 steps – Removal from storage
The quantity is transferred from the unrestricted-use inventory of the issuing storage place. Stock in transferring the receiving storage area.
315-Transfer from storage location to storage location in just two steps placement in storage
The quantity is transferred from sTock in transfer the restricted-use stock at the receiving storage location.
317-The creation of a structured material using constituent parts (Retail).
Material can be divided and reunited using movement type 319 and movement type 317.
319-Split-structured material into parts (Retail).
The movement type 319 can be used to manually enter the process of splitting a structured material.
321-Transfer posting stock for quality inspection – stock with unrestricted use
The quantity is moved from quality inspection stock to unrestricted-use inventory. This type of movement is not possible with QM-managed material, since the transfer posting takes place using this decision.
323-Transfer posting storage space to storage location stock in Quality inspection
The quantity is moved from stock in quality control in the issuing storage area to stock in quality control in the receiving storage.E, K, and Q are possible indicators of special stock:
325-Transfer posting storage space to storage location – blocked stock
The quantity from the blocked stock at the issuing storage point is transferred to the blocked stock at the receiving stock. Special stock indicators E, K, and Q are possible
331-Withdrawal from stock for quality inspection
333-Withdrawal from restricted-use stock
335-Withdrawal from a sample of a blocked stock
The withdrawal is also destructive because the sample is harmful. Scrapping. E, K and Q are possible indicators of special stock:
341-Changes in the status of a batch (available or not available).
When there is a change to the goods, this movement automatically takes place. status can also be used to transfer the unrestricted stock into another batch of Stock for restricted use.E, K. M. O. Q. V. W are possible indicators of special stock
343-Transfer posting stock – stock for unrestricted use
349-Stock in quality inspection – stock that has been transferred posting blocked stock
The quantity is moved from blocked stock to unrestricted use stock (343), or stock in quality inspection (349). It is possible to move the quantity to another storage place.E, K, and Q are possible indicators of special stock
Stock Order for Transportation 351-Goods (without SD).
The amount is transferred from the unrestricted-use inventory in the issuing facility. Stock in transit the receiving plant. Only movement type 351 can be used if goods are not posted with SD delivery. For a goods issue
- Materials that are separately valued can also be transferred.
- Movement type 101 is used to issue a stock transport order.
- Possible indicators of special stock: E, Q
- Special indicators of stock E or Q and purchase orders assigned to an account must not display the amount to be stored in the receiving plant in transport
401-Transfer of sales orders stock to company’s stock
The amount is transferred from an unrestricted sales order stock(Non-valuated), into unrestricted use storage stock (evaluated). A special stock indicator is not necessary for this movement. This movement can change the material number if the material is in company stock with a different number (for materials that can be configured.
403-Consignment stock transfer to company stock
The amount is transferred from an unrestricted-use consignment stock into an unrestricted use storage location stock and then taken into the valuated stock. Vendors are then liable for the cost of this stock.
405-Transfer project stock to company stock
The amount is transferred from an unrestricted-use project stock that can be used for any purpose. This movement does not require a special stock indicator.
Good Movement or Special Stock, Transfer Stock
441-Transfer posting from un-tied empties to tied empties
Stock type “tied empties” manages a portion of the stock of “empties” material that is assigned to a full product. Stock that is not allocated to a full product can be considered empty stock and part of the stock type “unrestricted use”.We can use movement type 441 to make a transfer posting for empties material from stock type “unrestricted” to stock type “tied”.This transaction is reversed by movement type 442
451-Returns by customers (without SD).
We can post customer returns using movement type 451 without SD returns delivery stock returns blocked. The value of the stock returns that are blocked is not calculated.
453-Transfer posting stock returns to stock for unrestricted use
457-Stock returns from quality inspection stock that have been blocked by transfer posting
459-Transfer posting stock returns to blocked stock
The quantity is transferred from unrestricted stock returns to unrestricted use stock (453), quality inspection stocks (457) or block stock (459) and then transferred to valuated stock.This movement allows you to transfer the quantity to another location simultaneously.
455-Blocked stock Returns Moveing posting storage area to another storage location
The quantity will be transferred to the blocked stock of the receiving stock from the issuing storage location
501-Receipt of goods without a purchase order – unrestiricted use stock
503-Receipt of goods without a purchase order – stock subject to quality inspection
505-Receipt of goods without a purchase order – stock is blocked
These types of movements are used to deliver from vendors who are not dependent on a purchase order. These goods receipts are not eligible for invoice verification.E, K and M are possible indicators of special stock:
511-Delivery from the vendor is free of charge
The quantity has been allocated to stock for unrestricted use.. The moving average price of a material is decreased if it has a low price.
521-Goods receipt with no order – stock for unrestricted use
523-Goods receipt without an order – Stock in quality inspection
525 -Goods receipt with no order – stock blocked
These types of movement are used to deliver from production, but not on a delivery. E and Q are two possible indicators of special stock.
531-Receipt of Goods from Order By-Products
Receipt of goods from a By-product is usually used to refer to an order. However, it can also be entered without a reference.A component entered with a negative quantity cannot be placed in an order. In place of 261, a reservation item with the number 531 is created. When the ordered component is withdrawn from stock, a by-product may be received.
541-Transfer posting unrestricted use stock – material stock To the vendor
You provide the necessary components to the subcontractor by indicating the type of movement. Orders for subcontracting. The quantity is placed into unrestricted use stock of material available to the vendor.If a goods receipt is received for a subcontract (101), then the components are consumed from that stock. You can send the transfer via SD delivery.
543- Consumption based on material stock provided by vendor
This movement can’t be manually entered. Consumption of subcontract orders components is recorded using a goods receipt for purchase order (101). You can correct it by making a subsequent adjustment. Possible indicators of special stock: E, Q.We must ensure that special stock indicators E or Q are not taken from vendor’s material stock, but from unrestricted-use orders or project stock.
545- Goods Receipt from Subcontracting
When a subcontract order contains a negative quantity, the component will be received. The by-product is due upon receipt of the goods for purchase order or subsequent adjustment. E, Q are possible indicators of special stock: You must ensure that special stock indicators E or Q are not posted to the vendor’s stock of material, but to the project stock or unrestricted use sales order.
551-Scrapping in stock for quality inspection
553 -Scrapping from restricted-use stock
555 -Scrapping from a blocked stock
561- Stock Initial Entry – Unrestricted Use Stock
563 -Stock initial entry – quality inspection
564 -Stock – Initial Entry – Blocked Stock
For productive operation, you will need to enter stock balances into your SAP System. This data entry is usually done by batch input.
571- Goods receipt to assembly order for unrestricted use
573- Goods Receipt for Assembling Order to Quality Inspection
575-Goods Receipt of Blocked Stock for Assembly Order
This movement can’t be entered into Inventory Management. It is only possible to enter it in repetitive manufacturing by using the function “Goods Receipt for Sales Order”.E, K, and Q are possible indicators of special stock:
581 -Goods received as a by product of the network
Receipt of goods from a By-products generally used term for a Network However, it is possible to enter without reference.A reservation with 581 is created if a component is entered in with a negative quantity within the network. When you withdraw to the network or as another type of goods receives, you can enter a receipt for a byproduct. Possible special inventory indicators: E, Q, E, Q.
Shipping Related SAP Movement Types
601- Goods Issued for Delivery (SD)
This move cannot be manually entered. It is automatically created in SD by the function “Goods Issue for Delivery”.The quantity comes from an unrestricted stock. E, K, and Q are possible indicators of special stock:
621 -Transfer posting unrestricted use – returnable packaging
This is a movement that SD has created.The quantity is transferred at the customer from unrestricted use stock to returnable packaging stock
623- Goods issued from customer returnable packaging stock (SD)
This is a movement that SD has created.The customer is responsible for removing the quantity from their unrestricted-use, returnable packaging stock.
631 -Transfer posting unrestricted usage – Customer consignment stock (SD).
This is a movement that SD has created. The quantity is transferred at the customer from unrestricted use stock to consignment stocks
633-Goods Issued from Customer Consignment (SD).
This is a movement that SD has created. The customer is informed that the quantity has been withdrawn from consignment stock for unrestricted use.
641 -Stock Transportation Order- Goods Issue (SD)
This is a movement that SD has created. The SD delivery is made from the unrestricted-use stock at the issuing plant. Stock in the transit receiving plant. The goods receipt for the shipment took transport order this movement type 101 is used. It can refer to the purchase order and/or the delivery if necessary.E, Q are possible indicators of special stock:
You must ensure that purchase orders and special stock indicators Q and E are not posted to stock in transit at the receiving plant.
643- Goods Issue for Cross-Company Stock Transport Order (SD)
This is a movement that SD has created.It can only be used for cross-company stock transportation orders with SD billing. The amount is taken from the plant’s unrestricted-use inventory. This step does not create any stock in transit. The goods receipt must also be entered in the second step.
645-Goods Issue for Cross-Company Stock Transport Order in One Step(SD)
This is a movement that SD has created.A goods receipt line can be generated automatically, unlike movement type 643, which is used to post a goods issue using movement type 645.
647-Issue of goods for a one-step stock transport order (SD)
This is a movement that SD has created.A goods receipt line (101) can be generated automatically, unlike movement type 641.
651 -Returns from Customer (SD)
This is a movement that SD has created. You can use movement type 651 to post returns from customers with the SD returns delivery stock returns blocked. The value of the stock returns that are blocked is not calculated.
653- Returns by customer (SD), to stock for unrestricted use
655 -Returns by customer (SD) to stock for quality inspection
657- Returns by customer (SD), to blocked stock
These movements are created by SD. These movement types allow you to post customer returns and have SD returns delivered directly to your valuated stock.E. The possible special stock indicator
661 -Returns to the vendor via SD delivery
Similar to movement type 502, a vendor can request a return shipment, but no reference to the purchase order. However, the goods issue is sent via an SD delivery.
671 -Returns on stock transport orders via SD delivery
When a goods receipt is issued for a stock transportation order (101), a purchase order item marked as a returned item will be posted. The stock is then in transit with movement type 161. The issuing plant will post the receipt of the goods to the return when it arrives using movement type 671. Like movement type 352 or 642, movement 671 reduces the stock in transit of the receiving plant and increases the unrestricted stock of the issuing plants.
Inventory Difference Good Movement
701 to 708: Inventory variations in MM
These movements are automatically generated during Inventory Management’s inventory difference posting.
711 to 718: Inventory variations in MM-WM
These movements can be generated by posting inventory differences from Warehouse Management into Inventory Management.
721 – Sales Value Reception – Not Affecting Margins (Retail).
When the total sales price for a value-only item is changed, the movement is automatically generated (total sales price appraisal on the posting date).
731 – Sales Value Reception – Affecting Margins (Retail).
When the value-only material’s sales price changes (partial sale price revaluation at the posting), the movement is automatically generated
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