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2897474 - How to define fixed storage bin for warehouse task during putaway in S/4HANA Cloud WM


  • The storage bin will be automatically defined by the system based on the putaway search sequence
  • You want to define a default storage bin


  • S/4HANA Cloud WM


  • The putaway sequence in EWM is defined by the following attributes:
    • Define Storage Type Search Sequence for Putaway
    • Assign Storage Types to Storage Type Search Sequence
      • Contains Storage Types that can be used for putaway and its sequence
    • Define Putaway Control Indicator
    • Specify Storage Type Search Sequence for Putaway
      • Defines the criteria for finding the destination storage type search sequence


  • If you need to have a specific bin for a specific product, you can use Fixed Bins.
  • S/4HANA Cloud provides predefined storage type for fixed bins: SF01
  • To use fixed bins you must proceed as following:
    • Assign predefined Putaway Control Indicator (PACI) SF01 to the product material master: App "Manage Product Master Data" > Select product > Warehouse Management tab > Select the warehouse > On putaway section, change the Putaway Control Indicator to SF01
    • Create a fixed bin assignment to the product on App "Assign Fixed Storage Bins"


Extended warehouse management, fixed bin, assign storage bin, putaway , KBA , SCM-EWM-WOP , Warehouse Order Processing , SCM-EWM-MD , Master Data , How To


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