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Configuring SAP® ERP Sales and Distribution by Ashutosh Mutsaddi, Kapil Sharma

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Chapter 8: Shipping and Transportation

This chapter covers the Distribution part of SD Module. The processes and configuration discussed in this section are grouped in SAP under a separate application called Logistics Execution. In this chapter, you will study the order fulfillment process steps, including creating a delivery document, picking, packing, shipment, goods issue, and transportation of the goods to the customer. The same steps are also applicable to handling customer returns, which result in an inbound delivery and goods receipt.

In most cases, a delivery is created with reference to a sales order. A lot of business data must be copied from order to delivery. We will cover the copy control in this chapter. We will also be referring ...

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