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The SAP Materials Management Handbook by Ashfaque Ahmed

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Chapter 5

SAP MM Inventory Management

Introduction to Inventory Management

In any organization that procures, processes, or sells goods, inventory management (IM) is used in some form or other. Goods need to be received, stored, and issued for various purposes. While storing, goods need to be kept in bins in such a way that when required for goods issue (GI), it will be easy and convenient to do so. For goods that have a shelf life (expiry date), it is important to keep them in batches so that all goods with the same expiry date are kept at one place. Similarly batch-produced goods needs to be kept in batches so that goods from one batch is not get mixed with another batch. The quality of one batch differs from that of another batch.

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