In this blog post you will learn about the Flexible storage in SAP EWM. Flexible storage is a dynamic and ad hoc storage system which can be altered based on the product intended to stock. It is unlike conventional storage system, devoid of fixed racks, structures, or bins. Storage bin is created whenever the put away is completed for the respective products.
It is well suited for businesses dealing with seasonal products and demands. For instance, considering a business with multi range products (Air conditioning systems, umbrella, raincoats), the demand to stock will predominantly rely on the seasons. In this case, flexible storage system will be suitable for stocking AC during summer and Raincoats during Monsoon.
The below mentioned configuration steps can be employed to achieve this functionality:
There are some specific indicators that should be enabled in the storage type to achieve this scenario.
Storage Behavior should be set as Flexible Storage
Use Fixed Bins must be blank
Put away Rules should not be set to Empty Bin.
HU Type check must be blank
WT Generic should be set on Only Storage Type
Configure storage type using the below mentioned node: